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“Verklempt” Obama Bestows Medal Of Freedom On Barbra Streisand & Stephen Sondheim [VIDEO]

Yesterday President Obama joked that he was “verklempt” as he bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Barbra Streisand. Other honorees included Stephen Sondheim, James Taylor, Steven Spielberg, Itzhak Perlman, Willie Mays, and Yogi Berra. Watch below.

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TRAILER: Captain America: Civil War

Wired recaps: Disney’s corporate synergy continues to pay dividends. It’s Star Wars Week on Jimmy Kimmel, but the company is clearly already looking ahead to the next phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, so the first trailer for Captain America: Civil War debuted during the show tonight. As teased during Ant-Man’s post-credits over the summer, it begins with Captain America ...

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NEW TEASERS: The Wiz Live!

In the latest teasers for NBC’s The Wiz Live! we meet Mary J. Blige as the Evillene, the Wicked Witch. Watch below for a snippet of her take on the showstopper Don’t Nobody Bring Me No Bad News. Plus some more Queen Latifah.

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Breitbart: Hunger Games Sequel Tanked Because Of Jennifer Lawrence’s “Anti-Christian Bigotry”

A couple of week’s ago Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence slammed Kim Davis in an interview with Vogue. According to Breitbart, her “anti-Christian bigotry”” is the reason the latest sequel “only” grossed $101 million this weekend. They write: Arrogant, big-mouthed, divisive Hollywood blowhards took a massive hit at the American box office this weekend. The highly-anticipated fourth and final chapter ...

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TRAILER: Transparent Season 2

The Guardian recaps: “Mom’s good, dad’s a woman …” The Pfeffermans are back, and in this full trailer for the second season, we see more of the new family dynamics unfolding: Maura hanging out with her new friends, Sarah dropping by to see her children and a pool party that looks like it’s imploding in proper Transparent style. One of ...

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David Bowie – Blackstar [VIDEO]

This is weird, even for Bowie. So of course I love it. Via Pitchfork: David Bowie is preparing to release new album ★ (pronounced Blackstar) on January 8. Ahead of the record, he’s shared a 10-minute video for its title track, via Palladia. The clip, directed by sometime Breaking Bad director Johan Renck, begins in space and gets crazy. There’s ...

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TRAILER: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

There’s yet another Star Wars trailer. Screen Rant recaps: We’ve seen that Rey is able to fly the Millennium Falcon while Finn uses one of the Corellian transport’s laser turrets. This new TV spot focuses more on the latter, putting Finn (John Boyega) in the spotlight. We see him acting tough, perhaps introducing himself to Solo, hints of why he’s ...

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TRAILER: Zoolander 2

Rolling Stone recaps: In the new trailer, Stiller and Wilson, now older and struggling to come to grips with a fashion world that has passed them by, are recruited by Interpol agent Penelope Cruz to help discover who is trying to kill the world’s most beautiful people. “She’s hot,” Wilson says of Cruz. “I trust her.” Among the beautiful people ...

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TRAILER: A Christmas Melody

Starring and directed by Mariah Carey. From Hallmark, who sets up the trailer: A Christmas Melody revolves around Kristin (Chabert), a beautiful, stylish divorcee who is a talented clothing designer, and her young daughter, Emily (Strazza). Kristin has just had to close her small Manhattan boutique to return to her Ohio home town and live in her parents’ former home. ...

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TRAILER: The Wiz Live!

Last week we got a teaser for NBC’s coming live production of The Wiz and today we get a look at the performances. The show stars Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, Common, Ne-Yo, David Alan Grier, Elijah Kelley, Stephanie Mills, Amber Riley, Uzo Aduba and Shanice Williams as Dorothy. Thursday, December 3rd at 8PM.

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Actor Charlie Sheen: I’m HIV+

This morning actor Charlie Sheen revealed that he is HIV+ during an appearance on the Today Show. “I am here to admit that I am in fact HIV positive,” the 50-year-old actor said. “I have to put a stop to this barrage of attacks and sub-truths and very harmful and mercurial stories that are about me that threaten the health ...

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White House Names Stephen Sondheim & Barbra Streisand As Presidential Medal Of Freedom Honorees

The White House announced today that Stephen Sondheim and Barbra Streisand will be among those honored this year with the Presidential Medal Of Freedom. Via press release: Today, President Barack Obama named seventeen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions ...

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SNL Opens With Message To Paris [VIDEO]

Last night Saturday Night Live opened with a brief, somber, and bilingual message to Paris. Watch below.

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Jennifer Lawrence: Don’t Say “Kim Davis” In My House

Hunger Games and X-Men star Jennifer Lawrence, a Kentucky native, let Vogue know about her low opinion of Kim Davis: The day I am at Lawrence’s house also happens to be the day after the infamous county clerk Kim Davis gets out of jail, where she had been sent for defying a court order requiring her to issue marriage licenses ...

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NEW TRAILER: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Mashable recaps the new, slightly different trailer: One new scene of particular note shows Han Solo handing Rey, Daisy Ridley’s character, an unidentified weapon. “You’re going to need this,” Han says. In another scene, evidently set at a Resistance base, Carrie Fisher’s daughter Billie Lourd was seen in a scene around a table with Princess (sorry, General) Leia — scotching ...

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TRAILER: Finding Dory

People recaps: If you can still recite “P. Sherman, 42 Wallaby Way, Sydney” off the top of your head, you might want to sit down for this – the first trailer for Finding Dory is finally here! Ellen DeGeneres, who reprises her role from 2003’s Finding Nemo as the forgetful blue tang Dory in the upcoming sequel, released the movie’s ...

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Google Doodle Tribute: Hedy Lamarr [VIDEO]

On what would have been her 101st birthday, today’s Google Doodle pays tribute to Hedy Lamarr, who in addition to being a glamorous legend of the silver screen, co-invented the radio encryption system that would become the basis for GPS, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. The Huffington Post reports: Wanting to help thwart the Nazis during World War II, Lamarr (whose first ...

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TEASER: The Wiz Live!

The A.V. Club sets up the clip: In less than a month, NBC will air its third annual live musical event. But unlike earnest old-fashioned classics The Sound Of Music and Peter Pan, NBC is going slightly more modern for its third outing. The first trailer for The Wiz Live! highlights the show’s contemporary sensibility as Dorothy (Shanice Williams) eases ...

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SNL Takes On Democratic Candidates Forum [VIDEO]

Mediaite recaps: SNL kicked off tonight’s show with a cold open mocking Rachel Maddow‘s Democratic forum and LARRY DAVID IS BACK, PEOPLE! After getting through Martin O’Malley, “Maddow” talked to a laid-back Hillary Clinton and promised her some tough questions––”not actually tough, just MSNBC tough.” But, really, the real star of the segment was David as Bernie Sanders yet again ...

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Donald Trump’s SNL Opening [VIDEO]

Entertainment Weekly recaps: The website DeportRacism.com owes Larry David $5,000. During Donald Trump’s opening monologue on Saturday Night Live, David shouted “Trump’s a racist,” a phrase the political action committee said would net its speaker a cash bounty if spoken during the broadcast. “Trump’s a racist,” David said at the end of Trump’s opening, before adding, “I heard if I ...

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