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Tom Hanks didn’t want to be Mr. Rogers. Then he met Marielle

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NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Hanks has never played a superhero. But when the actor recently donned a very simple cardigan sweater, and the slacks to go with it, he felt like one. "I felt...

Review: Tom Hanks anchors a lovely Mister Rogers tale for adults

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Director Marielle Heller frames “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood ” as if it were an episode of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” with miniature sets of cars and bridges to illustrate New York and Pittsburgh....

‘Ford v Ferrari’ speeds to No. 1; ‘Charlie’s Angels’ fizzles

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NEW YORK (AP) — “Ford v Ferrari” left its competition in the rearview, racing to a $31 million debut at the box office in a No. 1 finish that counted as a win for...

Review: An evolved iceman? Kristoff steps up in ‘Frozen 2’

Picture this: A princess is in distress. It looks bad. Her dashing young man rides up in the nick of time and says, “Here I am to save you, my dear!” Actually, he doesn’t....

Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen relish roles in ‘The Good Liar

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NEW YORK (AP) — Roles for older actors can fall into some predictable tropes, but Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen say their new film, “The Good Liar,” let them brush aside cliches and even...

‘Alive Inside’: Award-winning director to show film, talk about music, dementia

Michael Rossato-Bennett is a documentary filmmaker and he has changed lives. It’s as simple as that. That’s probably not at the top of his resume. His documentary, Alive Inside, won two awards, including the audience award...

B&B Theatres coming to Red Oak Legacy Square development

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Red Oak, located just north of Waxahachie and east of Mansfield, is getting a new upscale, state-of-the-art theater complex. Midwest chain B&B Theatres and Waxahachie-based Victron Group have announced a new theater complex to...

2019 Lone Star Film Festival Gala Honors Tim Blake Nelson and Waylon Payne

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2019 Lone Star Film Festival Gala Honors Tim Blake Nelson and Waylon Payne Lone Star Film Festival (LSFF) has officially announced The 2019 Annual Gala honorees, featuring critically acclaimed actor, writer, and director Tim Blake...

For an encore, ‘Joker’ is No. 1 again at the box office

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NEW YORK (AP) — Put on a happy face. "Joker" is No. 1 again. Todd Phillip's R-rated comic-book hit regained the top spot at the weekend box office in its fourth week of release, narrowly...

‘No Ordinary Love’ features input from SafeHaven

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'No Ordinary Love' Sometimes, the most intimate partner can be the most deadly, as depicted in the independent film "No Ordinary Love." The movie, written and filmed in the Fort Worth area in 2018 and 2019...