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Fassbender plays ‘Frank,’ a musician who can’t function without

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The boho-absurdist lark “Frank” reveals itself like a Russian nesting doll of references, sendups and sly winks aimed squarely at rarified hipster culture, simultaneously puncturing its

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'The November Man' a predictable, forgettable thriller

“The November Man” is less a movie than cinematic filler, the kind of audio-visual wallpaper meant to keep movie screens occupied with bland, instantly


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'Life of Crime' meanders

Some are characterizing “Life of Crime” as a prequel to the great “Jackie Brown.” The new film, based on crime king Elmore Leonard’s


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Final ruling issued in 'Sister Wives' polygamy ban case

SALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge in Utah has issued a final ruling that strikes down parts of the state’s anti-polygamy law in a lawsuit filed by the


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Gangrene sets in at Kenley Amphitheater

The late, great rocker Robert Palmer liked to say and sing that “Some people do what they like.” The local Nybo boys and their childhood buddies are


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Fallon to lead honors as Leno wins top humor prize

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jimmy Fallon will lead top comedians in saluting his “Tonight Show” predecessor Jay Leno with the nation’s top humor prize


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Friends remember Robin Williams as he becomes social media prey

The suicide of Robin Williams shocked the world when he was pronounced dead at his home in Marin County, north of San Francisco, Aug. 11, 2014. Celebrities


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’If I Stay’: a pretty, tame tear-jerking teen romance

Viewers who luxuriated in a good cry after “The Fault in Our Stars” may be gratified to know that it’s not time to stop sobbing. The perfect


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'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For': Frank Miller's vicious world

Last month, director James Gunn turned a comic book story into the movie hit of the summer. “Guardians of the Galaxy” has raked in hundreds of millions


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’When the Game Stands Tall’: a true football story from a tired

Perfection is impossible. That’s the message of the fact-based “When the Game Stands Tall,” a by-the-book sports drama based on the storied De La


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‘Dinosaur 13’: Whose T. rex is it, anyway?

On a foggy morning in 1990, an amateur paleontologist named Susan Hendrickson set off for a workaday exploration of South Dakota’s Black Hills and came back


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