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Live in Frank Sinatra's 1960s mountain hideout, now for sale

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For just under $4 million you can live in Frank Sinatra's Villa Maggio, a five acre home on a mountain above California's Palm Desert.

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Pixar's chief creative officer Jon Lasseter on the evolution of storytelling

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"At that time when we rendered things, everything kind of looked plastic-y," Lasseter says. "Everything looks like plastic, so what if the characters were made of plastic? What if they were... toys?'"

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Winona Ryder to star in new Netflix paranormal TV show

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Winona Ryder signed on as star of a forthcoming Netflix drama about the high weirdness, conspiracy theories, and paranormal reports around the Montauk Project, alleged US government experiments on Long Island involving time travel, psi-ops, and teleportation.

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Dick Van Patten, "Eight Is Enough" dad, RIP

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Dick Van Patten who famously played Tom Bradford on TV's "Eight Is Enough" (1977-1981) and also appeared in several Mel Brooks movies, Westworld, Soylent Green, I Remember Mama, and many other movies and TV shows died today at 86.

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See early designs for Marty McFly's Back to the Future 2 hoverboard

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In 1986, Industrial Light and Magic artist John Bell designed what would become an icon of Hollywood futurism, Marty McFly's Hoverboard from Back To The Future 2.

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Happy 40th anniversary, Jaws!

Steven Spielberg's Jaws (1975) was released 40 years ago Saturday. Enjoy this "best of" montage. "The score was clearly responsible for half of the success of that movie," Spielberg once said.

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Watch: Five Stages of Watching a Pixar Movie

"Who knew feelings had feelings too."

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JJ Abrams on special make-up fx artist Dick Smith: "He was the Beatles to me.”

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From JJ Abrams's fantastic tribute to Dick Smith, the pioneering SFX make-up artist behind The Exorcist, Scanners, Little Big Man, and so many more:

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"Big T" measuring tape looks like Mr. T

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The Fisco "Big T" measuring tape resembles Mr T. "I pity the rule."

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The Shining, directed by David Lynch

"Blue Shining" by Richard Vezina. In heaven, everything is fine.

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SpongeBob SquarePants meets Breaking Bad

"Breaking Sponge"

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See all the characters designs for the new Peanuts Movie!

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Behold! All of the characters in The Peanuts Movie, coming November 6! I can't wait! (Click to see the poster larger.) Below, the trailer that came out late last year.

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Wes Anderson's The Shining

"The Grand Overlook Hotel," edited by Steve Ramsden.

Doctor Who stars enjoy adorable Comic Con rivalry

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Better Call Saul: The Rise of Mike The Cleaner and The Fall of the McGill Brothers in "Pimento"

In which we review the penultimate episode of Better Call Saul’s debut season. Spoilers ahead.Read the rest

Better Call Saul: Jimmy and Chuck unite for seniors' rights in "RICO"

Remember when the idea for Better Call Saul first floated around in television production gossip, and it was conceived as a half-hour comedy?

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