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Legos have been reliably popular holiday gifts. But fans will have to wait for this 7,500-piece Millennium Falcon. It's sold out, and even when in stock, currently only available to VIP customers. Jim van Gulk/Lego hide caption

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Jimmy Fallon On The School Of 'SNL' And His Tendency To Smile Too Much

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How Charles Manson Left His Mark On Pop Culture

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In Coco, young Miguel's love of music ultimately leads him to the Land of the Dead where he teams up with charming trickster Hector. Pixar hide caption

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Mexico, Music And Family Take Center Stage In 'Coco'

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In a monologue on her Hulu show I Love You, America, comedian Sarah Silverman described the sadness and anger she feels about her friend Louis C.K., following his admission of sexual misconduct. Screengrab by NPR/I Love You America on YouTube hide caption

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Tippi Hedren, with her daughter Melanie Griffith and granddaughter Dakota Johnson at a 2015 event. Axelle Bauer-Griffin/Getty Images hide caption

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3 Generations Of Actresses Reflect On Hollywood, Harassment — And Hitchcock

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The mustache should get second billing: Kenneth Branagh is Hercule Poirot in Murder on the Orient Express. Nicola Dove/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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'Murder On The Orient Express' And Cozy Murder Mysteries

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The Phantom Minas?: Amazon announced it will bring a Lord of the Rings prequel to television. (Elijah Wood in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring) 7831/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images hide caption

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10 Great, Perfect, Solid-Mithril Ideas For 'Lord Of The Rings' TV Spin-Offs

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Comedian/producer Louis C.K., speaking in August at Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. He admitted this week to sexual misconduct. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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Standing Up In The World Of Stand-Up: When 'Open Secrets' Finally Go Public

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