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After spearheading an 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War, Ken Burns has turned to a more personal subject, one that knows him very intimately, too. Burns tackles the famed Mayo Clinic in his next film, "The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope, Science", which explores the history of the innovative Minnesota-based hospital. It's not just cold history -- he's also a patient.<br>Chris Pizzello, Invision/AP

Ken Burns turns his attention to the Mayo Clinic

After spearheading an epic, 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War, acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns has turned to more personal subject matter — one that knows him very intimately, too. Burns tackles the famed Mayo Clinic in his next film, exploring the history of the innovative Rochester, Minn.-based hospital that has been dubbed “The Miracle in a Cornfield.” It has treated luminaries such as the Dalai Lama — and Burns.



'The Resident' takes a different look at the medical world

Matt Czuchry is talking as loudly as he can to be heard over the din of music and people talking at a party being thrown by Fox to promote the 2018-2019 fall TV season. He’s part of that lineup through his medical drama, “The Resident,” that has been given a second season order.


Lauren Daigle wants to break down walls to Christian music

Three years ago, Lauren Daigle took home three Dove Awards for her debut record, “How Can It Be,” and the Louisiana singer-songwriter got her first taste of the weight of genre’s expectations on her shoulders. The 2015 album, one of only a few Christian music albums to have been certified platinum in recent years, propelled her to the top of the Christian music charts.


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Review: Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga’s hotly anticipated 'A Star is Born' is here - and it is lavishly delightful

The skeptics scoffed when they heard Bradley Cooper had decided to make his directorial debut with yet another remake of “A Star is Born.” What could this relative newcomer to the Hollywood hierarchy possibly bring to one of show business’s Ur-myths of ambition, self-destruction and the cruel vagaries of fame?

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Chris Pratt on running on screen, Tom Cruise, religion

When Chris Pratt is running his fastest, he has a tendency to fall. The “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Jurassic World” star broke a femur growth plate as a kid, leaving him less than confident in his sprinting abilities — and a bit self-conscious about some action scenes.


New 'Magnum' almost walked away from acting

Two and a half years ago actor Jay Hernandez was about to quit. He’d been acting since he was 18 and while he could always wangle some sort of acting job, he wasn’t excited by the work.


Ethan Hawke spotlights a little-known legend in 'Blaze'

Ethan Hawke had long been enchanted by the songs of mysterious singer-songwriter Blaze Foley. Foley wrote songs like "If I Could Only Fly," that Willie Nelson covered and would go on to become a Merle Haggard hit, and “Clay Pigeons,” which John Prine covered. Townes Van Zandt and Lucinda Williams wrote songs about him after his death at age 39 — he was shot in 1989. And yet his is a name that few outside of the Austin music scene would know.


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