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Review: A deglamorized Aniston in the drab ‘Cake’

This image released by Cinelou Films shows Jennifer Aniston in a scene from "Cake."  (AP Photo/Cinelou Films )

NEW YORK (AP) — Ah, to de-glam. It’s one of the surest shortcuts to newfound artistic appreciation: a bedraggled deviation into dowdy drama by a beautiful star. Acclaim by way of sweatpants.

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Jay and Mark Duplass’ ‘Togetherness’ explores brotherly love

This image released by HBO shows brothers Jay Duplass, left, and Mark Duplass on the set of "Togetherness," a series airing Sundays at 9:30 p.m. EST.  (AP Photo/HBO, Prashant Gupta)

NEW YORK (AP) — Steps have been taken to avoid any mix-up distinguishing the voices — Mark’s from Jay’s — when the tape is transcribed. But the Duplass brothers assure their interviewer that, whether they’re discussing their films or anything else, they don’t care which name is attached to a quote.

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Tourists get knockout photo of Stallone atop ‘Rocky’ steps

In this Jan. 17, 2015, photo provided by Peter Rowe, Rowe, right, takes a selfie with friends Jacob Kerstan, left, Andrew Wright, third from left and actor Sylvester Stallone in Philadelphia. Rowe said the three friends had just finished racing up the staircase at the city's Museum of Art when they saw Stallone. Stallone made the steps famous in his first turn as fictional boxer Rocky Balboa, who used them as part of his training regimen. Thousands of people now visit the steps each year to re-create the run. (AP Photo/Peter Rowe)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A group of tourists who ran up the “Rocky” steps got a knockout photo at the top — a selfie with Rocky himself.

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TV networks make unequal progress toward on-screen diversity

In this image released by ABS, Anthony Anderson, left, and Tracee Ellis Ross appear in a scene from "Black-ish." The series was created by Kenya Barris, who was motivated to write the comedy about an African-American family’s efforts to honor its heritage in part by the unreality of what he grew up watching on television. (AP Photo/ABC, Kelsey McNeal)

Kenya Barris, creator of ABC’s “black-ish,” was motivated to write the comedy about an African-American family’s efforts to honor its heritage in part by the unreality of what he grew up watching on television.

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What to watch for at the Sundance Film Festival

In this Jan. 16, 2014 file photo, a sign outside of the Main Street area welcomes people to the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Celebrating its 31st year, the festival has steadily outgrown its indie-film roots to showcase emerging and established talent in art, music, television, film and new media. The 2015 Sundance Film Festival runs Jan. 22 through Feb. 1, 2015. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just as Hollywood’s awards season heats up, half the town takes off for a snowy getaway to Park City, Utah, for the Sundance Film Festival.

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