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  1. 'Furious' cast grieves hard for actor Paul WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... hard-driving outlaw. He finished with more than 40 credits,but was by far best known for his six "Furious" movies. Walker hadn't completed his scenes in the latest entry in the nearly $2.4 billion-grossing series when he was killed. The "Furious" ...

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  2. Teens learn how to swagger in 'Girlhood'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SFGate

    Teenagers play football in CA line Sciamma 's coming-of-age drama "Girlhood," which might not be notable except that these adolescents are playing American football in a hardscrabble Parisian suburb, and the teams are made up of girls. The striking scene isn't fantasy.

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  3. Neo-noir 'Man From Reno' explores identityRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    The elegant, tantalizing Japanese American neo-noir "Man From Reno," set in the Bay Area and directed with sincere genre artistry by Dave Boyle, threads together a pair of narrative strands appealing to any mystery buff: the percolating thrill of amateur sleuthing and the cool, deductive logic of professional casework. Sharp-eyed Aki is a Japanese crime novelist hiding out from a press tour in an atmospheric San Francisco hotel when a dalliance with a mysterious stranger with a suitcase waylays her depression and sparks her crime-solving juices.

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  4. 'A Girl Like Her' adds twist on bullying, but story stumblesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Amy S. Weber takes found-footage tack on tale of teen bullying in 'A Girl Like Her,' but story two-dimensional The line between nonfiction and narrative is often blurred, and in "A Girl Like Her," Amy S. Weber explores how traditional documentary storytelling techniques can be used to tell a familiar but fictional tale. Using a mix of found footage and more traditional documentary style complete with intertitles, chyrons and an off-screen director interacting with the film's characters, "A Girl Like Her" tells the well-worn story of teenage bullying and suicide.

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  5. 'It Follows' movie review: Taut indie horror flick satisfyingly charts its own pathRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... yesterday. What's more, most of the cars and TV's that appear on-screen are a decade old or more. The black-and-white movies in which its characters indulge are of even older vintage. This is a movie that, intriguingly, seems to live in all times at ...

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  6. 'Get Hard' movie review: Is Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart's NOLA-shot comedy racist or not racist?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    There are any number of unflattering invectives that can fairly be hurled at Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart 's comedy " Get Hard ." It is crude.

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  7. 'Backcountry' an atmospheric wilderness horror taleRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    What can go wrong for two people stuck in the woods? Horror films in love with this conceit have suggested crazed killers, malevolent aliens, even mythical beasts. Writer-director Adam MacDonald's modestly unnerving wilderness nail-biter "Backcountry," however, reminds with grim, grisly determination that human error and furry, fierce, coldblooded nature are all one needs to wipe the smile off any smug Bear Grylls wannabe's face, and audiences to boot.

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  8. Starring Depardieu as D.S.K.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The New Yorker

    Abel Ferrara's new film, "Welcome to New York," is opening tomorrow in limited release and via video-on-demand, but Ferrara doesn't want it to be seen in the form in which it's being released. The drama is based loosely on the case of the French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who, while serving as the head of the International Monetary Fund, was arrested in New York, in 2011, on charges of sexual assault resulting from a complaint by a chambermaid at a hotel.

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  9. Quirky 'Home,' with Jim Parsons and Rihanna, keeps it too lightRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    As a certain Boov, buoyantly voiced by that alien life force Jim Parsons, might say: Best silly ever is to be having in "Home." The new animation 3-D pop from DreamWorks is breezy, sentimental and quirky.

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  10. TV Tonight: 'Bones' returns; 'Backstrom'; 'The Slap'; 'American Crime'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    In tonight's episode of "Bones," Angela recruits Avalon Harmonia , to help the team with an investigation. "Bones" : The show that just keeps going, and going, and going, returns from a break for its "spring premiere," which finds the gang being reminded of their dear, late comrade, Sweets.

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  11. 'Apartment Troubles' only the start of pair's problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    With the excruciating gal-pal comedy "Apartment Troubles," writer-director-stars Jess Weixler and Jennifer Prediger have created such blurry, unappealing characters that their film is hamstrung from the get-go. That they never find a functional narrative in which to place said characters only makes matters worse.

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  12. 10 of the best X-Files episodes to watch before Mulder and Scully returnRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    With the news that The X-Files is returning to television after a 13-year hiatus, FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully are back in the spotlight again - and so is their award-winning, long-running series that made everyone believe "the truth is out there." Given how long it's been since the last episode aired in 2002 - and since the last movie hit theaters in 2008 - it's understandable if your recollection of Mulder and Scully's adventures tracking aliens, monsters, and strange phenomena is a little hazy .

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  13. Teen Action-Comedy 'Barely Lethal' Wins Appeal to Overturn R RatingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    On Thursday, the Classification and Rating Appeals Board overturned the R rating given to the movie for sexual material and teen drinking. Barely Lethal , starring Hailee Steinfeld , is now rated PG-13 for sexual material, teen drinking, language, drug references and some action violence.

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  14. Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart buddy up in the cliched 'Get Hard'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A Kevin Hart-Will Ferrell pairing was only a matter of time. Too bad it was for sophomoric 'Get Hard' It's time for 'Get Hard's' Kevin Hart to get a shot as solo star.

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  15. Box office preview: 'Home' faces off against 'Get Hard'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly

    While YA release Insurgent ruled the box office last week, this weekend's biggest battle will be between two new-and completely different-films. R-rated comedy Get Hard , starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart, will go up against Dreamworks' latest animated film, Home .

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  16. 6 Gay Relationships You Totally Missed in 'Titanic'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Gay.com

    Titanic is not only the second highest-grossing movie of all time, it's also a classic, critically-acclaimed mega-movie that changed movie-making and remains one of the best films ever. Ok, so now that we're clear on that, let's get to a few things you may not know.

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  17. Youth film festival coming to the CivicRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Nelson filmmaker James Tucker graduated high school last year, and already he's been picking up gigs around town filming for SEEDS, various artistic initiatives and productions like Detour and Hedwig and the Angry Inch. And now that he's involved in organizing the Kootenays' first youth film festival, he's hoping others can have the same opportunity.

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  18. Hart, Ferrell's 'Get Hard' advice? Skip townRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... says he doesn't like their chances in the slammer. "We would only be able to survive if inmates were fans of our movies," he says. "It would have to be like, 'That's the guy from Elf . Leave him alone.' " Maybe that works for a bit, Hart says. "Then ...

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  19. "While We're Young' mocks the cool factorRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | USA Today

    The quiet, predictable lives of a middle-aged couple are energized when they meet an artsy pair of hipsters in this funny and smart tale of the quest for eternal youth and coolness. "While We're Young' mocks the cool factor The quiet, predictable lives of a middle-aged couple are energized when they meet an artsy pair of hipsters in this funny and smart tale of the quest for eternal youth and coolness.

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  20. 5 reasons to see 'Get Hard' | USA Entertainment NowRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | USA Today

    Despite its not-so-stellar reviews, USA TODAY's Carly Mallenbaums has several reasons to see the Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell comedy 'Get Hard.' Sure, one of those reasons is "you don't care about plot," but still.

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