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  • 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'...
  • ‘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 […]...
  • Police officer shoots woman in leg in Hollywood

    Police officer shoots woman in leg in Hollywood
    A police officer shot a woman in the leg early Friday at a Hollywood parking structure after she fought with another woman and pointed a gun at the officer, authorities said. Diamond Vargas, 47, was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon...
  • Oscar race: Oprah Winfrey's to win?

    Oscar race: Oprah Winfrey's to win?
    The race for the Academy Awards took a major turn Christmas Day. Up to that point, "Boyhood" and "Birdman" were the likely front-runners for best picture, based on critics' prizes and nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Golden Globes....
  • Dave Barry 2014 year in review

    It was a year of mysteries. To list some of the more baffling ones: A huge airliner simply vanished, and to this day nobody has any idea what happened to it, despite literally thousands of hours of intensive speculation on CNN. Millions of Americans...
  • 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...
  • Filmmakers see a bigger message in Russia's 'Leviathan'

    The Russian film "Leviathan" is the story of a man fighting to save his home, his livelihood, his family, his dignity and his life, building a sweep and scope that is at once personal and epic. Its dense combination of inspirations may include the...
  • She did the work, he took the credit

    According to Amy Adams (presumably a reliable source in this matter), octogenarian artist Margaret Keane had never heard of the actress when approached last year and asked, "Are you OK with Amy Adams playing you?" "She was like, 'Who's Amy Adams?'"...
  • Grammy winners headline festival

    Three Grammy-award winning singers will headline the 18th annual Mount Dora Music Festival in February. Country star Suzy Bogguss, who also is an acoustic guitarist, will kick off the four-day event on Feb. 19. The 57-year-old songwriter is a versatile...