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TRAILER: Alice Through The Looking Glass

The Verge recaps the trailer for Tim Burton’s next production: The follow-up to Disney’s dark, live-action take on Alice On Wonderland is due out next spring, and we finally have the first trailer. In Alice Through the Looking Glass, the cast from the 2010 original returns for a new adventure, where Alice (Mia Wasikowska) must venture back into Wonderland to ...

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Jon Stewart Inks Four-Year Deal With HBO

You KNEW he couldn’t stay away, right? NPR reports: Announcing what could be a string of projects from the former host of The Daily Show, HBO says it has reached an exclusive four-year deal with Jon Stewart. In the first phase of the deal, Stewart will produce “short-form digital content,” HBO says. “Appearing on television 22 minutes a night clearly ...

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Widow: Robin Williams Had Dementia

The widow of Robin Williams today disclosed that an autopsy revealed that the late comedian had suffered from a frequently misdiagnosed and rapidly advancing form of dementia. The New York Times reports: “It was not depression that killed Robin,” she told People. “Depression was one of let’s call it 50 symptoms, and it was a small one.” Mrs. Williams gave ...

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TRAILER: Anomalisa

Lots of Oscar buzz for this one. The A.V. Club recaps: Charlie Kaufman’s new, long-in-the-works movie Anomalisa screened at the Toronto International Film Festival earlier this fall, where The A.V. Club’s A.A. Dowd saw it and said it lived up to his (admittedly high) expectations. (The word “triumph” was specifically invoked.) Now the first trailer for the film has been ...

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CBS Picks Up New Star Trek Series

Yes, there will be a sixth Star Trek television series. The Wrap reports: A new “Star Trek” TV series will launch on CBS in 2017, the network announced Monday. Alex Kurtzman will serve as executive producer for the new “Star Trek” TV series. Kurtzman co-wrote and produced the blockbuster films “Star Trek” (2009) with Roberto Orci, and “Star Trek Into ...

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Postmodern Jukebox – Give It Away [VIDEO]

In this week’s installment the always inventive Postmodern Jukebox puts a “shagadelic” Swinging 60s spin on the Red Hot Chili Peppers, complete with Austin Powers-inspired dancers. Lots of fun. And stick around for the trombone solo from vocalist Aubrey Logan.

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Adele – Hello [REMIX]

Adele’s new single only came out on Friday and already the clip has over 70M views and the digital single has topped the iTunes chart in over 100 countries. Below is one of what surely be a million remixes.

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A Tribute To Marie’s Crisis [VIDEO]

From the American Theatre Wing comes a tribute to Manhattan’s famed singalong showtune bar. Clip recap: “Welcome to Marie’s Crisis, where showtunes come to die!” Come inside the historic piano bar in the West Village devoted exclusively to showtunes. Erected on the spot Thomas Paine died, Marie’s Crisis Cafe has spent the last four decades as an oasis for the ...

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BROADWAY: Stage Door Hamilton Lip Sync [VIDEO]

Some gay Broadway magic happened on Friday night at the stage door of sold-out smash rap musical Hamilton, where stars of musical theater have been showing up to entertain the crowds lined up in hopes of scoring one of the $10 lottery tickets. Deadline recaps: In this weekend’s edition, cast member Renee Elise Goldsberry lip-synchs the title role (Hamilton creator ...

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Adele – Hello [VIDEO]

Vanity Fair reviews the new track: As she announced she would yesterday, Adele has dropped her first music video in three years. Directed by Canadian auteur Xavier Dolan, “Hello” features mostly lush close-ups of Adele, her co-star Tristan Wilds (The Wire, 90210), and the rain-soaked Montreal landscape. But while the video is intimate, it also has an epic feel to ...

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #136 [VIDEO]

Clip recap: Halloween brings thrills and suspense as debonair Michael Rennie arrives from another planet to warn the Earth of impending doom in Robert Wise’s Sci-Fi classic; “The Day The Earth Stood Still” (1951). With a brilliant supporting cast including Patricia Neal, Billy Grey and Hugh Beaumont and a spine tingling score by legendary composer Bernard Herrmann. It’s just the ...

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The Life And Death Of Tower Records [AUDIO]

NPR has interviewed actor Colin Hanks (son of Tom Hanks) about his new documentary about Tower Records. An excerpt: “Tower sort of helped pave the way for your identity,” Hanks says. “For lack of a better phrase, music makes people, sometimes, where you sort of latch on to music as a way of identifying yourself or your tribe. I got ...

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Hot Chip – Dancing In The Dark [VIDEO]

Salon raves: Hot Chip is finally releasing their version of Bruce Springsteen’s dance hit “Dancing In the Dark” — a staple of recent live shows — and the video they just dropped is an amazing pastiche of cringe-worthy yet awesome found 1980s TV clips (there’s some definite cable access hair happening in some of these cuts) to accompany their danceable-up ...

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TRAILER: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

After months of maddeningly short teasers, including two released early today, the full trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted tonight during Monday Night Football. Variety reports: The new footage opens with Daisy Ridley’s Rey as she scavenges what looks like an old starship — likely the Imperial Star Destroyer seen in the first trailer — before moving on ...

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TEASER: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Via Wired: It’s finally happened. We’re now just close enough to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens that we’re getting teasers for new trailers—and we couldn’t be more excited. In two clips released ahead of tonight’s debut of the latest Force Awakens trailer, we see just a brief moment of Finn (John Boyega) and Poe (Oscar Isaac) apparently ...

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REPORT: Coming Absolutely Fabulous Movie To Feature 100 Drag Queens And “Camp-Looking Queers”

The Spectator has some interesting dish about the coming AbFab movie: Although a number of celebrity cameos are expected to feature in the film, Miss S understands that the A-list cast — rumoured to include Harry Styles — will now have to compete for the spotlight with an army of drag queens. Talent scouts are currently on the hunt for ...

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Seth MacFarlane Opens For Bernie Sanders [VIDEO]

Celebrity endorsements for Bernie Sanders have been relatively sparse, but last night Seth MacFarlane effusively praised Sanders in an opening speech to a rally in Los Angeles. Variety recaps: MacFarlane said that he was particularly impressed by a response that Sanders gave at Tuesday night’s debate. Asked what was the country’s greatest national security threat, Sanders answered climate change. “Senator ...

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One Million Moms Vs Black Jesus [VIDEO]

Ooh, Monica Cole is ever so pissed: Dear Joe, Yes, “Black Jesus” is back. The sacrilegious program “Black Jesus” has returned for a second season after an entire year. The late night programming on the Cartoon Network, known as Adult Swim, has decided to continue airing the non-animated show “Black Jesus” portraying Jesus as a “black guy living in the ...

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NPH Gets Gymnastic On Best Time Ever [VIDEO]

Last night on Best Time Ever, Neil Patrick Harris performed some stunts with a very muscled gymnast (or whatever you call people who do these things.) Watch below.

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TRAILER: A Very Murray Christmas

People recaps the trailer: Bill Murray and his friends are getting in the Christmas spirit a little early this year. The Golden Globe winner is the star of the upcoming Netflix original holiday special A Very Murray Christmas, directed and co-written by Sofia Coppola. “It just started from wanting to see Bill sing and our fondness for those old Christmas ...

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