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Where To Invade Next - Michael Moore Strikes a Melancholy Chord

<i>Where to Invade Next</i> is Michael Moore's most disturbing film yet. Contrasting the progressive public policies practiced abroad with those here at home, Moore starkly drives home just how inhumane American society has truly become.<p>The movie is a simple exercise in comparing and contrasting American …

Surviving Doors, Alt-Rock Royalty Light Up L.A. Celebration for Ray Manzarek

Late keyboardist honored by members of Foo Fighters, Jane's Addiction, more<p>"<i>Is everybody in?"</i> John Densmore of the Doors asked the crowd gathered …

Rock Music

Kurt Russell destroyed a priceless 145-year-old guitar on the set of 'The Hateful Eight' — and the manufacturer is furious

The actor is responsible for destroying a 145-year-old guitar during shooting.<p>The guitar, which Jennifer Jason Leigh's character plays in one scene until it's snatched by Russell, who then smashes it against a pillar, was a one-of-a-kind Martin from the 1870s that was on loan from the Martin Guitar …

Signe Anderson, Original Jefferson Airplane Singer, Dead at 74

Vocalist who preceded Grace Slick passes away on same day as Paul Kantner<p>Signe Anderson, Jefferson Airplane's original female vocalist who sang on …

Music

Viacom Files Lawsuit Against Would-Be Krusty Krab Restaurant Owners

A real-life version of a fictional fast food burger restaurant featured in Nickelodeon cartoon <i>SpongeBob SquarePants</i> could be in jeopardy. According to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>, Nickelodeon's parent company, Viacom, filed a trademark infringement lawsuit this week against Houston-based IJR Capital …

Ryan Reynolds: ‘I’m good at being the butt of the joke’

Ryan Reynolds reckons he’s getting on a bit. He’s just played a superhero in his new film and spent six months in the gym training. “But on the first day I put my back out,” he grimaces. He was only attempting a few weighted squats. “Then next thing you know, I’m lying on the floor. It’s 6am, the …

Film Industry

Meet Foxes – the reluctant pop star trying to change the music game

To her friends, Louisa Rose Allen is the 26-year-old girl with 'funny tattoos' who likes to sing. But to her thousands of fans, she's Foxes – the Grammy-winning pop star whose second album they're desperately waiting to download.<p>But ‘pop star’ is not necessarily the label Foxes would give …

7 Movies That Predicted the Future of Fashion

From Blade Runner to Dick Tracy (yes, that Dick Tracy), here are the films that got it right.

Blade Runner

Why He Can’t Part With His $40k Guitar

It took David Iaonne 200 saws and incalculable patience to cut through the pearl and mammoth tusk ivory that bedeck his masterpiece, the $40,000 …

Folk-Rock

On History’s Famous Pickle Lovers

Crunchy, tangy and sometimes just a little funky, pickles are one of life’s most enticing foods—and they've captivated some of history's most …

George Washington

Watch Alabama Shakes' Blistering Performance on the 'Austin City Limits' Season Premiere

The season 41 premiere also features LA soul maestros Vintage Trouble.<p>Alabama Shakes released the album of their career last year with <i>Sound & Color</i>, and they're still burning down stages with singer/guitarist Brittany Howard's full-body exuberance and her ace band's taut Southern rock, as evidenced …

'Avengers' director Joss Whedon confirms he's done making any more Marvel movies

Honestly, it just sounds like the act of working for Marvel wore Joss Whedon out. On a professional level, Marvel keeps their properties pumping out at a fairly constant rate. Whedon did not direct every Phase 2 film, but he described his role during that period as that of a "showrunner," meaning …

Quentin Tarantino reveals his two favorite scenes he's ever written

Even when pressed for time, Quentin Tarantino can still give a good response to a meaningful question.<p>Toward the end of the San Diego Comic-Con panel for "The Hateful Eight" this past July, Tarantino was asked by one fan what his favorite thing was that he's ever written in a movie.<p>"That's actually …

15-year-old killed while shielding Tennessee girls from bullets

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's a saying that the true character of a person shines in a time of crisis.<p>There's no doubt of Zaevion William Dobson's character, according to the 15-year-old's friends and family, who are mourning his death.<p>Thursday evening, the football player jumped on top of three girls to shield …

Time I

Ghostbusters, Top Gun, and Film About a Sneeze Are Officially Preserved for History

The National Film Registry makes more of its delightfully diverse choices.<p>Fear not, sci-fi nerds of the world: the youths of future generations will never have to worry about a life without <i>Ghostbusters.</i><p>The 1984 comedy classic is among the 25 films that have been inducted into the National Film …

Movies

Illinois professor suspended for saying Muslims, Christians worship same God | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A tenured political science professor at Wheaton College, an evangelical university outside Chicago, has been suspended after she wrote in a Facebook post that Muslims and Christians worship the same God.<p>Dr. Larycia Hawkins wrote on the social media site on Dec. 10 that she was …

Religion

Jane Lynch's Favorite Thing About Christmas Is McDonald's

The coffee obsessive—and star of "Angel from Hell"—shares her surprising Christmas Eve ritual.<p></head>The coffee obsessive—and star of <i>Angel from Hell</i>—shares her surprising Christmas Eve ritual.<p>THE VITALS<p><b>Age</b><p>55<p><b>Hometown</b><p>Dolton, IL<p><b>Coffee method of choice</b><p>Chemex<p><b>Strangest thing in her fridge</b><p>Fish oil<p><b>Balances</b> …

McDonald's

Scott Weiland, STP, and Me

Former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland died on Thursday at the age of 48. But he’ll always hold a special place in the heart of this …

Smashing Pumpkins

New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Featurettes Provide A Glimpse At Simon Pegg’s Character

We’ve known for a while that Simon Pegg would likely appear in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> in some capacity, although there’s been no hint as to who or what Pegg would be playing. Well, now we have a somewhat better idea thanks to a new Disney Channel featurette.<p>The featurette is an introduction to …

What Might Have Been: The Problem With Projecting Greatness Onto Artists Who Died Young

Last week would have been Jeff Buckley’s 49th birthday. Sadly, Buckley died at the age of 30 after drowning to death in May 1997. During his short life, he released just one proper album, 1994’s <i>Grace</i>, which is rightfully viewed as an all-time classic. Along with stunning original compositions like …

Die Hard

Mark Ruffalo to Produce Documentary Challenging Obama on Climate Change

The 'Spotlight' actor says President Obama "is almost worse than climate-change deniers" by pursuing an "all of the above energy policy" that …

Will Smith, Mark Ruffalo and Four More A-List Actors on Hollywood Racism, Aging and … Peeing in Sinks?

Samuel L. Jackson, Benicio Del Toro, Michael Caine and Joel Edgerton also gather for THR's awards season Actor Roundtable. Topics? Saying no to …

Kevin Smith's 'Yoga Hosers' Headlines Sundance's Midnight Slate

Rob Zombie's horror flick '31' also to premiere at film festival<p>Kevin Smith's <i>Yoga Hosers</i> and Rob Zombie's <i>31</i> are among the nine films that will have …

Horror

Felicia Day joins Mystery Science Theater 3000 revival cast

Felicia Day of <i>The Guild</i> and <i>Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog</i> fame will join the cast of the revived <i>Mystery Science Theater 3000</i>, series creator Joel Hodgson announced on the project's Kickstarter page.<p>Day will play the role of Mad Kinga Forrester, daughter of original character Dr. Clayton Forrester. …

Mali hotel attack aimed at peace talks, say separatists

The assault on a luxury hotel in Mali's capital that killed 19 people was a clear attempt to derail a fragile peace process meant to stabilize the country's volatile north, a representative of northern separatist groups said Sunday.<p>Halting peace negotiations have been dragging on between the …

Strand of Oaks covers My Morning Jacket’s “Wonderful (The Way I Feel)” — listen

<i>Photo​ ​by​ ​Amy Price</i><p>Strand of Oaks, aka Timothy Showalter, has spent the spring out on the road with My Morning Jacket. Though the latter outfit …

Hillary Clinton laid out her plan to fight ISIS in a major speech

Clinton said that while the fight against ISIS and radical jihadism is a "worldwide fight," the US "must lead it."<p>She then identified three main focuses of her strategy to defeat ISIS.<p>Clinton outlined the three pillars of her strategy in front of an audience at the Council on Foreign Relations in …

Putin Blasts Syria With New Stealth Missile—and Shows the World He Can Strike From 1,700 Miles Away

It wasn’t that long ago that the U.S. Air Force seemed to be the only one capable of attacking from half a continent away. Then came Russia’s …

Military

Swiss farmer unearths 4,000 Roman coins

A Roman-era hoard of more than 4,000 silver and bronze coins has been discovered in Switzerland. The ancient currency weighs about 15 kilos (33 …