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Fans start lining up as Comic-Con floor opens

Fans start lining up as Comic-Con floor opens

July 24th, 2014 3:54 pm by Associated Press

Some planned to wait in line overnight for a chance to attend the most popular film and TV presentations, which begin Thursday. But first, they queued up inside the convention center to buy limited-edition toys released just for the festival.

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Entertainment
Review: 'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity

Review: 'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity

July 23rd, 2014 11:00 pm by JOCELYN NOVECK, AP National Writer

So let's start with the enticing premise of Luc Besson's "Lucy," starring Scarlett Johansson: Human beings only use 10 percent of their brain capacity. Imagine what it would be like if we could access all of it?

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Entertainment Regional & National
4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego

4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego

July 23rd, 2014 1:17 pm by Associated Press

More than 150,000 fans are expected to attend the sold-out event, where studios will offer exclusive previews of their latest properties.

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Entertainment
Working late in life, directors refuse to say cut

Working late in life, directors refuse to say cut

July 22nd, 2014 7:31 pm by Associated Press

Visiting a retired Frank Capra at his Sierra Nevada hideaway, Clint Eastwood was baffled. "I always thought: 'He could be making a film right now. He's as lucid as could be. Here's the great Frank Capra not doing it.' "

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Entertainment
'X-Men' VR experience coming to Comic-Con

'X-Men' VR experience coming to Comic-Con

July 22nd, 2014 7:25 pm by Associated Press

The 360-degree, 90-second virtual adventure will take place on the Comic-Con show floor inside Fox's booth, where attendees will sit in a replica of Professor X's wheelchair and virtually hunt shape-shifting mutant Mystique.

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Sports Entertainment
SoCon Digital Network to launch in August

SoCon Digital Network to launch in August

July 22nd, 2014 2:43 pm by Staff Report

The Southern Conference will launch the SoCon Digital Network, a free streaming service available live and on demand, in late August, Commissioner John Iamarino announced Tuesday.

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Entertainment Business & Technology
Star Wars Car, a Doomsday doll: Toys of Comic-Con

Star Wars Car, a Doomsday doll: Toys of Comic-Con

July 21st, 2014 7:00 pm by DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer

When it comes to designing coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky's the limit for the designers at Mattel

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'Weird Al' on his weirdly successful week in music

'Weird Al' on his weirdly successful week in music

July 21st, 2014 11:22 am by NICOLE EVATT, Associated Press

Attention pop stars: If "Weird Al" Yankovic shows up at your concert or has tracked down your personal email address, you're likely his next parody conquest.

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Entertainment
TV legend James Garner dead at 86

TV legend James Garner dead at 86

July 20th, 2014 9:15 am by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

James Garner's whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick," led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance."

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Sports Entertainment
Sources: Bon Jovi part of group eyeing Bills

Sources: Bon Jovi part of group eyeing Bills

July 19th, 2014 8:25 am by JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer

Rocker Jon Bon Jovi is part of a Toronto group that has retained a banking firm and submitted paperwork expressing interest in buying the Buffalo Bills, three people who have reviewed documents regarding the sale process told The AP.

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