Exclusive Clip: Fran Kranz and J.K. Simmons debate the 'Murder of a Cat'

Exclusive Clip: Fran Kranz and J.K. Simmons debate the 'Murder of a Cat'

Wouldn't you want to investigate the death of your best friend?

Anyone who knows me knows I love cats. Seriously. It may be why I'm still single. (Well, maybe just one reason).

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Angelina Jolie: Brad Pitt and I shot a movie about a 'bad marriage' on our honeymoon

Angelina Jolie: Brad Pitt and I shot a movie about a 'bad marriage' on our honeymoon

'Unbroken' director on the challenges of telling Louis Zamperini's life on screen

BEVERLY HILLS — Angelina Jolie is making movies. A lot of movies. On Sunday afternoon the Oscar winner sat down for a Q&A to discuss the first of three films she's had in the works, "Unbroken," the long-awaited biopic of Louis Zamperini.

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Emily Blunt: Every day someone tells me they love 'Edge of Tomorrow'

Emily Blunt: Every day someone tells me they love 'Edge of Tomorrow'

Plus: Watch the highlights of the 'Into the Woods' Q&A

Ladies and gentlemen, Emily Blunt can sing. Like almost of all of her co-stars in Rob Marshall's "Into The Woods," she proves that not only does she have a lovely singing voice, but that she can pull off Sondheim as well.

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Let's not forget about Tilda Swinton in 'Snowpiercer' for Best Supporting Actress

Let's not forget about Tilda Swinton in 'Snowpiercer' for Best Supporting Actress

An exclusive gif of Mason for your Thanksgiving enjoyment

It's turning out to be another great year for Tilda Swinton. In February, "The Grand Budapest Hotel" premiered to raves at the Berlin Film Festival and made a ton of money in the months following. Cannes 2013 player "Only Lovers Left Alive" gained more critical traction as it continued to play around the world, eventually earning Swinton a surprise Best Female Lead Independent Spirit Award nomination. She filmed a key role in Judd Apatow's new Amy Schumer comedy "Trainwrecked," set for theaters in 2015, and re-teamed with old buddy George Clooney and the Coen brothers for the comedy "Hail Caesar!," which is currently filming and scheduled to debut in 2016. Perhaps most importantly, her performance in Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer" finally saw the light of day stateside.

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Chris Rock explains the inspiration for 'Hammy the Bear' in 'Top Five'

Chris Rock explains the inspiration for 'Hammy the Bear' in 'Top Five'

On his latest success: 'I just did things I normally hadn't done before'

Sometimes if the parts aren't coming to you, you simply need to create them. It's an old story in the entertainment business and the genesis of Chris Rock's fantastic new flick "Top Five."

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2015 Spirit Awards Nominees: Winners and Losers

2015 Spirit Awards Nominees: Winners and Losers

Just another day for 'Boyhood' and 'Birdman'

No joke, there were a ton of surprises from today's announcement of the 2015 Independent Spirit Awards nominees. That sounds like something someone would write every year after Film Independent reveals the honorees for its awards shrine of American independent cinema, but that's actually not the case.  

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10 predictions for the 2015 Independent Spirit Awards nominations

10 predictions for the 2015 Independent Spirit Awards nominations

Is Kristen Wiig in and Bill Hader out?

Yes, it's finally come to this. After months of festival debuts, cocktail parties and a fake awards show that somehow was aired on a major broadcast network, an awards event that actually means something (sort of) in the Oscar race is happening. The 2014 Independent Spirit Awards nominations are hours away and, in some ways, they are the most competitive in recent memory.

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Can Meryl Streep actually win a fourth Oscar for 'Into the Woods?'

Can Meryl Streep actually win a fourth Oscar for 'Into the Woods?'

Rob Marshall's adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's classic enters the Oscar race

We really shouldn't be having this conversation. It's just too soon. Isn't it?

When Meryl Streep won her third Academy Award for "The Iron Lady," the collective media mindset was that the acting icon had finally joined the three-timer club and any other nominations from that point on would be icing on the cake. A fourth Oscar win? Considering how many times she'd been overlooked since winning no. 2 for "Sophie's Choice" in 1982, it just didn't seem realistic that it would happen anytime soon or at all. Even after landing another Best Actress nod for "August: Osage County," the concept of Streep conceivably winning another statue just didn't register. That is, until now.

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Jennifer Aniston serves 'Cake' in LA as Best Actress nomination chances increase

Jennifer Aniston serves 'Cake' in LA as Best Actress nomination chances increase

Who's still in the mix?

WEST HOLLYWOOD — On Wednesday it was Reese. On Thursday it was Shailene. On Friday it was Jennifer…

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Could 'Paddington' turn into a surprise family flick hit?

Could 'Paddington' turn into a surprise family flick hit?

The first reviews are in and they're good

Perception is not always reality. Especially in the movie business.

Ever since the first trailer for "Paddington" arrived last March, eyebrows were raised. Would this CG-animated-live action hybrid do Michael Bond's beloved literary bear justice? Many thought the teaser looked more "Smurfs" or (perish the thought) "Garfield" than in the vein of a well-regarded "Fantastic Mr. Fox." It didn't matter that "Harry Potter" and "Gravity" producer David Heyman was shepherding the production; this was a movie that ended up having one bad publicity crisis after another.  

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