...nuclear test "an implicit threat."Always rocky ties between Pyongyang and Washington dipped lower because of a recent Hollywood movie depicting the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The U.S. blames the North for crippling hacking...

Rich Lowry: The return of the war hero

...Oklahoma City, Houston and Albuquerque.All of this is profoundly disquieting to the left, which has so much sway in Hollywood. It hates and distrusts the idea of the war hero, believing it smacks of backwardness and jingoism. Its notion of compelling...

'Boyhood' tops Golden Globes, 'Grand Budapest' upsets

Hollywood toasted free speech in its myriad forms...a similarly touching effect on one of Hollywood's glitziest evenings. Taking out her...mock thank you to the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press, the collection of mostly...

The Bookworm Sez: Raise a glass to Hollywood gossip

...tippling almost toppled them.Long before Hollywood even had a Boulevard, there were places...drink. Built in the early 1900s, the Hollywood Hotel was the town's first "proper...serve nothing harsher than cocoa but Hollywood denizens found ways to drink there anyhow...

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...Tennessee Ernie Ford weekly TV program and a rehearsal by Lawrence Welk. It took in Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, the Hollywood Bowl and ? a favorite of the girls ? actor Rock Hudson's home.One day, author Mickey Spillane walked into a drugstore...

Reeling it in: 'Exodus' a thrilling epic - but it has its issues

...Eastern, that people from Egypt are, in fact, African, and that people from other races can, much to the surprise of Hollywood, act.Ridley Scott's epic retelling of Moses and the liberation of the Hebrews in ancient Egypt is certainly not a bad...

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Reeling it in: Have some time off? The movies are on

...too-amazing-to-be-true kind of stories, and for once it doesn't look like Hollywood had to really add anything to make the story more cinematic...all he went through in his life. I think he'd be proud of Hollywood's depiction of it. Grade: A-"Annie"Columbia Pictures1...

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Reeling it in: 'Penguins' packed with family fun

...Minions" is one, and this week's "Penguins of Madagascar" is the other, both films appearing to be the epitome of Hollywood's tendency to take a good idea and completely run it into the ground. Both feature side characters from enormously popular...

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...nominations, including best ensemble cast."Birdman" lead Michael Keaton was recognized for his work as the washed-up Hollywood hero Riggan Thomson. Emma Stone, who played Thomson's troubled daughter, and Edward Norton, as an arrogant theater star...


...playwright Arthur Miller. There's also a handwritten letter from Monroe to Miller in which the woman who was arguably Hollywood's greatest sex symbol muses about her many insecurities.DiMaggio wrote in his letter that he learned Monroe was leaving...

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