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Mattis laughs off Trump criticism

Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Thursday laughed off the news that President Donald Trump had called him "the world's most overrated general," joking that he's not just an overrated general, but the greatest overrated general.

Meryl Streep touts complex new season of 'Big Little Lies'

There's a golden rule in Hollywood: Meryl Streep can star in whatever project she wants to star in. So, when writing "Big Little Lies" Season 2, Liane Moriarty, who wrote the novel the series was based on and is a producer on the show, had a trick up her sleeve. She created a new character -- the grieving mother of deceased Perry (played in season 1 by Alexander Skarsgård) -- and named her Mary Louise.

'Mamma Mia' sequel makes it well worth going again

At a moment where gloom feels pervasive in many quarters, "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" rides a tide of joy, fun and mother-daughter bonding, again set to a jaunty array of ABBA tunes. This decade-later sequel also features a pair of natural assets -- the dazzling beauty of its island setting, and the utterly winning presence of Lily James, who occupies what amounts to the central role as the younger version of Meryl Streep's character.