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  • Glenn Frey's family keeps legacy alive with tour, box set

    NEW YORK - Glenn Frey, co-founder of the Eagles and one of pop's most successful songwriters, passed away two years ago but his family is keeping his legacy alive in a resilient way.
  • Film Academy expels Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski

    LOS ANGELES - The organization that bestows the Academy Awards said Thursday that it has expelled two prominent members convicted of sexual offences, Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski, from its membership.
  • Polanski's film academy expulsion, 40-years in the making

    LOS ANGELES - Until Thursday, Roman Polanski had been a film academy member for over 40 years since pleading guilty to unlawful sex with a minor in 1977. In his 40 years as a fugitive the "Chinatown" and "Rosemary's Baby" filmmaker had been nominated for three additional Oscars, one for "Tess" and two for "The Pianist."
  • Propelled by China, overseas moviegoing surges

    NEW YORK - Even as trade tensions are mounting between the United States and China, the importance of Chinese moviegoers to Hollywood has never been more apparent.
  • Spotify's stock market debut strikes a chord with investors

    SAN FRANCISCO - Spotify's opening act on Wall Street struck a chord with investors betting the unprofitable company's trend-setting music streaming service will maintain its early lead over Apple and other powerful challengers.
  • White House disputes porn star's claim she was threatened

    WASHINGTON - The White House on Monday disputed adult film star Stormy Daniels' claim that she was threatened to keep quiet over her alleged affair with Donald Trump and said the president continues to deny the relationship.
  • The Latest: Stormy Daniels interview breaks record

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on adult film star Stormy Daniels and Donald Trump (all times local):
  • PBS film forces viewers to confront mortality

    NEW YORK - On its face, PBS has a huge challenge in promoting filmmaker Helen Whitney's upcoming documentary on facing mortality. Most people want to avoid the subject of death, not see a two-hour film about it.
  • William Shatner on his new projects and patriotism, from Trudeau to Tessa Virtue

    TORONTO - After decades of being associated with the role of Captain Kirk in the "Star Trek" franchise while living in the U.S., William Shatner still has a penchant for sci-fi projects and Canada.
  • Fred Rogers, America's favouriteneighbour, celebrated in 2018

    NEW YORK - It's been 50 years since Fred Rogers first appeared on TV screens, a gentle and avuncular man who warbled "Won't You Be My Neighbour?" as he changed into a cardigan and sneakers.

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