In this image released by Sony Pictures Classics, Julia Garner appears in a scene from "Grandma." (Glen Wilson/Sony Pictures Classics via AP)

Tomlin is Elle, a brilliant poet and professor who, perhaps due to her facility with words, doesn’t mince them. We meet Elle in her living room, mid-breakup with her younger girlfriend (Judy Greer). “You were a footnote,” Elle tells her lover, with resigned honesty more than spite. But in the shower later, alone, she weeps.

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This image provided by Disney parks shows the Star Wars-themed lands will be coming to Disneyland park in Anaheim, Calif., and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Fla., creating Disney’s largest single-themed land expansions ever at 14-acres each, transporting guests to a never-before-seen planet, a remote trading port and one of the last stops before wild space where Star Wars characters and their stories come to life.  These authentic lands will have two signature attractions, including the ability to take the controls of one of the most recognizable ships in the galaxy, the Millennium Falcon, on a customized secret mission, and an epic Star Wars adventure that puts guests in the middle of a climactic battle. (Disney Parks via AP)

ANAHEIM, Calif. | Disney theme parks have their sights on a galaxy far, far away. “Star Wars” is getting its own themed lands at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, and Disneyland in Anaheim, California, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced at the D23 Fan Expo on Saturday. “We are creating a jaw-dropping new world,” Iger said. […]

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This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, Aldis Hodge, from left, as MC Ren, Neil Brown, Jr. as DJ Yella, Jason Mitchell as Eazy-E, O’Shea Jackson, Jr. as Ice Cube and Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre, in the film, “Straight Outta Compton." The movie releases in U.S. theaters on Aug. 14, 2015. (Jaimie Trueblood/Universal Pictures via AP)

LOS ANGELES | The boys from Compton smashed opening weekend expectations, while the stylish “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” struggled to find its footing. Universal’s N.W.A. biopic earned an astonishing $56.1 million in its debut, according to studio estimates Sunday. Director F. Gary Gray’s well-received film charts the formation and rise of the influential rap group. It […]

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ONSTAGE “Clarence Darrow for the Defense” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. The Aurora Fox Studio Theatre, 9900 E. Colfax Ave. Tickets are $25. Call 303-739-1970 or visit for more information. Legal wonks and history nerds, rejoice. One of the most-decorated American lawyers of all time — outside of Charlie Kelly and his […]

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This photo provided by courtesy of Sony Pictures shows, Rick Springfield, from left, as Greg, Meryl Streep, as Ricki, and Mamie Gummer as Julie, in TriStar Pictures' "Ricki and the Flash." The movie opens in U.S. theaters on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. (Bob Vergara/Sony Pictures via AP)

“Fantastic Four,” 20th Century Fox’s attempt to reboot the superhero team-up franchise, debuted with just $26.2 million at North American theaters over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. The result was bad enough that last week’s leader, Tom Cruise’s “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation,” held the top spot with $29.4 million in its second week.

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