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The paparazzo languished in the sunlight, waiting for Hilary Duff to leave a café. He and a dozen other photographers had amassed outside Zinque on Melrose Avenue, leaning on the hoods of cars and snapping pictures of nothing, to make sure their gear still worked.
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Most films that gross $65M don't get sequels. How'd @PitchPerfect buck the trend? For one, it was HBO's top film of 2013
"I'm gonna really embarrass myself here," Howard Stern cautioned his satellite radio listeners. "But I watched 'Pitch Perfect,' and I liked it."
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Warner Bros. is one of Hollywood's most prolific studios, often releasing more movies in a year than anyone else in town.
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Brittany Murphy was found unconscious in her shower, sick with pneumonia, four different drugs in her system. The actress' death in 2009 was sudden and mysterious and ugly, but posthumous magazine covers showed her looking glamorous, her struggles hidden.
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Sarah Gertrude Shapiro is the last person you’d ever expect would work for “The Bachelor.”
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Lizzie Velasquez was searching YouTube for a Taylor Swift song when she found it -- the video that changed her life.
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Clint Eastwood 's "American Sniper" grossed more at the domestic box office than any other film released last year — nearly $350 million.
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Scott Eastwood is no wimp. He was gonna ride a bull, studio be damned.
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There are ;lots of things Paul Walker will be remembered for: His daredevil spirit. That Cheshire cat grin. A ;California bro ;ease.
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No sirens were blaring. No guns were drawn. Nobody was screaming or shouting.
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I write about entertainment for the LA Times: box office, young Hollywood, red carpets and anything "The Bachelor/ette."
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I liked Ryan Gosling before all of you fair-weather fans.
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    Print Journalism, 2004 - 2008
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'Spider-Man 2' opens big, but falls short of 'Captain America' record
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Spider-Man's latest film netted a massive number at the box office this weekend -- but in the end, the superhero couldn't stick it to Captai

Nicki Minaj makes a (cautious) entree into acting
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When Nicki Minaj was cast in “The Other Woman,” she had never been in a movie before. But the hip-hop artist was no stranger to playing make

Judy Greer is quite the character
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Actress Judy Greer is often recognized but rarely remembered for her 30 movies and dozens of TV appearances. She talks about it in her new b

'Spider-Man 2' soars at foreign box office before opening in U.S.
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The 'Spider-Man' sequel doesn't swing into North American theaters until next weekend, but the superhero flick is already sticking with movi

'Captain America' jilted at box office for 'The Other Woman'
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Moviegoers' fling with "Captain America" ended this weekend as "The Other Woman" knocked the superhero out of the top box office spot.

'Other Woman' to take down mighty 'Captain America' at box office
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Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned -- and this weekend, three of them are poised to take down a proven force at the multiplex.

'Ride Along's' Kevin Hart hits 2014 with ambitious drive
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2014 movie preview: Buddy-cop comedy 'Ride Along' starts off what looks to be a busy year at the movies for stand-up Kevin Hart.

Smaller films making inroads with holiday movie audiences
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Over the holidays, most moviegoers have opted for big-budget, spectacle-heavy and family-friendly films at the box office. But while "The Ho

'The Butler' serves the competition once more at box office
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"The Butler" polished off the competition at the box office this weekend, scoring its second consecutive No. 1 win.

'Butler' likely to be No. 1 again as 'Mortal Instruments' disappoints
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"The Butler" is on its way to making a tidy profit for the Weinstein Co.

On crowded weekend, expect 'Kick-Ass 2' to fight 'Butler' for No. 1
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Can the onetime queen of daytime television rule the box office?

At 'Butler' premiere, Oprah's big-screen return marked with fanfare
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Oprah Winfrey has said that taking a role in "The Butler" -- her first big-screen turn in 15 years -- was a scary prospect. But after being

'Elysium' launches to No. 1; 'We're the Millers' is surprise runner-up
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Matt Damon rose above the competition at the box office this weekend, where his sci-fi film "Elysium" was No. 1 as four new films hit theate

'Blackfish' gives Pixar second thoughts on 'Finding Dory' plot
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“Finding Dory” may be undergoing a sea change as Pixar is taking a page from a little-seen whale documentary.

'Elysium' may beat 'Planes,' 'Millers,' 'Percy' at multiplex
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On a crowded box-office weekend, where four new films will fight for No. 1, "Elysium" may hover just above the competition.

Cory Monteith movie 'All the Wrong Reasons' to premiere at Toronto
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One of Cory Monteith 's unseen final films will receive its moment in the sun at the Toronto International Film Festival next month.

How Julianne Hough's Mormon upbringing influenced 'Paradise'
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When Julianne Hough arrived in Los Angeles at 18 after leaving her devout Mormon family behind in Utah, she quickly realized she was a novel