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REVIEW: In-fighting is entertaining in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

"Civil War" stands out as certainly the biggest of the stand-alones, and among the best because of what it has in common with the better films in the Marvel universe: the conflict is deeply human, told humorously, and best enjoyed if you don't overthink it.

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Dan Aykroyd adapting ‘Blues Brothers’ for animated series

The animated project will also feature the band's original songs, as well as soul and blues classics, and new material recorded specially for the series, which Aykroyd will help to develop alongside "Saturday Night Live" writer Anne Beatts.

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‘Frozen’ fans want Queen Elsa to ‘come out’

Fans are urging movie executives to make the film's snow queen Elsa a lesbian in the sequel.

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It’s ‘Star Wars’ Day: May the 4th be with you

It's not a national holiday, yet it might be an intergalactic one.

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It’s easier to follow friends on Twitter

A new Connect tab on Twitter Inc's mobile app makes it easier for people to find accounts to follow, the social network said on Tuesday as it launched the new feature to attract more users.

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Today in entertainment history: May 4

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Jim Beam fills 14 millionth bottle of bourbon

Jim Beam has filled and sealed its 14 millionth barrel of bourbon since the 1933 repeal of Prohibition, achieving a first in the bourbon industry.

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‘Rock’ your clock

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has an app to help you organize their day.

Terry Bollea, known as professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, listens while testifying in his case against the news website Gawker at the Pinellas County Courthouse, in St. Petersburg, Fla., Monday, March 7, 2016. Hogan is suing Gawker for $100 million for publishing a video of him having sex with his best friend's wife. (Boyzell Hosey/Tampa Bay Times via AP, Pool)

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Hulk Hogan seeks second slam of Gawker over racist comments leak

Hulk Hogan accused Gawker of leaking his racist remarks in a lawsuit filed in Florida on Monday involving a secretly-recorded sex tape of the wrestling celebrity, who recently won $140 million in damages against the media website in a related case.

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Today in entertainment history: May 3

A look back at some of the biggest headlines in Hollywood history.

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Too much ice in your Starbucks?

A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.

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‘Ghostbusters’ reboot is ‘most disliked’ trailer of all time

The trailer for the all-female remake of the classic 1984 comedy hits theaters this summer.

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Kit Harington apologizes to ‘Game of Thrones’ fans

SPOILER ALERT: The British actor has been insisting that Jon Snow was dead for months, since the end of the 2015 season, when it appeared he had been killed off.

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Control and conscience divides heroes in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

Marvel's band of Avengers are usually a friendly bunch, but when faced with the destruction of their heroic efforts to save the world, the superheroes are split between maintaining control of their powers or going under government contract, leading to an explosive battle.

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Ringling elephants, a famed U.S. circus act, pack up trunks for retirement

Elephants take a final bow at Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Sunday, ending a 145-year spectacle that delighted fans but enraged animal activists, who say the highly publicized retirement is not enough.

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‘Cheers’ star Woody Harrelson wants to open pot shop

Harrelson, who is best known for his roles in the film "White Men Can't Jump" and 1980s sitcom "Cheers," had applied for a license on behalf of his company Simple Organic Living LLC.

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‘Jungle Book’ triumphs, ‘Keanu’ stumbles, ‘Mother’s Day’ bombs

"The Jungle Book" pulverized a trio of box office lightweights, racking up $42.4 million to lead ticket sales for the third consecutive weekend.

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Today in entertainment history: May 2

A look back at some of the Hollywood headlines from years past.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

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REVIEW: In-fighting is entertaining in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

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"Civil War" stands out as certainly the biggest of the stand-alones, and among the best because of what it has in common with the better films in the Marvel universe: the conflict is deeply human, told humorously, and best enjoyed if you don't overthink it.