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'Do the Right Thing' Star Danny Aiello Dead at 86

Veteran actor Danny Aiello has died. TMZ reports that he passed away at the age of 86 in New Jersey on Thursday, after getting treated for a sudden illness. Aiello broke into movies in the early 1970s. Some of his most notable characters were Tony Rosato in "The Godfather Part II," Monk in "The...
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374770 03: 1999 Keanu Reeves stars in "The Matrix." 1999 Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Film.

New 'Matrix' Sequel Could Film In The Bay Area In 2020

In August, we found out that 'Matrix 4' was officially a go with Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss reprising their roles, along with Lana Wachowski returning to write and direct the film.
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Sundance Sets Lineup With Taylor Swift, 'Tesla,' 'Downhill'

Programmers for the preeminent showcase for independent cinema, founded by Robert Redford and set annually in the mountains of Park City, Utah, announced the lion share of the lineup for its 2020 edition on Wednesday.
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Joaquin Phoenix in a scene from "Joker," in theaters on Oct. 4. (Niko Tavernise/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)

AFI Names 'Joker,' 'Jojo Rabbit' Among Top 10 Films of The Year

On Wednesday, AFI named its top 10 movies of the year, including Todd Phillips' comic-book sensation "Joker," Taika Waititi's World War II romp "Jojo Rabbit" and Lulu Wang's family drama "The Farewell."
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Frozen 2 (Photo credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

'Frozen 2' Ices Competition Again With Record Thanksgiving

"Frozen 2" kept a wintry wind at its back in its second week, setting a Thanksgiving record with a whopping box office bounty, while newcomer "Knives Out" found its own broad audience.
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Elsa, voiced by Idina Menzel, from left, Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell, Kristoff, voiced by Jonathan Groff and Sven in a scene from the animated film, "Frozen 2."

'Frozen 2' Heats Up Box Office With $127 Million Opening Weekend

Six years after “Frozen” kicked up a pop-culture blizzard, the sequel to Elsa, Anna and Olaf’s adventures snowed-in the box office with an estimated $127 million debut domestically and $350.2 million worldwide, according to studio estimates Sunday.
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This image released by A24 Films shows Willem Dafoe, left, and Robert Pattinson in a scene from "The Lighthouse." (Eric Chakeen/A24 Pictures via AP)

'The Lighthouse,' 'Uncut Gems' Top Spirit Awards Nominations

The Safdie brothers' Diamond District crime film "Uncut Gems" and Robert Eggers' fever-dream period tale "The Lighthouse" lead the 35th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards with five nominations each.
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Christian Bale, right, and Matt Damon in a scene from the film, "Ford v. Ferrari" (Photo credit: Merrick Morton/20th Century Fox)

'Ford v Ferrari' Speeds To No. 1; 'Charlie's Angels' Fizzles

"Ford v Ferrari" left its competition in the rearview mirror, racing to an estimated $31 million debut at the box office in a No. 1 finish that counted as a win for big-budget originality.
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This image released by Lionsgate shows Nick Jonas in a scene from "Midway." (Reiner Bajo/Lionsgate via AP)

War Epic 'Midway' Bests 'Doctor Sleep' at The Box Office

Despite a fresh injection of four big movies into the marketplace including a Stephen King adaptation, a World War II epic, a glossy, holiday-themed romantic comedy and a family friendly comedy, audiences largely stayed away from theaters this weekend and the North American box office is hurting.
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In this Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, Olivia Newton-John attends the 2018 G'Day USA Los Angeles Gala at the InterContinental Hotel Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Olivia Newton-John's Final 'Grease' Ensemble Fetches $405,000 at Auction

Julien's Auctions says the combined ensemble, which Newton-John's character Sandy wears in the closing number of the 1978 film, fetched $405,700 total. The leather jacket sold for $243,200 and the pants, which Newton-John famously had to be sewn into, went for $162,500.
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