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Keanu Reeves stars in "John Wick"

Action star Keanu Reeves returns to the bog screen Friday in the thriller "John Wick." Also, "The Theory of Everything," a biographical movie about physicist Stephen Hawking, premieres this week. Suzanne Marques reports on the day's top entertainment news.

Cheryl: Simon Cowell calls me at 3am to talk X Factor

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Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has revealed Simon Cowell’s late night calls to discuss The X Factor.

The Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare launch trailer is here

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The gaming franchise that has blurred the line between video games and movies is set for an epic return in two weeks if the new trailer is anything to go by.

Benedict Cumberbatch's wax figure unveiled

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The new wax figure of Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is launched at Madame Tussauds in London.

Tulisa Contostavlos gets sexy for new single Living Without You

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Tulisa Contostavlos is showing off her sexy side as she announces her new single Living Without You.


Legend by Marie Lu - review

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'It may not be 100% original, but Legend is one of the better dystopian novels out there' Continue reading...

She for He in children's books

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She for He in children's books
Emma Watson is a strong female character as herself in the real world and in fiction as Hermione author Cate Sampson calls for more portrayals ... more

Matched by Ally Condie - review

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'The best book I have read all summer' Continue reading...

Philip Kerr: I don't like books for children that deal with adult themes

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Philip Kerr: I don't like books for children that deal with adult themes
The New York Times bestselling author has written his first book for teens, The Winter Horses, about one girl and two horses trying to survive ... more

There was once a campaign for good limericks

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There was once a campaign for good limericks
The founders of the Omnificent English Dictionary in Limerick Form are seeking a limerick for each meaning of every word in the English language by ... more

Orphaned rhino, lamb become best friends

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Orphaned rhino, lamb become best friends
Gertjie is a baby rhino whose mother was killed by poachers. Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre in South Africa took in little Gertjie and nursed him ... more

World's largest spider: 'Goliath birdeater'

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World's largest spider: 'Goliath birdeater'
Scientists say the world's largest spider, the Goliath birdeater, can grow to be the size of a puppy and have legs spanning up to a ... more

Customer: I found 'snaggletoothed' rat in chili

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Customer: I found 'snaggletoothed' rat in chili
A Florida man eating chili at a Golden Corral restaurant said he bit into the head of a "snaggletoothed" rat.         

Woman denied ride attacks 2 men, cops say

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Woman denied ride attacks 2 men, cops say
Lawton police have arrested a woman who they say attacked two men who wouldn't give her a ride to a casino.         

Dead chickens, pigeons left at cemetery

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Dead chickens, pigeons left at cemetery
Authorities say dead chickens and pigeons are being left at a New Mexico cemetery.         

Disney sets 'Moana' as '16 animated feature

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By Esther Zuckerman Title character is a teen girl and ''born navigator'' who ''sets sail in search of a fabled island''

Key & Peele movie deal with New Line

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By Jonathon Dornbush

'Fury' is weekend's No. 1 movie: $23.5M

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By Chris Lee Brad Pitt leads WWII drama to pass ''Gone Girl''; Guillermo del Toro's animated ''The Book of Life'' at No. 3

'Fury' is Friday's No. 1 movie: $8.8M

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By Chris Lee Brad Pitt leads WWII drama to top at box office; Nicholas Sparks' tearjerker ''The Best of Me'' at No. 3

Michael Keaton talks 'Birdman'--and defies your expectations

published Thu, Oct 16 2014 23:00 GMT
By Mark Harris

Fantasia: Music Evolved review: note for note

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Fantasia: Music Evolved review: note for note
Fantasia: Music Evolved is the most demanding rhythm game I've ever played. The problem with Fantasia is that it takes those cylinders — catchy songs, ... more

Music Review: American Symphony Orchestra Presents ‘Marriage Actually’

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Music Review: American Symphony Orchestra Presents ‘Marriage Actually’
The American Symphony Orchestra performed “Marriage Actually,” a program of Strauss works inspired by conjugal life, on Wednesday at Carnegie Hall.

Tiny Concerts at Coffee Tables Near You

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Tiny Concerts at Coffee Tables Near You
Sofar Sounds artists performing in private homes are joining a global network for the annual CMJ music festival this week.

James Blunt Apologizes For 'You're Beautiful'

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English sad-sack James Blunt revealed that even he finds his 2005 mega-hit "You're Beautiful" to be extremely annoying...

Music Review: Emerson Players and Yefim Bronfman Play Carnegie Hall

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Music Review: Emerson Players and Yefim Bronfman Play Carnegie Hall
Joined by the pianist Yefim Bronfman, the Emerson String Quartet performed a program last Tuesday featuring works by Beethoven, Purcell, Britten and Schumann.

Theater Review: ‘Billy & Ray’ Explores the Making of ‘Double Indemnity’

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Theater Review: ‘Billy & Ray’ Explores the Making of ‘Double Indemnity’
“Billy & Ray,” a play written by Mike Bencivenga and directed by Garry Marshall, looks at the film “Double Indemnity” and its writers, Billy Wilder ... more

Theater Review: In ‘Inner Voices,’ Two Solo Musicals About Illness

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Theater Review: In ‘Inner Voices,’ Two Solo Musicals About Illness
“Inner Voices” consists of two solo musicals: one about an artist whose friend is dying of AIDS in the next room, and the other about ... more

Theater Review: ‘4:48 Psychosis,’ a Polish Adaptation of Sarah Kane’s Play

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Theater Review: ‘4:48 Psychosis,’ a Polish Adaptation of Sarah Kane’s Play
A stunning reinvention of Sarah Kane’s play “4:48 Psychosis,” by the TR Warszawa company, is at St. Ann’s Warehouse.

Theater Review: ‘The Belle of Amherst’: Joely Richardson as Dickinson

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Theater Review: ‘The Belle of Amherst’: Joely Richardson as Dickinson
Joely Richardson plays Emily Dickinson in a new production of “The Belle of Amherst,” directed by Steve Cosson at the Westside Theater.

Arts, Briefly: ‘Here Lies Love’ to Close at the Public

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Arts, Briefly: ‘Here Lies Love’ to Close at the Public
The musical “Here Lies Love” is bidding farewell to New York with plans to take its show on the road.

20 places for french fries

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20 places for french fries
There are fries, and then there are fries. Here's where to go a little wild with variations of fries in metro Phoenix.         

20 places for french fries in metro Phoenix

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20 places for french fries in metro Phoenix
There are fries, and then there are fries. Here's where to go a little wild with variations of fries in metro Phoenix.         

New movie releases this week: 'John Wick,' 'Ouija'

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New movie releases this week:  'John Wick,' 'Ouija'
"John Wick," "Ouija," "Birdman" and more new movie releases this week.         

2/28: Alan Jackson 25th anniversary tour hits Phoenix

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2/28: Alan Jackson 25th anniversary tour hits Phoenix
Alan Jackson brings his 25th Anniversary Keepin' It Country Tour to Ak-Chin Pavilion, Phoenix, on Saturday, Feb. 28.         

Fifth Harmony show they have the X Factor at State Fair

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Fifth Harmony show they have the X Factor at State Fair
Fifth Harmony played the Arizona State Fair, giving fans a taste of the soulful new material on "Reflection."         

ArtsBeat: ‘Sleepy Hollow’ Recap: Shouldn’t Ichabod Be a Loser in Love?

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A headscratcher of an episode.

ArtsBeat: ‘The Affair’ Recap: Does Noah Sound Like a Writer?

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ArtsBeat: ‘The Affair’ Recap: Does Noah Sound Like a Writer?
A few moments of inauthenticity add up.

Gerard Parkes, Actor on ‘Fraggle Rock,’ Dies at 90

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The actor who played the inventor on “Fraggle Rock” was born in Dublin and had lived in Canada since the 1950s.

Critic’s Notebook: ‘Freak Out’ ‘Deal With It’ Use Hidden Cameras

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The hidden-camera shows “Freak Out” on ABC Family and “Deal With It” on TBS go all out on Halloween.

What’s On TV Monday

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Television highlights.