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Dwayne Johnson brightens the buddy comedy formula in ‘Central Intelligence’

Dwayne Johnson is so winning in "Central Intelligence" that the action comedy is worth a watch despite its familiar buddy-comedy beats.The actor's character is...

Another inspirational horse-racing movie, but ‘Dark Horse’ is worth the ride

Does the world really need another inspirational horse-racing movie? From "National Velvet" to "Secretariat," the against-the-odds tale of equestrian pluck is a staple of...

‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ is a joyless, jumbled mess

The high point of "Alice Through the Looking Glass" comes early. A blue butterfly named Absolem - voiced by Alan Rickman - beckons Alice...

Hey, what happened to…? All the characters who didn’t make it into the ‘Game of Thrones’ season premiere

The season premiere of "Game of Thrones" had us hopscotching all over Westeros and Essos, checking in with a lot of different characters. We...

Black-and-white ‘Embrace of the Serpent’ paints vivid picture of life in the Amazon

"Embrace of the Serpent" has some of the most vivid images captured on film in recent memory, and also some of the most haunting....

‘The Wave’: a shocking tsunami that doesn’t turn silly

Fact: An eroding mountain in the Norwegian town of Geiranger may one day collapse into the fjord below, prompting a tsunami that could wipe...

Documentary revisits the Apollo missions, with one who was there

In "The Last Man on the Moon," director Mark Craig uses archival footage and recent interviews to delve into the life of Gene Cernan,...

Why ‘Top Gear’ hired Matt LeBlanc as its new co-host

It's a momentous day for "Top Gear." The show is getting its first ever non-British host, and it's going to be Matt LeBlanc --...

How listening to ‘Serial’ made us doubt ‘Making a Murderer’

True crime shows are suddenly dominating every conversation. Is he guilty? Is he innocent? Everyone has a theory.First "Serial" hijacked pop culture in a...

‘The Revenant’ tops nominations for 88th Academy Awards

Leonardo DiCaprio, Sylvester Stallone, Jennifer Lawrence were among the nominees for the 88th Academy Awards announced Thursday."The Revenant" topped all films with 12 nominations,...

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Robert Francis: Thanksgiving 1954

If, god forbid, my home ever catches on fire, I would make sure my family was safe, then the pets (my wife might say...

Texas shut down bars to slow the spread of coronavirus — but allowed thousands to open through a restaurant loophole

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The rise and fall of Tab – after surviving the sweetener scares, the iconic diet soda gets canned

Tab, the Coca-Cola company’s original diet soda brand, is headed to the soda graveyard, joining retired brands such as Like, Leed and Limette. Coca-Cola has...