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Disney dominating rivals as ‘Toy Story 4’ storms box office

When it comes to Disney and summer box-office hits, it really is a small world after all, as the studio — having bulked up on marquee properties — continues to dwarf the competition. “Avengers: Endgame” is the story of the year, within striking distance of “Avatar’s” mark as the top-grossing movie worldwide of all time.…MORE

Rob Gronkowski caught one more pass in Gillette Stadium, this time from Luke Bryan

Football legend Rob Gronkowski caught a pass from an unlikely quarterback on Friday night: country music star Luke Bryan. Gronkowski, nicknamed “Gronk” by fans, was brought out as a surprise guest during Bryan’s soldout show in Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts — home of the New England Patriots, for whom Gronk played his entire professional…MORE

Lisa Marie Presley shared a family photo, and fans see an Elvis double

Yes, there’s been another Elvis sighting. Lisa Marie Presley shared a rare family photo on Twitter and Instagram, and her son Benjamin Keough’s resemblance to his grandfather, the king of rock ‘n’ roll, is striking. “Mama Lion with cubs,” Presley captioned the photo. One follower on Twitter called him an Elvis twin. An Instagram follower…MORE

How the 1989 ‘Batman’ movie forever changed the comic book character

When Tim Burton’s “Batman” debuted in theaters 30 years ago in 1989, it didn’t just kick off a major, still-flourishing movie franchise and the current era of superhero-led blockbusters. The film also had a profound impact on Batman himself, and the way comic book creators would depict the character over the next three decades. “It…MORE

David Gilmour auctioned his guitars and raised $21M for a climate change charity

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour auctioned 126 of his guitars for a record-breaking $21 million at a New York charity auction Thursday to fight against climate change. The auction lasted eight hours and had bidders from 66 countries around the world, according to British auction house Christies, which handled the sales. “The Black Strat,” a 1969…MORE

Tom Hanks enjoys putting Tom Holland through an absurd acting drill

Tom Hanks joined Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal and Gwyneth Paltrow on “The Graham Norton Show,” where he took Holland through an acting drill Hanks learned in his early career. Hanks talked perfecting his grunt as Woody in the “Toy Story” franchise, and how he manages to deliver a line when he’s done take after take.…MORE

What to expect at Sunday’s BET Awards

The 2019 BET Awards will celebrate the very best in entertainment, culture and sports on Sunday. Regina Hall is set to host the 19th annual awards show, which will air live on BET from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Some highlights to look out for: The late Nipsey Hussle will posthumously be honored with a…MORE

Cardi B indicted by grand jury on unspecified charges in strip club case

Cardi B has been indicted by a grand jury for her alleged participation in a fight at a Queens, New York strip club last summer, a law enforcement source told CNN. The exact charges will remain under seal until the arraignment, which is scheduled on June 25 in Queens Criminal Court, the source said. Cardi…MORE

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‘Batman’ turns 30: How a superfan got Hollywood to redefine the Dark Knight

Three decades after director Tim Burton’s 1989 “Batman” film became a box office blockbuster and pop culture phenomenon, the decision to bring the Dark Knight to the big screen seems like it should have been a no-brainer. But in the years leading up to the film’s release, it was as hard to breach the barriers…

Disney dominating rivals as ‘Toy Story 4’ storms box office

When it comes to Disney and summer box-office hits, it really is a small world after all, as the studio — having bulked up on marquee properties — continues to dwarf the competition. “Avengers: Endgame” is the story of the year, within striking distance of “Avatar’s” mark as the top-grossing movie worldwide of all time.…

Rob Gronkowski caught one more pass in Gillette Stadium, this time from Luke Bryan

Football legend Rob Gronkowski caught a pass from an unlikely quarterback on Friday night: country music star Luke Bryan. Gronkowski, nicknamed “Gronk” by fans, was brought out as a surprise guest during Bryan’s soldout show in Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts — home of the New England Patriots, for whom Gronk played his entire professional…

Lisa Marie Presley shared a family photo, and fans see an Elvis double

Yes, there’s been another Elvis sighting. Lisa Marie Presley shared a rare family photo on Twitter and Instagram, and her son Benjamin Keough’s resemblance to his grandfather, the king of rock ‘n’ roll, is striking. “Mama Lion with cubs,” Presley captioned the photo. One follower on Twitter called him an Elvis twin. An Instagram follower…

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