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Marvel, Transformers display heads to Vegas’ Treasure Island

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Batman has his bat cave. Superman has his fortress of solitude. And soon the Avengers and a team of Transformers will call a corner on the Las Vegas Strip home. Treasure Island casino-hotel has leased 28,000 square feet above a CVS drugstore to Victory Hill Exhibitions to create immersive displays dedicated … Continue reading

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Box Office Top 20: ‘Spectre’ and ‘Peanuts’ stay on top
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Box Office Top 20: ‘Spectre’ and ‘Peanuts’ stay on top

NEW YORK (AP) — A handful of new releases failed to come close to “Spectre” and “The Peanuts Movie,” which easily remained the biggest draws at movie theaters over the weekend. The James Bond film “Spectre” grossed $33.7 million in its second week, while “The Peanuts Movie” followed up its second-place debut with $24 million. … Continue reading

Review: ‘Love the Coopers’ is a moving, starry holiday pic
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Review: ‘Love the Coopers’ is a moving, starry holiday pic

“Love the Coopers” is pretty formulaic as far as Christmas dramedies go, but there are always going to be those movies that just get to you — despite, perhaps, your best judgment. Modern holiday movies, with their aggressively unhappy families and sanitized Hallmark sentimentality, occupy an interesting space in entertainment. Big, starry ensemble casts assemble … Continue reading

Jimmy Fallon honored by Harvard Lampoon
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Jimmy Fallon honored by Harvard Lampoon

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Jimmy Fallon got the royal treatment at Harvard. The “Tonight Show” host and “Saturday Night Live” alum was honored Saturday by the Harvard Lampoon, the country’s oldest continuously published humor magazine. The magazine awarded Fallon its Elmer Award for Excellence in Humor. The comedian was crowned “Emperor of Comedy” and paraded … Continue reading