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See 'An Inconvenient Truth' Sequel Trailer Take on Trump

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The first official trailer for An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power was released on Tuesday. The timing of the clip's release comes at a crucial point for climate change discussion, it dropped the same day Donald Trump signed an executive order to rescind Obama's Clean Power Plan and a host of other climate-related regulations.

The trailer opens with a clip of Trump mocking climate change while on the campaign trail. "It's supposed to be 70 degrees today, it's freezing here. Speaking of global warming, where is – we need some global warming. »


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Oscars Add Measures to Prevent Another Best Picture Fiasco

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Academy Awards organizers have instituted a series of measures to prevent the mishap that marred the Best Picture presentation during the 2017 Oscars from happening again.

Following the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' meeting Tuesday, the board of governors outlined numerous safeguards, including the addition of a third balloting official in the control room during broadcasts and a ban on PricewaterhouseCoopers accountants using electronic devices during the ceremony, the Hollywood Reporter writes.

Following the now-infamous Oscar night gaffe – where Warren Beatty was handed a Best Actress envelope for the Best Picture presentation, »


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Best TV to See in April: 'American Gods,' the Return of 'Fargo' and More

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What's in store for TV in April, you ask? NBC will see if they still remember how to successfully launch a half-hour comedy. HBO unveils a one-two punch (one doc, one based-on-a-true-story drama) about women's-health issues. FX brings back one of its Mvp anthology shows. AMC tries their hand (again) at a Western, and Fox launches millions of utterances of "Oh yeah, I remember Prison Break ... wasn't that the one where they break out of the prison?" Here's what you'll be watching this month; tune in tomorrow for our Best »


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Why 'The Expanse' Is the Best Sci-fi TV Show You're Not Watching

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Quick, name the last great science fiction TV show you've seen. HBO's Westworld might count, though that's almost as much western as it is sci-fi. Orphan Black and Black Mirror have some of sci-fi elements, sure, but they aren't quite representative of the genre. You may have to go all the way back to Battlestar Galactica, which went off the air in 2009, to find a show that's done for sci-fi what Game of Thrones has done for fantasy or The Walking Dead has done for horror.

But here's the thing: »


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'It' Trailer: See Terrifying First Footage of Pennywise

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In the first official trailer for the long-awaited It remake, seven children from fictional Derry, Maine unite after being terrorized by a disturbing clown named Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård).

The clip begins in 1957 with the opening scene straight from Stephen King's 1986 novel, as six-year-old "Georgie" Denbrough chases after a newspaper boat that falls down a gutter. As he stares down the drain, the boy locks eyes with the evil, face-painted villain.

Later, we meet the film's seven child protagonists, including Richie Tozier (Finn Wolfhard from Stranger Things), collectively known as "The Losers' Club. »


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Fowl Play: Saying Goodbye to 'Duck Dynasty,' TV's Worst Show

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These days it's tough to find reasons to be cheerful about the state of the nation – but an America without Duck Dynasty is a good place to start. No show in television history has ever sucked quite like this one. And if the TV gods are willing, no show ever will.

A&E's massive hit became a cultural presence in 2012 for its down-home charm – the zany adventures of a real-life Lousiana clan who kept their country manners and backwoods habits, with Phil, Miss Kay, their bearded sons and loopy Vietnam vet Uncle Si. »


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Michael Bay in Talks to Direct 'Hunting El Chapo' Movie

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Michael Bay is in discussions with Sony Pictures to either direct or produce a film adaptation of Hunting El Chapo, an upcoming book about the Mexican drug cartel leader, Variety reports. Bay is currently in post-production on the fifth installment of the Transformers series, The Last Knight, which is out June 23rd. 

Hunting El Chapo: The Thrilling Inside Story of the American Lawman Who Captures the World's Most-Wanted Drug Lord, out October 3rd, chronicles the manhunt for the infamous drug lord. "El Chapo," real name Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera, evaded »


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See Luc Besson's Breathtaking Epic 'Valerian' in New Trailer

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The Fifth Element director Luc Besson returns to infinite confines of outer space in the stunning new trailer for his sci-fi epic Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.

Based on the long-running French comic Valerian and Laureline, the two operatives played by Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne are given 10 hours to figure out who is attempting to destroy the titular City of a Thousand Planets, with the duo encountering dozens of unique species and breathtaking alien landscapes along the way.

The latest trailer, like its predecessor, only offers »


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Watch Kristen Bell, James Corden Perform Awkward Aerial Duet

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On Tuesday's Late Late Show, Kristen Bell and James Corden were physically moved by the power of love – but they weren't moved to the same spot. The actress and host sang the classic Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes' duet "Up Where We Belong," made hilarious by fake production errors.

The duo began on the stage, with Bell showcasing her warm vibrato and Corden channeling Cocker's trademark gravelly croon. But the vibe turned comedic seconds later, as the CHiPS actress was lifted way above the host, who hung mere feet off the stage. »


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Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman Create New 'Handmade' Reality Competition

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Former Parks and Recreation co-stars Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman will reteam for a new reality competition series titled The Handmade Project that celebrates artisanship. Poehler and Offerman will co-host the six-episode series, which will air on NBC.

"People who make things are my favorite kind of folk," Offerman said in a statement. "Practical, clever and terrific in a pinch. That makes me tickled pink to have a front row seat at this prodigious display of talent, and admiring and cheering on an amazing crop of American makers. Plus, Amy »


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'The Boss Baby' Review: This Is Not the Trump-Trolling Toon You're Looking For

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Let's address the elephant-sized diaper in the room, shall we? No, The Boss Baby is not about Donald Trump. Not that director Tom McGrath, or screenwriter Michael McCullers, or anyone at Fox or Dreamworks Animation would ever say that it was; it's safe to assume that this adaptation of Marla Frazee's 2010 children's book was in the works long before our current administration slithered its way into office. But given that this tiny tyrant is voiced by none other than Alec Baldwin, who's carved out a lucrative side career imitating an infantile commander-in-chief, »


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Watch Ewan McGregor Play Feuding Brothers in New 'Fargo' Trailer

28 March 2017 5:09 PM, PDT

Ewan McGregor pulls double duty as the suave "Parking Lot King of Minnesota" and his schlubby brother in the clever and violent new trailer for Season Three of Fargo. The show returns to FX April 19th.

The third installment of the anthology series, based on Joel and Ethan Coen's 1996 classic, is set in 2010 and centers around McGregor's Emmit and Ray Stussy, the former a successful real estate mogul and the latter a floundering parole officer who blames his brother for his misfortune. The new trailer teases out a string »


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Watch Aimee Mann Perform Silky 'Goose Snow Cone' on 'Colbert'

28 March 2017 7:31 AM, PDT

Aimee Mann performed a moving rendition of her new single "Goose Snow Cone" on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Monday. The song will appear on Mann's new album, Mental Illness, out March 31st via SuperEgo Records.

Mann partnered with Late Show band Jon Batiste and Stay Human for the performance, singing over an arrangement that opened with a simple acoustic guitar melody. The arrangement included strings, silky background vocals, simple percussion and the occasional piano twinkle, all of which paired beautifully with Mann's affecting vocals.

Mental Illness marks Mann's first album in five years, »


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Watch Scarlett Johansson, Dove Cameron Play 'Vr Pictionary' on 'Fallon'

28 March 2017 7:23 AM, PDT

Scarlett Johansson, Saturday Night Live's Michael Che and Disney Channel actress Dove Cameron joined Jimmy Fallon for a hilarious, surreal game of "Virtual Reality Pictionary" on The Tonight Show Monday.

The game pitted Fallon and Cameron against Johansson and Che, and consisted of normal Pictionary rules – except with a Vr headset, sketching in air, with their doodling projected on a screen behind them.

Both teams got off to an impressive start, with Cameron guessing Fallon's "Clown Car" drawing quickly and Che figuring out Johansson's "Pinball Machine," despite the actress »


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See Michael Keaton as Vulture in New 'Spider-Man' Trailer

28 March 2017 7:18 AM, PDT

The latest trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming reveals more details about Vulture, the new villain in the Marvel movie universe portrayed by Michael Keaton

Keaton's character is a normal guy, frustrated by the actions of the wealthiest one percent. "The rich and the powerful … they don't care about us," Vulture declares in the trailer. "The world's changing – time we change too." This villain is also a devoted, if misguided, family man. "I'll do anything to protect my family," he snarls during one violent encounter with Spider-Man. 

In an interview with USA Today, »


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10 Best Movies to See in April: 'Furious 8,' Wtf Indies and a Great Rock Doc

28 March 2017 6:53 AM, PDT

Aside from the guaranteed global behemoth F8 of the Furious, a.k.a. Furious 8, a.k.a. All in the Fambly, this April is conspicuously blockbuster-lite. (Unless you count Smurfs: The Lost Village, and we do not.) No better time, then, to do a bit of exploring around the indie fringes. Offbeat genre pictures are abound this month, from a sleazy revenge picture to a slippery character study/kaiju movie combo to a virtuosic opera of gunfire. Elsewhere, Tom Hanks tackles a technothriller, Charlie Hunnam and Robert Pattinson venture into »


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Watch Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin Talk Trump-Themed Diapers on 'Colbert'

28 March 2017 6:30 AM, PDT

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin discussed the women's march, Trump-themed diapers and adult vibrators on The Late Show on Monday Night. The two actresses are promoting their series Grace and Frankie, which returned to Netflix last Friday. 

"I have an idea for a new business model for Trump," Fonda joked. "[He should make] adult diapers that could be called Trumpers to help with all the leaks."

Both women sported pins showing their support for Planned Parenthood on The Late Show, and they told host Stephen Colbert that they recently participated in the Los »


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Watch Demi Lovato, Jimmy Fallon Take Emoji Selfies in 'Ew!' Sketch

28 March 2017 6:11 AM, PDT

Jimmy Fallon and Demi Lovato headed down to a wood-paneled suburban basement to take emoji selfies, get ready for the spring fling and discuss the filmography of Tom Wilkinson on the latest installment of The Tonight Show's recurring sketch, "Ew!"

Fallon, playing Sara – "with no 'H' cause 'H"s are ew" – welcomed her friend Emily (Lovato) and praised her new emerald green dress for the dance in appropriately exaggerated and grating tones. Elsewhere, the pair photographed themselves mimicking emoji faces, suffered the embarrassment of Sara's step-dad Gary and »


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Sarah Silverman to Take on Donald Trump in New Weekly Show

27 March 2017 2:05 PM, PDT

Sarah Silverman will unpack the emotional and political baggage of the Trump era in her new weekly series with Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Funny or Die production company. Hulu recently picked up the topical show, tentatively titled I Love You, America, with a 10-episode order.

In a statement announcing the project, Hulu stated that Silverman is "looking to connect with people who may not agree with her personal opinions through honesty, humor, genuine interest in others and not taking herself too seriously." The network added, "While it's great to connect with like-minded people, »


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'Moonlight' Director Helming New Drama Series, 'Underground Railroad'

27 March 2017 12:21 PM, PDT

Moonlight director Barry Jenkins is writing and directing a one-hour limited drama series based on Colson Whitehead's 2016 New York Times best-seller, The Underground Railroad. Brad Pitt's Plan B (Moonlight, 12 Years a Slave) will executive produce the series alongside Pastel (Moonlight).

The Underground Railroad won the 2016 National Book Award for Fiction. The book chronicles the journey of Cora, a fugitive slave who pursues freedom via the rumored Underground Railroad after escaping her Georgia plantation.

In a statement about the Amazon series, Jenkins praised Whitehead's writing as "[defying] convention," calling the novel »


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