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How horses and e-bikes help William Shatner stay fit and creative at 87 - Los Angeles Times

Still active in show business, legendary performer William Shatner discusses a key element in his long, joyful ride: daily fitness activities.

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11 Legendary Facts About Enter the Dragon

The 1973 film made Bruce Lee an international action star. Unfortunately, he didn’t live to see it.

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11 Surprising Facts About A Bronx Tale | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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Here's our first look at Joaquin Phoenix's terrifyingly normcore Joker

Think back to April of 2015, when Suicide Squad director David Ayer first revealed what Jared Leto’s Joker would look like. Remember the abundance of “ha ha ha” tattoos? The one purple glove? The silver teeth? The word “damaged” stamped on his f

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Is Nicolas Cage ... good again?

Official site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons.

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Is Nicolas Cage ... good again?

Official site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons.

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Keanu Reeves & Alex Winter Confirmed For Threequel ‘Bill & Ted Face The Music’

“Most excellent!” Twenty-seven years after we last saw the totally radical pairing of Ted “Theodore” Logan and Bill S. Preston Esq., Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter are now confirmed to re…

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YouTube Red’s 'Cobra Kai' Plays With Heroes and Villains

If you love the Karate Kid franchise, you’ll find something familiar in YouTube Red’s Cobra Kai. The 10-episode series revives original character Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and his arch nemesis Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka), and for fans of the

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People Really Want Shia LaBeouf to Be the New Han Solo | GQ

And you know what? They kind of have a point.

As you might have heard, Disney is currently working on a new Star Wars prequel about a young Han Solo. Although official details about the film are scarce—nonexistent, even—Variety claimed yesterday to have gotten its hands on the short list of actors the studio is considering for the lead role. As you'd expect, it's the usual parade of chiseled, Hollywood up-and-comers: Miles Teller, Dave Franco, Ansel Elgort, Scott Eastwood.

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Review: 'Spectre' is two steps forward, one step back

"Spectre," the new James Bond film, has its share of thrills, but falls apart to an extent in the second half. It's about an 007 on a scale of 010.

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Daniel Craig Says He’d Rather Kill Himself Than Do Another James Bond Movie

There's been endless headlines speculating about who could play the next James Bond, and now Daniel Craig shared his thoughts on the role.

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Lost in Space at 50: Cast Members Talk Irwin Allen, Show’s Production | Variety

When it premiered on September 15, 1965, the CBS sci-fi adventure “Lost in Space” met with little enthusiasm from TV viewers. But the show, which originally debuted in black and white, gained popularity during its second month on the air, and eventual

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King Kong On Move To Warner Bros, Presaging Godzilla Monster Matchup

EXCLUSIVE: In a movie move that portends a clash of giant monsters, Legendary Pictures' Thomas Tull is moving his untitled Skull Island King Kong film to Warner Bros. This is being done to unite th...

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12 Photos of Sean Connery Looking Like A Boss

The first man to play James Bond reaches the ripe old age of 85 this week. To celebrate, we've rounded up some lesser-seen shots of the Scot in his debonair prime. Here-sch to you, Sch-sean.

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Westworld Trailer - HBO’s Western Sci-Fi Looks Bigger Than Game of Thrones

From Dark Knight and Interstellar writer Jonathan Nolan, Westworld updates Michael Crichton's sci-fi movie for the iPhone generation. Watch the trailer for the Ed Harris and James Marsden-led series now.

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The LOST IN SPACE Cast Reflects on the Show’s 50th Anniversary | Nerdist

Danger Will Robinson, danger! As a kid, there were a handful of television shows that I loved watching when home sick. One of them was Lost in Space. The adventures of the Robinson family, wandering through space in the Jupiter 2 on their search to get b

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Rain is sizzling bacon, cars are lions roaring: the art of sound in movies | Jordan Kisner

The long read: Skip Lievsay is one of the most talented men in Hollywood. He has created audioscapes for Martin Scorsese and is the only sound man the Coen brothers go to. But the key to this work is more than clever effects, it is understanding the human

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Comedian Jack Carter Dies at 93 - The Hollywood Reporter

Jack Carter, the rapid-fire, wisecracking comic who was a familiar presence on '50s and '60s variety shows from The Ed Sullivan Show to Laugh-In, died June 28 of respiratory failure at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 93.

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Bullitt: How many times can I watch this Steve McQueen movie? - Boing Boing

I'm sick. One of the things that makes me feel better is to watch Bullitt, a movie starring a 1968 Ford Mustang GT, and Steve McQueen.

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Review: In The Americans’ third season, truth hits home · TV Review · The A.V. Club

At a turning point in season three of The Americans (and a turning point for the entire series), Paige Jennings (Holly Taylor) learns the truth about her parents: They’re KGB spies posing as American citizens. Like nearly ever major event on the show, this is a crisis that was long coming, and yet still manages to arrive as a surprise.

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A Whole Lifetime of Great Supermarket Movie Scenes

No doubt about it: The supermarket is the ultimate all-American movie set. In this supercut, made especially for Slate by Jesse Paddock, we can see just how much mileage the grocery store gets on film. From Home Alone and Where the Heart Is to Army of Dar

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    Sylvester Stallone posts first picture of Michael B. Jordan in the ring for 'Creed' | EW.com

    Michael B. Jordan has been preparing for his upcoming role in Rocky spinoff Creed. And a first look at his role in the film shows he has quite the formidable trainer at his side.

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    Netflix just brought back 'The Big Lebowski'

    Far out, man. This is bigger than a new season of House of Cards or Orange Is the New Black could ever hope to be. Fans have watched this movie hundreds of times, and most of them probably own a copy. But is there anything finer than rolling a fat joint, kicking back with your buds, and reliving the eternal saga of the Dude through a premium content platform?

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    John Cusack and Paul Dano play Beach Boys' Brian Wilson in Love & Mercy teaser | EW.com

    John Cusack and Paul Dano star as the reclusive songwriter Brian Wilson in biopic Love & Mercy, and now we have our first look with the film’s first teaser. The film follows the Beach Boys co-founder’s success and turmoil, from writing influentia

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    Gary Owens Dead: Laugh-In Ghost Dies At 80 | Variety

    Owens was probably best known as the announcer on NBC’s “Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In” (1968-73), with his trademark hand-over-the-ear announcing style. On the show, John Wayne once imitated Owens announcing. The phrase Gary created on his KMPC radio show, “Beautiful downtown Burbank,” later became a nightly catchphrase on Johnny Carson’s “Tonight Show.”

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    1999: The Last Great Year in Movies - Esquire

    Get the latest in pop culture as Stephen Marche and the writers of Esquire recap what's new in movies, TV, music, books and more.

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    A beginner’s guide to Hammer Films · Primer · The A.V. Club

    Primer is The A.V. Club’s ongoing series of beginners’ guides to pop culture’s most notable subjects: filmmakers, music styles, literary genres, and whatever else interests us—and hopefully you. This installment: Hammer Films.

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    12 Things You Might Not Know About Dean Martin - Neatorama

    Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.During his heyday, Dean Martin was the coolest guy in the world. He was a movie star, had a hit TV show, was the king of the

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    Bill Murray's 5 Most Underrated Movies - Esquire

    Get the latest in pop culture as Stephen Marche and the writers of Esquire recap what's new in movies, TV, music, books and more.

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    Explore Hitchcock’s obsession with eyes in this supercut · Great Job, Internet! · The A.V. Club

    Alfred Hitchcock is most often remembered for his use of suspense, his cameos, and his icy blonde female leads, but a new video offers up another Hitchcockian trope: eyes. Visual essayist Kogonada—who often highlights directors’ stylistic choices—illuminates Hitchcock’s fascination in a new video for The Criterion Collection.

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    These Are Film's '100 Most Iconic Shots Of All Time'

    CineFix's 100 Most Iconic Shots Of All Time may start lots of arguments, but probably won't finish any -- so film buffs might be better off just sitting back and enjoying the supercut above. It's hard to dispute a lot of these indelible gems anywa...

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    The Stacks: The Day ‘The Big Lebowski’ Came to Life

    Alex Belth worked on the Coen brothers’ cult favorite. In an excerpt from his ebook ‘The Dudes Abide,’ Jeff Bridges and John Goodman meet the Dude and Walter for the first time.

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    Famed actor James Garner dies at 86

    James Garner, the understated, wisecracking everyman actor who enjoyed multigenerational success on both the small and big screens, has died. He was 86.

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    Eli Wallach, Multifaceted Actor, Dies at 98

    Mr. Wallach was one of his generation’s most prominent and prolific character actors in film, onstage and on television for more than 60 years.

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    How Steven Spielberg's Malfunctioning Sharks Transformed the Movie Business

    Before Steven Spielberg became Hollywood royalty, he was just another young director with a giant shark problem.

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    'Mad Men' Midseason Finale: 15 Satisfying Moments From 7A

    Memorial Day 2014 may very well go down in history as one marred by upheaval -- because many people will be taking up proverbial pitchforks on Monday when they wake to a world void of Mad Men for nearly another year.

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    Why Did AMC Decide to Break Mad Men Season 7 Into 2 Halves?

    For those who are as curious as Stephen Colbert is about why we have to wait until 2015.

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    X-Men Meet Mad Men in Quizno's Newest Pop Culture Sandwich

    Quizno's Toasty.tv, a branded content hub that got an early boost from a popular Game of Thrones-House of Cards mashup, is once again pounding together two pop culture icons.

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    What Can You Do With a Degree in Watching TV?

    An interview with Anne Helen Petersen, a media-studies professor who is leaving academia to write for the Internet

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      *Brilliant* blaxploitation ‘Mad Men’ parody: ‘Don-O-Mite’

        If this was a real AMC TV show, I’d watch the shit out of it!!! It plays like Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song meets Putney Swope, written by Rudy Ray Moore and directed by Melvin Van Peebles. The character “Black Peggy” as

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      Who Are The 10 Best Bond Villains?

      An illustrious group, even more so now that Chiwetel Ejiofor is rumored to be joining

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        Cover Story: Kimmel Is the Jimmy!

        He is the Jimmy who makes kids cry. Who still cracks up at the thought of a crank call. Enjoys pissing off his own writers. Loves hoaxes and pranks and pushes them further than most people do. But no, seriously, he is a super nice guy. Not as nice as that other Jimmy, but nice.

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          The Truth About 'The Most Interesting Man In The World'!

          We found out how a veteran actor became

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            9 Reasons To Bring Back Cocktail Parties

            Your grandparents probably enjoyed one trend that has sadly since died a thousand deaths: The cocktail party. These gatherings dominated the 1950s and 1960s, then fell by the wayside for a variety of reasons. The hub of socialization shifted away fro...

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              Will Quentin Tarantino’s ‘The Hateful Eight’ Ride Again? | TIME.com

              Tarantino may shoot his Western movie after all, which should please anyone who's dared to read the script

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                9 Oscar Nominated Films We've Lost

                It’s no surprise that the Academy Film Archive is also in on the hunt with its “Oscar’s Most Wanted” search, because a few of its own honorees are currently still missing.

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                  Crystal pays tribute to his comic hero: Sid Caesar - The Buffalo News

                  The death of Sid Caesar on Wednesday caused a chain reaction in my soon-to-be 66-year-old mind. I was saddened, of course, but felt a sense of relief that he was at last free from the indignity of aging. Then I felt a nostalgic breeze blowing over me as I

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                    Sid Caesar, Comedian and One of TV’s First Stars, Dies at 91

                    Mr. Caesar was a force of nature who starred on “Your Show of Shows” in the early 1950s and influenced generations of comedians and comedy writers.