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Pokémon fans split by live-action ‘Detective Pikachu’ trailer

Pokémon fans split by live-action ‘Detective Pikachu’ trailer

Pokémon just got real. The first trailer for the live-action “Detective Pikachu” movie, starring Ryan Reynolds as the walking, talking and distinctly furry sleuth, has been released — and it’s divided fans of the franchise. The film, based on a 2016 spin-off game, recasts the most popular Pokémon species as an amateur crime-solver. It marks…MORE

Sandra Bullock donates $100,000 to help save animals from California fires

Sandra Bullock donates $100,000 to help save animals from California fires

Sandra Bullock has proved her congeniality extends to animals, too. The actress made a $100,000 donation to The Humane Society of Ventura County, which is on the ground helping the non-human victims of the wildfires in Southern California. “Our efforts for rescuing and caring for evacuated animals from the Hill and Woolsey fires had caught…MORE

How Fantastic Four saved Stan Lee from quitting comics

How Fantastic Four saved Stan Lee from quitting comics

Stan Lee was ready to give up on writing comic books in 1960 — after 20 years in the business — when his wife, famously, urged him to try writing one that he would like. The result was Fantastic Four – a team of squabbling superheroes — kicking off a string of creations with artist…MORE

Hollywood honors Stan Lee

Hollywood honors Stan Lee

There is seemingly not a star in Hollywood who hadn’t entered the orbit of comic-book legend Stan Lee. In wake of Lee’s death on Monday at age 95, a flood of notable names have started to paid tribute to the man whose imagination brought the Marvel Universe to life. Robert Downey Jr. “I owe it…MORE

Marvel heroes broke records and changed Hollywood

Marvel heroes broke records and changed Hollywood

Marvel founder and comic book titan Stan Lee died on Monday, leaving behind one of the most influential and important careers in pop culture history. Disney’s Marvel Studios, which created a cinematic universe based on Lee’s creations, has had 20 straight No. 1 openings at the box office. The studio, which Disney acquired for $4…MORE

Stan Lee, Marvel Comics visionary, dead at 95

Stan Lee, Marvel Comics visionary, dead at 95

Stan Lee, the colorful Marvel Comics patriarch who helped usher in a new era of superhero storytelling — and saw his creations become a giant influence in the movie business — has died. He was 95. Kirk Schneck, an attorney for Lee’s daughter, tells CNN the comic giant was taken by ambulance from his Los…MORE

How Dan Crenshaw’s ‘SNL’ cameo happened

How Dan Crenshaw’s ‘SNL’ cameo happened

Plans for Dan Crenshaw’s much-talked-about appearance on “Saturday Night Live” this past weekend were kept quiet until the last minute. But on Monday’s episode of “Today,” the Republican Congressman-elect explained that he agreed to appear alongside Pete Davidson to accept his apology after being contacted by “SNL” producers. “We were hesitant at first, we weren’t…MORE

Netflix show accused of Islamophobia by Hasan Minhaj, who has a Netflix show

Netflix show accused of Islamophobia by Hasan Minhaj, who has a Netflix show

Less than one month after premiering his talk show on Netflix, comedian Hasan Minhaj is proving he’s not afraid of speaking his mind, even when his target is another show that airs on Netflix. Minhaj accuses the Netflix drama “The Bodyguard” of Islamophobia during the most recent episode of his series “Patriot Act,” which focused…MORE

Lady Gaga documents being evacuated amid Los Angeles fires

Lady Gaga documents being evacuated amid Los Angeles fires

Lady Gaga is among the many celebrities forced to flee their homes due to the rampant fires in California. The singer documented the emotional evacuation as she left behind her Malibu home, not knowing if it would still be standing when she returned. Gaga took to Twitter to write several messages to her 77 million…MORE

‘Toy Story 4’ trailer introduces new character

‘Toy Story 4’ trailer introduces new character

“Toy Story” fans better buckle up because there’s a new toy in town. Pixar released the trailer for “Toy Story 4” on Monday and just when you thought you knew the whole gang — Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Rex, Slinky Dog, Hamm the Piggy Bank and Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head — along comes someone new.…MORE

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