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Rita Wilson marks new album with star on Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD — Actress, producer and singer/songwriter Rita Wilson became the latest honoree on the Hollywood Walk of Fame March 29, coinciding with the release of her album “Halfway to Home.” Wilson’s husband Tom Hanks and actress Julia Roberts were among those joining her in speaking at the ceremony at 7024 Hollywood Blvd., adjacent to the…

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Three films lead Golden Globe Award nominations

BEVERLY HILLS — Director Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy romance “The Shape of Water” scored a leading seven nominations for the 75th Golden Globe Awards, while Steven Spielberg’s journalism drama “The Post” and the dark crime tale “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” each earned six as nominations were revealed Dec. 11. All three films were nominated…

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Real-life roles may lead to Oscar glory again

HOLLYWOOD — It’s become an almost surefire way to win Oscar gold: Play a real person. It happened last year, with Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking. The year before too, with Matthew McConaughey as Ron Woodruff. Oh, and the year before that, when Daniel Day-Lewis won for playing Abraham Lincoln. Sandra Bullock won her Oscar…

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