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Monday Night at the Movies- Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Monday Night at the Movies- Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

October 19, 2014


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7 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. @ Cox Theater - Free pop and popcorn to the first 50 people.  Free with ID $5 for guests ($5 for families)

Robert Downey Jr. Drops Superhero Mask, Has New Mission In ‘The Judge’

Robert Downey Jr. Drops Superhero Mask, Has New Mission In ‘The Judge’

October 10, 2014


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By Steven Zeitchik Los Angeles Times (MCT) There are worse descriptions, as actor typecasting goes, than “wisecracking superhero.” Then again, if you’re Robert Downey Jr. and colorful descriptions are what you trade in, it could start to feel a little bit limiting. The wheel turns quickly in Hollywood. What ...

‘Gone Girl’ Likely To Top Box Office For Second Weekend

‘Gone Girl’ Likely To Top Box Office For Second Weekend

October 10, 2014


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By Saba Hamedy Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — Looks like David Fincher’s “Gone Girl” won’t disappear from the box office just yet. Despite four new releases this weekend, the R-rated thriller will likely add $25 million to its domestic gross, according to people who have seen pr...

‘The Equalizer’ Takes Out Rivals At Box Office

‘The Equalizer’ Takes Out Rivals At Box Office

October 1, 2014


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By Saba Hamedy Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — Denzel Washington brought his might to the box office yet again with his latest action film, “The Equalizer.” The R-rated movie, based on the gritty 1985-89 CBS series starring Edward Woodward, topped all other films with an estimated wee...

Whimsical ‘Boxtrolls’ Is Full Of Fun

Whimsical ‘Boxtrolls’ Is Full Of Fun

September 30, 2014


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By Rick Bentley The Fresno Bee (MCT) “The Boxtrolls” is an outlandishly funny tale brought to life through beautiful stop-animation photography. The film combines Monty Python-style humor with the sense and sensibilities of Oliver Twist and is presented in a wonderfully creepy animated style...

‘Gone With the Wind’ Back On The Big Screen

‘Gone With the Wind’ Back On The Big Screen

September 25, 2014


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By Stacey Altherr Newsday (MCT) Frankly, Scarlett, it seems we do give a damn. The 1939 epic Civil War film “Gone With the Wind” celebrates its 75th anniversary with special showings around the nation on Sept. 28 and Oct. 1. The film will be seen in its original Technicolor glory, with the m...

Ira Sachs Talks About His New Movie ‘Love Is Strange’

Ira Sachs Talks About His New Movie ‘Love Is Strange’

September 5, 2014


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By Colin Covert and Claude Peck Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT) For someone who never attended film school, Ira Sachs has had a pretty good go of it as a writer and director. His features include “Married Life,” “Keep the Lights On,” “Forty Shades of Blue” and “The Delta.” When on a ...

Fall Movie Season Is Here

Fall Movie Season Is Here

September 4, 2014


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By Barbara Vancheri Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (MCT) As far as Hollywood is concerned, summer is in the rearview mirror. Fall movie season arrived Tuesday and will stretch into November when it gives way to holiday films including “Into the Woods” from director Rob Marshall. As always, dates are sub...

Commentary: Religious tide turns against ‘Noah’

March 30, 2014


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By Glenn Whipp Los Angeles Times (MCT) Whenever Hollywood makes a movie from a well-loved story or saga — Batman, Tolkien, “50 Shades of Grey” — there’s usually a period of ... well ... let’s call it adjustment, along with a “spirited” give-and-take among fans over such things as cast...

Cover Of Frozen’s “Let It Go” Sung By 11-Year Old

Angela Richart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2014


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This talented young lady has a voice of pure gold. Alex Boye did a tribal cover of Frozen's smash hit, "Let It Go" featuring eleven year-old, Lexi Walker. I personally believe she nailed the part. I mean, I got shivers up and down my spine. However, the cold never bothered me anyway.

Global Box Office Hits Record $35 Billion In 2013

Global Box Office Hits Record $35 Billion In 2013

March 25, 2014


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By Richard Verrier Los Angeles Times (MCT) Propelled by a string of hit family movies, global movie ticket sales set a new record last year, climbing to $35.9 billion in box office revenue, according to a new report. International markets accounted for $25 billion in ticket sales last year, up 5 percent fro...

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Stephanie Rietz, Reporter

March 24, 2014


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"Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" is your typical Will Ferrell movie in the sense that it is messy, silly, and is full of larger-than-life buffoonery. The adventure of Ron Burgundy includes humor and satire while Ferrell continues in his signature strain of comic character: sexist, pompous, shallow,...

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