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Study: Gun violence soars in PG-13 films

In the climatic battle scene in “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” basically everyone has a gun. The rebels dodging enemy blaster b ...

January 16, 2017 1:00


Movies

There's a movie for every taste in 2017

As a new year dawns, we’re greeted with more of the same from Hollywood: superhero movies, sequels, reboots and origin stories. But th ...

January 15, 2017 1:01


TV

Screen Charts

Box office The top earning movies at the domestic box office last weekend: 1. “Hidden Figures,” 20th Century Fox, $22,800,057, ...

January 14, 2017 1:00


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Premise may be silly, but it's one any kid would enjoy

‘Monster Trucks’ **1/2 One of the best things about the 1988 comedy “Big” was Tom Hanks’ main character, a kid ...

January 13, 2017 1:00


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Film weaves tale of being lost, and finding home

‘Lion’ ***1/2 There are two ways to view “Lion.” One is as a heart-warming tale of love beyond boundaries and the in ...

January 13, 2017 1:00


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Chase for Boston bombers delivers gripping end

‘Patriots Day’ **1/2 Now in his third docudrama with director Peter Berg – after starring roles in “Lone Survivor&rd ...

January 13, 2017 1:00


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Inferno of lust twists cruelty, passion

‘Elle’ *** “Inverted flame combustion.” That’s the kind of heat generated by a self-made furnace that makes a ...

January 13, 2017 1:00


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Heartwarming tale of girl's journey inspires

‘The Eagle Huntress’ *** There is an ancient tradition of falconry practiced by the people of Mongolia where burkitshi, or &ldqu ...

January 13, 2017 1:00


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Dialogue, lack of scares dooms horror flick

‘The Bye Bye Man’ *1/2 The newest movie villain to haunt your nightmares is a pasty demonic spirit who looks like Voldemort and ...

January 13, 2017 1:00


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Directors Guild announces nominees for film achievement

It was another sunny day Thursday for Damien Chazelle's Los Angeles musical "La La Land" and Barry Jenkins' coming-of-age tale "Moonlight" o ...

January 12, 2017 4:46 PM


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'La La Land,' 'Moonlight,' 'Deadpool' among PGA nominees

Oscar favorites "La La Land," ''Moonlight" and "Manchester by the Sea" were nominated by the Producers Guild of America for its top award on ...

January 10, 2017 3:19 PM


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"La La Land" leads race for British Academy Film Awards

The perky, pastel-hued jazz musical "La La Land" quick-stepped into an awards-season lead, gaining 11 nominations for the British Academy Fi ...

January 10, 2017 10:49


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Golden Globes fashion both unexpected and mundane

Sarah Jessica Parker's Princess Leia hair. Ruth Negga's space-age silver gown. Evan Rachel Wood in a boyish-yet-feminine tuxedo.

January 09, 2017 7:18


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'La La Land' dances off with honors

“La La Land” steamrolled, “Moonlight” swooped in at the last minute, and Meryl Streep offered a stirring rebuke to p ...

January 09, 2017 1:02


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Parents get longer lives in '16 animated films

For one year, at least, we got a reprieve. In reversing a trope’s troubling body count, 2016’s major awards-contending animated ...

January 09, 2017 1:00