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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, file photo, filmmaker Steven Spielberg poses at the 2019 "An Unforgettable Evening" benefiting the Women's Cancer Research Fund, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Reports that Spielberg intends to support rule changes that could block Netflix from Oscars-eligibility have provoked a heated and unwieldy online debate. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
March 04, 2019 - 10:59 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Steven Spielberg speaks about the business of Hollywood, everyone generally listens and few dissent. But reports that he intends to support rule changes that could block Netflix from Oscars-eligibility have provoked a heated, and unwieldy, debate online this weekend. It has...
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FILE - In this photo dated June 8, 1997, Keith Flint, lead singer of 'The Prodigy' during a concert in Offenbach, Germany. The Prodigy front man, 49-year old Flint is reported to have died at his home in London, according to a statement released by the band Monday March 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Axel Seidemann, File)
March 04, 2019 - 10:04 am
LONDON (AP) — Keith Flint, the fiery frontman of British dance-electronic band The Prodigy, was found dead Monday at his home near London, the band said. He was 49. Prodigy co-founder Liam Howlett said in an Instagram post that Flint killed himself over the weekend. "I'm shell shocked ... confused...
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FILE - In this May 7, 2018, file photo, country music star Dierks Bentley poses in Nashville, Tenn. Bentley said he learned a lot about the music festival business after investing in and curating his first festival, the Seven Peaks Festival, in Bueno Vista, Colo. last year. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
March 04, 2019 - 10:01 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After watching a recent documentary about the doomed Fyre Festival in the Bahamas, country star Dierks Bentley was appalled at how it all went disastrously wrong. Bentley knows the pressure of putting on a destination music festival that he's invested in and curated as he's...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows characters Astrid, voiced by America Ferrera, left, and Hiccup, voiced by Jay Baruchel, in a scene from DreamWorks Animation's "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World." (DreamWorks Animation/Universal Pictures via AP)
March 03, 2019 - 1:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" topped the North American box office for a second week, but close on its tail was Tyler Perry's final installment of the "Madea" franchise. Driven by a largely female audience, "A Madea Family Funeral" had a better-than-expected debut...
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Writer Ben Hecht (Getty Images)
March 03, 2019 - 12:22 pm
The legendary Ben Hecht’s professional career started in the wild news town of Chicago 100 years ago. His experiences formed the basis for the classic play, “The Front Page,” which Hecht wrote with newspaper competitor Charles MacArthur.
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Otto Penzler holding a first edition of the Dashiell Hammett novel "The Maltese Falcon." (Heritage Auctions)
Mike Ramsey
February 28, 2019 - 3:03 pm
Mystery editor and publisher Otto Penzler's finest noir editions go up for auction this week.
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Oreo
February 28, 2019 - 9:41 am
Oreo lovers are going to “bend the knee” for these new cookies. That’s because, like winter, a “Game of Thrones” themed Oreo is coming, the cookie company confirmed. There’s no word yet on the flavors. So it just might be a surprise to enjoy during the final season of the show.
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