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Kylo Ren Is An Undercover Boss In SNL's Hilarious 'Star Wars' Sketch

There are those who saw <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> and found its new villain Kylo Ren to be a fascinating, compelling bad guy.<p>Others thought he was weak and ridiculous. Still others decided to go make Twitter accounts parodying Kylo.<p>Now Saturday Night Live has taken a crack at the character, with …

Star Wars

Netflix Announces 2016 Premiere Dates for 11 Original Shows

Netflix has announced release dates for its 2016 lineup, which includes new and returning series, including new seasons of <i>House of Cards</i>, <i>Unbreakable</i> …

Entertainment

Glenn Frey, Eagles Guitarist, Dead at 67

"Hotel California" rocker "succumbed to complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia," band says in statement<p>Glenn …

How To Draw 4 Badass "Star Wars" Helmets

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Adele belts out hits with James Corden in Carpool Karaoke - and even rapped Nicki Minaj

Adele's Carpool Karaoke with James Corden is set to be the most popular yet.<p>James Corden of course began the video with the perhaps slightly tired joke: "Hello, it's me", before launching into banter with his fellow Brit.<p>They then harmonised on "Hello" and "Someone Like You" - but Adele had a …

James Corden

David Bowie Dead at 69

Iconic singer had been battling cancer for past 18 months<p>David Bowie, the legendary singer-songwriter and actor, has died after a long battle with …

The 20 most exciting TV shows of 2016

It started strong with the return of ABC's "American Crime," a surprisingly good TV entry by Jennifer Lopez on NBC's "Shades of Blue," and the fantasy series "Shannara Chronicles" from, of all places, MTV.<p>But there is much more to look forward to in the new year. Cult favorites like "The X-Files" …

TV

Star Wars Fan Spends A Year Building The Best LEGO Millennium Falcon Ever

LEGO builder Marshall Banana spent a year planning and building this 7,500 piece replica of the latest version of Han Solo’s ride. It’s one of the …

Lego

Why Are So Few Film Critics Female?

The medium once championed their voices, but now, fewer than 20 percent of Rotten Tomatoes-excerpted reviews are by women.<p>When the Golden Globe Award nominations were announced earlier this month, many writers took the opportunity to assess how well women were represented. A preponderance of …

Rotten Tomatoes

The 10 highest-grossing movies of all time — there's one movie that beats 'Star Wars'

So it's a good time to look back at what are the highest-grossing movies ever. For this list, we looked at domestic box-office grosses adjusted for inflation to see what old movies would have made in today's dollars, as calculated by Box Office Mojo. So there's no "Avatar" on this list.<p>The original …

Film Industry

11 apps you should use every day

There are 1.5 million apps in Apple's App Store.REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach<p>Over the last few years, the smartphone has become so much more than a device we use to call people and send text messages.<p>But it's easy to get overwhelmed with the sheer number of apps — there are more than a million apps in …

Apps

Top 10 TV Shows

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The Scientific Reason You Love Watching Reruns

"I'll be there for you" is the catchy cry of the "Friends" them song, and the show lives up to this promise. It's on your TV again and again -- and you love it every time.<p>Turns out there's a reason you can't get enough of those reruns, even if you've seen them a million times (and no, it's not …

Psychology

Adele's '25' Sells Over Three Million Copies in First Week

Singer's latest becomes bestselling album of 2015 and first LP ever to exceed three million copies in single week<p>Not only did Adele's <i>25</i> shatter the …

Spielberg wants new 'Indiana Jones' film before Ford 'hits 80'

The Hollywood legend told French radio RTL that he was itching to make another episode of the adventures of the fictional archaeologist that began 34 years ago with "Raiders of the Lost Ark".<p>"I am hoping one day to make it to an Indiana Jones V. I would hope to make it before Harrison Ford is 80 …

Movies

Charli XCX explores feminism and pop in new doc

Today the word feminism is everywhere: in headlines on the internet or in bright lights at Beyoncé concerts. As Tavi Gevinson said in a recent <i>Vanity Fair interview</i>, “As feminism becomes more integrated into mainstream publications and conversation, I feel weary of an obsession of celebrity culture …

How to Tolerate Your Family on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving has a lot of baggage, and has the tendency to suck the fun right out of family dysfunction. For many folks, there has been an effort to …

Has Justin Bieber Finally Grown Up?

For those who believe Justin Bieber has lost his mainstream relevance, think again. Justin just dropped his newest album “<i>Purpose</i><i>”</i> the same week as …

The sounds of “Fargo,” 1979: The musical masterminds behind TV’s best soundtrack

Perfect covers of Coen brothers favorites, spot-on period tunes — and the song that blew the budget is yet to come<p>The second season of “Fargo” is the best drama currently on television, far surpassing its own very fine first season. The FX production, which airs Mondays at 10 p.m., is a master …

TV

Chris Hemsworth on Staying Grounded: Hollywood Is 'Set Up to Turn You into a Complete Narcissist'

Chris Hemsworth is determined not to let his movie star status change him for the worst.<p>The <i>Into the Heart of the Sea</i> actor opened up about the …

These 21 pieces of 'Star Wars' fan art show your favorite characters like you've never seen them before

To tide you over until the film's release December 18, we've rounded up some of the best fan art pieces from "Art Awakens," a Star Wars art exhibit held earlier this November featuring pieces from professional and amateur artists.<p>The pieces are currently being auctioned off for charity on eBay and …

Walt Disney Company

Adele’s ‘25’ Review: A Beautiful and Assured Step Forward.

Adele’s ‘25’ is strikingly sincere, soulful, and uncomplicated. It’s a modest but welcome step forward in her already phenomenal career.<p><b>Adele’s</b> …

Adele

Fargo vs. True Detective – A Second Season Analysis

While True Detective May Get the Buzz, Fargo Actually Delivers the Goods!<p><b>[WARNING – SPOILERS AHEAD]</b><p>True Detective and Fargo premiered months apart in …

Daniel Radcliffe Admits He Struggled With Alcohol Abuse After ‘Harry Potter’ Was Over

Alcoholism is a deadly disease, one that can kill the imbiber both during active addiction and during withdrawal. Therefore, we should applaud <i>Harry Potter</i> star Daniel Radcliffe for beating the urges to pour assorted liquors down his throat. He’s embracing both recovery and a healthier lifestyle …

Film Industry

Bring Star Wars home, room by room (pictures)

Star Wars

How A Battle With Depression Ultimately Led To The Rock’s Storied Career

During this Sunday’s upcoming episode of <i>Oprah’s Master Class</i>, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson reveals that if it weren’t for a bout of depression after his football career almost came to an end, he’d never have made the life-altering decision to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a pro …

Cable companies are so scared of Netflix they've actually started showing fewer ads

The reason? They want to lure back younger viewers, who are increasingly living in a cordless future full of Netflix and Hulu, according to Bloomberg.<p>Time Warner, in particular, is a useful case study.<p>On a recent earnings call, Time Warner's CEO pledged to chop its "ad time" in half for primetime …

Televisions

'Fat' is the new normal in America

'"Fat" may be the new normal in America," declares WalletHub in its latest report.<p>More than three-quarters of American adults are now overweight or obese, according to a study by JAMA Internal Medicine, cited by WalletHub.<p>Moreover, that same study showed that for the first time ever, there are more …

WalletHub