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Movie review: A-level action, D-level plot in Paul Walker's 'Brick Mansions'

Movie review: A-level action, D-level plot in Paul Walker's 'Brick Mansions'

The late Paul Walker wasn't a great actor, but within a narrow corner of the action genre, he was the guy who got the job done, a vulnerable tough guy.
Debate still simmers over Field of Dreams site
Debate still simmers over Field of Dreams site

Twenty-five years after "The Field of Dreams" debuted in movie theaters, the Iowa farm where it was filmed remains at the center of simmering debates.

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The 8 most untrustworthy artificial intelligences in film
The 8 most untrustworthy artificial intelligences in film

With the release of “Transcendence,” the story of a computer science genius whose mind is merged with a sentient system, Hollywood has once again probed the vagaries of artificial intelligence.

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Movie review: 'Transcendence' ends up quite ordinary
Movie review: 'Transcendence' ends up quite ordinary

“Transcendence,” a sci-fi thriller about an attempt to meld the human mind with technology, falls far short of transcendence. So far short I had to fight off sleep.

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Movie review: 'Bears' is cute — and so much more
Movie review: 'Bears' is cute — and so much more

"Bears" is exactly the sort of nature documentary we’ve come to expect from Disneynature, which rolls out a new nature documentary every year at Earth Day.

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Movie review: 'Under the Skin's' sure to get under yours
Movie review: 'Under the Skin's' sure to get under yours

Quiet, cryptic and never less than creepy, here's a sci-fi that doesn't do the work for you. No character rattles off a paragraph or three of exposition and back story.

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Movie review: 'Haunted House 2' too much of a bad thing
Movie review: 'Haunted House 2' too much of a bad thing

Imagine a Venn diagram charting three qualities: silly, gross and dumb. At the point where they overlap, you will find this fright film spoof.

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Review: ‘Heaven is for Real’ leaves it to viewer to interpret its story
Review: ‘Heaven is for Real’ leaves it to viewer to interpret its story

My first reaction to “Heaven Is for Real” after a recent preview screening: best Christian-themed movie I’ve seen in quite a while. Two weeks later, that hasn’t changed.

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Nebraska family and town depicted on the big screen in 'Heaven is for Real'
Nebraska family and town depicted on the big screen in 'Heaven is for Real'

Imperial family feels Colton's inspirational story got heaven-sent production and reverential handling

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5 religious movies to watch again

Sunday is Easter. That, combined with the opening of “Heaven Is for Real,” put us in mind of some of our favorite Christian-themed movies.

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Tommy Lee Jones made a Nebraska western, and here's the trailer
Tommy Lee Jones made a Nebraska western, and here's the trailer

"The Homesman," an upcoming western from writer/director/actor Tommy Lee Jones, looks like something close to a sure thing.

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11 Nebraska-set movies that were filmed elsewhere
11 Nebraska-set movies that were filmed elsewhere

Here are 11 dirty, rotten lies.

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With $41.4M, 'Captain America' holds off 'Rio 2'
With .4M, 'Captain America' holds off 'Rio 2'

"Captain America" continued to flex its Marvel muscle at the global box office, as "The Winter Soldier" took in $41.4 million domestically and $60.6 million overseas.

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Film Streams series continues with Oscar-nominated 'Ernest & Celestine'
Film Streams series continues with Oscar-nominated 'Ernest & Celestine'

The Forever Young films screen afternoons on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at the downtown theater. The series of movies is aimed at children and families.

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