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'Bohemian Rhapsody' now most-streamed 20th century song

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They said it would never sell, with its six-minute playing time, operatic passages and lyrics about Galileo and Scaramouche, but the Queen song "Bohemian Rhapsody" has become the most streamed song from the 20th century. Boosted by the new movie "Bohemian Rhapsody," the 1975 single and music video surpassed 1.6… Read

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Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Nicks join Rock Hall of Fame

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Janet Jackson joins her brother Michael and the Jackson 5 as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, earning induction on Thursday along with Stevie Nicks and the top fan vote-getter, Def Leppard. Radiohead, the Cure, Roxy Music and the Zombies will also be ushered in next spring… Read

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Aaron Sorkin hits Broadway with an iconic courtroom drama

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Aaron Sorkin is a huge fan of courtroom dramas, both as a reader and as a watcher. His first Broadway play was the swashbuckling military justice story, "A Few Good Men," and he's returned with another legal thriller this winter. But this time he had to shake off a real… Read

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Too much Spider-Man? Not in the Spider-Verse

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You might be forgiven for feeling superhero overload this holiday season. Had enough of, say, of Spider-Man for a while? Well, this may sound nuts, but consider watching not just one web-slinger but five of them in the animated "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse." Instead of overload, you'll be begging for… Read

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'A Star Is Born' leads US Screen Actors Guild award nominations

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"A Star Is Born" led the pack in the movies category Wednesday at the Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations, seen as a bellwether in the run-up to the Oscars. The music romance reboot earned Bradley Cooper a nod for best actor, Lady Gaga for best actress and Sam Elliott for… Read

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'Jurassic Park,' 'Shining' added to National Film Registry

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The National Film Registry is turning 30 and will bring in a new crop of films ranging from dinosaurs' return from extinction, a cowboys-in-love drama and stories showcasing Native Americans. The Library of Congress announced Wednesday that the films "Jurassic Park," ''Brokeback Mountain" and "My Fair Lady" are among the… Read

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Study finds female-led films outperform male ones

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A study organized by Time's Up, the organization formed to promote gender equality, has found that female-led films consistently outperform male-led movies at the box office. The study analyzed the 350 top-grossing films worldwide released between January 2014 and December 2017. Researchers found that in films with small, medium and… Read

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Exploitation, overwork a scourge in seedy world of 'chika idols'

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Idol groups such as the iconic AKB48 are synonymous with Japan. Known for their cutesy, highly-choreographed stage performances and film clips, they personify Japanese pop culture. What far fewer know is the subculture that has spawned "chika idols," or underground idols, a phenomenon that has grown at an incredible rate,… Read

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Disney again makes history with takings above $7 bil for 2018

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Walt Disney Studios is again ending the year on a high note, posting more than $7 billion in global box office earnings, thanks to hits such as "Black Panther" and "Avengers: Infinity War." "This is only the second time in history any studio has surpassed the $7 billion mark, after… Read

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'Star Wars' costume design sketchbooks seen fetching large sums at auction

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A sketchbook revealing early costume designs for Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and other "Star Wars" characters is expected to sell for more than 100,000 pounds ($130,000) at auction in London this week. The colored pencil sketches, drawn by Oscar-winning costume designer John Mollo between 1975 and 1976, closely resemble the… Read

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