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Harvey Weinstein shuffles into NYC court using a walker, but judge still ups his...

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Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s bail was doubled Wednesday from $1 million to $2 million amid allegations that the accused serial sex offender tampered with his electronic ankle monitor so he could disappear for hours at a time.

Will ‘Uncut Gems’ earn Adam Sandler an Oscar nomination?

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His unexpectedly searing performance as a gambling addict in the dramatic thriller “Uncut Gems” could put Sandler in the running when the Academy Awards are handed out in February.

‘Richard Jewell’ review: Clint Eastwood’s seething reminder that sometimes, the fake-news rap is legit

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“Richard Jewell” is a sincere and extremely well-acted irritant from 89-year-old director Clint Eastwood.

Chicago rapper Juice Wrld dead at 21 after suffering cardiac arrest at private hangar...

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Young rapper from the Chicago area who recently signed with a major label, died Sunday morning after suffering cardiac arrest

It’s a Wonderful List: The 10 most overlooked holiday movies

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Holiday movie traditions vary — in my family, for whatever reason, we often watched “The Road Warrior” after opening gifts — but traditions change, and from time to time we all need to update and expand our roster of Christmas movie selections.

Someone ate the $120,000 banana at Art Basel. Yes, really

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By now you have probably heard of the now world-famous banana duct-taped to Emmanuel Perrotin’s outer gallery wall at Art Basel Miami Beach. The piece that sold to an art collector for $120,000.

Eddie Murphy opens up on ‘Ellen’ about having 10 kids

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Actor and comedian Eddie Murphy may have 10 kids (and a grandchild), but he’d like everyone to know there’s nothing nutty about it.

Murder mystery ‘Knives Out’ has as much in common with ‘Succession’ as Agatha Christie

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“Knives Out,” one of the more interesting and entertaining movies of 2019, attempts something that has never really been done before: adapting the classic murder mystery, an inherently conservative genre, to modern progressive discourse rebuking casually expressed racism, latent sexism and classicism.

‘Little Women’ review: 4 stars for Greta Gerwig’s terrific version of the classic

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By Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune (TNS) Fresh off “Lady Bird” (2017), a wonderful movie about a young writer leaving home, the writer-director Greta Gerwig has made another wonderful movie about a young writer leaving home,...

Movie review: ‘Little Joe’ gives psycho-bio thriller genre new life

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By Katie Walsh Tribune News Service (TNS) “The ability to reproduce gives living beings meaning,” says one of the horticultural scientists at the center of Austrian filmmaker Jessica Hausner’s sixth feature film, “Little Joe.” They’re...

Who could give advice to Charlize Theron about being a celebrity? Only Jennifer Lopez

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By Amy Kaufman and Mark Olsen Los Angeles Times (TNS) Sometimes even celebrities need advice. Even on how to be a celebrity. So it was recently that Charlize Theron, Renée Zellweger, Cynthia Erivo and Nora Lum...

Pussycat Dolls announce reunion tour: ‘We are back, baby!’

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By Peter Sblendorio New York Daily News (TNS) Talk about a purr-fect reunion. Fans of The Pussycat Dolls had extra reason to be thankful Thursday when the alt-pop girl group announced on Thanksgiving it’s reuniting for...

‘Knives Out’ review: Old-fashioned crowd pleaser with star-studded cast

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By Rafer Guzmán Newsday (TNS) Good news for connoisseurs of 1970s cinema: Rian Johnson’s “Knives Out” has arrived. Quentin Tarantino may have cornered the market on the decade’s more disreputable fare, but Johnson takes inspiration...

‘The Irishman’ is now on Netflix. And Martin Scorsese has a few more things...

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By Jeffrey Fleishman Los Angeles Times (TNS) Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman,” which has had a limited run in theaters, begins streaming on Netflix on Wednesday. The epic film’s arrival ends a decadelong odyssey that brought...

Scorsese’s new mob epic, which ranks with his best, should be seen in theaters

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By Chris Hewitt Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (TNS) There are 209 minutes in “The Irishman” and not one of them is wasted. Any skepticism about the latest crime drama from Martin Scorsese is understandable and, believe me,...

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Murder mystery ‘Knives Out’ has as much in common with ‘Succession’...

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“Knives Out,” one of the more interesting and entertaining movies of 2019, attempts something that has never really been done before: adapting the classic murder mystery, an inherently conservative genre, to modern progressive discourse rebuking casually expressed racism, latent sexism and classicism.