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Amazon's crazy robot-infested invite-only conference has become an annual tradition. This year featured Blue Origin rockets and Bezos inside a huge robot.
From: Business Insider | By: Julie Bort | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Internecine conflict between people and robots is to be expected from Hollywood, but anxiety over the future of artificial intelligence is a very real concern in sober academia as well. Nick Bostrom, director of Oxford University’s Future of Humanity...
From: Slate | By: Jon Kelvey | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Donald trump's Russia problem still looms over all of us like those in-laws who overstayed their welcome on Thanksgiving. So how did we get here? Here is a good read from Mother Jones that might shed some light on that question. The Field Negro education...
From: The Field Negro | By: field negro | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The former head of Thailand's tourism promotion board has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for accepting $1.8 million in bribes from two Hollywood producers to let them organize the Bangkok International Film Festival a decade ago....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The actress is gearing up to be in front of the camera again.
From: Fox News | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The night after breaking news on the plot of Jumanji, Dwayne Johnson was back at CinemaCon to showcase another high-profile project in Baywatch. On Tuesday at Paramount’s presentation, Johnson and the “Avengers of the Beach” revealed extended footage...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Derek Lawrence | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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From giant robots to massive explosions to ear-splitting sound effects, the Transformers movies have always subscribed to the notion that bigger is better. And according to director Michael Bay, Transformers: The Last Knight will be no different. The...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Oliver Gettell | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Ms. Kaufmann, who was born in Austria, won a Golden Globe Award for her Hollywood debut in the film and later married Tony Curtis.
From: New York Times | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The wedding bells rang years ago, but do these forgotten celebrity marriages ring a bell now?
From: Vanity Fair | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A laid-off grocery bagger learned to code and is now shining a light on spending by politicians, their campaigns, and outside groups.
From: Reason | By: Justin Monticello | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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As the winter chill recedes and the flowers begin to bloom, it’s time for TV viewers to ditch the darker dramas and maybe tune into some lighter, funnier fare — and luckily Hulu has a few suggestions. The streaming service on Monday announced its...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nivea Serrao | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Buckle up, fam: the Fast family is about to be torn apart in a big way. Universal has just released a new featurette for The Fate of the Furious, the eighth installment in the long-running franchise which will see Vin Diesel’s family-obsessed patriarch...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ben Pearson | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Jenna Elfman is returning to the network that made her a household name. Fifteen years after her run on Dharma & Greg, the actress will topline new ABC comedy Imaginary Mary, in which she plays Alice, an independent career woman whose slightly unhinged...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Natalie Abrams | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The comedian’s two Netflix specials are loaded with brilliant storytelling, but suffer when they lose hold of his unique point of view.
From: The Atlantic | By: David Sims | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Aaron Sorkin has clarified his recent comments about Hollywood’s diversity problem, telling Variety that he was attempting to explore the issue at an industry event rather than question its existence. On Saturday, the trade reported that Sorkin said...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Chancellor Agard | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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“And she was absolutely exquisite!” Thompson said of the actress.
From: Vanity Fair | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The key to Baldwin’s viral impression developed right before our eyes.
From: Vanity Fair | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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It’s not every day a studio rents out a theater and hosts an event just to debut a trailer, but that’s exactly what STX Entertainment did last night in Hollywood with the new trailer for Luc Besson’s sci-fi thriller Valerian and the City of a Thousand...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ben Pearson | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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An exec’s swipe at Netflix, an Alec Baldwin cover, a True Detective hire.
From: Vanity Fair | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Apparently he’ll be wearing “mysterious tank tops.”
From: Vanity Fair | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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. . . and why she’s finally ready for her comeback.
From: Vanity Fair | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Recently the author noticed that her Facebook friend Lana, actress and sister of Natalie Wood, was being evicted. A direct message led to a phone call and a lesson in life after fame.
From: Vanity Fair | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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John Boyega has canceled another apocalypse. The Star Wars actor announced the end of production on his upcoming film, Pacific Rim: Uprising, the sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s kaiju-fest. “It’s been an amazing six months! That’s a wrap on #PacificRimUprising,”...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nick Romano | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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If a single phone call had gone differently, we may never have seen the star in orange makeup.
From: Vanity Fair | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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So this is why Laura Linney wasn’t featured in the British version. . .
From: Vanity Fair | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Every week in /Answers, we attempt to answer a new pop culture-related question. This week’s edition asks “Which comedy also makes you cry a whole bunch?”As always, we have submissions from the /Film writing crew and podcast team, along with...
From: SlashFilm | By: /Film Staff | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Twitter’s product manager breaks down how advanced mute functions can keep you happily in the dark.
From: Vanity Fair | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Oscar winner brings the iconic sax player back to life in this moving documentary.
From: Vanity Fair | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Big changes are in store in this revamp of the beloved 1995 Robin Williams movie.
From: Vanity Fair | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Scarlett Johansson is responding again to criticism surrounding her casting in Ghost in the Shell. In an interview with Michael Strahan for Good Morning America, the actress discussed the character she plays in the film, which is based on the Japanese...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nick Romano | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The singer might have played Marion Crane, but she had a very different story to tell.
From: Vanity Fair | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Tom Holland, star of Spider-Man: Homecoming, tried to go Method as Peter Parker—but it didn’t really work.
From: Vanity Fair | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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“It’s almost like you can’t trust a fast-talkin’ city slicker who rolls into town promising a magic solution for all our medical needs!”
From: Vanity Fair | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Trevor Noah was one of many who were shocked to see President Trump promote a Fox News segment hours before the anchor called for House Speaker Paul Ryan’s resignation. “Wow. That Fox News s— was insane,” Noah said on The Daily Show Monday...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nick Romano | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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That Trump parody has sealed his status as a New York icon, but Alec Baldwin’s metropolitan roots are deep. In an adaptation from his new memoir, the actor looks back on his Saturday Night Live baptism, his 30 Rock years, and the night of November...
From: Vanity Fair | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A group of Hollywood ladies is coming together for a not-so-typical political video. Thanks to the minds at Funny or Die, Blac Chyna, Nina Dobrev and Rebecca Romijn are expressing their......
From: E Online | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Mila Kunis had a big hit last year with her raunchy comedy Bad Moms. But IRL, she and hubby Ashton Kutcher are doing great with their two bundles of joy. Of course, it helps when you win the kid lottery! In her first red carpet since giving birth to...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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13 Reasons Why is just days away from premiering on Netflix, which means that you're just days away from falling in love with the utterly charming, and utterly heartbreaking, Dylan Minnette and Katherine Langford. On top of fantastic writing by showrunner...
From: BuzzSugar | By: Quinn Keaney | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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It's a question that's crossed nearly every makeup lover's mind: Is luxe mascara really any better its drugstore counterpart? They use mostly the same...
From: Reader's Digest | By: Jenn Sinrich | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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I had a great time at the Hollywood Celebrity Show over the weekend.I sold a shitload of books (I'm Not Garbo, and one of my essay books).People seemed very glad to see me, and me them.I had a table next to Ed Asner and we hit it off immediately.He has...
From: Mark Rothman | By: mark rothman | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Paramount Pictures showcased George Clooney’s “Suburbicon” on Tuesday  — which will release in the awards strike zone this year — and Clooney himself introduced the footage with stars Julianne Moore and Matt Damon at CinemaCon in Las Vegas....
From: The Wrap | By: Beatrice Verhoeven | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Marshaling the very latest in digital photography, stereoscopic imaging and cutting-edge effects, “Ghost in the Shall” is a technical knockout, a here-and-now valentine to what design wizardry Hollywood can pull off in 2017. At the same time, it...
From: The Wrap | By: Ben Croll | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The protagonists in the new Jumanji movie will be mashing buttons instead of rolling dice. New footage shown during the Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle CinemaCon panel on Monday confirmed earlier reports that the follow-up (don’t call it a reboot)...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Noelene Clark | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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“American Psycho” author Bret Easton Ellis is not one to hold back from airing his often-controversial thoughts — over the years, he’s cultivated the personae of an expert rabble-rouser. Here are seven people (and two TV shows) he’s unleashed...
From: The Wrap | By: Nigel M. Smith | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The second installment of Michael Grant's Front Lines series; a debut about a 17-year-old who can't feel pain; and the conclusion to Kevin Waltman's D-Bow’s High School Hoops series
From: School Library Journal | By: SLJ | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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I can't believe they think this will work, but of course they're going to try:Donald Trump is making a big legal move that may shape his presidency over the next four years. In New York Supreme...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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“That was the deepest I’ve gone in terms of finding and losing things [for a character].”
From: Vanity Fair | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Time to up your skills.
From: HitFix | By: christopherosburn | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Amber Heard is looking to get away with murder. The Magic Mike XXL and Justice League actress is attached to star in a big-screen adaptation of Peter Swanson’s twisty thriller The Kind Worth Killing, EW has confirmed. Published in 2015, The Kind...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Oliver Gettell | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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