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In Oscars crisis, Chris Rock and a microphone loom large

NEW YORK (AP) — When Chris Rock first hosted the Oscars in 2005, the four black actors nominated that year — Morgan Freeman, Don Cheadle, Sophie …

Whoopi Goldberg Says The Oscars 'Can't Be That Racist' Because She Won Once

"The issue is not the Academy."<p>In a conversation on "The View" on Monday, Whoopi Goldberg shared her thoughts on the current conversation surrounding the lack of non-white Oscar nominees.<p>"The issue is not the Academy," Goldberg said, in reference to the organization's recent steps to try to double …

16. To Be And To Have (2002)

Such a sad and poignant documentary is To Be and To Have, whilst also managing to be beautifully observed and endlessly uplifting at the same …

The Latest Look At ‘Batman V Superman’ Gives Us A Post-Apocalyptic Peek At The Latest Big Bad

<b>WARNING: Spoilers for Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice will follow and you might want to skip said spoilers, so don’t whine about not being warned.</b><p>There’s been a lot of discussion about what’s happening in Batman’s apocalyptic vision from the desert on the <i>Batman V Superman</i> trailers up to this …

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens stormtrooper, Resistance voices include Kevin Smith

That was no nameless stormtrooper you heard in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> — you may have (correctly) heard director and actor Kevin Smith.<p>A new post …

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This movie just sold to Fox Searchlight for $17.5 million in the biggest Sundance deal ever

Searchlight beat escalating bids from Weinstein Co., Netflix (which insisted on a day-and-date theatrical and streaming debut), Paramount and other suitors. Several films have reached $10 million at the festival, including "Manchester by the Sea" (bought by Amazon earlier this week) and "The Way, …

Does Marvel Not Own the Rights to Make an Incredible Hulk Film?

During Marvel"s announcements about their third phase of films, there was some surprise among fans over the lack of a solo "Incredible Hulk" film. This led some to wonder whether Marvel even had the rights to do a Hulk film.<p>In fact, that's specifically what reader Paul D. wrote to me a while back …

Academy clarifies Oscar rule changes following diversity row

Academy Awards organisers aim to double the number of women and ethnic minority members by 2020 after complaints of bias against older, white members, but say new rules will not exclude veterans<p>The US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has clarified its plans to revolutionise the Oscars …

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Super Bowl 2016: The 8 biggest storylines in Panthers-Broncos

Here are 8 storylines to follow for the Panthers-Broncos game coming up in Super Bowl 50.<p>Super Bowl 50 is less than two weeks away. And we've got an …

Chanel Spring 2016 Couture Beauty: Hair and Makeup Details

The Chanel spring 2016 Haute Couture show happened earlier and, as is always the case with Chanel, there were too many epic hair, makeup, and model moments for us to process at once (never mind the elaborate venue—this time an indoor garden courtyard complete with a blue sky and actual grass—or, …

15 Actors Tell Us the Craziest Stunt They Ever Performed

Involving cranes, cars, and coffins.<p>Tom Cruise famously does all his stunts himself, but not all actors feel the need to bring such sincere authenticity to their movies. Still, you might be surprised how many are willing to take the leap (sorry) and give the stunt double a break for once. We asked …

Even with its flaws, last year’s <i>Ex Machina</i> perfectly captured the curious relationship between artificial intelligence, God and ego. A tiny change in its closing moments would have given it an intriguing new dimension.<p>It’s taken me a year and a several viewings to collect my thoughts about <i>Ex …

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NASA unveiled a new prototype of the crowdsourced spacesuit astronauts will wear on Mars

It’s not as sleek or form-fitting as the spacesuit worn by Matt Damon in <i>The Martian</i>, but it’s certainly something. NASA has released the latest photos of its Z-2 spacesuit prototype—an early model of what astronauts will ultimately wear as they traverse the dusty surface of Mars (and, perhaps, …

Here's Why Valeant CEO Michael Pearson's Stock Sale Matters

Michael Pearson’s odd stock sale may make it harder for him to hang on as CEO of Valeant. It also raises fresh concerns about the board’s oversight …

Myanmar’s new minimum wage, about 35 cents an hour, is too steep for some Chinese-owned factories

After months of negotiations with labor groups and employers, the government of Myanmar has established a national minimum wage for the first time in the country’s troubled history. Workers will now have to be paid at least 3,600 kyat ($2.81 at current exchange rates) for a standard eight-hour day. …

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'Game of Thrones' Has 'Dead' Characters Assembling To Film Season Six

This year, <i>Game of Thrones</i> managed to outdo itself by having a season five finale where a huge collection of major characters were killed off, including arguably one of the show’s leads. If you’re behind on the show, this is not the article for you, and turn away now, <b>for there be spoilers …