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'Last Tango in Paris' rape scene revelation sparks outrage

"Last Tango in Paris" is making headlines again 44 years after the controversial film came out. A recently unearthed video interview with Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci from 2013 has renewed interest, and outrage, over what happened to actress Maria Schneider on set during the infamous butter rape scene.

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Leftovers 'Moana,' 'Fantastic Beasts' rule box office again

Audiences came back for a second helping of "Moana" and "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" this weekend. Both family-friendly films topped the post-Thanksgiving box office charts, with "Moana" bringing in $28.4 million and "Fantastic Beasts" earning $18.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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Around the remote: Chuck Barney's TV picks for the week of Dec. 4-10

DON'T MISS: "Hairspray Live!" - No, you just can't stop the beat. This fresh adaptation of the beloved musical comes bursting into prime time with newcomer Maddie Baillio leading the way. She plays teenager Tracy Turnblad, who shakes up a TV dance show in 1962 Baltimore and meets an array of colorful characters in the process. The impressive cast includes Kristin Chenoweth, Ariana Grande, Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Hudson, Martin Short, Derek Hough and Sean Hayes. 8 p.m. Wednesday, NBC.

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How a $1 million donation transformed The Nutcracker

When the Charlotte Ballet received the largest single donation in its history, the North Carolina ballet company knew just what to do. A whole new world of costumes and sets were created for this year's annual production of the famous Christmas ballet, The Nutcracker. See how dancers are fitted and learn what it takes to turn tulle into tutus for the stage.
Justine Miller The Charlotte Observer
How a $1 million donation transformed The Nutcracker 2:22

How a $1 million donation transformed The Nutcracker

Sample Springer's production of 'Route 66' in less than 30 seconds 0:31

Sample Springer's production of 'Route 66' in less than 30 seconds

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Don't blink or you'll miss this race

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Haunted World makeup artist transforms into character