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Bill Maher's 'Real Time' interview with Milo Yiannopoulos fuels new criticism

In the end, it was a non-event. Which to some people made it a really big event. 

Bill Maher’s decision to host controversial blogger Milo Yiannopoulos on “Real Time with Bill Maher” on HBO Friday led to very few on-air fireworks. Maher talked to his guest mostly about free speech, agreeing with him nearly as much as disagreeing with him and generally affecting a convivial tone.

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Last chance to see Daft Punk's West Hollywood pop-up shop

Dance music group Daft Punk, known for its creative collaborations with the Weeknd, Kanye West and Pharrell Williams, ends its latest experiment this weekend: its first L.A.-area pop-up shop.

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Indie Focus: a pre-Oscars break from awards season with 'XX,' 'Kedi' and 'You're Killing Me Susana'

Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies.

As this week’s newsletter is hitting inboxes we are T-minus one week away from the Oscars.

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Fox apologizes for use of fake news sites in 'A Cure for Wellness' ad campaign

In a rare mea culpa from a major Hollywood studio, 20th Century Fox is apologizing for an unconventional online ad campaign that it recently launched for “A Cure for Wellness,” a psychological horror movie from New Regency that opened Friday.

The digital campaign included several fake news sites designed to stoke public interest in the movie and perhaps some online outrage as well.

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Richard Curtis' politics of faith, hope and 'Love, Actually'

In  the most politically-tinged awards season in memory,  many winners and performers  have used their  platforms to  speak out about social and political issues — diversity, the travel ban, insulting perceptions of women and a sense we’re living on a harsher, less-tolerant planet. There have been calls for action, for change, there has been fundraising and high-profile benefits.

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Why 'Moonlight' deserves to win the best picture Oscar