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'Booze Traveler' host Jack Maxwell, 54, says he has cancer

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BOSTON — Travel Channel host Jack Maxwell says he's undergoing treatment for cancer.

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' rockets to dominant social media buzz

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Disney-Luscasfilm's "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" dominated social media buzz last week in the wake of the Dec. 9 world premiere and announcing its dedication to the late

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' becomes Fandango's top 2017 ticket seller

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Disney-Lucasfilm's "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" has become Fandango's top advance ticket-seller of the year, topping previous record-holder "Beauty and the Beast."

Film review: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

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Surely, all "Star Wars" fans hope each new installment will be the best ever. But in the case of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," that seemed like an actual possibility.

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Review: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ is a grandiose, epic space opera

Writer/director Rian Johnson goes for broke during his turn at bat in the “Star Wars” franchise, and he delivers an epic space opera with “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” a film that is as indebted to the previous installments and “Star Wars”…

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Stormtroopers and princes on London's 'Last Jedi' red carpet

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LONDON — Prince William and Prince Harry joined the cast of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" at the film's European premiere Tuesday, delighting fans who braved the London cold for a glimpse of Hollywood stars and British royalty.

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‘Strong’ characters drive latest thriller from Land

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Jon Land’s Caitlin Strong thrillers usually have a “ripped from the headlines” feel, and the new one, “Strong to the Bone,” features violent neo-Nazis, industrial robots, a lethal biological weapon, the international opiates trade and a…

Daisy Ridley’s Rey leads cast of female warriors in ‘Last Jedi’

Daisy Ridley, who stars as the scavenger-turned-warrior Rey in this week’s “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” said women remain a minority among action heroes. “As a girl growing up in London, I obviously knew there was a disparity.”

SideTrack: Mario Batali, Boston Bruins and more...

BAD NEWS FOR BATALI: Celebrity chef Mario Batali, who owns the Seaport’s Babbo Pizzeria, is backing off from his businesses and TV time following accusations of sexual misconduct from four unnamed women. In a report published yesterday by…

Ballet’s hunt one tough nut to crack

Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre is spreading cheer — and a little bit of mystery — this holiday season with a social media-fueled scavenger hunt.`

TV comedy picks better than drama

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The Golden Globes often reveal clues to Oscar front-runners, but in the realm of TV, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association often uses its nominations to champion shows the voting members — 89 freelance journalists — believe America…

Judi Dench, Helen Mirren, Alec Baldwin get Golden Globe nods

When the 75th annual Golden Globe nominations were announced yesterday, the three pictures with the most nods were expected: “The Post,” Steven Spielberg’s period drama about publishing the Pentagon Papers; Martin McDonagh’s blackly comic,…

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Surrounded by scandal, Globes turn to old favs & fresh faces

NEW YORK — Guillermo del Toro's Cold War-era fairytale "The Shape of Water" swam away with a leading seven Golden Globes nominations on Monday and the HBO drama "Big Little Lies" came away with six nods. But nobody made landing a Globe…

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Mario Batali steps down after sexual misconduct allegations

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Celebrity chef Mario Batali stepped away from his restaurant empire and cooking show "The Chew" on Monday as he said that reports of sexual misconduct "match up" to his behavior.

The Latest: Busy morning for Globes nominee Frankie Shaw

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LOS ANGELES — The Latest on nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards (all times local):; 10:20 a.m. Frankie Shaw says Monday was always going to be a big deal for her, and that's before she learned she was nominated for a Golden…

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3 Trump accusers speak out, call for congressional probe

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WASHINGTON — Three women who have previously accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment shared their stories on NBC's "Megyn Kelly Today."

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Mary Blige, Mariah Carey, Nick Jonas get Golden Globe nods

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NEW YORK — Mary J. Blige is dancing into the Golden Globe Awards as a double nominee — for her acting and songwriting — while Mariah Carey, Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood and Nick Jonas are some of the other popular musicians also nominated.

The Latest: Footballs on red carpet? Franco talks Globes nom

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LOS ANGELES — The Latest on nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards (all times local):; 9:40 a.m. Fresh off hosting "Saturday Night Live," James Franco was planning to spend his Monday morning surfing. Instead, he awoke before…

Oscar fortunes appear to rise and fall, but it's just the Golden Globes

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Nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards are in as the 2017-2018 film awards season adds yet another notch to its belt. There were snubs, there were surprises, but nothing about Monday morning's announcement would appear to have…

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Folk musicians, comedians fill Tanglewood summer schedule

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LENOX, Mass. — Iconic folk musicians and comedians have been added to the Tanglewood Popular Artists series for next summer.

The Latest: Globe nominee Brosnahan celebrating with coffee

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LOS ANGELES — The Latest on nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards (all times local):; 7:25 a.m. Many awards season nominees learn they've been picked from their phones. Rachel Brosnahan says it wasn't her phone that work her…

Mario Batali tripped up by sexual misconduct allegations

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NEWARK, N.J. — Mario Batali has surrendered oversight of daily operations at his restaurant empire following reports of sexual misconduct by the celebrity chef over a period of at least 20 years.

Keith Richards reflects on the Rolling Stones’ BBC recordings, complete with threats of decapitation

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For all the outward swagger the Rolling Stones projected, there were certain situations that could intimidate even England’s bad boys of rock ‘n’ roll.

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The Latest: Gary Oldman reflects on Golden Globes nomination

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LOS ANGELES — The Latest on nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards (all times local):; 6:45 a.m. Gary Oldman's nomination for best actor for his portrayal of Winston Churchill is well-timed — the actor learned the news while…

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List of nominees for 75th Golden Globe Awards

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Nominees for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, California, by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association:; MOTION PICTURES —Picture, Drama: "Call Me By Your Name," ''Dunkirk," '…

The Latest: Globes television drama actor nominees announced

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LOS ANGELES — The Latest on nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards (all times local):; 6:15 a.m. The Golden Globes nominations for best actress in a television drama have been announced. They are: Caitriona Balfe, "Outlander";…

'Shape of Water,' 'Big Little Lies' lead Golden Globes

NEW YORK — Guillermo del Toro's Cold War-era fairytale "The Shape of Water" swam away with a leading seven nominations from the Golden Globes, while the HBO drama "Big Little Lies" led television nominees with six nods.

The Latest: Best film comedy actor Globe nominees announced

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LOS ANGELES — The Latest on nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards (all times local):; 6:05 a.m. The Golden Globes nominations for best actress in a film comedy or musical have been announced. They are: Judi Dench, "Victoria &…

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The Latest: Golden Globe Award nominations announced

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LOS ANGELES — The Latest on nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards (all times local):; 5:47 a.m. The Golden Globe nominees for best motion picture drama have been announced in Beverly Hills, California. They are: They are …

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Q&A: Can a museum sell its art to stay in business?

BOSTON — The intensifying legal tussle over whether a struggling Massachusetts museum should be allowed to auction 40 works of art, including two by Norman Rockwell, has raised questions about when — if ever — it's appropriate to unload…