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2:58Graphic of Norman Bates from "Psycho"
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What Attracts Us To Some Villains More Than Others?

1:08Actor Tim Conway
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Comedian Tim Conway Dies At Age 85

0:56Felicity Huffman
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Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty In College Admissions Scandal

0:51Doris Day on the set of her TV show "The Doris Day Show"
 

Hollywood Legend Doris Day Dies At Age 97

3:32Ryan Reynolds voices Pikachu in "Pokemon Detective Pikachu"
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'Detective Pikachu' Thunder Shocks The Box Office With $58M Debut

1:31The Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, California
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Hollywood Is Taking A Stand Against Georgia's New Abortion Law

0:59The Duke and Duchess of Sussex introduce their baby
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Prince Harry And Duchess Meghan Introduce Their Son To The World

1:09The Duke and Duchess of Sussex
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The Duke And Duchess Of Sussex Welcome Their First Child

3:00Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man in "Avengers: Endgame"
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"Avengers: Engame" Is The Second Highest-Grossing Film Of All Time

0:52Sonic the Hedgehog
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Sonic The Hedgehog To Be Redesigned After Backlash Over Movie Trailer

1:02Actor Peter Mayhew
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Peter Mayhew, The Original 'Chewbacca,' Dies At 74

4:42Netflix's headquarters in California
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A French Law Continues To Keep Netflix Out Of Cannes' Lineup

4:01Jon Stewart hosting "The Daily Show"
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Study: Your Favorite Show Might Say A Lot About Your Politics

1:00Director John Singleton
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Director John Singleton Has Died At 51

4:07Scene in Hulu Original "Ramy"
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Hulu's Original Comedy 'Ramy' Earnestly Depicts Muslim Worship

2:51"Avengers: Endgame" poster
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'Avengers: Endgame' Snags Best Opening Weekend Ever

0:54Scene from "Avengers: Endgame"
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'Avengers: Endgame' Is Already Breaking All Kinds Of Records

1:20Photographers at the Academy Awards red carpet
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Streaming Services Remain Eligible For Oscars Consideration

3:04Teens sitting on car during 1969 Woodstock music festival
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Woodstock's 50th Anniversary Celebrates More Than A Rock Festival

3:25"The Curse of La Llorona" movie
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'Curse Of La Llorona' Beats Box-Office Expectations With $26M Debut

4:38Crowd at music festival
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The Changing Tunes Of Music Festivals From Woodstock To Coachella

1:47A Writer's Guild of America button says: "Clients Over Conflicts"
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Writers Guild Of America Sues Major Talent Agencies

0:56Aretha Franklin performs at The Fox Theatre in 2017.
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Aretha Franklin Is First Woman Awarded Pulitzer Prize Special Citation

3:41Marsai Martin in "Little"
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Hollywood's Youngest Exec Makes Her Box Office Debut With "Little"

1:48A Writer's Guild of America button says: "Clients Over Conflicts"
Writers Guild of America

Thousands Of Hollywood Writers Are Firing Their Agents

1:34Attendees of the Glamour and Diplomacy fashion show
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Diplomacy And Fashion Can Often Go Hand-In-Hand

1:13A look at Disney+
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Disney Streaming Service To Launch In 4th Quarter

1:34Actress Allison Mack Leaves Court With Her Lawyers After Court Appearance For The NXIVM Sex Cult Case
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Actress Allison Mack Pleads Guilty In Sex Trafficking Case

3:14Zachary Levi in "Shazam!"
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"Shazam!" The DCEU Has Three Successful Hero Flicks In Two Years

0:57Nipsey Hussle
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Nipsey Hussle Shooting Suspect Charged With Murder, Pleads Not Guilty