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‘Dunkirk’ Storms Box Office With $50.5 Million Debut

Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk stormed the box office with a better-than-expected $50.5 million domestic debut, the best opening in recent memory for a World War II film and a testament to the Nolan brand. (more…)

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Three-Time Oscar Winner Daniel Day-Lewis of ‘Lincoln’ Fame Quits Acting

Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis, widely considered one of the preeminent actors of his generation, is retiring from acting, Variety has learned. (more…)

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Tyler Perry Named TV Producer of the Year By ‘The Hollywood Reporter’; Talks Race in Hollywood, Bill Cosby, and Creative Freedom In Feature Interview

At his new Atlanta studio, THR's TV Producer of the Year opened up about his failure as a onetime used car salesman ("I couldn't dupe people"), the advice he got from Oprah and inclusion in entertainment: "I don't think Hollywood is black or white, I think it's green." (more…)

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Easter Sunday: Death Is Dead, Christ Has Conquered

Steven Spielberg is my favorite movie director. E.T., Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Jaws form the perfect trifecta. Childhood dreams and fears were built around them. But for all his brilliance, the man just can’t do endings. Too often his movies are over-resolved, with things tied up a bit too neatly and

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Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks May Team Up for Movie About 1971 Pentagon Papers Case

Hollywood dream team Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep are considering taking on some classified government documents in a feature film about the Pentagon Papers case. (more…)

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AMC Orders Docuseries From James Cameron on the Evolution of Sci-Fi

AMC has ordered a new documentary series from James Cameron that will explore the evolution of sci-fi. (more…)

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Our Man, Tom Hanks Gives a Speech Telling the World ‘We’re All Going to be Alright’ Under Trump, a Speech Many Wish Our Politicians Would’ve Made

Amid the social unrest following Donald Trump's election, actor Tom Hanks has reassured everyone that 'we are going to be all right.' (more…)

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Legendary Director Steven Spielberg Weighs In On Oscars Diversity Controversy; Says ‘Straight Outta Compton’ and Idris Elba Should Have Been Nominated, but Omission of Blacks Is Not Due to Racism

The three-time Oscar winner, who is nominated this year for 'Bridge of Spies,' tells THR that he was "surprised" by the absence of noms for 'Straight Outta Compton' and Idris Elba, but opposes "taking votes away from Academy members who have paid their dues and maybe are retired now." (more…)

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David Oyelowo says Steven Spielberg Wants Him to Reprise his Role as MLK in New Biopic

After starring as Martin Luther King Jr. in Ava DuVernay’s critically acclaimed movie Selma, David Oyelowo revealed in a recent interview that another big-name director is trying to get him to reprise his role as the civil rights leader. (more…)

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5 People Have Been Thanked More Than God In Oscar Acceptance Speeches

In advance of the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday, we mined all 1,396 acceptance speeches currently archived on the Academy’s website to find out which members of Hollywood’s power elite can lay claim to the ultimate in Oscar bragging rights: most likely to be name-dropped. “The Academy” gets respect in 43 percent

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Steven Spielberg Warns of Resurgence in Anti-Semitism at Ceremony Marking 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz

Director Steven Spielberg told a group of Holocaust survivors on Monday that Jews are again facing the 'perennial demons of intolerance' from anti-Semites who are provoking hate crimes and trying to strip survivors of their identity. (more…)

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