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Geeks Rule! Free Comic Book Day set for Saturday

Geeks Rule! Free Comic Book Day set for Saturday

May 1st, 2015 3:21 pm by Matthew Lane

"It's insane and there will maybe be more than that," Dewayne Chase said. "People were lined up through the store and out to the corner of the building for four hours last year."

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Hollywood rolls out red carpet to 'influencer' fans

Hollywood rolls out red carpet to 'influencer' fans

May 1st, 2015 10:24 am by RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer

Major Hollywood studios like Disney-owned Marvel are anxious to win over super fans, especially those who help build excitement online among other youngsters ahead of a movie's debut.

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Movie review: Far from the Madding Crowd' a bare-bones stab at love, desire

Movie review: Far from the Madding Crowd' a bare-bones stab at love, desire

May 1st, 2015 10:23 am by By Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Set in backcountry Britain circa 1870, the Victorian realist created romantic entanglements for its heroine, Bathsheba Everdene - an excellent Carey Mulligan - who could be plucked out of the pages of a contemporary best-seller.

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Arnold tries his hand at being vulnerable in "Maggie"

Arnold tries his hand at being vulnerable in "Maggie"

May 1st, 2015 10:22 am by By Roger Moore, Tribune News Service (TNS)

"The most heroic guy in the biggest action movie of the day," is how he puts it. "In the old days, I'd look for scripts, see how heroic the guy was, how many bad guys he kills, and how he kills them."

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Avengers: Age of Ultron' is expected to conquer box office

Avengers: Age of Ultron' is expected to conquer box office

May 1st, 2015 10:21 am by By Saba Hamedy, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Walt Disney's Marvel "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is poised to dominate the domestic box office with an anticipated opening of about $200 million.

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Taylor Swift calls fan with cancer to discuss music, tour

Taylor Swift calls fan with cancer to discuss music, tour

April 30th, 2015 9:44 am by Associated Press

Emily has non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Friends and family have been appealing to Swift through social media to call Emily, including a video with about 200 children singing and dancing to Swift songs.

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Courteney Cox puts her money where her heart is for Just Before I Go'

Courteney Cox puts her money where her heart is for Just Before I Go'

April 30th, 2015 9:43 am by By Susan King, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

And the actress-producer, best known for her role as Monica Geller on NBC's 1994-2004 comedy series "Friends," was determined to shoot the film, which opens Friday in limited release, during her "Cougar Town" hiatus.

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'Furious 7' tank still full four weeks later

'Furious 7' tank still full four weeks later

April 30th, 2015 9:42 am by By Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

As the movie world prepares to train its eyes on the box-office explosion that is "Avengers: Age of Ultron" this weekend, another blockbuster, "Furious 7," made clear that it would not be leaving quietly.

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Review: Wiig captivates in funny, disturbing 'Welcome to Me'

Review: Wiig captivates in funny, disturbing 'Welcome to Me'

April 30th, 2015 9:41 am by JOCELYN NOVECK, AP National Writer

There's dark comedy, and then there's take-no-prisoners, dare-you-to-keep-looking dark comedy. Kristen Wiig's "Welcome to Me" falls decidedly in the latter category, making us laugh but feel deeply unsettled about doing so.

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Big price, big expectations for Mayweather-Pacquiao pay TV

Big price, big expectations for Mayweather-Pacquiao pay TV

April 29th, 2015 9:48 am by TIM DAHLBERG, AP Boxing Writer

Cost aside, more than 3 million people are expected to buy the megafight for their homes, helping make it the richest fight ever.

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