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See Samantha Bee Visit Unsung Leaders of Mexico City Earthquake Recovery

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On Full FrontalSamantha Bee traveled to Mexico City to speak with an unsung group of women who led clean-up and rescue efforts after a devastating earthquake – and in return, received threats and harassment.

The four members of La Brigada Feminista joined volunteer efforts in a long-neglected area where many migrant workers lived. At the site of a collapsed textile factory filled with mostly female laborers, the government spent just two days doing rescue missions before trying to flatten the site, reportedly in an attempt to hide the fact that »

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See Stephen Colbert, Bryan Cranston Rip Roy Moore After Election Loss

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Stephen Colbert and Bryan Cranston – filling in for James Corden on The Late Late Show – gleefully slammed Roy Moore on Wednesday. Moore, who was accused of dating multiple underaged girls, lost to Doug Jones in the race for Senator of Alabama on Tuesday. 

Colbert poked fun at Moore with a short, satirical Western ditty titled "The Legend of Roy Moore." "Gather round, folks, you'll hear a song, the song of a candidate man/ A man who rode across the land touching teens with his hands," he sang. Later Colbert added, »

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10 Best TV Episodes of 2017: 'Bojack Horseman'

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This year, we've asked 10 writers to pick some of their favorite TV episodes from 2017 and weigh in on why they were great stand-alone eps and the highlights of our viewing year. Today: Sam Adams on Bojack Horseman's "Time's Arrow."

Four seasons in, Bojack Horseman fans are used to being knocked for an emotional look. Raphael Bob-Waksberg's animated Netflix series started out unprepossessingly enough as the story of a misanthropic former sitcom star wallowing in residuals payments and self-pity in the Hollywood hills. But it soon became clear that the title character, »

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Watch Natalie Portman in Ominous New 'Annihilation' Trailer

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A biologist portrayed by Natalie Portman finds herself entering an ominous world in the new trailer for Annihilation, one that makes her husband (played by Oscar Isaac) seriously ill and possibly makes people go crazy, or worse.

Based on Jeff VanderMeer's novel of the same name, the first book from his Southern Reach trilogy, Annihilation also stars Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson and Tuva Novotny.

While the first trailer introduced the film's bizarre world setting, in the new clip, the surreal area is dubbed "the shimmer." Portman's »

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Salma Hayek Reveals Painful Harvey Weinstein Experiences During 'Frida'

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Salma Hayek wrote an emotional New York Times op-ed about how Harvey Weinstein manipulated her before and during the making of 2002 Oscar-winning movie, Frida.

"The range of his persuasion tactics went from sweet-talking me to that one time when, in an attack of fury, he said the terrifying words, 'I will kill you, don't think I can't,'" Hayek wrote. "In his eyes, I was not an artist. I wasn't even a person. I was a thing: not a nobody, but a body."

Hayek wrote that she declined Weinstein's sexual »

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'Die Hard,' 'Titanic,' 'Goonies' Added to National Film Registry

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Die Hard, Titanic, The Goonies and Field of Dreams are among the 25 films that have been added to the National Film Registry, the Library of Congress announced Wednesday.

Classic films like 1960's Spartacus, 1967's Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, 1947's Gentleman's Agreement and 1951's Ace in the Hole were also named to the registry, which "recognizes its importance to American cinema and the nation’s cultural and historical heritage."

"Our love affair with motion pictures is a testament to their enduring power to enlighten, inspire and inform us as individuals »

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See Tense First Trailer for Clint Eastwood's 'The 15:17 to Paris'

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Clint Eastwood retells the story of three Americans who thwarted a terrorist attack on a Paris-bound train in the first trailer for The 15:17 to Paris.

The upcoming film stars the actual heroes from that August 2015 incident: Anthony Sadler, Oregon National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos and U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Spencer Stone

The first trailer for the film opens with Sadler, Skarlatos and Stone aboard the Thaylis train while on a European vacation. Panic sweeps through the train as a rifle-toting terrorist walks the aisles. The preview flashes »

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Watch Judd Apatow Talk Meeting Bruce Springsteen on 'Fallon'

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Longtime Bruce Springsteen fan Judd Apatow talked about his one interaction with the rock legend on Tuesday's Tonight Show.

Apatow, in New York to promote his new Netflix comedy special as well as catch Springsteen's Broadway residency, told Jimmy Fallon, "I've only met him once before, which was in 1991, Garry Shandling hosted the Grammys and I was writing for him, and I said to Garry, 'We're taking a picture with Bruce Springsteen because you're the host and you're allowed to do that.'"

Apatow previously posted the photo with Springsteen »

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10 Best TV Episodes of 2017: 'Twin Peaks: The Return'

13 December 2017 7:14 AM, PST

This year, we've asked 10 writers to pick some of their favorite TV episodes from 2017 and weigh in on why they were great stand-alone eps and the highlights of our viewing year. Today: Scott Tobias on Twin Peaks: The Return's stunning, apocalyptic "Episode 8."

Cut to black.


July 16th, 1945.

White Sands, New Mexico

5:29 a.m. Mwt

How did we get here? That's the first question – or maybe the second, after "Wtf?!" and a period of extended hypnosis – that comes to mind as the desert lights up with a brilliant flash and a mushroom cloud. »

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Daisy Ridley: 'The Last Jedi' Interview

13 December 2017 6:41 AM, PST

When Daisy Ridley sat down at a crowded Montreal wine bar in late October to do her interview for Rolling Stone's Last Jedi cover story, she had been in Canada for three long months, on a "chaotic" shoot for the Doug Liman sci-fi movie Chaos Walking. She hadn't seen the new Star Wars movie yet, but she spoke about many things – including, memorably, how the franchise combines social relevance with "fucking lasers and shit," as well as her reluctance, at least in that exhausted moment, to play Rey after Episode »

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In Praise of 'American Vandal': TV's Sleeper Hit of the Year

12 December 2017 10:45 AM, PST

Streaming services like Netflix often tend to work on a model which favors hype following instead of leading – for every Marvel property or proven commodity like Black Mirror that's preceded by a blitz of hype, there are dozens of series that get released with little fanfare, banking on big leaps of faith that the right folks will find it. (Remember how little advance buzz accompanied Stranger Things before that first weekend turned it into a phenomenon?) Still, on paper, a true-crime satire that harnessed the appeal of both 13 Reasons Why »

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Jessica Chastain Worried Speaking Out Would Destroy Her Career

12 December 2017 10:41 AM, PST

Jessica Chastain says in a new interview that she was shocked by her Golden Globes nomination yesterday – due in large part to how outspoken she has been about Hollywood's many allegations of sexual misconduct.

"To be honest, I'm mainly surprised about my nomination," she told the New York Times of her nod for Best Actress in a Drama for her new film, Molly's Game. "As an actor, I have a lot of fear, thinking that if I speak my mind, or something that feels like it deviates from the norm as a woman, »

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Review: This Is the Epic You've Been Looking For

12 December 2017 9:46 AM, PST

This review is a no-spoilers zone, so let's cut to the chase: The Last Jedi – Episode VIII of the Star Wars saga – is simply stupendous, a volcano of creative ideas in full eruption. Writer-director Rian Johnson, known for indies such as Looper and Brick, eases into epic filmmaking like a pro. The Star Wars universe is the best toy box a fanboy could ever wish for, and Johnson makes sure that Jedi is bursting at the seams with knockout fun surprises, marvelous adventure and shocking revelations that will leave your head spinning. »

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See Jimmy Kimmel Slam Congress for Failing to Fund Children's Healthcare

12 December 2017 8:01 AM, PST

Jimmy Kimmel reentered the national healthcare debate on Monday, ripping congress for failing to fund the Children's Health Insurance Program (Chip), which "covers around nine million American kids whose parents make too much money to qualify for Medicaid but don't have access to affordable coverage through their jobs."

Kimmel told his viewers how important it was to support Chip while holding his infant son Billy, who underwent open-heart surgery last week. "Daddy cries on TV but Billy doesn't," Kimmel joked, smiling through tears.

He reminded viewers that other children who »

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10 Best TV Episodes of 2017: 'I Love Dick'

12 December 2017 6:01 AM, PST

This year, we've asked 10 writers to pick some of their favorite TV episodes from 2017 and weigh in on why they were great stand-alone eps and the highlights of our viewing year. Today: Rob Sheffield on I Love Dick's "A Short History of Weird Girls."

Let's hear it for the boy. "Dear Dick: I've been horny since I was six," Kathryn Hahn announces at the beginning of "A Short History of Weird Girls," the standout episode from I Love Dick. The Amazon drama is Jil Soloway's brilliant satire of the masculine mystique, »

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See Harry Styles Kiss James Corden in Christmas-Themed 'Carpool Karaoke'

12 December 2017 5:52 AM, PST

James Corden and Late Late Show bandleader Reggie Watts drive around L.A. in Santa hats and ugly Christmas sweaters belting "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" in the latest episode of Carpool Karaoke. With help from some slick editing, the pair are joined by a who's who of stars: Harry Styles, Katy Perry, Usher, Bruno Mars, the Foo Fighters, Miley Cyrus, Pink, Sam Smith, Fifth Harmony, Ed Sheeran and Kelly Clarkson.

The result is a short, sweet holiday mash-up. Pink plays vigorous air-drums, Usher fakes a saxophone solo, Katy Perry mimes "making a list, »

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Golden Globes 2018: 10 Biggest Wtf Snubs and Surprises

11 December 2017 7:58 AM, PST

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association dropped their nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards this morning, shouting out some brand new TV shows and adding some momentum to some of the biggest awards season campaigns – The Shape of Water! Three Billboards! Dunkirk! A few other major players, of course, got left off the lineup in a big way – the Globes have a history of some headslapping choices (remember The Tourist for Best Movie? Cybill for Best TV Comedy?). And while this year seemed a little more on-point than usual, »

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10 Best TV Episodes of 2017: 'Girls'

11 December 2017 7:14 AM, PST

This year, we've asked 10 writers to pick some of their favorite TV episodes from 2017 and weigh in on why they were great stand-alone eps and the highlights of our viewing year. First up: Sean T. Collins on Girls' "American Bitch."

When 2017 lies dead and buried in the ground, "Separate the art from the artist" will be chiseled on its tombstone. But what will we find in the grave?

If it's the idea that creators are shielded from scrutiny by the strength of their creations, then goodbye and good riddance. »

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'The Last Jedi's New Hope: Meet 'Star Wars' Breakout Kelly Marie Tran

11 December 2017 6:34 AM, PST

Kelly Marie Tran grew up dreaming of Hogwarts, not Dagobah. In fact, when she got the script for Star Wars: The Last Jedi back in 2015, she had never seen a Star Wars movie - not even The Force Awakens, which hadn't yet come out. She still landed the most prominent new role in the latest entry to the galaxy-far-far-away franchise, playing maintenance-worked-turned-Resistance-hero Rose Tico. Along the way, she caught up on the saga. "I like A New Hope the best," she says, referring to the original 1977 movie. A San Diego »

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'The Walking Dead' Midseason Finale Recap: The Son Also Rises

10 December 2017 8:59 PM, PST

Back in the fall of 2015, The Walking Dead showrunner Scott M. Gimple attempted a noble, not-all-that-successful experiment with narrative structure. To wit: The show would be spending an entire half-season – eight full episodes – tracking just a couple of days in the life of Rick Grimes, as he and his associates tried and failed to secure the Alexandria Safe-Zone from a nearby walker horde. This season, Gimple gave this concept another go. The fall premiere began with the good guys leading a multi-front assault on Negan, the Saviors and all their scattered compounds. »

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