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Dane Cook at the World premiere of 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' held at Pantages Theatre, Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 10th December 2016

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Dane Cook at the premiere of the HBO drama series 'Westworld' - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 28th September 2016

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Dane Cook - The Night Time Show at The Hollywood Improv hosted by Stephen Kramer Glickman with special guest Dane Cook at Hollywood Improv - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 16th May 2016

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Fellow Comedians Pay Tribute To The Late Taylor Negron


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Taylor Negron – the big-screen comedian best known for his work in movies like Fast Times at Ridgemont High and modern classic Easy Money, has died at the age of 57. The announcement was confirmed by multiple sources for Deadline, not long before the actor’s cousin, Three Dog Night’s Chuck Negron took to youtube with an emotional announcement.

 

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Over the weekend, Negron received hundreds of tributes from friends, family and fans.

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US Actor & Comedian Taylor Negron Dies Aged 57 - Celebrity Fans Mourn His Passing Via Social Media


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Actor, comedian and writer Taylor Negron has died at the age of 57 after a long battle with cancer.

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Taylor Negron has died at the age of 57.

The news of Negron's passing was confirmed by his cousin, Chuck Negron, in a video posted online as Deadline reports. "I want to inform you that my cousin Taylor Negron just passed away. His mother, his brother Alex and my brother Rene and his wife Julie were all there with him. May he rest in peace," Chuck said.

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Planes: Fire & Rescue Review


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Despite the fact that this too-soon spin-off feels like a mere cash-in on the Disney Cars/Planes marketing machine, this sequel is actually a lot more fun than expected. Not only is the animation witty and sometimes even exhilarating, but there are some solid messages in the story. On the other hand, there's also the continuing problem of making movies in which the central characters are inanimate objects with cute faces drawn on them. But never mind: see the movies, buy the toys, keep the kids happy!

After the globe-hopping race in 2013's Planes, the new champ Dusty (voiced by Dane Cook) sees his new celebrity career grounded when he develops a problem in his gearbox. He can still fly, but the torque required for racing stunts could do him in. So he decides to retrain as an aerial firefighter to help his local airfield maintain its certification in time for the annual Corn Festival. In training, he is mentored by veteran chopper Blade (Ed Harris), working alongside his starstruck fan Dipper (Julie Bowen), the noble Windlifter (Wes Studi), the sassy Dynamite (Regina King) and the genius mechanic Maru (Curtis Armstrong). But a raging wildfire is threatening the nearby Fusel Lodge, and the local park superintendent (John Michael Higgins) doesn't want to shut it down with so many stars as guests.

The best touch here is to make Dusty utterly full of himself, never listening to any advice before charging in unprepared for the next challenge. It's predictable and underdeveloped, but it makes this chirpy crop-duster far more interesting, and adds some unexpected diversions in a plot that otherwise heads exactly where it has to go. Meanwhile, the screenwriters pack the dialog with witty puns and some snappy verbal and visual gags that allow the actors to give their vehicles a bit of personality, even if some of this is merely ethnic stereotyping or simplistic hero/villain morality.

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Jerry Lewis, Richard Lewis, Illeana Douglas and Dane Cook - Jerry Lewis' Hand and Footprint Ceremony at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 12th April 2014

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Second Trailer For 'Planes: Fire And Rescue' Gives Us More Action [Trailer + Pictures]


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In the first trailer for Disney’s Planes: Fire and Rescue, we got a brief introduction to the characters and premise of the sequel to 2013’s Planes, which was in itself a spin-off of another Disney film, Cars

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The film sees notorious air racer Dusty Crophopper (Dane Cook) enter into the world of wildfire air attack after learning that engine is damaged and he may never race again. 

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Planes: Fire And Rescue Trailer


Former cropduster plane turned racing sensation Dusty Crophopper overcame his crippling fear of heights during the events of 'Planes', but he's about to show even stronger feats of bravery in his latest escapades. Discovering that some serious damage has been done to his engine, he sadly contemplates that he may have to abandon his racing dreams. Instead, he decides on a new path: aerial firefighting. This time he teams up with Blade Ranger, a long-serving fire and rescue helicopter who's currently recruiting several crafts to take on a big job in the forest as a brutal wildfire sweeps the trees. Joining him is a group of fearless ground vehicles called The Smokejumpers, and together they work to save lives in what could be the most heroic venture of their lives. But will this be a career that Dusty decides to stick with?

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Planes Review


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Disney takes over Pixar's "World of Cars" with this spin-off that no-one really asked for (Cars 2 wasn't exactly a mega-hit). Indeed, this is an essentially disposable adventure, smiley and formulaic with a few minor thrills and a gentle sense of humour. Fortunately, the animation has some charm, as well as the occasional exhilarating moment. So kids are likely to enjoy it.

The protagonist is Dusty (voiced by Cook), a cropduster in rural America who dreams of racing against world champion Ripslinger (Smith) in the Wings Around the Globe race. So he gathers forklift Dottie (Hatcher) and fuel truck Chug (Garrett) as his pit crew, and convinces war veteran Skipper (Keach) to coach him. Despite being afraid of heights, he makes it into the final against Britain's Bulldog (Cleese), Mexico's Chupacabra (Alazraqui) and French-Canadian Rochelle (Louis-Deryfus). But as the race gets underway, Ripslinger and his henchmen continually sabotage the increasingly plucky Dusty.

The plot is so simple that this feels like one of Disney's straight-to-DVD sequels, complete with the deeply bland hero and ruthlessly evil villain. Fortunately, it's livened up by snappy dialog and a cast of offbeat characters that continually add deranged touches adult viewers will enjoy (such as a German forklift in lederhosen or a group of chanting Himalayan-monk tuktuks). There's not much else the strong voice cast can do with these characters. But the animators have a lot of fun with the settings as the race zooms to Europe, India, Nepal, China and Mexico, with whizzy race action that makes the 3D worthwhile for a change.

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'Planes' Crash-Lands As Pixar's Worse Film To Date: Critical Round-Up


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Planes is the latest animated feature from Disney-owned animators Pixar. Set in the same anthropomorphic world as previous Pixar hits Cars and Cars 2, the new film takes to the skies to see this animated world from above, but is is a world that we want or need to see? If the critical reception for the film so far is anything to go by, then no, we don't need or want this latest Pixar film at all.

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Dane Cook lends his voice to lead character
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Aerosmith, New Kids On The Block Rock TD Garden For Boston Benefit


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The Boston Strong benefit for the victims of the marathon bombings last month has only been in the works for a few weeks. In that time, the event team managed to pull together a star-studded lineup, from Aerosmith to New Kids On The Block, all performing for free. The venue – TD Garden - and even Ticketmaster.com also waived all fees in the spirit of charity. Somehow, Boston Strong worked and it worked well, with barely any time to organize. Acts included some proud Bostonians, as well as acts, who just performed out of solidarity for the city’s people. Acts like Jason Aldean, Dane Cook, James Taylor and Aerosmith, who flew in from Singapore, the latest stop in their tour, just to participate, reports Reuters.

“To say everyone is checking their ego at the door is a cliche, but it’s true,” said New Kid Donnie Wahlberg for Boston.com. “To walk down the hallway and bump into Carole King and have her say ‘Thank you. Your city is so great. . . . There’s no place for rock star attitudes tonight.”

The sole reason behind the concert was helping Boston and its citizens move on, and it looks like the event has been a huge success. At prices between $35 and $285, tickets had been sold out for weeks for the 17,500-seat venue, with net proceeds to be donated to The One Fund and, through it, victims of the bombing.

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Planes - Sneak Peek


Dusty is a super swift cropduster whose horsepower would be a force to be reckoned with for many aircrafts were he to compete with them for speed. However, there's just one problem; Dusty is terrified of heights. Cropdusting allows him to skim the ground as he flies so he never has to face to fears. But his dreams of contending at the legendary aviation races means he is desperate to reach the clouds and, with the help of his best friend Skipper - a former Navy plane - he looks set to finally conquer his anxieties. Alongside his tank truck coach Chug, he prepares for the flight of his life as he tackles the likes of the Great White North star Rochelle, the legendary Bulldog and the egotistical Ripslinger for a place among the worldwide aviation champions.

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Benefit For Boston Victims Will Include Aerosmith And New Kids On The Block


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A number of musicians and comedians – the list so far includes Aerosmith, New Kids On The Block, James Taylor, Dane Cook and a number of others - have signed on to perform in the upcoming benefit for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. The tragedy, which took place on April 15, claimed the lives of three people and left many more injured. However, in the aftermath of the blast, the world saw unprecedented acts of kindness and compassion from Bostonians and visitors. Now, the entertainers, some of them Boston natives themselves, hope to do their part as well.

Boston's own NKOTB member Donnie Wahlberg revealed to MTV, "Like so many other proud Bostonians who have been extremely generous, we are honored to step up and do our part to help the victims and their families. Hopefully this event will not only raise money, but spirits as well."

Boston Strong: An Evening of Support and Celebration will take place on May 30 at TD Garden and ticket sales will benefit charity organisation The One Fund and through that – the victims and those affected by the explosions. Some other confirmed performers so far include J. Geils Band, Godsmack, Extreme, Steven Wright, Jason Aldean, Jimmy Buffett, and Carole King, but the list is sure to expand as the night of the benefit approaches.

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Dane Cook Tuesday 16th September 2008 celebrate his cover of the fall issue of 'Boston Common Magazine' at Artists for Humanity EpiCenter Boston, Massachusetts

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