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Exclusive: John Lennon Biopic Is Nearing Reality as Script is Finished by “Bohemian Rhapsody” Writer

The big news in the Beatles world right now is that a John Lennon biopic is nearing its pre-production launch. Still untitled, the Lennon movie would be the first real authorized big screen biography of a Beatle. The movie is produced by Yoko Ono with her

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What's the Deal With Jerry Seinfeld's Apartment?

The internet is going wild over this layout diagram that shows why Jerry Seinfeld's apartment hallway could not exist by all known logic

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The 50 Best Western Movies Ever Made

The history of movie Westerns more or less begins with the end of the Old West itself. We run down the 50 best examples of the genre, from The Searchers to True Grit and beyond.

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When Concorde did a barrel roll: A history of the Airport films

As you social distance at home, remember that the '70s era was the golden age of the blockbuster disaster flick, and the Airport movies were the best of them all.

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Carl Reiner’s pals, co-stars and admirers share memories of ‘Dick Van Dyke Show’ creator: ‘A real mensch’

Carl Reiner’s life and legacy are being remembered by those who knew him over the years.

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With Traditional Movie Theaters Closed, Drive-Ins Are Thriving

With the closing of traditional movie theaters due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, people are practicing social distancing at drive-ins.

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If These 10 Easy Clues Don’t Convince You to Take Jeopardy!’s Online Test, Then, Well, Your Loss

Jeopardy is currently conducting online tests to be a contestant on the show. If you want to follow in the footsteps of Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter, or James Holzhauer, here’s what you should know about the test.

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Quentin Tarantino: ‘Star Wars’ And Marvel Are At War With Original Cinema

Add another titan director to the list of titan directors dismissive of the trend of assembly-line movies created by the “Star Wars” and Marvel franchises: Quentin Tarantino. Speaking with Deadline, the Academy Award-nominated “Once Upon

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'The Right Stuff' blasts off for a Veterans Day screening in Hollywood

Classic Hollywood: Philip Kaufman talks about his epic 'The Right Stuff' before a Veterans Day screening in Hollywood

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How Tarantino’s team made the ultra-'60s Hollywood in ‘Once Upon a Time’

Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood" draws on personal memories for its look at an L.A. gone by, says production designer Barbara Ling.

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George ''Goober'' Lindsey was the first choice to play Spock and our mind is still blown

From gas station worker to science officer? Can you imagine the Mayberry Mind Meld?

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Friends is a Generation X Show. Why Don’t We Call It That?

Baby boomers created it. Millennials and Gen Y keep it popular today. But Friends, which premiered 25 years ago on NBC, will always be about Generation X, even if we don’t talk about it that way.

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‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood:’ What Real Movies Inspired Rick Dalton’s Fake Films?

"Bounty Law" and "Tanner" were all inspired by real projects starring Steve McQueen, Vince Edwards, Tab Hunter and more

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‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood:’ What Real Movies Inspired Rick Dalton’s Fake Films?

"Bounty Law" and "Tanner" were all inspired by real projects starring Steve McQueen, Vince Edwards, Tab Hunter and more

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Behind the Scenes of Quentin Tarantino’s New Homage to Hollywood

AD gets a first look at the sets of “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, and more

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Behind the Scenes of Quentin Tarantino’s New Homage to Hollywood

AD gets a first look at the sets of “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, and more

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The True Story Behind Bruce Lee's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Character

When Lee died in 1974, he didn't know Roman Polanski thought he was the one who killed Sharon Tate.

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R.I.P. David Hedison, captain on Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea and ally of James Bond

The actor also starred in the horror classic 'The Fly.' He was 92.

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Quentin Tarantino Picks 10 Films to See Before ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

From "Easy Rider" to "The Wrecking Crew," Tarantino singles out some of the 1960 classics that inspired him to make "Hollywood."

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WATCH: “Captain America” as a Mossad Agent | Israellycool

Actor Chris Evans in The Red Sea Diving Resort, a drama revolving around the amazing rescue and transport of Ethiopian Jews to Israel in 1981.

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Once Upon A Time In Hollywood: Everything we know so far

Here's what Quentin Tarantino has said about his latest film starring Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Margot Robbie.

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Want Bill Murray to Star in Your Movie? You’ve Got to Call a 1-800 Number

To pitch your film to the 'Ghostbusters' star, you have to track down an unlisted 1-800 number and leave a message.

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Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back in the Living Room, Jaws Gets Its Own Board Game | Mental Floss

If you're still afraid to go to the beach after watching <em>Jaws</em>, stay inside and play the <em>Jaws</em> board game this summer.

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'Band of Brothers' was a casting feat for the ages

If you ever want to know what it takes to put together one of the most impressive casts ever assembled for a television miniseries, it would be worth digging through Meg Liberman's archives.

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Quentin Tarantino, Brad Pitt, and Leonardo DiCaprio Take You Inside 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

'Once Upon a Time In...Hollywood' director Quentin Tarantino and his headlining stars, Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, have a first-time conversation about keeping up in a Hollywood that's in the midst of seismic change.

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15 Fascinating Facts About Saving Private Ryan | Mental Floss

Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning WWII drama—which arrived in theaters more than 20 years ago—came together in a single day.

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Tarantino's Dilemma: Tinker With 'Once Upon a Time In Hollywood' After Cannes? | Hollywood Reporter

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood emerged from the Cannes film festival with stellar reviews but no Palme d'Or. Now, the major question for Sony is whether Quentin Tarantino will re-edit the film before its release July 26?

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Herman Wouk’s Calling Card | Jewish Week

What ‘This Is My God’ meant to traditional Jews in mid-century America.

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Why Herman Wouk’s ‘War’ Novels Deserve Remembrance Today

The best way to remember—or discover—the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Herman Wouk may be his World War II epics.

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Norman Lear & Producer Brent Miller On ‘All In The Family’ & ‘The Jeffersons’ Live Redux Tonight & A Potential Franchise – Deadline

The iconic producer & his Act III Productions chief are bringing back some true blasts from the past tonight with a star studded cast

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Quentin Tarantino, ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Score Six-Minute Standing Ovation at Cannes – Variety

25 years after "Pulp Fiction," Quentin Tarantino returns to Cannes with Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood."

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Despite its battalion of Hollywood actors, the war is the real star of combat epic The Longest Day

Norman Mailer used to tell a story about Darryl F. Zanuck, the cigar-chomping super-producer responsible for The Longest Day, the vast and impersonal war epic that became 1962’s highest-grossing movie. To hear Mailer tell it, Zanuck, at the wrap party f

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This fan-made, nerd-approved edit of an iconic Star Wars scene took 2.5 years to make

Fast-paced editing, visual trickery, and extra footage make the iconic battle between Obi-Wan and Vader feel brand-new. One of the creators tells us why he did it.

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'James Bond 25' Cast Unveiled, But Still No Title | Hollywood Reporter

What has been known for several years simply as Bond 25 is now... still Bond 25.

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Live Episodes of All in the Family and The Jeffersons Are Coming to ABC

Jimmy Kimmel is bringing back All in the Family and The Jeffersons for one live TV special. EP’s include Kimmel, Lear, Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Justin Theroux, and Brent Miller. Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei, Jamie Foxx, and Wanda Sykes will star.

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How A 1970s TV Show About LA Paramedics Inspired An EMS Transformation Across The Country: LAist

L.A. has been a pioneer in EMS care for decades — on TV and in real life.

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The Ultimate L.A. Guide to 2019 Outdoor Movie Screenings

This constantly updated schedule is your ultimate guide to every outdoor movie screening happening around L.A.

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The Beatles never existed in the world of Danny Boyle’s new film Yesterday

A story about a world without the world's greatest rock band from screenwriter Richard Curtis

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Classic 1950s science-fiction comic 'Weird Fantasy' is being turned into a TV series

From the publisher that brought you MAD Magazine and Tales from the Crypt…

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Jeff Bridges hypes new ‘Big Lebowski’ project: sequel or Super Bowl ad?

The internet abides. Jeff Bridges shared a 15-second clip to his Twitter Thursday morning showing him in character as The Dude from the Coen Brothers’ 1998 cult classic “The Big Lebowsk…

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Which James Bond Is the Biggest Drunk?

Only one 007 could drink all the others under the table.

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10 Facts About Steven Spielberg’s Duel | Mental Floss

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

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20 Brilliant Jokes Hidden in Arrested Development | Mental Floss

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For A 20-Year 'Big Lebowski' Cast Reunion Photo, These Dudes Abide | HuffPost

John Goodman, Jeff Bridges and Steve Buscemi all look great, but that's just, like, our opinion, man.

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Which Streaming Service Gives You the Most for Your Money? Spoiler: It's Not Netflix | Mental Floss

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

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The Early History of the Batman TV Series

The original Batman TV series starring Adam West is a classic for many reasons.

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Burt Reynolds Was About to Make a Comeback in Quentin Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

The legendary actor was even considering an Oscar campaign.

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17 Things to Look for the Next Time You Watch Office Space

14. The movie reintroduced red Swingline staplers.

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See How Tarantino Time-Warped Los Angeles Back To The 1960s For 'Once Upon A Time In Hollywood'

Brad and Leo take to the streets

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The Man in the High Castle is off to SDCC and this is what we can expect

Finally! There is going to be some news from The Man in the High Castle. They are heading to SDCC this year and they have a ton in store for us!

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‘Once Upon A Time in Hollywood’: A Visual Guide to Quentin Tarantino’s Most Star-Studded Cast Ever

From DiCaprio, Pitt, and Robbie to Fanning and Madsen, here's everything you must know about the cast of Quentin Tarantino's ninth feature.

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Can't do enough, indeed: Sid and Marty Krofft receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Fifty years later, the famous puppeteers' legacy sails on and on and on and on and on and on.

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Why watch movies on film?

Today, most movies are projected digitally. But there’s more to seeing a film projected the old-fashioned way, from a 35mm or 70mm print, than a nostalgic return to the days when movies flickered on theater screens. To learn more, The A.V. Club paid a v

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A Visual Guide to All 37 Villains in the Batman TV Series | Mental Floss

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

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Westworld's Shogun World Shares a Background With Quentin Tarantino Films

The show's creators open up about the second season and what Westworld's Shogun World shares with Quentin Tarantino films.

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They're demolishing the house where Hawaii Five-O's final showdown went down

The house that Jack Lord built is coming down.

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10 Surprising Facts About Band of Brothers

3. It caused some controversy in the United Kingdom.

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'Silicon Valley' Confronts a "Darker Side" of Tech Culture (and T.J. Miller's Messy Exit) | Hollywood Reporter

The Hollywood Reporter goes on set with season 5 of HBO's savage startup satire as Mike Judge, Alec Berg and their stars explore the suddenly under-fire digital industry and reveal the backstory behind Miller's departure: "T.J. wasn't LeBron."

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11 forgotten TV detectives and crime solvers of the 1970s

Not everyone could be the next Columbo.

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A Few Things Any Quentin Tarantino Star Trek Movie Is Gonna Need | WIRED

The director and J.J. Abrams are reportedly starting up a writers' room for a new voyage. Here are a few things to consider.

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Tom Selleck pays tribute to his 'Magnum, P.I.' costar John Hillerman

The actor honors the grand side of "The Great Hildini."

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12 Fast Facts About ‘Magnum, P.I.’ | Mental Floss

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

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‘Mad Men’ 10th Anniversary: Inside the Making of the Show | Variety

AMC alum Christina Wayne recalls the launch of hit series "Mad Men" for its 10th anniversary

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Why Adam West Was the One and Only Batman

Rob Sheffield breaks down why Adam West, who died Friday at 88, was the one and only Batman.

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14 Pretty Far Out Facts About 'Flight of the Conchords' | Mental Floss

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

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Adam West Remembered by 'Batman' Co-Star Burt Ward | Hollywood Reporter

Ward, who played Robin to West's Batman, looks back at the start of their 52-year friendship.

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MeTV pays tribute to Adam West all day Saturday, June 17

Tune in to see the Batman star in seven different TV series.

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Burt Ward, Seth Green, Julie Newmar Remember Adam West: ‘He Was Truly the Bright Knight’

Burt Ward and Adam West worked together only for a few years on ABC’s “Batman,” but their friendship lasted a half-century. Ward, who played Robin to West’s Batman on the 19…

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Enjoy Outdoor SUMMER MOVIES
UNDER THE STARS IN SAN DIEGO

After a day enjoying all that San Diego has to offer, spend the evening under the stars relaxing with family, food and fun at outdoor summer movies.

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The Monster Mad Men Filming Map of Los Angeles

In the end, Don Draper didn't find inner peace in Los Angeles. He found it in Big Sur, and then immediately sold it, which basically adds up to the same thing. Throughout Mad Men, which ended this...

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Watch Jeff Bridges Revive ‘Big Lebowski’ Character ‘The Dude’ at John Goodman’s Walk of Fame Ceremony

Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski was brought back to life on Hollywood Boulevard, but this time, he was the one who delivered a eulogy for a friend, and it ended with “Good afternoon, …

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Does Anybody Else Really Miss ‘Mad Men’?

It hasn't even been off the air that long, but it feels like an eternity.

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TCM's Ben Mankiewicz Remembers Robert Osborne: "The Signature Face of a Network Unlike Any Other" | Hollywood

"What made TCM stand out? The answer isn't hard. It's Robert Osborne," the Turner Classic Movies host writes of the man who put the network on the map.

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Best Mystery Movies on Netflix Right Now - Thrillist

Full of unexpected twists and turns, movies like "Oldboy," "Lucky Number Slevin," "The Interview," and "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" series satisfy your mystery fix.

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Hawaii Five-0: That impossible Jack Lord cameo explained — exclusive

Hawaii Five-0 did the impossible in its seventh season premiere by uniting the old Steve McGarrett with the new. The CBS drama brought original McGarrett actor Jack Lord to life through the magic of CGI. Lord, who died in 1998, portrayed the Five-O hero f

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11 reasons why Adam West is the best Batman ever

Batman has been on the screen since 1943. Now, Ben Affleck has slipped on the cowl to growl and punch his Super Friend, Superman. Affleck is the eighth man to act as Bruce Wayne. He may be the tallest yet, but he is not the best. There can be only one tru

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Jeff Bridges Performs “The Man In Me” On Conan

CONAN Highlight: Joined by guitar prodigy Quinn Sullivan, the Dude himself jams to the Bob Dylan classic.

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Petition · HBO: Bring back the HBO series Vinyl · Change.org

HBO Cancels 'Vinyl' - SPIN Magazine On June 22nd, 2016, SPIN magazine reported that the HBO series Vinyl, produced by Terrence Winter, Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger, which recently finished its first season, was renewed but then subsequently cancel

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10 Fast Facts About 'Logan's Run' | Mental Floss

In the sci-fi classic Logan's Run—which was released 40 years ago today—the human population lives under a domed city near Washington D.C. in the year 2274. The utopian setting becomes dystopian once we discover that people are terminated as soon as they turn 30 years old.

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The Pragmatic Rebellion of Roger Corman’s The Trip - Musings - Oscilloscope Labs

The Pragmatic Rebellion of Roger Corman’s The Trip by Jessica Ritchey Pre-production for a movie rarely involves dropping acid, yet in the spirit of due diligence, producer/director Roger Corman spent...

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A bunch of awesome Mad Men props are about to go up for auction

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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Bill & Ted 3 is definitely happening, Alex Winter confirms | NME.COM

Bill & Ted 3 is going to be made, according to one of its stars - and Keanu Reeves is on board.

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11 reasons Adam West is the best Batman ever

Batman has been on the screen since 1943. Now, Ben Affleck has slipped on the cowl to growl and punch his Super Friend, Superman. Affleck is the eighth man to act as Bruce Wayne. He may be the tallest yet, but he is not the best. There can be only one tru

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Topher Grace cut together a Seinfeld reunion from Curb Your Enthusiasm’s scraps

Back in 2009, the seventh season of HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm was centered around Larry David agreeing to do a Seinfeld reunion in the hopes of resuscitating his doomed marriage.

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The Force Awakens Has Changed Star Wars Forever | WIRED

In the latest installment of the 'Geek's Guide to the Galaxy' podcast, the panel discusses the new Star Wars movie and what it means for the franchise.

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"The Doors" Sing "Reading Rainbow" Theme (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon)

The legendary Jim Morrison (Jimmy Fallon) and The Doors stopped by 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' to cover the

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Quentin Tarantino says there will be two different versions of 'The Hateful Eight' - Business Insider

Quentin Tarantino's next movie "The Hateful Eight" is already being touted as a movie lover's ultimate experience as it will be shown in lush 70mm photography.

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He played a kind cop on TV -- and inspired a generation of LAPD - LA Times

-Adam-12, 1-Adam-12.”

For many in the LAPD, that was the siren call.

As kids, they sprawled on their living room carpets, watched “Adam-12” on TV and made up their minds to one day join the force, just like Officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed.

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Adam 12's Martin Milner LAPD End-of-Watch Broadcast by Todd | Free Listening on SoundCloud

Stream Adam 12's Martin Miler LAPD End-of-Watch Broadcast by Todd from desktop or your mobile device

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1965: Classic TV's Vintage Year

15 unforgotten shows that premiered 50 years ago, in a single week in September

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The actual NASA technologies that Matt Damon will use in the space survival film “The Martian” - Quartz

Those who criticized Christopher Nolan's 2014 film Interstellar for being too unrealistic are in for a treat. In October, perhaps the most science-based science fiction space film ever will hit theaters: The Martian, based on the bestselling book of th

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The brief, wondrous life of the DVD · For Our Consideration · The A.V. Club

The people who brought DVDs into the world could never even agree on what the letters should stand for.

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The quick, offstage choreography of SNL costume changes · Expert Witness · The A.V. Club

In entertainment, an awful lot of stuff happens behind closed doors, from canceling TV shows to organizing music festival lineups. While the public sees the end product on TVs, movie screens, paper, or radio dials, they don’t see what it took to get there. In Expert Witness, The A.V. Club talks to industry insiders about the actual business of entertainment in hopes of shedding some light...

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Paul Dano and John Cusack Portray Brian Wilson’s Genius In Love & Mercy - Los Angeles Magazine

When I was a teenager and Jimi Hendrix sang, “And you never hear surf music again,” he was talking to me. A product of Southern California—hang-ten capital of any coast east of Honolulu—I was keenly aware of how surf culture represented everything from which I felt omitted, including the social circle of kids in T-Birds that Daddy never took away -

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Matthew Weiner’s MAD MEN and the double audience | YDS: The Clare Spark Blog

(Spoilers ahead). In all my years of watching television, I have never been so flummoxed as I was by the final season of Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men that purports to trace the ups and downs of its primary characters in a small NYC advertising agency, “St

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Will Reunite With Jerry Seinfeld on Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee | TIME

Jerry and Elaine will grab a coffee just like old times

Jerry Seinfeld’s comedy talk show Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee is coming back for a sixth season — and this time Julia Louis-Dreyfus will be joining Seinfeld at the wheel.