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<p>From &quot;Fault in Our Stars&quot;</p>

From "Fault in Our Stars"

Charli XCX's music video goes 'Boom Clap' for 'Fault in Our Stars'

Lots of Shailene Woodley kisses

Undoubtedly, "Fault in Our Stars" fans are gonna feel their heart go "Boom Clap" with the movie's release. Charli XCX's new song is here to just help that whole thing along.

The songwriter/producer dropped the music video for "Boom Clap" today, giving a taste of sweet, fated kisses between Shailene Woodley's Hazel and Ansel Elgort's Gus for the John Boone-directed adaptation. The clip was shot in Amsterdam, which is the same setting as the film.

"Boom Clap" is one of the original songs featured on "The Fault in Our Stars" soundtrack, which is out now ahead of the movie's June 6 release date. The tracklist also includes contributions from Jake Bugg, Ed Sheeran, Ray Lamontagne, Lykke Li, M83 and more. The set bowed at No. 8 on The Billboard 200 and may rise after the film premieres in the U.S.

Charli XCX is helping to lead the singles charts right now with her collaboration on Iggy Azalea's tally-topping "Fancy"; she is currently at work on her second album.

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'X-Men' producers Donner and Kinberg on the past, present, and future of the series
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'X-Men' producers Donner and Kinberg on the past, present, and future of the series

How far ahead are they planning 'X-Men' movies now?

One of the most impressive things about "X-Men: Days Of Future Past" is how it feels like they've reset the entire series to a point, and they can now tell any story they want again with any of the characters they've used so far without worrying about continuity issues.

It is amazing to realize that they've been working with the same cast and many of the same people behind the camera for fourteen years now. Not many series can pull off that sort of longevity without having to shake everything up completely, and yet it looks like Hugh Jackman is signing another deal to keep playing Wolverine and now the series has a second wind with some of the hottest new stars in Hollywood including Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence.

I reached out to Lauren Shuler-Donner and Simon Kinberg and asked them if we could sit down and discuss the series, the choices they made about this film, and what they see as the future of the franchise, and so the day after Memorial Day, we all hopped on the phone and dug right in.

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Jack White

Stream Jack White's new album, 'Lazaretto' in full

Singer returns to stage after issuing his massive apology

Jack White, who issued an apology—sort of— to The Black Keys, Meg White, Adele, and lots of other folks on Saturday, continues to build up to the June 10 release of his new solo album, “Lazaretto.”

Today, a fourth track from the album, “Temporary Ground,” emerged, following White’s debuting the song at Houston’s Free Press Summer Festival yesterday. He performs the country-flecked song acoustically after he has a little trouble with the power.

You can here the album version on iTunes, which is streaming “Lazaretto” in full.

 

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Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake's heartwarming 'Not A Bad Thing' video: Watch

Superstar performs interspersed with fan-submitted photos showing 'love'

Justin Timberlake’s new video for his current Top 10 hit, “Not A Bad Thing” features videos, photos, and messages sent in from fans and their interpretation of love, interspersed with footage of Timberlake performing the song in concert. He introduces the video thanking fans for showing him "a million reasons why love is not a bad thing." Then he hits the stage to perform the loping, mid-tempo ballad.

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'Halt and Catch Fire' watched by just 1.2 million after AMC put the pilot online

“Halt and Catch Fire” watched by just 1.2 million after AMC put the pilot online
It’s unclear what impact the two-week preview will have on the ‘80s-set computer drama, but its TV launch had 900,000 fewer viewers than the premiere of “Turn."


“Game of Thrones” matches its series high for post-holiday Mountain vs. Viper episode
Previous post-Memorial Day “Game of Thrones” episodes have seen a decline.


Oprah to reunite 3 “Love Boat” stars
"Oprah: Where Are They Now?” next week catches up with Ted Lange, Cynthia Lauren Tewes and Jill Whelan.


CW announces August return for “America’s Next Top Model"
Tyra Banks returns for Cycle 21 on Aug. 22.

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"Oprah: Where Are They Now?"

"Oprah: Where Are They Now?"

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'Oprah: Where Are They Now?' to host 'Love Boat' reunion

Charo, Dave Coulier and D.B. Sweeney to be featured this season

“Oprah: Where Are They Now?” comes back this weekend (Sun. June 8 at 9:00 p.m. ET on OWN) with the reunion you never knew you wanted to see: the cast of that epic '80s cheesefest "The Love Boat." 

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Summer Movies Flashback 1984: Indiana Jones, Gremlins and Ghostbusters

Summer Movies Flashback 1984: Indiana Jones, Gremlins and Ghostbusters

Our continuing look back at some of the biggest summers we've lived through takes us back 30 full years

In honor of the 2014 summer movie season, Team HitFix will be delivering a mini-series of articles flashing back to key summers from years past. There will be one each month, diving into the marquee events of the era, their impact on the writer and their implications on today's multiplex culture. We continue today with a look back at the summer of 1984.

I turned 14 on May 26, 1984, just as the summer movie season was getting started.

These days, the summer movie season seems to begin in mid-March, and I think it's because studios want real estate that they can own. And it feels like the appetite for event films is something the audience has year-round now, so if you're able to make something that excites the audience, why not find a place for it where it's not going head to head with all the other giant event films of the year?

For the purposes of this piece, we're going to consider everything from the first weekend of May to the middle of August, where it felt like they wrapped up the summer releases. 1984 was a fairly strong year, with some big highs, some ridiculous lows, and a ton of movies that stood out in one way or another. I count at least 14 movies that I genuinely love that came out during that summer, and I am surprised how vivid my memories still are of the time I spent in the theaters during those 15 weekends.

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Chris Brown swears he'll be nice from now on

5 pieces of advice for Chris Brown now that he's out of jail...again

Keep your mouth closed unless you're singing

Chris Brown was released from a Los Angeles Country prison at 12:01 a.m. Monday morning after serving 108 days of his 131-day sentence for probation violation.

Shortly thereafter, the R&B artist simply tweeted “Humbled and Blessed.” Followed by two more tweets: “Back to the Music and the Fans” and “Thank you God.”

The big question is what happens next? We’ve been her before with Brown. Following his beating Rihanna in 2009 and then again after he threw a chair while at “Good Morning America,” he’s already done the contrition interviews, the humble interviews, the “I’m going to try harder to be better” interviews quite a few times only to relapse into deplorable behavior again.

He’s had second and third chances. Let’s see what he does with his latest chance, since, remarkably, his fans seem to have an endless tolerance for his thuggery.

His five next steps should be:
 
*Show up at the 2014 BET Awards, for which you are nominated for three awards, and if you are presenting, stick to the script and be polite and low-key. If you are performing— and maybe this is a time for you and Ariana Grande to debut a live performance of your duet, “Don’t Be Gone Too Long,”  do the performance and otherwise keep quiet.

*Keep a very low profile unless it’s work related. No tweeting or Instagramming from nightclubs or from basketball games or while out and about. We would have even advised against the little triptych sometime-girlfriend Karreuche Tran posted on Sunday that shows four pictures of you two juxtaposed against four photos of John Lennon and Yoko Ono in similar poses. Yeah, about that… Humility, remember…

*Do not take the bait: You know that folks and paparazzi are going to snipe at you and that you’re actions are under intense scrutiny, whether that’s fair or not. Keep your head down and rise above all of it. Silence is your best option. Don’t react. Keep your mouth closed unless you're singing.

*Stay calm and collected during interviews for “X,” whenever the long-delayed album finally comes out (and it will now probably be sooner rather than later), talk to every outlet that will have you and realize that, yes, you are going to have to answer the same question about “how can we believe you’re really changed” over and over again. No throwing chairs, no complaining on Twitter, no nothing. Show you’ve changed by your actions.

*Above all, show us that you actually are humbled this time by doing your remaining community service without complaint, don’t ever act like you’re the martyr  (remember this) and take responsibility for your past and move on.

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Andy Cohen shopping an 'I Slept With a Celebrity' reality show

Andy Cohen shopping an “I Slept With a Celebrity” reality show
The Bravo star has come up with reality concept where two people spill the beans in each episode about their sexual experiences with a celebrity.


HBO offering “Game of Thrones” fans a course in Dothraki
Linguist David J. Peterson, who helped create the Dothraki language, will begin offering the course on Oct. 7. Its title: "Living Language Dothraki: A Conversational Language Course Based on the Hit Original HBO Series Game of Thrones.”


WEtv drops “Women’s Entertainment” from its name
WEtv is rebranding itself to focus on the collective “WE,” not just women. The new campaign will incorporate “WE” into words like “aWEsome,” “poWErful” and “tWEet.”

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"Last Comic Standing"

"Last Comic Standing"

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Exclusive clip: It's DUI humor on 'Last Comic Standing'

Rodman puts a humorous spin on getting pulled over

You've probably already noticed that the "Last Comic Standing" (Thurs. at 10:00 p.m.) currently on the air is far afield from the so-so series that signed off in 2010. Instead of the eighth season being another showplace for amateurs and a few salty old pros, the top 100 comics in the country were hand-picked by producers to audition by invitation only. The standard is plenty higher than what we've seen previously. 

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<p>&quot;State of Affairs&quot;</p>

"State of Affairs"

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NBC sets Fall 2014 premiere dates from 'Blacklist' to 'Constantine'

'Biggest Loser' comes early, 'Marry Me' and 'Grimm' go late.

NBC formally announced its fall 2014 premiere dates on Monday (June 2) morning and they're mostly in the officially Nielsen-dictated premiere week, with a few key stragglers including "Marry Me" and "Constantine."

Yes, that's pretty boring, but that's what comes from being TV's top-rated network. CBS has been hopelessly devoted to the official premiere week for decades.

There are a couple shows premiering early: Sunday Night Football kicks off on Thursday, September 4 and more linguistically appropriately on Sunday, September 7. And the 16th installment of "The Biggest Loser" starts on Thursday, September 11. 

Then the deluge begins the week of September 22.

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NBC announces fall premiere dates: 'Constantine' held till Oct. 24, 'State of Affairs' debuts Nov. 17

NBC announces fall premiere dates: “Constantine” held till Oct. 24, “State of Affairs” debuts Nov. 17
The Peacock will roll out shows in September, but a lot of shows will also premiere in October.


MSNBC apologizes for mixing up Ann B. Davis with the Alice from the 1995 “Brady Bunch” movie
“Our apologies,” said host Chris Jansing, after showing a picture of Henriette Mantel, who played Alice in the “Brady” movie.


Jason Ritter to guest on “Girls”
He’ll appear in the 6th episode of Season 4, but his character is being kept under wraps.


“Enlisted” fails to grab more viewers in its return to the Fox lineup
Despite a plea from its creator, the canceled Fox comedy had the same ratings Sunday as its last episode.


Study: Stephen Colbert can explain campaign financing better than journalists
“The Colbert Report” fans who watched Colbert set up his own  super Pac in 2012 were better informed about campaign financing than viewers of news channels, according to a study by the Annenberg Public Policy Center.


CNN will air a documentary on George H.W. Bush 3 days after his 90th birthday
“41ON41," airing June 15, will feature interviews with Fox News chief Roger Ailes, as well as Tom Brokaw, Dana Carvey and George W. Bush.


“Game of Thrones’” Oberyn and The Mountain get along in real life
Check them out in their bathing suits.


Louis CK warns “Louie” has a 90-minute episode on tap for next week
"Next week is one 90 minute episode,” he tweeted.


“The O.C.” moms reunite
Check out a pic of "Julie Cooper" and "Kirsten Cohen,” tweeted by Melinda Clarke.


HGTV and DIY order 10 new shows
They include “My Flipping Family,” “American Rehab,” “The Expandables" and "Mega Decks."


“Garfunkel and Oates” gets a premiere date
The IFC series starring musical comedy duo of Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome debuts Aug. 7.

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