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Netflix restores Hollywood’s iconic Egyptian Theatre

Hollywood’s glamorous Egyptian Theatre reopened this week after a major restoration. It was paid for, in part, by an unusual player.

Rotten Tomatoes releases the 100 worst movies of all time

The films all scored 6% or less on the Tomatometer. Topping the list — all with a 0% rating: Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever, One Missed Call and Left Behind.

Fran Drescher tells NPR the breakthrough moment that ended the Hollywood strikes

The longest strike in history by actors against film and TV studios has finally ended. SAG-AFTRA president Fran Drescher says there is a “new dawn.”

What the tentative SAG-AFTRA deal means for the entertainment industry

Word spread Wednesday that the strike by Hollywood actors would end after 118 days. Here’s what the tentative deal means for the entertainment industry.

What happens when a hit man misses his mark? ‘The Killer’ is about to find out

The mundane becomes mesmerizing in David Fincher’s dark comedy, which tracks every detail of a hit man’s routine: the scheduled naps, the fast-food runs, the yoga stretches he does to stay limber.

C-3PO is going up for auction: Not the full droid — just the head

The head comes from the personal collection of the man behind the robot — actor Anthony Daniels, who played C-3PO in the Star Wars movies. It’s expected to sell for up to $1.2 million.

Nicolas Cage becomes Schlubby Krueger in ‘Dream Scenario’

In the new film Dream Scenario, Nicolas Cage plays a man who unwittingly starts showing up in other people’s dreams. NPR speaks with writer and director Kristoffer Borgli.

Tentative deal ends actors’ 118-day historic strike against Hollywood studios

SAG-AFTRA and the heads of major studios have come to a tentative deal, to end one of the strikes that shut down Hollywood for months.

Raven Jackson on her film ‘All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt’

NPR’s Ayesha Rascoe asks writer-director Raven Jackson about her new film, “All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt.”

Meg Ryan on what romance means to her — and why her new movie isn’t really a rom-com

The queen of rom-coms plays with the genre in What Happens Later.

Intimate and piercingly sad, ‘Priscilla’ is Sofia Coppola’s strongest movie in years

Adapted from Priscilla Presley’s 1985 memoir, the film shows us the cracks in Elvis’ Prince Charming veneer — the way he lavishes Priscilla with attention and then suddenly withholds it.

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