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  • Brad Pitt and His Lookalike Son Knox Show Up at MotoGP British Grand Prix Race in England

    Brad Pitt spent some one-on-one time with his 7-year-old son Knox at the MotoGP British Grand Prix Race at Silverstone in England on Sunday. The father-of-six was super attentive to his lookalike son as they got the VIP treatment at the races. Pitt was seen with his trademark newsboy hat while Knox…

    ETonline
  • Slasher flick master Wes Craven dies after battle with brain cancer

    Wes Craven, the prolific writer-director who startled audiences with iconic suburban slasher movies like “A Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Scream,” has died. In a statement, Craven’s family said that he died in his Los Angeles home Sunday, surrounded by family, after battling brain cancer.

    Yahoo News Digest
  • Historic ‘Les Miz’ Star Kyle Jean-Baptiste Dueted With ‘Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda Just Before Tragic Death

    UPDATE MONDAY MORNING: On August 15, Hamilton writer and star Lin-Manuel Miranda introduced Kyle Jean-Baptiste to the crowd gathered outside the Richard Rodgers Theatre in hopes of winning a $10 “Ham4Ham” ticket in the pre-show lottery. With Jean-Baptiste as Jean Valjean and Miranda as his…

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  • Hulu to become Epix's streaming partner after Netflix opts out

    Major films such as Hunger Games: Catching Fire, World War Z, and Transformers: Age of Extinction will move to online video service Hulu from Netflix starting in October when cable network Epix switches streaming partners. Hulu and Epix said on Sunday they had signed a multi-year deal that would…

    Reuters
  • Kanye For President? So He Says, Among Other Things…

    Kanye For President? Kanye West ended his rambling, by turns funny and tedious, 13-minute acceptance speech for the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at MTV’s Video Music Awards Sunday by announcing his intention to run for President in 2020. The silly, probably off-the-cuff comment seemed to…

    Deadline
  • Will Smith's NFL Head Injury Movie 'Concussion' Reveals First Trailer

    Directed by Peter Landesman, the film also stars Albert Brooks and Alec Baldwin.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Street-wise 'Straight Outta Compton' beats out box office

    "Straight Outta Compton" grabbed another top spot on weekend ticket sales charts, according to estimates Sunday, extending the rap film's rule over the North American Box office for its third week running. The film about pioneering rap group N.W.A. took in some $13.2 million in sales, box office…

    AFP Relax News
  • ‘Grandma’ Feisty In 2nd Weekend, ‘The Second Mother’ Strongest Newcomer: Specialty B.O.

    Updated mid-day Sunday: Specialty newcomers took a hit this weekend with mostly slow debuts, although two movies — Roadside/Lionsgate’s Z For Zachariah and IFC Films’ Queen Of Earth — likely found their primary audience on-demand. Oscilloscope opened The Second Mother in a few locations,…

    Deadline
  • 'A Sinner in Mecca' documents gay Muslim pilgrimage

    A new film made by a gay Muslim pilgrim offers a English-speaking Western audience a warts-and-all view of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca in a documentary that has attracted death threats and an online hate campaign. It is a rebuke of Saudi Arabia and its strict Wahhabi form of Islam, but it is…

    AFP
  • Wes Craven, Hollywood Horror Master, Dead at 76

    Master of the modern horror film Wes Craven died on Sunday, his family announced. Craven, the artist behind “Nightmare on Elm Street,” the “Scream” movie series and many other modern horror masterpieces, remade the genre in contemporary film. Craven reinvented the youth horror genre in 1984 with…

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