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During N.W.A.’s brief existence, the group and its members made a career out of being underestimated. A quarter century later, the underdog rappers have been underestimated again, even by the studio releasing their victory-lap biopic.

Going into the weekend, Universal’s predictions for “Straight Outta Compton” were modest, projecting a debut of about $ 25 to $ 30 million. Granted, studios routinely lowball… Continue reading 7 Reasons Why 'Straight Outta Compton' Surprised Hollywood at the Box Office

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Neil Lane has designed engagement rings for some of Hollywood’s… Continue reading Why Miley Cyrus’s Engagement Ring Surprised Its Designer

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Marcus Nispel’s Conan the Barbarian may not be a great movie, but it is the best (and most accurate) adaptation of Conan yet, and that includes the ’80s films, the TV show and the video games. It’s low fantasy, meaning the magic side of things is downplayed, but perfectly-cast Jason Momoa’s Conan exists in a well-realized fantasy world that’s lean and mean and… Continue reading 'Conan the Barbarian' Blu-ray Review: You Will be Surprised at How Entertaining This Disc Is

Derek Hough 'Extremely Surprised' by Maksim Chmerkovskiy's Outburst

Derek Hough (left) and Maksim Chmerkovskiy

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Maksim Chmerkovskiy has a reputation for speaking his mind on Dancing with the Stars. But Monday night’s verbal attack on judge Len Goodman shocked even Derek Hough.

“I was personally extremely surprised,” Hough, 26, told PEOPLE backstage shortly after the debacle that went down when… Continue reading Derek Hough 'Extremely Surprised' by Maksim Chmerkovskiy's Outburst