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- Sen. Mike Lee: We must stop ‘the prez’ from acting like the queen
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Topic - Robert De Niro
A star-studded comedy about childhood friends reconnecting as septuagenarians, "Last Vegas" makes for breezy, heartwarming viewing.
A dark comedy about a mafia family in the witness protection program hiding out in France, “The Family” would seem to have a lot going for it: an affable premise, stars with long experience in the mafia genre and a director known for bridging the gap between French and American cinema.
Investigators swarmed around the New York house of James "Jimmy the Gent" Burke on Monday to dig for a body believed to be related to a crime case that's been dormant for almost three decades.
A new video starring top Hollywood celebrities urges President Obama to set forth a plan for disarming the world of nuclear weapons at this week's G-8 Summit in Northern Ireland.
Just before former Massachusetts Gov. Argeo Paul Cellucci announced publicly that he had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, he told the chancellor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School that he was determined to do something to turn the diagnosis into a positive.
Elizabeth Olsen will soon be a star-crossed lover _ she'll star in an off-Broadway version of Shakespeare's "Romeo & Juliet."
Elizabeth Olsen will soon be a star-crossed lover — she'll star in an off-Broadway version of Shakespeare's "Romeo & Juliet."
From the random salute to James Bond to the non-sequiturial "Chicago" revival to Seth MacFarlane's predictably fratty but unpredictably tedious stint as a host — dear Rob Lowe and Snow White: All is forgiven — this year's Oscars were even more tumefied and wearisome than usual.
It didn't take long for the first big upset of Oscar night.
Christoph Waltz really owes Quentin Tarantino. Waltz won his second supporting-actor Academy Award on Sunday for a Tarantino film, this time as a genteel bounty hunter in the slave-revenge saga "Django Unchained."
Surprises and snubs on nominations day held the promise of an unpredictable Academy Awards night. But things have settled into the usual predictability, with clear favorites emerging in key categories.
A Japanese celebrity chef with restaurants in Beverly Hills, New York and London added "hotelier" to his resume Monday with launch of the world's first Nobu Hotel Restaurant and Lounge.
The producers of the Academy Awards have good news for those watching at home: They're trying to cut out the boring parts.
The James Bond adventure "Skyfall" and the fantasy series "Game of Thrones" have picked up prizes for best stunt work from the Screen Actors Guild.
A puzzling Academy Awards season will sort itself out a bit more on Sunday with the Screen Actors Guild Awards, where top performers gather to honor their own in what often is a prelude for who'll go home with an Oscar.
"Some argue that the spread of these weapons cannot be stopped, cannot be checked," Robert De Niro says in the video.
"I'm leading a normal, private life. I will always be truly grateful for the opportunity to have served 35 years in public service," he said in a statement to The Associated Press at the time.