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  • Movie review: 'Alice Through The Looking Glass'

    Movie review: \'Alice Through The Looking Glass\' From Staff Reports | Published: Fri, May 27, 2016

    Movie review: 'Alice Through The Looking Glass'

  • Movie capsules: 'Alice'; 'Bigger Splash'; 'Infinity'

    Updated: 45 min ago

    Compiled from El Paso Times staff and wire reports. Listings are subject to change. Opening this week “Alice Through the Looking Glass” (PG): After slipping through a mirror, Alice (Mia Wasikowska) finds herself back in Underland with the White Queen (Anne Hathaway), the Cheshire Cat, the...

  • 'Groundhog Day' actress Angela Paton dies at age 86

    \'Groundhog Day\' actress Angela Paton dies at... Updated: 1 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angela Paton (PAY-ton), an actress best known for appearing with Bill Murray in "Groundhog Day," has died at age 86. Her nephew George Woolf says Paton died Thursday in Oakland, California, where she had been in hospice care after a recent heart attack. Paton played Mrs....

  • ‘Sunday Night Football’ on NBC is No. 1 TV show for fifth straight year

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A long time ago, in a TV galaxy far, far away, sports — even football — struggled to outperform entertainment options that have broader audience appeal in prime time. “Monday Night Football” peaked at No. 5 in the ratings rankings in the 1994-95 television season, for example. It was not until...

  • 'Remain Loyal!' theme of Jehovah's Witnesses conference

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BELLEVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Jehovah's Witnesses invite both members and non-members of the denomination to a regional convention being held west of Detroit. The conference dubbed "Remain Loyal!" begins Friday at the Assembly Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Belleville. The conference is expected to...

  • Front Row Film Series to highlight area

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    St. Joseph and its surrounding areas have a place in the halls of film history, you just might not know it. That’s why the East Hill Library’s Friend’s Front Row Film Series will focus on films shot throughout the area, as well as pay tribute to a local legend. For Bob Shultz, host of the film...

  • Spielberg to Harvard grads: Be the movie heroes of real life

    Spielberg to Harvard grads: Be the movie heroes... Updated: 5 hr ago

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — In a world full of villains, Harvard University graduates must become the heroes, filmmaker Steven Spielberg told the 2016 class during a commencement address Thursday. Spielberg invoked stories from his films and his life as he encouraged the graduates to take on the...

  • Why political rallies should be held at national cemeteries

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    There’s a remarkable French film, almost a century old, by Abel Gance called “J’accuse” (“I Accuse”). Popular in its day, millions saw it, not only in France and Britain but also the United States. It’s a war movie, propaganda, a love story, a tragedy. The movie, however, is most remembered for...

  • Movie review: ‘Love & Friendship’ full of delightful surprises

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Prepare for a mixed review. I can’t choose whether “Love & Friendship” is the best Jane Austen film I have ever seen, or the best I could ever hope to see. Which is better, the cast’s elegant character work or the charm and wit of writer/director Whit Stillman’s overall control? Is it more...

  • Movie review: Ralph Fiennes force of nature in ‘A Bigger Splash’

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Ralph Fiennes’ performance in “A Bigger Splash” is a lot like a tornado in a trailer park. He’s impossible to ignore, you never know which way he’s going and heaven help anyone who gets in his way. It takes a tour de force performance to stand out in a film that features compelling performances...



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