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Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga are appealing in the new “A Star Is Born.” (Courtesy Neal Preston/ Warner Bros.)

Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga heat up ‘Star Is Born’

“A Star Is Born,” the fourth version of the showbiz melodrama, doesn’t…


Lily Tomlin is utterly humanistic in the title role of “Grandma.” {Courtesy Glen Wilson, Sony Pictures Classics)

Lily Tomlin takes charge in ‘Grandma’

Emotional honesty, feminist characters and Lily Tomlin make “Grandma,” written and directed…


Courtesy photoComic Dave Attell is spearheading a movement to keep standup dirty.

Dave Attell relishes role as dirty old comic

It's a pretty safe bet that few people view Dave Attell and…