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Ellen Foley, Meat Loaf’s ‘Paradise by the Dashboard Light’ Sparring Partner, on the Making of Rock’s Greatest Duet

In the wake of Meat Loaf’s death Thursday, singer Ellen Foley described her working relationship with Meat Loaf in the 1970s as “a beautiful, feisty, joyful friendship. Meat…

‘Free Chol Soo Lee’ Review: Remembering a Cause Célèbre of Korean-American Activism

“Free Chol Soo Lee” charts the complicated history of a wrongful-conviction victim who became a figurehead for both Asian-American and prisoners’-rights activists in the 1970s and beyond. Julie…

Arnold Schwarzenegger Unhurt, Woman Injured After Car Crash in Brentwood

Arnold Schwarzenegger was involved in an auto accident Friday afternoon in Brentwood that sent a woman to the hospital with minor injuries. The actor and former California governor…

Oscar’s Foreign Accent Dates Back to the Birth of Cinema

The public considers the Academy Awards as a Hollywood event. True, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is headquartered in Southern California, and most of the…

Danny Masterson’s Accusers Do Not Have to Go to Scientology Arbitration

Danny Masterson’s accusers do not have to take their allegations of stalking and harassment to a religious arbitration panel run by the Church of Scientology, an appeals court…

Box Office: Faith-Based Drama ‘Redeeming Love’ No Match for ‘Scream,’ ‘Spider-Man’

“Scream,” the hit sequel in the long-running slasher series, will keep terrorizing audiences over the weekend. Only one movie, Universal’s faith-based romantic drama “Redeeming Love,” is opening nationwide,…

Jeff Daniels says he’s ‘made it’ after scientists name parasite after him

“In Hollywood, you haven’t really made it until you’ve been recognized by those in the field of parasitology.”

‘Pam & Tommy’ Stars Sebastian Stan, Lily James on Justice for Pamela Anderson, Internet Infamy and That Wild Talking Penis

Lily James and Sebastian Stan spent months working together on the set of Hulu’s “Pam & Tommy.” Yet when they recently reunited for a photo session it was…

Recording Academy Finally Hires In-House Counsel: Jennifer Jones Named Executive VP of Legal Affairs

On the day after the 2022 Grammy Awards’ move to Las Vegas was confirmed, the Recording Academy announced on Wednesday that Jennifer Jones has joined the organization as executive…

Yvette Mimieux, ‘The Time Machine’ actress, dead at 80

She made history by becoming the first person on American television to show her belly button.

New Jamie Lynn Spears book reveals toxic family drama with sister Britney

“I knew something was very wrong,” writes Jamie Lynn Spears in “Things I Should Have Said,” which arrives amid a very public feud between her and sister Britney.

Grammy Awards Moving to Las Vegas on April 3

The Grammy Awards will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3, the Recording Academy has confirmed. The CMT Awards, originally scheduled…