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How The TV And Movies Are Using Gen X Nostalgia

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'Last Jedi' Puts The Smarts — And The Heart — Back Into The 'Star Wars' Franchise

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Film director Rian Johnson at the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi in London. Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP hide caption

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'Last Jedi' Is Only The Beginning For The New 'Star Wars' Team

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DeWanda Wise plays Nola, a self-described "sex-positive, polyamorous, pansexual," in the Neflix series She's Gotta Have It. David Lee/Netflix/Courtesy of Netflix hide caption

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31 Years Later, Spike Lee Puts A New Spin On 'She's Gotta Have It'

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Rupert Murdoch is selling off TV and entertainment assets at 21st Century Fox as he faces deep-pocketed competitors and tensions between his sons. Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This Mouse Swallows Part Of A Fox: Disney Buys Most Of Murdoch Empire

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Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock wrote: "If I'm going truly represent myself as someone who has built a career on finding the truth, then it's time for me to be truthful as well." Evan Agostini/Invision/AP hide caption

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'The Last Jedi' Is Not More Of The Same In 'Star Wars' Franchise

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Bruce Brown, seen in 1963, attempts to balance a mounted camera on his board while catching a wave. The man behind the seminal 1966 surfing documentary The Endless Summer died Sunday at his home in Santa Barbara, Calif., at the age of 80. Bob Bagley/Bruce Brown Films via AP hide caption

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The British TV series National Treasure (available on Hulu) features Robbie Coltrane as a beloved comedian who has been accused of sexual assault, and Julie Walters (right) and Andrea Riseborough as his wife and daughter. Joss Barratt/Hulu hide caption

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Critic's 'Ghost List' Has Books, Music And A TV Show That Deserve A Second Look

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Rey (Daisy Ridley) may or may not be the title character of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. We're not telling. Jonathon Olley/Lucasfilm hide caption

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Rollicking 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Introduces Welcome Shades Of (G)Rey

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In the late 1930s, The Story of Ferdinand briefly outsold Gone With The Wind. Penguin Young Readers hide caption

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'Ferdinand' The Peaceful Bull Gets His First Full-Length Film

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The Worst Accents And Best Props From Movies In 2017

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Christopher Plummer Nominated For Golden Globe After Replacing Kevin Spacey

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Reese Witherspoon in HBO's Big Little Lies. Witherspoon was nominated for a Golden Globe for best actress in a limited TV series or movie on Monday. Hilary Bronwyn Gayle/AP hide caption

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Movies You Missed: 'It's A Wonderful Life'

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