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Time 100 Next Honorees Talk Inspiring Future Generations

Gone are the days when Time magazine only released one Time 100 issue each year. On Nov. 13, the publication announced its first annual Time 100 Next, shining a light on rising stars in their respective fields — from entertainment to politics to science and activism. Among the honorees in the first Time 100 Next list were an astrophysicist, a man who’s 3D-printing rockets, activists with passion points ranging from the environment to LGBTQ rights, and actors and musicians making waves in their industries. 

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‘Dark Waters’: 7 of the Film’s Stars and Their Real-Life Inspirations

Dark Waters follows Robert Bilott’s (Mark Ruffalo) real-life legal battle against DuPont over the release of a toxic chemical into Parkersburg, West Virginia’s water supply, affecting 70,000 townspeople and hundreds of livestock.

As a corporate defense attorney on the environmental team at Taft Stettinius & Hollister in Cincinnati, Bilott spent most of his time defending companies like DuPont. But when a farmer from his grandmother’s hometown approached Bilott about his dead cattle, Bilott decided to look into it as a favor to his grandmother. “It just felt like the right thing to do,” Bilott said in the 2016 New York Times Magazine article that served as a basis for the film. “I felt a connection to those folks.”

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’21 Bridges’ Team on How Chadwick Boseman Starrer Shows a “Journey Toward Humanity”

Behind the basic plot of action movie 21 Bridges lie character complexities, moral compasses and a sense of duty to continue to push for diverse representation in film. On the surface, the film, directed by Brian Kirk and produced by Anthony and Joe Russo, follows NYPD detective Andre Davis (Chadwick Boseman) as he chases two men who killed eight cops in an attempted robbery across Manhattan. All 21 bridges, waterways, tunnels and train stations in and out of the city are closed for one night to keep them from escaping.

But the film goes beyond the chase. 

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Camila Cabello, Viola Davis, Helen Mirren Remind Women to Value Self-Worth at L’Oréal Awards

Women celebrated women and reminded each other of their self-worth Wednesday night during L’Oréal Paris’ 14th annual Women of Worth Awards at The Pierre Hotel in New York City. Each year, the awards recognize 10 women from across the country who are volunteering their time and energy to causes they think are important.

This year’s honorees were recognized for everything from hand-making baskets of items for families with babies who have Down Syndrome to teaching healthy self-esteem and safe sex to teenage girls, mentoring immigrant girls about their cultural identity and providing free legal and therapeutic support for adolescents who have survived things like conversion therapy.

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The Stars of ‘Dumb and Dumber’: Where Are They Now?

Dumb and Dumber was released in theaters on Dec. 16, 1994 and became a box office hit, making $247.3 million worldwide to date from a $17 million budget.

The film follows Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey) and Harry Dunne (Jeff Daniels) as they embark on a journey from Rhode Island to Aspen, via Harry’s Mutt Cutts van — aka the dog-shaped vehicle he used for his job as a pet groomer before he got fired. 

In honor of Dumb and Dumber‘s 25th anniversary, The Hollywood Reporter takes a look at what these stars have done since the New Line film hit theaters.

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Muse Awards: Gloria Estefan, Kasi Lemmons, Jane Rosenthal Urge Women to Keep Making Strides

Female leaders across multiple entertainment platforms were honored for their vision and achievements in their respective fields at New York Women in Film & Television’s 2019 Muse Awards on Tuesday. And they shared their advice for all women, in every business.

Singer-songwriter Gloria Estefan, director Kasi Lemmons, Tribeca Film Festival co-founder and producer Jane Rosenthal, Emmy-winning Handmaid’s Tale actress Ann Dowd, writer-creator Shoshannah Stern, New York Comedy Festival founder Caroline Hirsch and Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud were this year’s honorees.

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Oscars: 10 Things to Know About Best Picture Nominee ‘Joker’

Todd Phillips’ take on comic book villain The Joker is going into the 2020 Oscars as the most nominated film with 11 nods from the Film Academy for everything from best picture to best sound editing and best adapted screenplay.

One of nine films up for the top prize of the night, best picture, Warner Bros.’ Joker also received nominations for best actor (Joaquin Phoenix), original score, director, cinematography, sound mixing, best costume design, best film editing and best makeup and hairstyling.

From Martin Scorsese’s involvement with the film to the real meaning behind its storyline and Thomas Wayne’s big secret, here are 10 behind-the-scenes facts about the film, including some spoilers.

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Camila Cabello Performs Emotional Tribute to Her Father at Grammys

Taking the Grammys stage on Sunday night in a pink mini dress with a train, Camila Cabello performed “First Man,” a song from her newest album, Romance.

Film clips of Cabello and her dad when she was a child decorated the stage as she sang to him during her performance at the 62nd Grammy Awards. She walked into the audience toward the end of the song and sang directly to her father, who was visibly tearing up. 

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Hollywood Reporter’s Guide to the 2020 Super Bowl

The Kansas City Chiefs will battle the San Francisco 49ers for the Vince Lombardi Trophy during the 2020 Super Bowl in Miami on Sunday. This year marks the first time in Super Bowl history these two teams will compete against each other for the NFL championship.

The Chiefs head into Super Bowl LIV for the third time ever and the first time since they beat the Minnesota Vikings 50 years ago at Super Bowl IV (1970).

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Artios Awards: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,’ ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Among Casting Society Winners

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel casting directors, Cindy Tolan and her associates, took home the award for best casting in a comedy television series. Brosnahan said she was so grateful for her casting directors, who addressed the loss of Brian Tarantina in their acceptance speech. 

“There are no assholes on our show,” Brosnahan said. “We love each other, and we love working together, and we have chemistry that feels unparalleled. It’s such a rare experience to feel like you have genuine chemistry with every single person in an ensemble, and that’s our casting directors.” 

Brosnahan’s Maisel co-stars, Luke Kirby and Tony Shalhoub, echoed her sentiment on the importance of casting directors and how they are they key to a TV, movie or play’s success. Kirby and Shalhoub also pointed out that without Brosnahan, the show wouldn’t be the same. 

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LeBron James Debuts Tattoo Honoring Kobe Bryant

LeBron James has permanently paid tribute to the late former NBA star Kobe Bryant with a tattoo of a black mamba snake to honor The Black Mamba, Bryant’s alter-ego that he created to separate who he was personally from his role on the court. The tattoo reads “Mamba 4 Life.”

James revealed his new thigh tattoo on Friday afternoon, right before the Los Angeles Lakers’ first game since Bryant died in a helicopter crash on Sunday. The Lakers are set to take on the Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center at 7:30 p.m. PT.

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Oscars: Idina Menzel Belts ‘Frozen 2’s’ “Into the Unknown” With 9 Other ‘Elsas’

Idina Menzel returned to the Oscars stage Sunday night for another performance from the Frozen franchise, this time for “Into the Unknown,” from Frozen 2.

The actress-singer performed the best original song nominee — with music and lyrics written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez — against a backdrop of air, earth, wind and fire jewels from the film in a white ball gown, alongside Aurora, a singer from Norway who contributed to the voice Elsa hears singing to her throughout the pic.

Menzel and Aurora were joined by nine other women from around the world who provided Elsa’s singing voice when the song was dubbed in other languages.

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Razzie Awards: ‘Cats,’ ‘Rambo: Last Blood,’ ‘Madea Family Funeral’ Lead With 8 Nods Each

Just a day before Hollywood celebrates the best films of the past year at the 2020 Oscars, the nominees for some of the past year’s worst films, the 2020 Golden Raspberry Awards, aka the Razzies, have been unveiled.

Three films tied for the most Razzie nominations. Cats, A Madea Family Funeral and Rambo: Last Blood each received eight nods, all three getting mentions for worst picture, supporting actress, screen combo and screenplay.

Rambo: Last Blood,“assaulting to the senses/insulting to the intelligence,” according to Razzie organizers, will compete for worst picture alongside Cats, A Madea Family Funeral, The FanaticandThe Haunting of Sharon Tate.

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