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'Full Metal Jacket' sergeant R. Lee Ermey dies at 74

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| Ermey, a former marine who made a career in Hollywood playing hard-nosed military men like Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in "Full Metal Jacket," died from pneumonia-related complications.

Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86

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Czech filmmaker Milos Forman's American movies such as "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards.

10 Coachella performances worth watching on YouTube this weekend

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Yes, Beyoncé, obviously. But we're scheduling alarms to watch these other nine artists, too.

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'The Rider' depicts a realistic cowboy experience rarely seen on screen

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Writer-director Chloe Zhao uses real-life rancher Brady Jandreu to play a character who's recovering from a traumatic brain injury after being thrown from a bronco.

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Hari Kondabolu on 'The Problem with Apu' and why he's still a 'Simpsons' fan

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"The Simpsons" indirectly responded to Kondabolu and his documentary on a recent episode, which has re-ignited the debate over the representation of South Asians.

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Real-life seniors show the power of creativity in uplifting performance of Shakespeare

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Stories about older adults are hard to come by in Hollywood. The documentary, "Still Dreaming," about seniors putting on a Shakespeare play, is incredibly uplifting.

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Gustavo Santaolalla's music travels from TV to film to the concert stage

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From a nondescript house in the Echo Park hills, the veteran producer and composer works on a wide variety of projects, including his own band, Bajofondo.

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Michael K. Williams: 'I'm ready to change the narrative in my community'

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The actor, who grew up in the Vanderveer Projects in Brooklyn, found refuge in arts education in public school.

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Lindi Ortega's 'Liberty' is a conceptual ode to spaghetti Westerns and Tarantino movies

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The Canadian singer-songwriter got her start writing music and playing gigs in her hometown of Toronto, then spent five years on the scene in Nashville.

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