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Fast Track: Elton John pays tribute to Liz Taylor

March 24, 2011
  • Elton John performed a song for his friend, Elizabeth Taylor.
Elton John performed a song for his friend, Elizabeth Taylor. (Charles Sykes / Associated…)

A roundup of entertainment headlines for Thursday.

Elton John dedicated "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" to Liz Taylor at a concert Wednesday night (Hollywood Reporter)

Once upon a time, Spike Lee was known as a director of provocative contemporary films. Now he's the Knicks' version of Rainbowhead (Los Angeles Times)

Gwen Stefani has donated $1 million to Japanese disaster relief (Los Angeles Times)

The always-clever George Lopez compared Kirstie Alley on "Dancing With the Stars" to a dancing pig. And that's why he's the king of late night. (Huffington Post)

Elizabeth Taylor's death sent Zsa Zsa Gabor to the hospital (Huffington Post)

Marvel Comics is now part of Starbucks' Wi-Fi network, which means you can look at free comics while drinking your coffee (Mashable)

The Netflix-Showtime relationship is showing signs of strain -- and lack of communication (Los Angeles Times)

Imax will build 75 giant screens in China over the next three years (Hollywood Reporter)

J.J. Abrams revealed 20 minutes of "Super 8" to the press (CinemaBlend)

Wes Anderson and Jason Schwartzman are teaming up again (SlashFilm)

Does the prospect of a Michael Douglas/Matt Damon make-out scene (or two) excite you? (E! Online)

-- Patrick Kevin Day

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