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Matthew McConaughey enjoying his 'Interstellar' career heights


KILLEEN Texas - Matthew McConaughey's upcoming film about a journey beyond the stars may as well be about the Texas actor's own stratospheric career these days.

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Thu, Oct 23 2014

Actor Keanu Reeves returns to the dark side in 'John Wick'


NEW YORK - Actor Keanu Reeves travels to a murky underworld in the action thriller, "John Wick," playing a grieving husband and retired assassin, who reverts to being a killing machine to avenge the wrongs done to him by Russian mobsters.

23 Oct 2014

'Big Hero 6' to the rescue at new-look Tokyo film festival


TOKYO - Hello Kitty and Doraemon anime characters strutted their stuff on the red carpet on Thursday, as Disney's "Big Hero 6" kicked off a new-look Tokyo film festival that taps into Japan's love of animation.

23 Oct 2014

Keira Knightley to appear on Broadway in 2015 in 'Therese Raquin'


NEW YORK - British actress Keira Knightley will make her Broadway debut next year in a new adaptation of "Therese Raquin," based on the novel by Emile Zola.

23 Oct 2014

From 'Bates Motel' to 'Ouija,' Olivia Cooke finds breakout in horror


LOS ANGELES - Sitting in a palm-tree lined cemetery in Hollywood promoting her latest film, "Bates Motel" actress Olivia Cooke says the impact of working in the horror genre has left her emotions on edge.

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'Jersey Shore' star pleads not guilty to tax fraud, trial set


REUTERS - Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino, a former cast member of the MTV reality show "Jersey Shore," pleaded not guilty on Thursday to federal tax fraud charges.

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With panache, reforming prisoners perform for U.S. attorney general

NORCO Calif. - In a prison on a hill in California, 18 inmates came face to face with the nation's top law enforcement official. And they came in full makeup.

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UK lawmakers slam police over Cliff Richard house search


LONDON - The search of Cliff Richard's house by police investigating allegations of child sex crimes, which was broadcast live on television, was "inept" and caused "irreparable damage" to the British singer's reputation, lawmakers said on Friday.

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Jodi Picoult's 'Leaving Time' debuts atop U.S. best-seller list

NEW YORK - "Leaving Time," the newest novel by Jodi Picoult, shot straight to the top of the best-seller list on Thursday, nudging "Deadline" by John Sandford from the No. 1 spot into third place.

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James Corden to debut as CBS's 'Late Late Show' host in March


LOS ANGELES - CBS late night talk show "The Late Late Show" with new host James Corden will premiere on March 9, the U.S. broadcast network said on Thursday.

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