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Making good use of ‘celebrity power’

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JOLIE AND TAYLOR. Engaged and inspired use of their global popularity to do good in a wide range of concerns.

When performers become stars, their popularity brings them a lot of perks and benefits, which they and their families gratefully acknowledge and make full use of. However, there’s an important product and consequence of stardom that is often misused or taken for granted, and the lack of appreciation of its potential to do good is such a waste:

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2 actors praise Angelina Jolie as director

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COURTNEY (LEFT) AND O’CONNELL. Topbill biopic of Olympic track prodigy.

By coincidence, we recently talked to two of the lead actors in Angelina Jolie’s much-anticipated second directing job, “Unbroken,” a biopic of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic track prodigy who later survived a shipwreck, then endured being imprisoned and tortured by the Japanese guards during World War II. Both Jack O’Connell and Jai Courtney, who play Zamperini and Hugh “Cup” Cuppernell, respectively, gushed about their experience being directed by Angelina.

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Angelina Jolie visits Syrian children in Lebanon

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Actress and U.N. special envoy Angelina Jolie made a surprise visit to Lebanon to draw attention to the challenges facing thousands of Syrian refugee children and to highlight the massive displacement Syria’s three-year conflict has created, officials said Monday.

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Hollywood descends on London for Baftas

BRAD Pitt and Angelina Jolie. AFP

Hollywood stars including Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt rubbed shoulders with British royalty on Sunday at the Bafta awards, the highlight of the British film calendar and a key indicator for the upcoming Oscars.

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Coming soon: Jolie’s villainous Maleficent, Tina Fey’s feisty prison guard

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“THE MONUMENTS Men” (from left): John Goodman, Matt Damon, George Clooney, Bob Balaban and Bill Murray

Angelina Jolie’s eagerly anticipated turn as the villainous Maleficent, Tina Fey’s feisty prison guard camping it up with Miss Piggy, Kermit and the entire Muppets gang, Lars von Trier’s “Nymphomaniac” volumes 1 and 2, Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” explorers, the superhero gangs—X-Men and Guardians of the Galaxy (with Fil-Am Dave Bautista as Drax)—are among cinema’s eclectic fare in 2014.

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Honorary Oscars awarded

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Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin, Angela Lansbury and Italian costume designer Piero Tosi will receive Oscar statuettes (today in Manila) at the Governors Awards.

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Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin to get Academy awards

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is to give a prestigious humanitarian award to Hollywood A-lister Angelina Jolie for her “impassioned” campaigning work, the Oscar-bestowing body announced Thursday.

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Pedro Almodovar on sex on the plane and more

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ALMODOVAR. Returns to comedy in “I’m So Excited.” Ruben V. Nepales

While mile-high club shenanigans animate Pedro Almodovar’s “I’m So Excited,” the celebrated Spanish filmmaker admitted that when he’s aboard a plane, he’s a “very dull passenger.”

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Jolie stunt double sues News Corp over phone hacking

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Media giant News Corp has suffered setback in its battle to contain the fallout from the British press phone hacking scandal Tuesday, with the revelation of the first known US law suit.

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Jolie joins Pitt at ‘World War Z’ London premiere

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie arrive for the World Premiere of World War Z at a central London cinema, Sunday, June 2, 2013. Joel Ryan/Invision/AP

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie stepped out together Sunday at the premiere of zombie thriller “World War Z” — Jolie’s first public appearance since announcing last month that she had undergone a double mastectomy.

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Jolie ‘moved’ by public support following surgery

US actress and humanitarian campaigner Angelina Jolie waves as she arrives for the UK premiere of her US actor and fiance Brad Pitt's latest film "World War Z" in Leicester Square in central London on June 2, 2013. AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie said Sunday she had been “moved” by public support after she revealed she had had a double mastectomy to reduce her high risk of breast cancer.

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Jolie aunt dies of breast cancer days after op-ed

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Angelina Jolie’s aunt has died of breast cancer less than two weeks after Jolie had a double mastectomy to avoid the disease.

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