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Movie review: Timbuktu' a haunting look at life under religious extremists

Movie review: Timbuktu' a haunting look at life under religious extremists

February 25th, 2015 9:25 am by By Cary Darling, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TNS)

Set in the Sahara desert country of Mali, which with French help won a war against radicals taking over the country in 2012, "Timbuktu" opens with shots of jihadists firing at a frightened gazelle and then using local tribal, black African figurines as ta

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ESPN's Olbermann out for week after Twitter comments

ESPN's Olbermann out for week after Twitter comments

February 24th, 2015 3:13 pm by Associated Press

Keith Olbermann was taken off his ESPN show for the rest of the week after making insulting comments about Penn State students on Twitter.

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Nielsen: Oscars viewership down 16 percent

Nielsen: Oscars viewership down 16 percent

February 24th, 2015 8:57 am by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

Oscar viewership was down 16 percent from last year and reached its lowest point since 2009, with 36.6 million people watching the Neil Patrick Harris-hosted awards show on ABC Sunday night.

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Disney animators win Oscar two years in a row

Disney animators win Oscar two years in a row

February 23rd, 2015 8:18 pm by MAE ANDERSON, AP Business Writer

For the second year in a row, Disney Animation won an Academy Award for best animated feature, as "Big Hero 6" followed up last year's "Frozen" win.

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Youth talent search audition rescheduled

February 23rd, 2015 11:45 am by Staff Report

Auditions will be held in three separate locations in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia in order to encourage participation from kids all across the region.

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'Birdman' takes flight at an Oscars punctuated by politics

'Birdman' takes flight at an Oscars punctuated by politics

February 23rd, 2015 12:56 am by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

LOS ANGELES - The long take of "Birdman" has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy took Hollywood's top honor in a ceremony punctuated by passionate pleas for equality.

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Best Picture Prediction? Who will win?

Best Picture Prediction? Who will win?

February 20th, 2015 8:00 pm by Carmen Musick

The 87th annual Academy Awards will be presented on Feb. 22. The nominees for Best Picture include a broad array of films covering a wide range of content material. The actors and actresses, nominated for their leading roles, brought to life some of the

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What will and should win at the Academy Awards

What will and should win at the Academy Awards

February 20th, 2015 8:58 am by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ahead of Sunday's 87th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writers Jake Coyle and Lindsey Bahr share their predictions for a ceremony that could be a nail biter.

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(UPDATE: Event Cancelled) Author, historian John T. Wayne to speak in Rogersville

(UPDATE: Event Cancelled) Author, historian John T. Wayne to speak in Rogersville

February 19th, 2015 12:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - As the grandson of the legendary actor of the same name, John T. Wayne has carved a niche himself as an author and Civil War historian.

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"Hot Tub 2" is lukewarm, at best

"Hot Tub 2" is lukewarm, at best

February 19th, 2015 9:38 am by By Roger Moore, Tribune News Service (TNS)

In 2025, Neil Patrick Harris is in the White House, Jessica Williams still hosts "The Daily Show" and Jacob is now the rich genius in charge of the Internet. They need to set things right by finding Lou's assassin

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