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A Look At 'Blackbird,' The First Film On The New 'Black Netflix'

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Small South Carolina Newspaper Takes Home Top Pulitzer Prize

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Sydney Lucas as Small Alison and Michael Cerveris as her father in the new production of Fun Home. Joan Marcus hide caption

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Broadway Passes The Bechdel Test With 'Fun Home'

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Jon Stewart's Replacement Is Unlikely Choice For 'The Daily Show'

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BoJack Horseman creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg admits his underlying assumption that male is the default gender for his characters is "stupid and wrong." Netflix hide caption

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For 'BoJack Horseman,' It Matters If A Cartoon Dog Is A Man Or A Woman

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Michael Graves, Renowned Architect Who Designed Products For Target, Dies

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While Leonard Nimoy became famous as Star Trek's Mr. Spock, he was conflicted about the role. He later came to embrace it. He's shown here with actor William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk. Getty Images hide caption

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He Was, And Will Always Be, Our Friend: Remembering Leonard Nimoy

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Chuck Workman at his editing station in Beverly Hills in 2010, the last year he created montages for the Oscars. Workman says montages today have a less highly edited style. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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King Of Condensed Films: Meet Chuck Workman, The Oscars' Montage Master

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This year's Oscars will be given out at the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday night. At O'Brien's Pub in Santa Monica, Calif., pub trivia regulars — including many former game show champs — had their own competition, answering harder-than-average questions about Academy Awards past and present. Tim Boyle/Getty Images hide caption

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'I'll Take Insanely Hard Oscar Trivia For 400, Alex'

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Sam Taylor-Johnson directs Jamie Dorn and Dakota Johnson on the set of Fifty Shades of Grey. Chuck Zlotnick/FOCUS/UNIVERSAL hide caption

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'Fifty Shades' Director Explores Passion, Performance And Control

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Christian Grey Began His Fictional Career As A Vampire

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Robert Duvall (right) was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Judge, which also starred Robert Downey Jr. The nomination left many critics scratching their heads. Claire Folger/AP hide caption

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And The Oscar Goes To ... Wait, Who Hasn't Had One In A While?

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Kim Fowley, Producer And Rock Svengali, Dies

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