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‘Maze Runner’ races past ‘Tombstones’ with $32.5 M

In this image released by 20th Century Fox, Dylan O'Brien appears in a scene from the film, "The Maze Runner." (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Ben Rothstein)

NEW YORK (AP) — The young-adult adaptation “The Maze Runner” raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate.

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Polly Bergen, versatile actress, singer dies at 84

In this July 18, 1963, file photo, actress Polly Bergen works on a scene during the filming of “Move Over, Darling,” in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Bergen, an  Emmy-winning actress and singer, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original "Cape Fear" and the first woman president in "Kisses for My President," died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at her home in Southbury, Conn., publicist Judy Katz said. She was 84.   (AP Photo/Don Brinn, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original “Cape Fear” and the first woman president in “Kisses for My President,” died Saturday, according to her publicist. She was 84.

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Alec Baldwin passionate about green energy

In this April 6, 2011 file photo, actor Alec Baldwin speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Alec Baldwin, speaking at a reception Thursday Sept. 18, 2014, says he is passionate about green energy. And he's hoping next week's United Nations climate summit brings home to Americans that the United States has fallen behind other countries in promoting wind and solar power.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin says he is passionate about green energy and is hoping next week’s U.N. climate summit brings home to Americans that the United States has fallen behind other countries in promoting wind and solar power.

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Review: Neeson in action again in ‘Tombstones’

This photo released by Universal Pictures shows Liam Neeson,  as Matt Scudder, in a scene from the film, “A Walk Among the Tombstones."  (AP Photo/Universal Pictures, Atsushi Nishijima)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s not for nothing that the names of Sam Spade and Philip Marlowe are reverentially referenced in writer-director Scott Frank’s adaptation of the 10th novel in Lawrence Block’s long-running, best-selling series featuring unlicensed private eye Matthew Scudder. Distinctly and proudly old-fashioned in its retro, film noir vibe, “A Walk Among the Tombstones” is notable for its dark atmospherics and strong performance by Liam Neeson in the latest example of his unlikely late career transformation into an action hero.

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Fey, Bateman have off-screen chemistry, too

In this Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 photo, Tina Fey, left, and Jason Bateman arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of "This Is Where I Leave You" at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. The comedy releases Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.  (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, file)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the new big-screen adaption of the best-selling Jonathan Topper novel “This Is Where I Leave You,” Tina Fey and Jason Bateman portray siblings with tight ties that bind.

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