Kevin Spacey labels Donald Trump a 'disease'

Actor begins host routine at Cannes film festival charity event saying: ‘Foreign films contain two things Trump hates the most: foreigners and reading’

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'Batman v Superman' director debunks Joker-was-Robin fan theory

Zack Snyder has offered fans a more prosaic explanation for the appearance of Robin’s costume in Dawn of Justice

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Deadpool still on top as ridiculously 'whitewashed' Gods of Egypt sinks at US box office

Whitewashed swords and sandals epic Gods of Egypt sank beneath the sands at the US box office this weekend, a victim of scathing reviews and controversy over its casting of largely European actors as ancient Egyptian gods and mortals.

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Spike Lee to boycott the 2016 Oscars: '40 white actors in 2 years and no flava at all. We can’t act?! WTF!'

Spike Lee is to boycott the 2016 Oscars over the US Academy’s failure to nominate a single black actor for the second year running.

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Posting Star Wars spoilers should be illegal, says Philadelphia police department

If you should accidentally discover, before you’ve even had the chance to view Star Wars: The Force Awakens for yourself, that Maz Kanata is Luke Skywalker’s twin, or that Chewbacca is BB-8’s uncle, you might well think the perpetrator of said spoiler ought to be locked up. According to police in Philadelphia, a change in the law is indeed well overdue: officers have taken to an official Twitter feed to declare that leaking Star Wars secrets ought to be illegal.

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'Church of Jediism' claims 250,000 members as Star Wars fans stand in line for film opening

More than a thousand new members a day are signing up to join the Church of Jediism as fans prepare for the release this week of new Star Wars movie The Force Awakens, it is claimed.

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Trump doubles down on waterboarding: 'Even if it doesn't work, they deserve it'

Republican candidate endorses interrogation method that was scrapped by Bush administration because of torture concerns – and ineffectiveness

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Julianne Moore claims majority of Americans are in favor of increased gun control

Still Alice and Boogie Nights actor blames gun lobby for failure to make progress on firearms legislation

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Philadelphia police union joins growing Quentin Tarantino boycott

A third major police union has added its voice to calls for a boycott of Quentin Tarantino’s movies, after the Oscar-winning film-maker spoke at a rally against police brutality in New York.

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Money at the heart of US gun control problem, says Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer has said she believes money is at the heart of the ongoing US debate over gun control.

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Amy Schumer to push for gun control after Trainwreck shootings

The comic and actor Amy Schumer will team up with US senator Charles Schumer to call for greater gun control in the wake of the fatal shootings of two women at a screening of her film Trainwreck last month.

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Don't shoot! Fugitive bank robber recaptured after he stars in horror movie

Convict Jason Stange arrested by US marshals on final day of shoot for slasher-flick Marla Mae, but producers say his scenes will not be cut

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Morgan Freeman calls for marijuana legalization 'across the board'

The Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman has called for the legalisation of cannabis “across the board” and spoken of his own positive experiences using the drug for pain relief.

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Ohio teacher on trial for showing depraved, graphic horror film -- The ABCs of Death -- to Spanish class

Sheila Kearns, 58, showed the 2013 comedy horror The ABCs of Death to students in five Spanish classes ranging in age from 14 to 18 at East High School on 11 April 2013, according to the Columbus Dispatch . She had reportedly assumed the film, which features scenes of full frontal nudity, masturbation, ejaculate, hard drug use, faeces and vomit, was suitable for students to view.

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Brad Pitt 'too distracting' to serve on Los Angeles jury

Brad Pitt has been turned down for jury duty in Los Angeles after being deemed too much of a distraction.

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