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  1. Kevin Spacey Talks Working With Jack Lemmon, Samuel L. Jackson

    12:07 pm PDT 04/10/2014
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    The star, who was honored by the Museum of the Moving Image, spoke to THR about his ongoing belief in digital distribution, and "House of Cards" colleagues Dana Brunetti and Beau Willimon shared what it's like to work with the actor as a producer. READ MORE

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  2. David Hasselhoff Decides Not to Auction Off Lifelike Model of Himself (Exclusive)

    11:53 am PDT 04/10/2014
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    A 14-foot-long model of the actor in "Baywatch" swim trunks will no longer be up for auction this weekend after Hoff reconsidered. READ MORE

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  3. Hammer Museum Presents Music Performance for Audience of Inflatable Dancing Air Puppets

    11:36 am PDT 04/10/2014
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    Through opera director Yuval Sharon's experimental company, The Industry, he'll conduct a performance to Terry Riley's "In C" on April 12. READ MORE

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  4. Elia Kazan's Private Letters: Sleeping With Marilyn, Chastising Beatty and Discovering Newman

    10:00 am PDT 04/10/2014
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    An excerpt from a new book of the director's correspondence reveals his infidelities, fights with censors and true feelings about Brando, Dean and other stars. READ MORE

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  5. Elia Kazan's Private Letters: Paul Newman's Masculinity 'More Actual' Than Marlon Brando's

    10:00 am PDT 04/10/2014
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    "He's just as good looking as Brando," Kazan wrote in 1953 of his deliberations in casting 'On the Waterfront.' READ MORE

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  6. Elia Kazan's Private Letters: Rape, Promiscuity in 'A Streetcar Named Desire' Defended

    10:00 am PDT 04/10/2014
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    Kazan took made a passionate argument about Blanche's character in a 1950 letter about production code censor Joseph Breen's proposed changes. READ MORE

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  7. Vatican Newspaper Blasts 'Noah,' Calling Film a 'Lost Opportunity'

    5:48 am PDT 04/10/2014
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    The film's star, Russell Crowe, pushed hard for some kind of endorsement from the pontiff -- the review in Thursday's edition of official Vatican newspaper "Avvenire" makes it clear he didn't get one. READ MORE

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  8. Japan's Biggest Pop Star on Social Media Is Not Even Human

    5:26 am PDT 04/10/2014
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    The blue-haired "hologram vocaloid" known as Hatsune Miku has over 1.9 million Facebook followers, more than any other pop talent in the country. READ MORE

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  9. Andrew Garfield Makes Surprise Cameo in London Play

    1:15 am PDT 04/10/2014
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    While in the U.K. promoting "Spider-Man 2," the actor shocked theatergoers with an unannounced appearance in "The Drowned Man," an interactive play by theater company Punchdrunk. READ MORE

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  10. 5 Wines to Try at Santa Barbara's Vintners Spring Weekend

    6:22 pm PDT 04/09/2014
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    With the Santa Barbara Wine Country Festival approaching this weekend, these are the top wines to taste-test at the annual fest. READ MORE

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  11. Come Back, Little Sheba: Theater Review

    2:30 pm PDT 04/09/2014
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    Known for its screen version with Burt Lancaster and Shirley Booth, William Inge's 1950 drama about a Midwestern marriage in crisis gets revisited in Pasadena by A Noise Within. READ MORE

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  12. 'Off the Cuff' Podcast: Zoe Lister-Jones on Potential Fashion Line: 'I Just Need Some Financial Backers'

    1:33 pm PDT 04/09/2014
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    The star of CBS' "Friends With Better Lives" stops by the #pretapodcasts studio to talk her new show, the perils of fashion blogging and why she has happily traded her native New York for L.A. living ("#blessed, you guys"). READ MORE

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  13. David Geffen Buys Courtney Sale Ross' East Hampton Estate

    12:30 pm PDT 04/09/2014
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    The media mogul pays just over $50 million for the property, which was originally listed at $75 million. READ MORE

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  14. Drake to Host 2014 ESPYs

    11:25 am PDT 04/09/2014
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    The rapper will lead the annual sports awards show July 16. READ MORE

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  15. 'Fast & Furious' Attraction Headed to Universal Studios Hollywood

    7:55 am PDT 04/09/2014
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    The car-racing series returns to the theme park with a plot-driven 3D spectacle, opening in summer 2015. READ MORE

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  16. Tony Awards: 2014 Honorees Announced (Exclusive)

    6:00 am PDT 04/09/2014
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    The three honorees will be feted at a cocktail reception on June 2 at the Paramount Hotel's Diamond Horseshoe. READ MORE

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  17. Former Banker Sajid Javid Named U.K. Culture Minister

    4:42 am PDT 04/09/2014
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    Javid's appointment to the top government media and arts job comes in the wake of former minister Maria Miller's sudden resignation amid an expenses claim scandal. READ MORE

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  18. Michael Cera Sets Broadway Debut in 'This Is Our Youth'

    7:40 pm PDT 04/08/2014
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    The "Arrested Development" star will appear opposite Kieran Culkin and fashion pundit Tavi Gevinson in a revival of Kenneth Lonergan's 1996 play, produced by Scott Rudin, with music by Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij. READ MORE

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  19. Nederlander on Board to Book and Promote the Sunset Strip Music Festival

    3:16 pm PDT 04/08/2014
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    The seventh annual event, held on the iconic boulevard in West Hollywood, will shift from August to September and expand to a whole weekend this year. READ MORE

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  20. Veteran Costume Designer Jane Greenwood to Receive Lifetime Achievement Tony Award

    12:07 pm PDT 04/08/2014
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    The long-overdue career honor recognizes an artist who has designed for more than 125 Broadway productions over a half-century, in addition to working in opera, dance, film and television. READ MORE

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  21. Angelina Jolie's Favorite Moving Company Helps Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Relocate

    11:47 am PDT 04/08/2014
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    L.A.-based NorthStar Moving Company -- which counts the "Maleficent" actress as a client and carves out its niche as Hollywood's go-to for moving services -- recently helped the Israeli PM move. READ MORE

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