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'Under the Skin': A beauty more than skin deep

'Under the Skin': A beauty more than skin deep

One of the most astonishingly assured directorial debuts of the early 21st century was Jonathan Glazer’s “Sexy Beast,” a stylishly vicious crime thriller that erased any chance of Ben Kingsley being typecast as a Gandhi figure.

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Disneynature's gorgeous 'Bears' gets up close with mother, two cubs

Disneynature's gorgeous 'Bears' gets up close with mother, two cubs

“Bears” is exactly the sort of nature documentary we’ve come to expect from Disneynature, the film division of the company that rolls out a new nature documentary every year on Earth Day.

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This week on TV: April 13-18

This week on TV: April 13-18

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‘Rio 2’ piles it on and spoils the fun

‘Rio 2’ piles it on and spoils the fun

With “Rio 2,” the creators of “Rio” give us more of everything that their first film had in just the right doses. But if this sequel proves anything, it’s that more is not always better.

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‘Hobbit 2’ tops new DVD, Blu-ray offerings

‘Hobbit 2’ tops new DVD, Blu-ray offerings

Peter Jackson made a smart change of hobbit.

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Review: ‘Oculus’ scores scares with smoke and mirrors

The women do the heavy lifting in “Oculus,” this April’s “Insidious,” a complex and chilling big-screen ghost story with serious movie-date potential.

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‘Draft Day’ is decent enough, but plays like a late-round pick

‘Draft Day’ is decent enough, but plays like a late-round pick

“Draft Day” is a “ticking clock” thriller built around the NFL draft, a movie that counts down to the fateful decision that one embattled general manager (Kevin Costner) makes with his team’s first-round pick.

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Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008, file photo, Mickey Rooney takes the stage to make an award presentation at the 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, in Los Angeles. Rooney, a Hollywood legend whose career spanned more than 80 years, has died. He was 93. Los Angeles Police Commander A…

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Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

FILE - In this Wednesday, March 2, 2011, file photo, Senate Aging Committee Chairman Sen. Herb Kohl. D-Wis., center, gets a hug from entertainer Mickey Rooney, right, on Capitol Hill in Washington, as Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., looks on at left, prior to Rooney testifying about elder abuse, b…

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Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

FILE - In this Monday, April 26, 2004, file photo, Jan, left, and Mickey Rooney pose for photographs after having unveiled their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. Mickey Rooney, a Hollywood legend whose career spanned more than 80 years, has died. He was 93. Los Angeles Poli…

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Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

FILE - Actor Mickey Rooney is shown in this file photo as G.I. Dooley in the 1956 Hollywood movie "The Bold and the Brave." Rooney, a Hollywood legend whose career spanned more than 80 years, has died. He was 93. Los Angeles Police Commander Andrew Smith said that Rooney was with his family …

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Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

LOS ANGELES — Mickey Rooney, the pint-size, precocious actor and all-around talent whose more than 80-year career spanned silent comedies, Shakespeare, Judy Garland musicals, Andy Hardy stardom, television and the Broadway theater, died Sunday at age 93.

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'Captain America' sets April record with $96.2M

'Captain America' sets April record with $96.2M

This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Emma Watson in a scene from the film, "Noah." (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Niko Tavernise, file)

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'Captain America' sets April record with $96.2M

'Captain America' sets April record with $96.2M

LOS ANGELES — Disney and Marvel could be one of the finest teams around.

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Review: ‘Mistaken for Strangers’ captures The National as seen by lead singer’s brother

Decades after Ross McElwee invented the navel-gazing school of documentary filmmaking with “Sherman’s March,” Tom Berninger adds a new wrinkle to the genre with “Mistaken for Strangers.” Berninger is hero and villain of this comic essay in ineptitude masquerading as a rock-band-on-tour doc.

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New AMC drama 'Turn': a Revolutionary War spy ring

NEW YORK — A classic spoof of the Revolutionary War finds Gen. George Washington interrupted by a bill collector out on the battlefield.

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This week on TV:  Feb. 16-22

This week on TV: Feb. 16-22

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Curls and dimples: Shirley Temple dies at 85

Curls and dimples: Shirley Temple dies at 85

Shirley Temple as “Little Miss Marker.” She was a symbol of optimism and innocence who gave the nation a respite during the Depression. The adorable Shirley possessed acting skills far beyond her years.

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Shirley Temple Returns To The Small Screen 1957

Shirley Temple Returns To The Small Screen 1957

Shirley Temple, who announced her return to the entertainment world at a press conference at the NBC studios in Burbank, Calif. answers questions by reporters in regard to the show, July 2, 1957. She will be the hostess narrator on a TV series of shows having as their background some of the …

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