Kingsport Times News Thursday, December 18, 2014
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No. 1 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' is no turkey at box office

No. 1 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' is no turkey at box office

December 1st, 2014 9:02 am by By Saba Hamedy, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

In its second weekend, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1" topped the box office again, grossing $82.7 million in the U.S. and Canada over the five-day holiday. The Lionsgate film has pulled in $480 million worldwide to date.

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Documentary rediscovers Bing Crosby's triumphs, tragedies

Documentary rediscovers Bing Crosby's triumphs, tragedies

November 29th, 2014 11:27 pm by Associated Press

"It's an unprecedented career in the history of show business," says Robert Trachtenberg, director of "American Masters: Bing Crosby Rediscovered," debuting Tuesday. "He really was the first multimedia star of the 20th century."

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Fans go wild over 88-second 'Star Wars' teaser

Fans go wild over 88-second 'Star Wars' teaser

November 29th, 2014 9:28 am by Associated Press

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a helmetless storm trooper appeared in frame, panicked and sweaty in the middle of vast desert landscape, kicking off the first official look at "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

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Lennox finds sweet dreams in 'Nostalgia'

Lennox finds sweet dreams in 'Nostalgia'

November 28th, 2014 3:15 pm by By MARK A. STEVENS, Special to the Times-News

Few people get to change career directions at 59 years old — and even fewer would find success in doing so. But there's no one quite like Annie Lennox.

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New trailer for Star Wars VI: The Force Awakens

New trailer for Star Wars VI: The Force Awakens

November 28th, 2014 11:53 am by Staff Report

The first official trailer for the new Star Wars movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, was released today. You can find the video below.

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Gifts for movie lovers that go beyond the box set

Gifts for movie lovers that go beyond the box set

November 28th, 2014 8:53 am by SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer

When shopping for the movie lover on your list, why not think outside the box (set)? While DVD or Blu-Ray box sets can still make great gifts, here are other things to consider for your favorite cinephile this season.

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Queen of crime writing PD James dies aged 94

Queen of crime writing PD James dies aged 94

November 28th, 2014 12:46 am by Associated Press

P.D. James took the classic British detective story into tough modern terrain, complete with troubled relationships and brutal violence, and never accepted that crime writing was second-class literature.

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Movie review: 'Horrible Bosses 2' doesn't work

Movie review: 'Horrible Bosses 2' doesn't work

November 27th, 2014 6:14 pm by JAKE COYLE, Associated Press

The characters of the modern workplace comedy, like the rest of us, don't know how to make a living anymore.

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Local Filmmaker screening Appalachian Trail documentary at Carmike 14 in Johnson City

November 26th, 2014 2:28 pm by Sam Henegar

Local Filmmaker, Sam Henegar from Piney Flats, is screening his documentary, "The Appalachian Trail: An American Legacy" on Dec. 1 at the Carmike 14 in Johnson City at 7:30 pm.

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Review: Cumberbatch shines as wartime codebreaker

Review: Cumberbatch shines as wartime codebreaker

November 26th, 2014 9:25 am by JOCELYN NOVECK, AP National Writer

Oddly, though, the film addresses Turing's death only with a quick line in the postscript, and no word on the method. It's a strange omission — particularly given that Turing was said to have been fascinated by the "Snow White" story.

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