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Angelina Jolie made a video about having chicken pox

You can watch a lot of strange and unexpected things on Youtube, but a video of Angelina Jolie apologizing for staying home sick thanks to chicken pox might be the strangest thing you’ll see this week. In the video, Jolie hardly seems to believe it herself—her second directorial effort, Unbroken, is a mere two weeks away from being released, which makes this sort of thing awfully inconvenient in addition to being mildly embarrassing.

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Pop Culture Pet Peeve: Movie trailers need to stop slowing down songs

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It’s “California Dreamin”… slowed down! It’s “Once Upon a Dream”… slowed down! It’s that peppy Pinocchio song… slowed down! It’s … getting rather annoying, to be honest. READ FULL STORY

Billy Crystal's touching tribute to Robin Williams: A script of his friend's first night in heaven

When the world suddenly lost Robin Williams in August at the age of 63, friends and fans of the comedian were heartbroken. So was Billy Crystal, his longtime pal and comic cohort. Here, Crystal bids farewell to his dear friend by imagining Williams doing stand-up for the most heavenly audience.

“If heaven exists, to know that there’s laughs, that would be a great thing…”
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Bryan Singer, FKA Twigs, one unforgettable cat: 12 things we didn't talk about enough in 2014

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As a populace, we already know what we talked about too much in 2014: Taylor Swift’s music industry takeover; Matthew McConaughey’s ascent from beefy rom-com star to prestige actor; the nude-photo theft that launched a million thinkpieces about consent, privacy, sexism, and celebrity; Ben Affleck’s junk.

But for every overhyped idea, there’s a corresponding underhyped one—a would-have-been national conversation that didn’t materialize, an important work that deserved more appreciation, or a would-be breakout star like Sam Smith or Lupita Nyong’o who never quite managed to yank the spotlight away from the real Sam Smith or Lupita Nyong’o. According to EW staffers, this year, we didn’t talk nearly enough about… READ FULL STORY

This Week's Sound Bites: Jon Stewart, 'Wild,' James Franco, & more

Every week, EW compiles the best Sound Bites from television, film, and pop culture. This week, Jon Stewart figures out a celebrity couples name for himself and Angelina Jolie, a packing tip from Wild, and a comment on the Sony hacking debacle from James Franco. These are this week’s best lines from television, film, and more.

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PopWatch Confessional: The thing you like (that everyone else hates)

Last week, we talked about the widely beloved pop culture things we secretly despise. This week, we’re tackling that question’s sunnier opposite: What’s the entertainment you love, even though everyone else gives it a bad rap?

Ashley Fetters, EW.com news editor: There are plenty of unpopular things I like but can understand others’ hatred for: Auto-Tune, black jelly beans, the “hella good hair” part of “Shake It Off,” televised tennis. But I truly don’t understand why some people hate the live-action 2000 version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Not only is it the perfect outlet for the over-the-top Jim Carrey schtick I find unpalatable in almost every other context, but it also successfully infuses the twinkly cinematic world of Whoville with the vaguely unsettling, deeply weird garishness present in the works of Dr. Seuss. It’s not an accident that when I saw Moulin Rouge for the first time, parts of it reminded me of The Grinch. Also, duh, I never get tired of the post office scene. READ FULL STORY

Stephen Colbert interviews a testy Smaug

EW‘s cover star and Tolkien fanatic Stephen Colbert got a rare opportunity on his show last night: He got to sit down with the Hobbit trilogy’s fearsome dragon Smaug. READ FULL STORY

Chris Rock talks about chokeholds and 'I can't breathe' on 'Letterman'

One of the highlights of Chris Rock’s press tour for Top Five has been his incisive cultural commentary, and Rock once again discussed current events during his appearance on The Late Show last night. READ FULL STORY

Golden Globe 2015 nominations: Reese Witherspoon, Emma Stone, more nominees react

This morning, stars are slowly but surely realizing that they have been nominated for a Golden Globe. Check out statements and social media reactions from nominees such as Reese Witherspoon, Emma Stone, and Eddie Redmayne; we’ll be updating this post throughout the day as they roll in.

Reese Witherspoon (Best Actress, Drama, Wild): “I’m extremely thankful that the film is being recognized in this way. Wild is truly my baby and was a labor of love from the beginning. Cheryl Strayed was so brave in putting her life’s journey into words and it makes me happy that this type of recognition will hopefully drive more people to experience it on film.”

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Angelina Jolie, Chris Pratt, more named 'People' magazine's most intriguing

A movie producer might have called Angelina Jolie a “spoiled brat” in a leaked email that surfaced Tuesday, but People has no such complaints with the actress: She tops the magazine’s annual list of 25 most intriguing people.

Jolie’s Unbrokena film she directed about World War II veteran Lou Zamperini, arrives in theaters Dec. 25 but is already a title floating around in conversations about could-be Oscar contenders. For the more gossip-minded, the actress also made headlines this year when she and longtime partner Brad Pitt wed. READ FULL STORY

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