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Second-half Super Bowl ads are filled with juke box heroes

The ads in the second half of Super Bowl 50 had more fancy actors — further proof that good feature film work is still tough to come by. Liam Nelson for LG, Anthony Hopkins for Turbo Tax and Christopher Walken in a hilarious spot for Kia Motors. He should win a Clio for best performance with a...

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  • Will 'Star Wars' be a force in China?

    Will 'Star Wars' be a force in China?

    Sports marketing specialist Luo Ranfeng is a “Star Wars” superfan.The 28-year-old spends much of his spare time helping to run the biggest Chinese website devoted to the epic space opera, starwarschina.com. The Beijing resident met his fiancee on the fan site, and when they get married this summer,...

  • 'Spectre' dominates China box office with $49-million opening weekend

    'Spectre' dominates China box office with $49-million opening weekend

    James Bond helped push 2015’s mainland Chinese box-office receipts across the $6 billion mark last week, as “Spectre” racked up $49 million in its first weekend in cinemas. The 007 film, which opened Friday, accounted for half of all box-office receipts, data from film industry consulting firm...

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