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From ‘Pulp Fiction’ to Oscar meme, Travolta’s highs and lows

In this 1977 file photo originally released by Paramount Pictures, John Travolta and Karen Lynn Gorney are shown in a scene from, "Saturday Night Fever."  Since strutting onto the big screen in “Saturday Night Fever,” John Travolta’s career has been one of dramatic ups and downs, from comeback king to Internet meme. Travolta, 61, is prepping a handful of projects and ahead of the release of an explosive documentary on Scientology that focuses considerably on Travolta’s relationship with the organization.   (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Since strutting onto the big screen in “Saturday Night Fever,” John Travolta has had a career marked by dramatic ups and downs, from comeback king to Internet meme.

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Custom dress Lupita Nyong’o wore at Oscars reported stolen

In this Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the Oscars wearing a dress made of pearls at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.  Los Angeles sheriff's detectives are investigating the theft of the $150,000 custom Calvin Klein dress worn by Nyong'o at the 2015 Academy Awards. The dress was reported stolen from Nyong'o's West Hollywood hotel room late on Wednesday Feb. 25, 2015. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The theft of a $150,000 pearl-covered gown worn by Lupita Nyong’o at the Oscars doesn’t surprise Hollywood stylists who have personally experienced the seedy side of red carpet fashion.

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‘Imitation Game’ introduces WWII codebreakers to audiences

NATICK, Mass. (AP) — In a story Feb. 20 about the Museum of World War II, The Associated Press, relying on information from the museum’s founder, erroneously reported that it is the only one in the country where patrons can use Nazi-era Enigma coding machines to encrypt and decrypt messages. At least one other museum, the National Cryptologic Museum, lets visitors use similar machines.

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MTV taps street artists Dabs Myla to design Movie Awards set

This photo provided by MTV shows the first piece of art completed by Dabs Myla for the 2015 MTV Movie Awards. Graffiti artists Dabs Myla aren’t just creating the logo for the upcoming MTV Movie Awards, they’re also designing and painting the sets. The show’s executive producer announced the creative collaboration Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, saying this is the first time it has relied on one team of artists for so many duties.  (AP Photo/MTV)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Graffiti artists Dabs Myla aren’t just creating the logo for the upcoming MTV Movie Awards, they’re also designing and painting the sets.

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After the Oscars, diversity remains a topic of discussion

Common, left, and John Legend pose in the press room with the award for best original song in a feature film for “Glory” from “Selma” at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — What was missing from the Academy Awards turned out to be the issue that could not be ignored on the night trophies were handed out.

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