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Woody Allen conjures up illusion for ‘Magic in the Moonlight’

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Woody Allen explores the mysteries of illusion and love in “Magic in the Moonlight,” a period romantic comedy inspired by 1920s clairvoyants who were debunked by leading magicians of the day. The Oscar-winning director has long … Continue reading

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CBS keeps Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ in New York in tax-for-jobs deal

(Reuters) – CBS’ “Late Show” will stay in New York when comedian Stephen Colbert takes over from the late-night talk show’s host David Letterman in a deal that will award the network tax credits for jobs commitments, CBS Corp. and … Continue reading

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"Shakespeare in Love" bows on London stage

LONDON (Reuters) – The 1998 hit movie “Shakespeare in Love” wove the Bard’s famous words into a Hollywood romantic comedy. Now it’s back in a stage version that retains the sly humor of Tom Stoppard’s script while making it all … Continue reading

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Elvis’ library card, movie script to be auctioned at Graceland

NASHVILLE Tenn. (Reuters) – A library card signed by Elvis Presley in seventh grade is expected to be among the hottest items at an auction of the late singer’s possessions at his Memphis mansion next month, Graceland officials said on … Continue reading

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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic parodies his way to top of Billboard chart

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Weird Al” Yankovic, the parody singer and cult figure, on Wednesday earned his first No. 1 album on the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on the strength of several viral videos released online. Parodying pop … Continue reading

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Radio star Casey Kasem’s remains flown to Canada: agent

(Reuters) – The body of radio personality Casey Kasem, who even before his June death was at the center of a tug-of-war between his wife and his children from a prior marriage, has been flown to Canada from a Washington … Continue reading

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A Minute With: Jon Voight on his second act, on smaller screen

BEVERLY HILLS Calif. (Reuters) – When Jon Voight joined the growing list of top-flight film actors on television last year as a small-time Boston gangster on drama “Ray Donovan,” he felt the role of the aging family patriarch take him … Continue reading

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Four Americans on Man Booker long list as prize widens its reach

LONDON (Reuters) – American writers hold four of the 13 slots on the Man Booker Prize 2014 long list announced on Wednesday, the first year the prestigious literary award has been open to all authors writing in English and published … Continue reading

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Peaches Geldof’s death was drugs-related, coroner rules

LONDON (Reuters) – The death of Peaches Geldof, the daughter of musician and Band Aid founder Bob Geldof, was drugs-related, a coroner ruled on Wednesday. The 25-year-old socialite died at her family home in Kent, southest England in April while … Continue reading

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Toronto film fest unveils premieres as scheduling criteria tightens

TORONTO (Reuters) – Noah Baumbach’s “While We’re Young” and Ed Zwick’s “Pawn Sacrifice” will be among the world premieres at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, one of the top movie showcases and a favored platform to unveil Oscar contenders. … Continue reading

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Celebrity News

Things happen quickly and news travels fast in the world of celebrities. Keeping up with marriages, babies, the latest movie or the world of fashion is much easier with celebrity news stories that can be read almost as soon as they are published. The glamorous and sometimes tragic lives of the famous has a certain lure for most of us and reading about their ups and downs holds a certain fascination, especially for those of us who are not right in the middle of it all.

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We all know that there is more to any celebrity than what we can read about in supermarket tabloids but sorting out what is real and what is not can be difficult. With Rocket News all the top celebrity news stories are there to browse through at your leisure and it’s easy to click on the ones that interest us the most. Many well known actors, actresses and T.V. personalities are involved in important charities all over the world. Find out what they are passionate about outside the studio or when they are not performing on stage. Learn how they use their status to bring light to important issues and causes.

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So many music celebrities from the 60’s are making spectacular comebacks. Read about your favorite groups from your younger days and how they have broken through the generation gap and are still going strong on world tours or as Vegas headliners. Even though it may be heartbreaking, we do want to know when performers that we’ve watched or listened to for years pass away. T.V. and radio newscasts and celebrity magazines are not always able to keep us informed as celebrity news stories break. Tuning in to Rocket news is something that we can all do 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In just a few minutes of browsing we can find out about all the most important and trusted celebrity news from all over the world almost as it happens.