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When his character debuted in Captain America: Civil War, Chadwick Boseman knew there was a Black Panther movie on the way. So when director Ryan Coogler was brought on board, Boseman says there was already a strong understanding of who the Black Panther was, which let him focus more on other aspects of the film. [...]


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Having won an Emmy for his guest-starring role last season, Gerald McRaney returns to This Is Us for Tuesday night’s brand-new episode. He’s always thrilled when producers ask him to come back to the show, and he told us why he thinks the show is so good and so popular with audiences.

After Sunday’s post-Super Bowl [...]


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Guillermo del Toro has won critical acclaim — and a baker’s dozen Academy Award nominations — for his latest film, The Shape of Water. The movie is about the close relationship that develops between a woman and a strange creature that’s being held captive in the research facility where she works. Del Toro wrote the [...]


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Thirty years ago, the dark comedy Heathers was released. The movie, which starred Winona Ryder as a high school student who plots to kill the “mean girls” who have been tormenting her, earned critical acclaim, but didn’t earn much at the box office. That’s why we were a little surprised to see that the film [...]


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Many of Aaron Sorkin’s early creations were fictional stories based on reality — The West Wing, obviously, was set in a very realistic White House, and Sports Night was about the fictional clone of ESPN’s SportsCenter. Lately, though, Sorkin has crossed over that line, and he’s been working on projects about real-life people and situations, [...]


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Jason George may have come to the Grey’s Anatomy party late — he joined the cast in the show’s sixth season — but if all goes well, his character will live on well after Grey’s has gone away. George stars in the new spinoff Station 19, which has Dr. Ben Warren transitioning into a new [...]


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The animated comedy Early Man takes us back to prehistoric times, telling the story of how one of those early men — Dug, voiced by Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne — defends his home city from more advanced invaders. The film is directed by Nick Park, best known for creating the Wallace & Gromit series, and Redmayne [...]


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Clint Eastwood’s new movie, The 15:17 to Paris, is based on the real-life story of a thwarted terrorist attack aboard a European train, and the soldiers involved in the incident play themselves in the film. One of them is Alek Skarlatos, who — along with Anthony Sadler and Spencer Stone — wrote the book upon which [...]


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An interesting thing happens when a television series becomes successful: Fans of the show start to have expectations of their favorite characters. With the rise of social media, actors are now more aware of viewers’ opinions than ever. Does this new interactive relationship with the fans change the way actors sometimes approach their roles? We [...]


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Animation has traditionally been a form of entertainment that had to be produced well in advance. (Shows like The Simpsons can take up to a year or more to produce!) Then, along came South Park, which proved that animation can be made timely through technology. Now, with the headlines coming out of Washington changing daily, [...]


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