Dozens of A-listers take a casual day for Oscar rehearsals
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Dozens of A-listers take a casual day for Oscar rehearsals

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Less than 24 hours before the super-fancy Oscar ceremony, it was jeans-and-sneakers day at the Dolby Theatre. Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Aniston, Liam Neeson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Naomi Watts, Kevin Hart, Channing Tatum and Zoe Saldana were among the casually-clad stars rehearsing for the Academy Awards Saturday, while Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Marion … Continue reading

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ stays on top of weekend box office
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‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ stays on top of weekend box office

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Fifty Shades of Grey” didn’t relinquish control of the box office. Universal’s erotic drama starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan earned $23.2 million at No. 1 in its second weekend at the box office, according to studio estimates Sunday. The adaptation of E.L. James’ best-selling novel earned an additional $68.1 … Continue reading

Art embraces science in new British play ‘Oppenheimer’
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Art embraces science in new British play ‘Oppenheimer’

  LONDON (AP) — Suddenly, scientists are sexy. With Benedict Cumberbatch nominated for multiple trophies as Alan Turing and Eddie Redmayne turning heads as Stephen Hawking, young British actors playing scientists are all the rage this awards season. So it’s good timing for the Royal Shakespeare Company, whose new play, “Oppenheimer,” features rising star John … Continue reading