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The Cricket's Daily 3: "Breaking Dawn" and "Skyfall" win the weekend

Published November 26, 2012 7:14 am

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Here's what's being talked about in pop culture over the long Thanksgiving weekend:

• "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part Two" and "Skyfall" dominated a lucrative box-office weekend. [Box Office Mojo]

• Singer Chris Brown has shut down his Twitter feed, after sending vulgar messages to comedy writer Jenny Johnson. (Warning: The language in the Twitter exchange is very offensive.) [The Huffington Post]

• Larry Hagman died Friday at the age of 81. And while everyone remembers Hagman's indelible role as J.R. Ewing on the TV soap "Dallas" (and his comic turn on "I Dream of Jeannie"), take a moment to check out some of his lesser-known performances. The Cricket's favorite: Playing the president's Russian translator in the Cold War drama "Fail-Safe." [Los Angeles Times]