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    'Empire' and the End of "Least Objectionable Television"

    "Least objectionable television' is dead," as ABC entertainment president David Lee said last month, and "Empire" is only the latest network series to dance on the grave.

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    Watch: Singing Sondheim Is "Like Calculus" in 'Into the Woods' Behind-the-Scenes Video (Exclusive)

    Disney's "The Magic of the Woods" featurette offers a fascinating glimpse into the musical's intricate sound design, exclusive to TOH!

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    How They Turned Sondheim's 'Into the Woods' into a Post-9/11 Metaphor (VIDEO)

    'Into the Woods' should score several key craft noms, with production designer Dennis Gassner and costume designer Colleen Atwood the favorites to win again.

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    Top Ten Box Office Takeaways: 'Turtles' Beats 'Guardians'; 'Hundred-Foot Journey' Scores With Adults, 'Get On Up' Stumbles

    For the second time this summer and the first time ever in August, two films grossed over $40 million on the same weekend. "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" (Paramount) opened over expectations at $65 million, while Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" (Buena Vista) dropped a reasonable 56%. Last summer ...

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    Can 'Get On Up' Star Chad Boseman Land a Best Actor Oscar Nomination?

    After the packed "Get On Up" Producers Guild of America screening Thursday at the Pacific Design Center, star Chadwick Boseman, who channels mercurial funk star James Brown in the musical biopic, earned a rousing standing ovation. During the Q & A, Oscar-winning producer Brian Grazer (Ron Howard's "...

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    WATCH: Another Star Goes Musical, Keira Knightley Sings in 'Begin Again,' Ruffalo & Keener's Top 26 Flicks (VIDEO)

    We've seen Keira Knightley kick, swashbuckle, and charm her way through her career so far, but one thing we haven't seen her do very much of--until now--is sing.

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    Handicapping this Year's Movie Musicals, from 'Jersey Boys' to 'Annie' to 'Into the Woods'

    The multiplex is alive once more with the sound of Broadway show tunes: a trio of popular shows, all aimed at distinctly different audiences, will take a bow in movie theaters this year.

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    'Jersey Boys' Review Roundup: Eastwood's Musical Biopic Never Decides What To Be

    Clint Eastwood wasn't necessarily anyone's first thought when it came to a director for the film version of the 2005 Broadway hit "Jersey Boys." But the director's still on the A-list at Warner Bros. for his calm, economic, unpretentious, methodical filmmaking, flair for local color and good ear for...

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    Should Brit Star Tom Hiddleston Take on Country Icon Hank Williams?

    As high as I am on Tom Hiddleston, the idea of him playing all-American country music icon Hank Williams gives me pause. Somehow this role should go to an American actor. This casting feels like a foreign sales decision. Hiddleston, who is bankable thanks to playing Loki in two Thor films and 'The A...

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    Happy Birthday, Ann-Margret! (VIDEO)

    A belated happy 73rd birthday to Ann-Margret, whose best movie--in my humble opinion--is the 1963 George Sidney musical "Bye Bye Birdie."

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