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Viola Davis, one of the stars of "Widows," posing Sept. 9 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel during the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. <br>Chris Pizzello, Invision/AP

Viola Davis on 'Widows,' #MeToo and expressing her femininity

To Viola Davis, being naked on screen or onstage means more than having your clothes off. It means ridding yourself of self-consciousness and ego. It means exposing yourself.



How 'Bohemian Rhapsody' ended up in 'Wayne's World' and became a phenomenon again

"Bohemian Rhapsody" was such an unlikely song that became an even more unlikely hit. The Queen biopic of the same name, now in theaters, depicts the original story of how the rock-operatic single came to be, with a cameo from none other than Mike Myers.


Timberlake wrote ‘Cry Me a River’ amid Spears breakup in just two hours

Justin Timberlake only needed a couple hours to write one of the biggest — and most personal — songs of his career. The pop star revealed he churned out “Cry Me a River,” the breakup ballad widely believed to be about Britney Spears, extremely quickly.


Kali Uchis used to live out of her car. Now, she’s one of pop music’s rising stars

Kali Uchis is highly particular. She likes the design of D.C.’s Line hotel but wishes the TV in her room could swing out from its wall mount. She enjoys Los Angeles, but the lack of seasonal weather makes her feel as though she’s caught in a "Groundhog Day" loop. She’s selective about whom she works with, she says, because she’s averse to other people telling her how she should sound.

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Jonah Hill on toxic masculinity and skateboarding

Jonah Hill has always wanted to direct. He worships filmmakers and has treated what he describes as an “accidental” but “wonderful” 15-year acting career as a partial film school, learning from people like Bennett Miller, who directed him in “Moneyball” and Martin Scorsese on “The Wolf of Wall Street.” But Hill didn’t just want to make any film, he wanted to have something to say, and the confidence and “emotional maturity” required to lead people.


Jennifer Garner was waiting to be asked back to TV

It has been a dozen years since Jennifer Garner starred in the spy-vs.-spy television series “Alias.” Since then, she’s been working almost exclusively in film, with productions such as “Catch and Release,” “Valentine’s Day,” “Dallas Buyers Club” and “Peppermint.”


Fillion ready to start over with 'The Rookie'

Although he hit pay dirt with his successful series “Castle,” actor Nathan Fillion is starting all over again. In his new role on ABC’s “The Rookie,” he plays a rookie cop. And not just any novice. He’s the oldest recruit on the Los Angeles Police Department -- a 40-year-old who has decided to reinvent himself by taking on one of the toughest jobs in the city.


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