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Ford EcoSport makes cameo appearance in new 'Guardians of the Galaxy' movie

When the original was released in 2014, it was a relatively unknown property that managed to smash records for the month of August when it opened to more than $94 million domestically (still modest by Disney/Marvel standards). The special effects were incredible as well. The little guy steals the show. Pratt is now a bona fide movie star, and baby Groot is an adorable fan favorite (not to mention merchandising poster child). Read More

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M. Night Shyamalan's Making An UNBREAKABLE Sequel

M. Night Shyamalan's Making An UNBREAKABLE Sequel

Hot off the great reception to the movie, it seems Shyamalan is looking to five further into that universe. Writer-director M. Night Shyamalan has announced that after 17 years he will finally release a sequel to Unbreakable . A sequel could offer us another much-needed new perspective on what a superhero story can be. The future for the Shyamalan Cinematic Universe, whatever that turns out to be, looks strong. Read More

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U.S. Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf

U.S. Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf

The Mahan responded by attempting to engage in bridge to bridge communications with the vessel to no avail, followed by launching flares meant to warn the smaller Iranian ship away. Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism. The Iranian ship did not come closer than 1000 yards and no warning shots were fired. Read More

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'The Fate Of The Furious' Finishes First Again

'The Fate Of The Furious' Finishes First Again

A bankable, diverse cast including Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel and Charlize Theron is leading the film, directed by F. Gary Gray, to a two-frame global total of $744.8 million and worldwide sum of $908.4 million. But both are going to have a hard time dealing with the juggernaut that is Marvel, as "Guardians of the Galaxy" will be favored to hold at the No.1 spot for a second week. Read More

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Vinyl junkies mark fourth Record Store Day

Vinyl junkies mark fourth Record Store Day

The day is distinguished by the sale of special releases, unique to record stores, and Gordon, who has more than 500 this year, said: "All these awesome, very limited releases come out". "It's a good way to recognize independent mom and pop stores", Bernath said. The stations will post their playlists consisting of vinyl record hits and pictures of their vinyl collections using the hashtag #vinylthon on different social media platforms. Read More

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DOJ to Landrieu: prove immigration compliance or risk losing grant

DOJ to Landrieu: prove immigration compliance or risk losing grant

Friday's letters warn officials they must provide proof from an attorney that they are following the law. In California, Attorney General Xavier Becerra suggested the state would not comply with the demand letter from U.S. "Failure to comply ... could result in the withholding of grant funds, suspension or termination of the grant", the DOJ's letter reads in part. New York City's mayor says the Justice Department's claims about its violence are "out of touch with reality". Read More

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Alex Jones is a

Alex Jones is a "performance artist" playing "a character", attorney claims

Judging Jones by his Infowars performances would be like judging Jack Nicholson by his depiction of the Joker on " Batman ", Wilhite told state District Judge Orlinda Naranjo last week, the Austin American-Statesman reported. "This case is not about Infowars , and I don't want it to be about Infowars ", Naranjo warned the attorneys. According to Kelly, Alex Jones really is as maniacal as he seems in his many public outbursts. Read More

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Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner file for divorce

Garner's Los Angeles Superior Court petition was filed simultaneously with Affleck's response. Affleck and Damon are childhood friends striking gold in Hollywood. That would be the most civil high-profile showbiz divorce in years. The news has come just a few weeks after Affleck announced that he had completed treatment for alcohol addiction at a local rehabilitation clinic. Read More

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