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Carey Mulligan takes on a Hardy heroine in Madding Crowd'

Carey Mulligan takes on a Hardy heroine in Madding Crowd'

May 6th, 2015 10:26 am by By Susan King, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

British actress Carey Mulligan was anxious when she played F. Scott Fitzgerald's American heroine Daisy Buchanan in Baz Luhrmann's 2013 adaptation of "The Great Gatsby."

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'Avengers' + 'Star Wars' = big year for Disney

'Avengers' + 'Star Wars' = big year for Disney

May 5th, 2015 1:34 pm by RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer

One indicator of the craze surrounding "Star Wars" is that a second teaser trailer for the film released two weeks ago has been viewed over 200 million times.

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Parton kicks off '30 Days of Thanks' as Dollywood celebrates 30th Season

Parton kicks off '30 Days of Thanks' as Dollywood celebrates 30th Season

May 4th, 2015 6:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

Every day the park is open in May, Dollywood will hold giveaways for prizes, including 2016 season passes.

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Bruce Jenner in the spotlight for 2 'Kardashians' specials

Bruce Jenner in the spotlight for 2 'Kardashians' specials

May 4th, 2015 11:30 am by Associated Press

If you didn't hear enough about Bruce Jenner's gender transition during his recent interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer, the E! network wants to fix that.

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Webby Awards: It's the Year of the Jimmys

Webby Awards: It's the Year of the Jimmys

May 4th, 2015 11:30 am by By Adrian McCoy, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (TNS)

One of the best things about the Webby Awards is that the winners are announced weeks before the awards ceremony, giving them time to prepare their trademark five-word Webby acceptance speeches and sparing the nominees from having to have one ready.

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Cable, pay-per-view problems leave viewers fighting mad

Cable, pay-per-view problems leave viewers fighting mad

May 4th, 2015 11:29 am by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Business Writer

Strong pay-per-view demand for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight in Las Vegas caused problems for cable and satellite systems, especially when people tried to order at the last second, which delayed the start of the fight.

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Stars speak out about Baltimore; others won't risk it

Stars speak out about Baltimore; others won't risk it

May 4th, 2015 11:28 am by SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer

Artists such as Beyonc, Cher, Dwayne Johnson, Jada Pinkett Smith and "Grey's Anatomy" actor Jesse Williams have taken to social media to demand change and share their thoughts on the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray while in police custody.

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Thousands expected for 'Memory Lane' car show near Rogersville

Thousands expected for 'Memory Lane' car show near Rogersville - VIDEO

May 4th, 2015 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

The new Memory Lane Justice Center is the latest addition to Memory Lane, which will be open to the public on Saturday, May 23, for the annual Memory Lane Car Show and 1950s Nostalgia Festival near Rogersville.

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'Avengers' sequel second-biggest U.S. opener of all time

'Avengers' sequel second-biggest U.S. opener of all time

May 3rd, 2015 1:52 pm by LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer

Marvel and Disney now boast the top three opening weekends of all time with "Avengers" and its sequel taking the top two slots and "Iron Man 3" in third place.

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Geeks Rule! Free Comic Book Day set for Saturday

Geeks Rule! Free Comic Book Day set for Saturday

May 1st, 2015 3:21 pm by Matthew Lane

"It's insane and there will maybe be more than that," Dewayne Chase said. "People were lined up through the store and out to the corner of the building for four hours last year."

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