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  1. #OscarsSoWhite: How to Win an Oscar if You're Black (Chart)

    9:30 am 1/29/2016

    It's most often for roles that paint stereotypical (or painful) portraits of African-Americans: kingpins, addicts, slaves and maids.Read more

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  2. "Just Like 'The Departed'": Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff's Station Under Investigation Again

    9:00 am 1/29/2016

    On top of Mel Gibson's "preferential treatment," its arrest of a beauty pageant contestant who later died mysteriously and the death of a music exec struck on his bike and killed by one of its officers, internal affairs again is investigating the station, this time in connection to allegations of spousal rape and child abuse by a former 'American Gladiators' star.Read more

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  3. Oscars' Diversity Dilemma: A Mathematical Solution to Parity in Voting

    6:00 am 1/29/2016

    Los Angeles Film School instructor Brian McLaughlin has a quick fix to mitigate the old white guy factor.Read more

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  4. Hot TV Trend: Pot-Themed Projects Pick Up Steam

    5:00 am 1/29/2016

    "There are lots of potheads in Hollywood!" jokes one development exec of the various marijuana-centric comedies in the works.Read more

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  5. Sundance Rambling Reporter: Helicopter Showdown, Executive Dance-Off and More Sights, Sounds of the Fest

    12:00 pm 1/28/2016

    Kevin Reilly and Ben Silverman are spotted dancing inches from each other at one of the hottest bashes in Park City, plus other sightings from around the film festival.Read more

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  6. Hollywood Flashback: When Prince Won (and Wore a Purple Sequined Cape) at the 1985 Oscars

    11:00 am 1/28/2016

    The singer, then 26, won the last best original song score award for 'Purple Rain,' beating out the likes of 'The Muppets Take Manhattan.'Read more

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  7. #OscarsSoWhite: Why Black Films Have to Be About MLK and White Movies Can Be About a Mop Inventor

    9:55 am 1/28/2016

    Where is the black 'Revenant'? Or the Latino 'The Kids Are All Right'? Or the Asian 'Black Swan'? THR's Marc Bernardin wonders why those movies don't get made.Read more

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  8. 'Childrens Hospital' on Rails: What Happens When a Comedian, Producer and Journalist All Board a Train in NYC

    9:00 am 1/28/2016

    Every year Rob Corddry and Jonathan Stern have turned a cross-country Amtrak ride into a mobile writers room, replete with jokes only "reprehensible douchebags" could make.Read more

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  9. Nelson Mandela's Grandson Wonders Why Last Year's #OscarsSoWhite Conversation Went Nowhere

    8:30 am 1/28/2016

    'The Bang Bang Club' producer Kweku Mandela tells THR: "I have tried to recall where the conversation about diversity in film went after last year's Oscars, and for the life of me, I can't remember."Read more

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  10. How Tim Allen's 'Last Man Standing' Gets Away With Politically Incorrect Humor

    8:00 am 1/28/2016

    ABC's durable sitcom, airing its 100th episode Friday, has beaten the odds thanks to its lovably acerbic star, Tim Allen, as he celebrates the "blessing" of a second TV hit and sounds off on Trump (he likes him) and Hillary: "The Clintons are like herpes: Just when you think they're gone, they show up again."Read more

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