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  1. New 'Twilight' episodes headed to FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | InYork

    ... say that, if they really wanted to be creative, they'd do something that hasn't already been regurgitated in five movies. "More people than ever before are creating, discovering and engaging with videos on Facebook," said Facebook's Dan Rose. "This ...

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  2. Doc Last Hijack Animates the Life of a Somali KidnapperRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OC Weekly

    Sadly, the singular element intended to differentiate this Somali pirate flick from the clutch of other Somali pirate flicks proves a bit of a bust: On occasion, Femke Wolting and Tommy Pallotta's observant, genre-smashing documentary feature takes wing into flights of animation, illustrating its subjects' dreams and fears - and events the filmmakers couldn't have captured. But despite the canny picture-book design, these sequences are often redundant, explicating inner dramas audiences will already have apprehended.

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  3. Fishing Without Nets Examines a Hijacking From the Somali Pirates' POVRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OC Weekly

    Perhaps the most frightening thing about blockbuster thrillers and action films is their purposeful lack of empathy, their reliance on faceless others whose deaths - comic and exhilarating - allow the heroes to bond and grow and find their smiles or whatever. A studio film such as Richard Fleischer's The Boston Strangler , which devoted its final third to the killer's post-arrest therapy, would be even more surprising today than it was in '68.

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  4. Road-Tripping With Community's Dan HarmonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OC Weekly

    For a lot of reasons that probably have to do with shareholder value maximization, this is an era in which mainstream cinema has been eclipsed by excellent television. And you could argue that the people who make TV tend to be more interesting and complicated than those who make films.

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  5. The Blue Room Leaves You GuessingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OC Weekly

    Mathieu Amalric's brisk, agreeably nasty thriller The Blue Room turns on a couple of murders - or does it? - but rather than corpses, it's time and space and human connection that get most memorably diced here. Working from Georges Simenon's '64 novel of a wrong man accused - or is he the right man? - co-writer/director/proudly nude star Amalric cuts everything to the quick: Most shots have the feel of still photos, the camera firmly planted and the actors not moving much, and the movie always hustles us to the next, back and forward in time, the effect part Resnais and part staccato Kodak slideshow.

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  6. Jason Reitman's Men, Women & Children Despairs at Our Wi-Fi WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OC Weekly

    The tragedy of Jason Reitman's Men, Women & Children is that it was released the year it was made. A snapshot of today's cultural disconnection, in which Facebook, texting, World of Warcraft and streaming smut lure people away from dinner with their families, the film's so current its observations feel like alarmist accusations.

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  7. Waiting for August's Resilient Teen Heroine Keeps Her Family GoingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OC Weekly

    ... out with. Hardy Georgiana's still a kid, but now in charge of bedtimes and Easter-egg coloring. It's one of those movies in which the easily bored will say nothing happens while the sympathetic will insist that everything does. Beneath pink ...

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  8. Pride, Or: The Rainbow vs. ThatcherRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OC Weekly

    It says something about current global affairs that a movie set during the U.K. miners' strike of the mid-1980s - an event that tore lives to shreds, representing a dismal and damaging period in late-20th-century British history - is likely to make you feel better rather than worse about the world. Pride, directed by Matthew Warchus, is a fictionalized account of how a group of gay and lesbian activists in 1984 London responded to Margaret Thatcher's attempts to crush the miners unions, temporarily sidelining their own battles to raise funds for the striking workers and their families.

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  9. Nas Is (Still) Like . . .Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OC Weekly

    One rhyme in particular crystallizes the genius of Nas' 1994 classic Illmatic. It comes in the song "One Love," which takes the form of a letter to a friend in prison: "Congratulations, you know you got a son," Nas raps.

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  10. Shouldn't Drive Hard Be More Mad?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OC Weekly

    First there was The Driver , then there was Drive Angry , and then there was Drive . Now there's Drive Hard - because why not? Thomas Jane plays former race-car driver Peter Roberts, now a married dad who runs a not-so-successful driving-instruction school in Gold Coast, Queensland.

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  11. Gone Girl Is Smartly Crafted, Well-Acted - And a Bit Too SlickRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OC Weekly

    ... graceful plaits. You probably won't know what will happen next until it actually happens. If you go to the movies to admire performances and craftsmanship, there's plenty to go around: Affleck's Nick struts through the movie like an Abercrombie & ...

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  12. Beginning in 2015, WISH-8 will add four hours of weekday news programming.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Indianapolis Star

    Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1wZA9rl On the first day WISH-8 is without its longtime CBS network affiliation, the TV station will expand its news programming by four hours. Beginning Jan. 1, WISH's "Daybreak" will expand by two hours, airing from 4:30 to 9 a.m. "News 8 at Noon" will expand by 30 minutes to 1 p.m. An early evening newscast will expand by 30 minutes, airing from 5 to 7 p.m. A late newscast will expand by one hour, airing from 10 to 11:30 p.m. CBS rocked the landscape of Indianapolis television in August when the network cut ties with WISH and made plans to air its programs on WTTV-4 beginning in 2015.

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  13. A 'Texas Chainsaw' milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    The 1974 horror flick 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' turns 40 today. It didn't take long for the film to became a cult classic, spawning sequels and scaring movie-goers for decades.

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  14. Trick or treatRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Northeasttimes.com

    Pool hall junkie: Steve Markle, a 2010 Archbishop Ryan grad, is making waves as the sixth-ranked trick-shot pool player in the country. Pool hall junkie: Steve Markle, a 2010 Archbishop Ryan grad, is making waves as the sixth-ranked trick-shot pool player in the country.

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  15. 'Big' TV remake: Will the man-child comedy come of age?Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... ever." On screen and off, we've been living in a sort of golden age of man-children for a number of years now. The movies of personalities such as Judd Apatow, Todd Phillips, Will Ferrell and Seth Rogen offer allegedly grownup male characters who ...

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  16. William Hurt Joins the Race to Make a Jesse Owens BiopicRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ComingSoon.net

    For years, filmmakers have been trying to make a movie based on the life of 1936 Olympic gold medal-winning runner Jesse Owens and the race is accelerating with Focus Features announcing they have scheduled their offering, literally called Race , for April 8, 2016, while adding Academy Award winner William Hurt to the cast. Directed by Emmy winner Stephen Hopkins , the cast already includes newcomer Stephan James as Owens as well as Jeremy Irons, Jason Sudeikis, Amanda Crew and Carice van Houten, and it's currently filming in Montreal and will shoot at the famed Olympic Stadium in Berlin where the real-life Owens won four Olympic gold medals.

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  17. Joan Allen may also be returning to 'Bourne' franchiseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... sinister government forces that plagued Bourne. Allen, whose Pam Landy led the hunt for Bourne in the first three movies and was last seen in "Legacy" seemingly headed for prison after her connection to the shady Operation Treadstone was exposed. ...

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  18. Ben Affleck eyes action-thriller 'The Accountant' for next roleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Ben Affleck seems to have a penchant for characters with secret lives. The star of the marital murder mystery "Gone Girl" and the superhero showdown "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" may next portray an accountant by day and assassin by night.

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  19. TV Talk Shows: Friday, October 3Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    CBS This Morning Film critic A.O. Scott; musician John Mellencamp. Today Author Mark Bittman; Aretha Franklin performs; Blake Shelton performs; actress Ana Gasteyer.

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  20. Andr Benjamin Is Hendrix, but the Women Make Jimi.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Houston Press

    'Groupie" has come to be an ugly word, a misogynist dig that's used all too casually by men and women alike.

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