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NEW YORK (AP) -- The first thing to know about Tony Robbins' new NBC series is that, in his opinion, it isn't a series.
Instead, he sees "Breakthrough With Tony Robbins" as six weekly specials (the second airing Tuesday at 8 p.m. EDT). After that he's done, at least for the foreseeable future.

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Spike Lee screened some of his new HBO documentary that includes a look at the massive BP Gulf oil spill and says no one from the oil giant is speaking to him


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"Repo Man" (1984) was a gritty, cult hit about a couple of enforcers in a nasty line of work, namely, repossessing automobiles from folks who'd fallen behind in their car payments. A generation later, we now have "Repo Men" upping the ante, for this relatively-grisly, sci-fi adventure resurrects the same theme but applies it to the field of healthcare.

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After serving his country in Vietnam, Henry Marrow (A.C. Sanford) returned to his hometown of Oxford, North Carolina only to be murdered in broad daylight for allegedly leering at a white woman. On May 11, 1970, the 23 year-old African-American veteran left behind a pregnant widow (Milauna Jemai) and two young daughters, while the perpetrators of the heinous crime were found not-guilty by an all-white jury, despite credible testimony of several eyewitnesses who identified the perpetrators as Ku Klux Klan sympathizer Robert Teel (Nick Searcy) and his son.


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This Marvel Comics superhero adventure because it revolves around a foul-mouthed, 11 year-old heroine who takes delight in spilling the blood of every last one of her evil adversaries. Plus, other underage characters are depicted engaging in a variety of morally-objectionable activities ranging from premarital sex to smoking marijuana to sadistic slaughter.


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Jolie Delivers Again in Action Flicks as CIA Agent-Turned-Manchurian Assassin


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NEW YORK (AP) -- The cast and crew of ``The Lion King'' is trying to save the life of one of its own. Eleven-year-old actress Shannon Tavarez was forced to quit the Broadway show in April after she was diagnosed with leukemia.


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Morgan and Willis' Crude Cop Comedy Comes to DVD


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NEW YORK (AP) -- Eleven-year-old actress Shannon Tavarez should have been belting out songs in her starring role as Nala in Broadway's "The Lion King."
Instead, the 78-pound actress lay curled on a hospital bed as a doctor injected her spine with her first dose of chemotherapy.


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