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When Taylor Swift's 'Out of the Woods' meets 'Circle of Life,' everything makes sense

Taylor Swift’s non-offensively generic pop album (that hasn’t even officially released yet) is just ripe for everyone else’s projections, and today has produced one remix that has melded together the queen of cats with the movie all about really big cats.

With its similar power ballad tone, it was probably inevitable that Swift’s “Out of the Woods” would be remixed with Lion King’s “Circle of Life,” courtesy of mash-up master Chambaland. Get ready though; this will probably be the beginning of the long Taylor Swift remix train ride once 1989 actually hits shelves Oct. 27.

Take a listen at Chambaland’s Tumblr.

Watch Air New Zealand's 'Hobbit'-inspired safety video

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If you plan on flying Air New Zealand in the near future, you may notice a safety video with some better production values than you’re used to.

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Watch the trailer for Ridley Scott's 'Halo: Nightfall'

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While Halo fans may never get a feature-length film, Microsoft is hoping to release the next best thinga Ridley Scott-produced digital series, Halo Nightfall.

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IKEA Singapore recreates that one scene from 'The Shining' (and nails it)

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IKEA Singapore is reaching for a certain horror-aficionado customer base with their newest ad, an excellent homage to The Shining.

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Lena Dunham, Natasha Lyonne, more lip-sync to 'You Don't Own Me' in PSA

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Fifty years ago, Lesley Gore released “You Don’t Own Me,” a feminist anthem that includes lines like, “don’t tell me what to do, don’t tell me what to say.” Now, the song is being re-purposed for a PSA urging women to vote in the midterm elections.

The PSA, which begins with an introduction by Gore herself, features dozens of womenincluding famous feminists like Lena Dunham, Natasha Lyonne, and Tracee Ellis Rossip-syncing to “You Don’t Own Me.” READ FULL STORY

Roombas, rain, John Cage: A brief inventory of Taylor Swift's influences for 'Track 3'

Taylor Swift, wonder that she is, was able to reach the No. 1 slot on Canadian iTunes with a track consisting of just eight seconds of white noise.  READ FULL STORY

Shia LaBeouf gives 'Shia LaBeouf' video a standing ovation

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Before Shia LaBeouf came under fire for plagiarism, before he was arrested during a performance of Cabaret, before he staged an elaborate exhibit that featured him wearing a paper bag on his head, Rob Cantor wrote a song about the actor that painted him as a violent creature of the forest. And now it’s a music video.

In “Shia LaBeouf,” a cannibalistic version of LaBeouf is following you. It’s a hilariously creepy and surprisingly catchy track that does a good job making a case against getting caught in the woods with, as they call him, “actual cannibal Shia LaBeouf.” READ FULL STORY

In this week's 'Polished,' actress Julie Meyer gets Zen about the Hollywood grind

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Since she got her first break while working in a salon—where a customer helped her get a role to get her SAG card—Julie Meyer has appeared on a variety of shows in guest spots, from Southland to How I Met Your Mother to The Middle and The New Normal.

Her first real gig was doing sketches with Jay Leno on The Jay Leno Show, so she’s had some interesting experiences during the five short years she’s been acting in Los Angeles. Add another one to the list: She was cast in a supporting role on NBC’s upcoming Adam McKay/Will Ferrell-produced comedy Mission Control—starring Krysten Ritter—but the network announced last week it wasn’t going forward with the series.

As she shows in the video, Meyer has a remarkably positive approach to the Hollywood grind. READ FULL STORY

A deep dive into the glorious time-suck that is 'Simpsons World'

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The good news: As of Tuesday afternoon, every episode of The Simpsons is finally streaming online for free.*

The bad news: Thanks to hordes of rabid fans like you and me, the website and app aren’t working particularly well—think long load times, endless buffering, and frequent error messages. Sure, these bugs will undoubtedly get ironed out as the initial rush on Simpsons World subsides; as of today, things are already running a lot more smoothly than they were when the site officially launched yesterday. But for those who have been drooling in anticipation, Homer-style, since the site’s advent was announced over the summer, this totally expected development is still a little frustrating. At least the 404 messages are cute: READ FULL STORY

'Breaking Bad' dolls axed from Toys 'R' Us following petition

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Apparently Heisenberg is no match for a Florida mom. The Associated Press reported Toys “R” Us has stopped selling Breaking Bad dolls, in the wake of a petition calling for them to be removed.

“Let’s just say, the action figures have taken an ‘indefinite sabbatical,'” Toys “R” Us said in a statement EW obtained. The petition, which garnered over 9,000 signatures, called the company’s “decision to sell a Breaking Bad doll, complete with a detachable sack of cash and a bag of meth, alongside children’s toys…a dangerous deviation from their family friendly values.” READ FULL STORY

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