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Hollywood holds conference to discuss portrayal of veterans on screen

Ed O’Neill (Jay Pritchett) in Modern Family. His character is a Vietnam veteran.Peter Stone/ABC When the Got Your 6 initiative was launched two years ago to enlist Hollywood in the effort to help military veterans, it focused on benchmarks in…

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Turkish drama ‘Winter Sleep’ wins Palme d’Or at Cannes

May 24, 2014: Director Nuri Bilge Ceylan, center, poses with the Palme d’Or award for the film Winter Sleep and actor Timothy Spall, second right, poses with his award for Best Actor for his role in the film Mr. Turner…

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‘X-Men’ could take in over $100 million this weekend

Jennifer Lawrence in “X-Men: Days of Future Past.”The Associated Press “X-Men: Days of Future Past” surged at the Friday box office, with initial tracking suggesting it hit $36 million-$39 million in its first full day of release. There’s a range…

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‘Ant-Man’ director out, studio claims it’s an ‘amicable decision’

July 18, 2013. Director Edgar Wright attends “The World’s End” party on Day 2 of Comic-Con International in San Diego, Calif.The Associated Press Edgar Wright and “Ant-Man” are going their separate ways. The British filmmaker said in a joint statement…

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Cannes 2014: ‘Twilight’ reunion as Robert Pattinson, Kellan Lutz, Kristen Stewart hit Riviera

FILE – In this Thursday, May 22, 2014 file photo, actor Kellan Lutz arrives at the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS benefit at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, during the 67th international film festival, in Cap d’Antibes, southern France. Lutz and Robert…

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‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ review: Best superhero movie of the year

NEW YORK –  Hugh Jackman Marty McFlies back to the future in Bryan Singer’s impressive “X-Men: Days of Future Past.” A hybrid sequel to “X-Men 2” and “X-Men: First Class” (ignoring “X-Men 3” completely), “Days of Future Past” is not…

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Cannes 2014: John Travolta, Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman expected for ‘Pulp Fiction’ reunion

Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman are confirmed to attend a special celebration of Pulp Fiction here in Cannes tomorrow night. Now I’m hearing word that Vincent Vega himself will join his director and co-star in the festivities.  John Travolta is…

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Hugh Jackman dressed as Wolverine for Halloween, and nobody noticed

NEW YORK –  Multi-talented star of stage and screen Hugh Jackman returns in Wolverine form for “X-Men: Days of Future Past” putting the famous claws on for a seventh time. Entertainment Magazine talked with Jackman about why he keeps coming…

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Next installment of ‘Star Wars’ being filmed in United Arab Emirates

May 3, 2014. People dressed up as characters from the Star Wars movies participate in a tourism event in Tozeur, Tunisia.Reuters The rumors began swirling a long time ago. Now the United Arab Emirates is finally acknowledging it is standing…

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Tommy Lee Jones new film ‘The Homesman’ is critical of Native Americans

May 18, 2014. Director and actor Tommy Lee Jones poses during a photocall for the film “The Homesman” in competition at the 67th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes.Reuters CANNES –  Tommy Lee Jones has made a kind of reverse Western…

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