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A Peter Fonda co-star, John Travolta, says late actor never forgot he led ‘a special life’

Travolta, a big ‘Easy Rider’ fan, cherished his time spent hearing Fonda’s stories on the set of ‘Wild Hogs.’

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50 Cent says ‘Power’ Emmy snub is racial

"People who are running and connected to these ceremonies are not necessarily cool people," the rapper says.

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Richard Williams, animator behind ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit,’ dies at 86

Williams won two Oscars for his work on the live-action/animated film hybrid. He died in his home in Bristol, England.

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John Travolta reenacts iconic ‘Grease’ role on ‘The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’

From Danny Zuko to Vinnie Barbarino, John Travolta proved he is the best John Travolta while facing off in an impersonation contest against host Jimmy Fallon.

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Peter Fonda, starred in ‘Easy Rider,’ has died at 79

The official cause of death was respiratory failure due to lung cancer.

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On HBO’s ‘Righteous Gemstones,’ the Lord’s servants work in devious ways

Satirical series from producer Danny McBride focuses on the fractured dynamics of an evangelical family as well as its greedy misdeeds in God’s name.

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The Mix: Air & Water Show, Wizard World and more things to do in Chicago Aug. 16-22

MuckFest, Bernadette Peters in concert, and Dance for Life are among the entertainment/cultural highlights in the week ahead.

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‘The Nightingale’: After an act of brutality, a woman reacts with resilience

It’s punishing at time and empowering at others, but the drama set in 1825 Australia is never less than gripping.

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Patrick Swayze documentary reveals moving moments in beloved actor’s life

After Swayze had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and told he had a 5 percent chance of surviving it, he didn’t think it was time to stop working. The actor shot the 2009 series "The Beast" while fighting the disease.

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‘47 Meters Down: Uncaged’: Shark sequel again makes pulses pound

Dialogue may be dumb, but the excitement of the underwater action scenes is undeniable.

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‘Blinded by the Light’: The sounds of Bruce Springsteen energize a familiar story

New Jersey anthems fuel a British teen’s hungry heart in a fresh spin on the coming-of-age tale.

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‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ focuses on a woman you wish would stay gone

In a rare weak performance for Cate Blanchett, she plays an aggravating, off-putting wife and mother in Richard Linklater’s disappointing book adaptation.

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Disney gives fans ‘Lady and the Tramp’ live-action first look

The reveal on the D23 magazine shows the film will be part of Disney’s fan convention later this month.

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‘Empire’ films near scene of alleged Jussie Smollett attack

Filming for the show’s sixth and final season, which airs Sept. 24, took place near the site of Smollett’s alleged hate crime.

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And the 2019 MTV VMAs performers are: J Balvin, Lizzo, Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes and more

Bad Bunny and Rosalia also have now been announced for a lineup that already included Taylor Swift, who’ll perform during the Aug. 26 show for the first time in four years.

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‘Good Boys’ stays sweet through kids’ raunchy run-ins

Three 12-year-old boys encounter sex and drugs but keep their innocence in a goofy, good-natured comedy.

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‘Chrisley Knows Best’ stars charged with federal tax evasion

The scheme, which lasted from 2007 to 2012, involved Todd and Julie Chrisley submitting fake bank and financial statements to financial institutions to get loans worth millions, "much of which they used for their own personal benefit," the indictment says.

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Why the heroes didn’t take a knee in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ — the co-director explains

Joseph Russo agrees the deleted scene was ‘powerful’ but says he left it out for a reason.

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CNN backs Chris Cuomo after caught-on-video confrontation

CNN spokesman Matt Dornic tweeted that Cuomo "defended himself" after being slurred in what Dornic calls "an orchestrated setup."

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‘black-ish’ creator Kenya Barris divorcing wife of 20 years

Rania Barris previously filed for divorce in 2014, but the couple reconciled and withdrew the request a year later.

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Oprah Winfrey offers a home to Tarell Alvin McCraney’s teen alter ego in ‘David Makes Man’

"I feel like I don’t want anyone thinking this is representative of all black people," McCraney said of scheduling his new series on OWN.

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Universal cancels ‘The Hunt’ release in wake of mass shootings

The movie studio made its decision based on the movie’s plot about a group of wealthy elites who hunt people in rural America for sport — and not because of President Trump’s appeared criticism of it.

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‘Light of My Life’: Dystopia tale falls prey to Casey Affleck’s excesses

Though brutally effective at times, the film is diluted when the writer-director-star indulges in patience-testing scenes.

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Fall TV premieres 2019: What’s new, what’s continuing, what’s ending

For "Empire" and "Modern Family," the fall season will be the beginning of the end. Here’s everything scheduled for the fall TV lineup.

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‘Them That Follow’ examines the hazards of misreading God’s will

The beliefs of an isolated community of snake handlers put lives in danger in the harrowing drama

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‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold’ a charmer worth exploring

The live-action adaptation of the kids TV show hits just the right blend of nostalgic affection, sincerity and snark.

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We did it! ‘Dora’ cast revels in a rare Hollywood film full of Latinos

Co-star Eva Longoria says the teen explorer "is smart and kind and brave and fearless and speaks Spanish and really celebrates that."

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‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ loses some eeriness on big screen

Weaving together short tales from the ’80s book series renders them more like horror-movie tropes.

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‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’ squanders its golden opportunity

Blessed with a wonderful dog and Kevin Costner providing his voice, the book adaptation goes for too many heart-tugging moments and a grossly shameless ending.

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‘Brian Banks’: A skillful rendition of a wrongful conviction

Aldis Hodge plays the football prospect unjustly locked up in a drama that’s inspirational if not all that subtle.

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Emmys will be hostless this year

Fox Entertainment’s CEO said a hostless Emmys will have more time to salute departing shows, such as "Game of Thrones."

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If you can’t stand farfetched plot twists, stay out of ‘The Kitchen’

Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss are strong as mob wives taking over their husbands’ protection racket, but the nasty storyline makes it impossible to empathize with these women.