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No More Mrs. Nice Girl: Kate Bosworth Goes Crazy in ‘Amnesiac’

At the age of 32, Kate Bosworth is finally getting the roles she deserves. “I’ve been doing it since I was 14,” the actress told me during a recent interview. “I’ve performed through the angsty teens and the 20s, and it was really the late 20s and early 30s that I feel like the roles […]

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Happy Franklin Day! Historic ‘Peanuts’ Character Celebrates 47th Anniversary

On April 15, 1968, a Los Angeles schoolteacher named Harriet Glickman sat at her typewriter and wrote an impassioned letter to “Peanuts” cartoonist Charles M. Schulz. “Since the death of Martin Luther King, I’ve been asking myself what I can do to help change those conditions in our society which led to the assassination and […]

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Rebecca Ferguson Brings Killer Thighs and Mystery to ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’

More than 40 floors above the city of Philadelphia, actress Rebecca Ferguson is barefoot, pressed against a window and quickly becoming my absolute favorite person. After fielding an unexpected question from her “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” director Christopher McQuarrie during a Twitter Q&A with XFINITY, the 31-year-old Swedish stunner kicked off her gold heels […]

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Christina Applegate Dishes on Road Trips, Movie Mud, Naughty Moms and ‘Vacation’

Thirty-two years ago, Clark W. Griswold Jr. (Chevy Chase) took his family on a cross-country road trip to “America’s favorite family fun park,” Walley World. Along the way, Clark – along with his wife Ellen (Beverly D’Angelo), son Rusty (Anthony Michael Hall) and daughter Audrey (Dana Barron) – lost his luggage, robbed a hotel, killed […]

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Sundance Hit ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ Is Literally Indescribable

What is “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” all about? “It’s like ‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ but smaller,” director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon said jokingly during our recent interview. “It’s like ’10 Things I Hate About You’ meets ‘The Notebook,’” actress Olivia Cooke added, mocking the cliché comparison device. “But quirky,” actor Thomas Mann said. “Like, tiny.” […]

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