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Jolie says she likes directing - but is not through acting

LONDON - Angelina Jolie says she prefers working behind the camera instead of in front of it, but on Tuesday at the London premiere of her searing prisoner-of-war drama "Unbroken," she added that she is not giving up acting entirely.

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Shia LaBeouf appears in New York court in disorderly conduct case

NEW YORK - Actor Shia LaBeouf made a brief appearance in a New York court on Tuesday to show he was in compliance with a treatment program after he pleaded guilty in September to a disorderly conduct violation for disturbing a performance of "Cabaret" on Broadway.

25 Nov 2014

'Wizard of Oz' Cowardly Lion suit, Casablanca piano go for millions

NEW YORK - The Cowardly Lion costume worn in the film "The Wizard of Oz," including the sculpted likeness of actor Bert Lahr's face, was auctioned for nearly $3.1 million (1.97 million pounds).

25 Nov 2014

China's Tencent partners with HBO for TV show streaming

BEIJING - Chinese Internet firm Tencent Holdings Ltd is partnering with Time Warner Inc's HBO network to stream its TV shows, which are known for their provocative content and may draw scrutiny from the country's authorities.

25 Nov 2014

'Horrible Bosses 2' reunites goofball trio for kidnapping comedy

LOS ANGELES - After an unsuccessful attempt to murder their "Horrible Bosses" in the 2011 hit comedy, goofball buddies Nick, Kurt and Dale reunite in a sequel deciding to go into business for themselves and eliminate the need for managers. Or so they think.

25 Nov 2014

Aussie film kicks like a mule, skips cinemas for iTunes debut

SYDNEY - An Australian film about a hapless drug mule has bypassed cinemas to make its debut on the iTunes online store in a novel attempt to beat piracy and woo audiences drawn to big-ticket Hollywood releases with huge advertising budgets.

24 Nov 2014

University of Texas acquires archives of literary giant García Márquez

AUSTIN, Texas - A research library at the University of Texas has acquired the archives of Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez, whose spellbinding stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers around the world.