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'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' make last Emmy Awards stand

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"Game of Thrones" has dominated the Emmy Awards with the formidable power of, say, your average fearsome, flame-belching dragon. Same goes for "Veep," but picture a cutthroat politician instead. The drama and comedy series are among the front-runners for Sunday's ceremony for their concluding seasons, a last chance to rule.… Read

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DreamWorks, Shanghai studio hope 'Abominable' suits China

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For the new animated movie "Abominable," bringing a big city in China to life with accuracy means that even the trash has to look right. Chinese animators collaborating with DreamWorks animators urged them to dump metal trash cans from backdrops because "we don't have metal trash cans." "It took nights… Read

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Netflix chief says 'The Crown' will look a bargain after streaming explosion

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Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings said on Friday the entrance of Apple, Disney and NBC to the global streaming market will push content costs to levels that make its epic drama about the British Royal family "look like a bargain". Hastings' comments at the RTS television industry conference in Cambridge… Read

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X Japan’s Yoshiki donates ¥10 mil after Chiba hometown hit by typhoon

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Las week, Typhoon Faxai took an unusual path over Japan. Instead of making landfall on the southwestern side of the country and hitting the islands of Kyushu or Shikoku, like most typhoons do, Faxai rumbled right over the Tokyo area, with Chiba Prefecture, Tokyo’s neighbor to the east, getting hit particularly hard. Injuries,… Read

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Twitter users throw fit over possible 'Princess Bride' remake

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Mention the possibility of a remake of the 1980s cult classic "The Princess Bride" and Twitter goes over the edge. That was the lesson learned by Sony Entertainment's chief executive when he casually floated the notion in an interview published Tuesday, prompting a social media firestorm from thousands of fans… Read

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Arashi to perform at festival for emperor's enthronement

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Lawmakers and business people have tapped all-male idol group Arashi to perform at a festival in early November celebrating the enthronement of Emperor Naruhito, sources close to the matter said Wednesday. The organizers, who have also requested the attendance of the emperor and empress through the Imperial Household Agency, hope… Read

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Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' series to start filming in New Zealand

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U.S.-based streaming giant Amazon announced Wednesday its big-budget "Lord of the Rings" series will within months start filming in New Zealand, home to Peter Jackson's movies of the fantasy epic. Amazon is reportedly spending $1 billion-plus on the series as it seeks to emulate the runaway success enjoyed by "Games… Read

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'Letters from Hollywood' is a movie nerd's dream

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"Letters from Hollywood: Inside the Private World of Classic American Moviemaking," published by Abrams, compiled and edited by Rocky Lang and Barbara Hall Paul Newman passes on an offer to co-star with Barbra Streisand in "Funny Girl," saying he can't carry a tune or dance. Col. Tom Parker suggests a… Read

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Brad Pitt asks astronaut: Who was better? Clooney or me?

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Brad Pitt, star of the new space movie "Ad Astra," had a burning question for a real-life astronaut. "Who was more believable? Clooney or Pitt?" In a televised call, NASA astronaut Nick Hague answered Pitt — "absolutely" — getting a big laugh. Pitt's Hollywood pal George Clooney starred in the… Read

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Morgan Spurlock takes a second bite of the fast food world

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Last time out, documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock ate only fast food for a month. This time, he's the one dishing out the fried stuff. Spurlock has gone from being an avid Big Mac consumer in "Super Size Me" to serving his own chicken sandwiches in "Super Size Me 2: Holy… Read

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