This image released by Netflix shows Sandra Bullock in a scene from the film,

Netflix has no plans to cut 'Bird Box' scene despite outcry

Netflix's post-apocalyptic survival film "Bird Box" is drawing criticism for using footage of a real fiery train disaster but the streaming giant has no plans to remove it.

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Steve Carell arrives at the premiere of

Carell, 'Office' producers reteam for 'Space Force' comedy

Steve Carell is starring in a new workplace comedy that could be out of this world.

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Singer Rihanna.

Rihanna sues father over use of their last name for business

Rihanna is suing her father over his use of their last name for a business.

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Faith Rodgers, left, appears during a news conference about R&B singer R. Kelly in New York, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Kelly has been under fire since the recent airing of a Lifetime documentary

R. Kelly accuser says he threatened to reveal her sex life

R. Kelly wrote a letter threatening to reveal embarrassing details of a woman's sexual history if she didn't drop a lawsuit accusing him of sexual abuse, the woman and her lawyer said Monday.

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This image released by STXfilms shows Bryan Cranston, from left, Jahi Di'Allo Winston, and Kevin Hart in a scene from

Kevin Hart's 'The Upside' unseats 'Aquaman' in $19.6M debut

Kevin Hart isn't hosting the Oscars, but he's got a number one movie. "The Upside," starring Hart and Bryan Cranston, surpassed expectations to open with $19.6 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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Seiuli Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

“It never happened,” Seiuli Johnson denies interview

Seiuli Dwayne Johnson has denied ever giving an interview to a UK newspaper, The Daily Star, where he criticised young people for "looking for a reason to be offended." The interview was picked up by all the major news agencies in the world, leading to a story titled “Seiuli slams generation snowflake,” published on page 15 of the Sunday Samoan.

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FILE - This Feb. 12, 2011 file photo shows R. Kelly performing at the pre-Grammy gala & salute to industry icons with Clive Davis honoring David Geffen in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Lawyer: R. Kelly denies all sexual misconduct allegations

An attorney for R. Kelly said Friday that the R&B star denies all allegations of sexual misconduct involving women and underage girls, including those made in a recent documentary, although he says neither he nor Kelly have watched the entire movie.

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Actresses Yalitza Aparicio, left, and Marina de Tavira.

'Roma' actresses drew on personal lives for inspiration

Playing Cleo in director Alfonso Cuaron's Spanish-language film "Roma " was for Yalitza Aparicio much more than putting herself in the shoes of another woman.

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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2013 file photo, Lady Gaga, center, and R. Kelly perform

Lady Gaga apologizes for R. Kelly collaboration

Lady Gaga is sorry for her 2013 duet with R. Kelly in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against the singer, and she intends to remove the song from streaming services.

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In this May 25, 2005 file photo, Michael Jackson arrives at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse for his child molestation trial in Santa Maria, Calif.

Sundance adds Michael Jackson Neverland doc about accusers

A documentary film about two boys who accused Michael Jackson of sexual abuse is set to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival later this month.

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R. Kelly performs at the BET Awards in Los Angeles.

Georgia man tells police R. Kelly's manager threatened him

A Georgia man involved with a recent documentary detailing abuse allegations against R. Kelly told police the singer's manager threatened him.

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This combination of photos released by Fox shows NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown in a hippo costume as he stands with host Nick Cannon, left, and Brown after he revealed his identity.

Fox's 'Masked Singer' draws a strong audience for debut

Fox hoped to use a week when there wasn't much else on broadcast television besides football to draw attention to its new competition "The Masked Singer." The strategy proved sound.

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How Fiji Water lady photobombed Golden Globes. Or was it a publicity stunt?

A woman carrying a tray of Fiji Water has stolen the limelight at the Golden Globes this year.

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Rami Malek accepting the award for best actor in a motion picture drama for his role as Freddie Mercury in a scene from

Mamma Mia! 'Rhapsody' upsets 'Star Is Born' at Globes

Thunder bolt and lightning rocked the 76th Golden Globes where a string of upsets culminated with the Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" winning best picture, drama, over another movie about musicians: Bradley Cooper's much more heavily favored "A Star Is Born."

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The cast and crew of

Sandra Oh, 'The Americans,' 'Spider-man' win at Globes

Lady Gaga won for the song "Shallow" from "A Star Is Born," ''The Americans" won best drama series for its sixth and final season and co-host Sandra Oh spoke passionately about "faces of change" at a Golden Globes that shrugged off the seriousness of last year's black-draped ceremony for a more lighthearted show.

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Lady Gaga.

Gaga, 'A Star Is Born' poised to dominate Golden Globes

When the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards get underway Sunday night, who takes home statuettes is only a small part of the intrigue.

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This image released by Disney shows a scene from Marvel Studios'

Netflix and chill no more - streaming is getting complicated

Streaming TV may never again be as simple, or as affordable, as it is now. Disney and WarnerMedia are each launching their own streaming services in 2019 in a challenge to Netflix's dominance.

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Kevin Hart.

Kevin Hart says he's considering Oscar hosting gig again

Prodded by Ellen DeGeneres, comic Kevin Hart says he'll reconsider his decision to step down as host of the Academy Awards.

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FILE-This Oct. 25, 1995 file photo shows Toni Tennille, left, and Daryl Dragon, the singing duo The Captain and Tennille, posing during an interview in at their home in Washoe Valley.

Daryl Dragon, Captain of Captain & Tennille, dead at 76

Daryl Dragon, the cap-wearing "Captain" of Captain & Tennille who teamed with then-wife Toni Tennille on such easy listening hits as "Love Will Keep Us Together" and "Muskrat Love," died Wednesday. He was 76.

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Bob Einstein arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of

Bob Einstein of Super Dave and "Curb" fame dies at 76

Bob Einstein, the veteran comedy writer and performer known for "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour," ''Curb Your Enthusiasm" and his spoof daredevil character Super Dave Osborne, has died, according to his brother, filmmaker Albert Brooks. Einstein was 76.

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Movies

Lav Diaz, director of 'Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis' addresses the audience after receiving the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize for a feature film that opens new perspectives.

Migrant island documentary "Fire at Sea" wins at Berlin fest

BERLIN (AP) — "Fire at Sea," a documentary about the Italian island of Lampedusa — many migrants' first destination on risky journeys toward safety and a better life in Europe

TV

Bill Cosby enters the Montgomery County Courthouse for a court appearance in Norristown, Pa.

Cosby loses appeal; case appears headed to evidence hearing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's criminal sexual-assault case appears to be headed toward an evidence hearing after a judge denied his latest effort to throw the charges out.

Music

Ex-ABBA members make rare joint appearance at grand opening

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The four former members of iconic Swedish pop group ABBA have made a rare joint appearance for the opening of a Stockholm restaurant inspired by the "Mamma Mia!" musical.

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