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North Korean cinema: Kidnappings and evil Americans

Technicians are at work on Oct. 4, 2013, in the projection room of the world's oldest cinema "L'Eden" in La Ciotat, southern France. L'Eden cinema, which screened in 1895 the first films of the French Lumiere brothers, closed in 1995 for security reasons and will open to public after revamp on Oct. 9.  AFP

North Korea hates the Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema — of its own particular styling.

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‘Hobbit’ goes out on top with $90.6 million 5-day debut

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows director Peter Jackson, left, during the filming of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, James Fisher)

While Hollywood continued to wrestle with the fallout of the Sony hacking scandal, the weekend box office offered the solace of a moviegoing truism: Hobbits sell.

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7th Heaven ‘pastor’ denies he’s a pedophile in interview

In this Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008, file photo, Stephen Collins arrives at the premiere of "Defiance," during AFI Fest, in Los Angeles. In an interview with Yahoo's Katie Couric posted online Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, Collins said he's not a pedophile and insists he has inappropriately touched a minor just once, describing himself instead as someone suffering from "exhibitionist urges" and "big boundary issues." (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

Former “7th Heaven” star Stephen Collins declares he’s not a pedophile, and insists he has molested a minor on just one occasion and engaged in sexual misconduct with only three girls in all.

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Anna Kendrick is pitch-perfect in ‘Into the Woods’

KENDRICK. Portrays Cinderella in screen version of well-loved stage musical. RUBEN V. NEPALES

While Anna Kendrick sings in “Pitch Perfect 1 and 2” and “Into the Woods,” she said that her experience in these films couldn’t be more different. “I sang pop music in ‘Pitch Perfect,’ and that was so much fun,” said the actress in an interview at New York’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel.

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Emma Stone: Who is this Meryl Streep woman?

FROM LEFT: Dick Clark Productions’ EVP of TV Barry Adelman, Jeremy Piven, Kate Beckinsale, Paula Patton, Peter Krause, Miss Golden Globe Greer Grammer and HFPA president Theo Kingma

Meryl Streep who? Emma Stone, reacting last Thursday to her nomination in the Golden Globe Best Supporting Actress category where she’s pitted against the formidable Meryl, jested, “Can someone please explain who this ‘Meryl Streep’ woman is?!”

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