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Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on ‘Star Trek,’ dies

In this April 26, 2009 file photo, actor Leonard Nimoy poses for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Nimoy, famous for playing officer Mr. Spock in “Star Trek” died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 in Los Angeles of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 83. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 1975, Leonard Nimoy published an autobiography with the defiant title, “I Am Not Spock” — an attempt to show the world he had many more facets than the pointy-eared character that had come to define him.

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Court rejects lawsuit in dispute over Iowa film tax credits

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday upheld the state’s refusal to award the full amount of tax credits claimed by the makers of a 2009 documentary tied to the “Field of Dreams” movie.

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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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Film production continues in New Mexico post ‘Breaking Bad’

In this Feb. 19, 2015 photo, Gabe Sachs, right, executive producer of NBC's "The Night Shift," watches over filming of an episode at Albuquerque Studios in Albuquerque, N.M. Almost two years after the last "Breaking Bad" episode aired, film and television production in New Mexico has not slowed, with new projects in the works. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When the last “Breaking Bad” episode aired almost two years ago, New Mexico officials feared film and television production might end in the state after the series brought welcome attention and tourism to Albuquerque.

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