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Ex-studio boss who oversaw major '70s films dies

11/27/2014 08:02 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frank Yablans, a former president of Paramount Pictures in the 1970s who oversaw the release of several groundbreaking pictures, has died. 
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New sentencing for 'Bernie' mortician
11/26/2014 05:31 PM EST - AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas mortician whose conviction for killing a rich widow and storing her body in a freezer inspired the movie "Bernie" was granted a new sentencing hearing Wednesday, after the state's highest court agreed that his life prison sentence may be overly harsh. Full Story

Tom Hanks, wife to host Christmas tree lighting
11/26/2014 05:10 PM EST - WASHINGTON (AP) — Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, will host this year's National Christmas Tree lighting in President's Park near the White House. Full Story

Witherspoon goes on a soul-baring ride in 'Wild'
11/26/2014 01:50 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — Once she'd decided to take on her gritty new role in "Wild," there were a few things Reese Witherspoon knew she DIDN'T want to hear from movie studio executives: "We want her to be more likable. Full Story

New sentencing for 'Bernie' mortician
11/26/2014 12:44 PM EST - AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' highest court has granted a new sentencing hearing for the mortician whose conviction for killing his longtime companion and storing her body in a freezer inspired the dark-comedy movie "Bernie. Full Story

Gifts for movie lovers that go beyond the box set
11/26/2014 06:56 PM EST - LOS ANGELES (AP) — When shopping for the movie lover on your list, why not think outside the box (set)? Full Story

Nominee questions fairness of Taiwan film awards
11/26/2014 08:17 AM EST - TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The golden horse statues have been awarded, but drama hasn't ended from one of Asia's biggest film festivals. Full Story

Review: 'Horrible Bosses 2' doesn't work
11/25/2014 06:07 PM EST - The characters of the modern workplace comedy, like the rest of us, don't know how to make a living anymore. Full Story

Review: Cumberbatch shines as wartime codebreaker
11/25/2014 04:11 PM EST - 'Tis clearly the season for Oscar-worthy performances by British actors playing mathematical geniuses facing daunting personal odds. Full Story

Shia LaBeouf making progress on treatment
11/25/2014 03:33 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Shia LaBeouf (SHY'-uh luh-BUF') is complying with treatment ordered as part of a plea deal stemming from a bizarre episode during the Broadway show "Cabaret. Full Story

Oregon police dog fired for poor performance

CANNON BEACH, Ore. (AP) — A 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was supposed to be the ninth member of the police force in the Oregon coastal town of Cannon Beach, but "Cash" just didn't have what it takes. Full Story
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From Scratch: Give Swedes a chance

My Thanksgiving dinner is fairly traditional: turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes and broccoli or cauliflower. Full Story
Ex-studio boss who oversaw major '70s films dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frank Yablans, a former president of Paramount Pictures in the 1970s who oversaw the release of several groundbreaking pictures, has died. Full Story