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  • A teacher, a student and an acclaimed documentary

    Five years ago, Alan Hicks set out to make a documentary about Clark Terry, the jazz musician whose 70-year career influenced generations of musicians dating back to Count Basie and Dizzy Gillespie. It wasn't until about a year into the project that...
  • Dr. Evil takes over 'SNL' to talk Sony and North Korea

    Dr. Evil takes over 'SNL' to talk Sony and North Korea
    "SNL" veteranMike Myers returned to the show on Saturday as Dr. Evil to mock North Korea's cyber war with Sony Pictures. The Austin Powers nemesis, appearing in the show's opening sketch, ripped everyone from the hackers ("There's already a GOP and they'...
  • Ed Sheeran 'felt like a hobbit in the elven kingdom' at VS Fashion Show

    Ed Sheeran 'felt like a hobbit in the elven kingdom' at VS Fashion Show
    Ed Sheeran felt a bit out of place at the "Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" last week. Like, Middle-earth out of place. The "Don't" crooner joined musical guests Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and Hozier at the lingerie giant's annual panty procession in...
  • ‘The Hobbit': Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens on ‘Five Armies’ ending

     
    “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” filmmakers Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh are bidding Middle-earth goodbye […]...
  • Pop Culture 101: Final Exam

    As 2014 winds to an end, it's time to test your memory and see if you were paying attention to the passing parade of pop culture. See how you do. Challenge your friends. And always pay attention to pop culture. (To take the quiz interactively, click...
  • Cooperation and creative versatility distinguish winning directors

    Cooperation and creative versatility distinguish winning directors
    A number of recent movies — including some of this year's top awards contenders — revive a decades-old debate about the type of director who shapes the most memorable films. In his famed 1962 essay, "Notes on the Auteur Theory," Andrew...
  • 'Walking Dead,' Oscars, Grammys and Super Bowl top TV's most-tweeted list

    'Walking Dead,' Oscars, Grammys and Super Bowl top TV's most-tweeted list
    Here's another 2014 victory for "The Walking Dead": The AMC drama ranks as TV's most-tweeted series by a wide margin. According to stats released Monday by Nielsen, the zombie saga this year generated an average of 576,000 tweets per episode (with the...
  • 'Lego Movie,' 'Into the Woods' might thrive in Oscar craft categories

    When it comes to the crafts categories, everything is awesome (or should be) if you're a member of the teams behind "Into the Woods" or "The Grand Budapest Hotel." And, yes, we're liking "The Lego Movie's" chances of winning animated feature. Here's how...
  • Golden Globes nominations: 'Birdman,' 'Fargo' in the lead

    Golden Globes nominations: 'Birdman,' 'Fargo' in the lead
    The surreal show business satire "Birdman," a darling of critics for its innovative storytelling, led the Golden Globe Awards film nominations on Thursday, with its seven nods making it a frontrunner early in the Hollywood awards season. The story of a...
  • The good and not-so-good of the Golden Globes nominations

    The good and not-so-good of the Golden Globes nominations
    Hooray! It’s annual Look on the Bright Side day, also known as the day we find out the nominations for the Golden Globes, an awards ceremony taken seriously despite being voted on by the very small, veiled membership of the Hollywood Foreign Press...
  • Robin Williams and other famous Disney voices no longer with us

    Robin Williams and other famous Disney voices no longer with us
    Robin Williams' suicide was without a doubt one of the most shocking deaths of 2014. The actor was known for many roles, but Disney fans will always remember him as the voice of Genie in "Aladdin." Shortly after his death on Aug. 11, the Academy of...