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    Movie Review: The Best of Me

    Jane Boursaw reviews "The Best of Me" and proclaims it another romantic Nicholas Sparks movie. Why mess with a good thing? ...

Movie Review: The Best of Me

The Best Of Me

Jane Boursaw reviews "The Best of Me" and proclaims it another romantic Nicholas Sparks movie. Why mess with a good thing?

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Exclusive Interview: Andie MacDowell Almost Said ‘No’ to Cedar Cove

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Lisa Iannucci chatted recently with Andie MacDowell, who reveals that she almost said "no" to Hallmark Channel's "Cedar Cove." We're glad she didn't!

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Kill the Messenger’s Jeremy Renner: ‘Let’s Go On a Journey’

Kill the Messenger

Paula Schwartz reports on a recent press conference in which Jeremy Renner discusses his new journo-political thriller "Kill the Messenger."

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NYFF: Joaquin Phoenix Trips Out in Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Inherent Vice’

Joaquin Phoenix in "Inherent Vice"

Paula Schwartz reports on the "Inherent Vice" red carpet at the 2014 New York Film Festival. The cast revealed interesting tidbits about Joaquin Phoenix.

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Movie Review: The Maze Runner

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Jane Boursaw reviews "The Maze Runner." How does Wes Ball's dystopian adaptation stack up against "Divergent," "The Hunger Games" and "The Giver"?

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Gandolfini, Hardy Deliver Nuanced Performances in ‘The Drop’

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Lisa de Vincent reviews "The Drop" and has a few things to say about James Gandolfini and Tom Hardy's performances.

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Toronto Film Fest: Director Jean-Marc Vallée Goes ‘Wild’ With Reese Witherspoon

TIFF Wild Press Conference

Our roving film festival reporter Valentina Valentini reports on the Toronto Film Festival press conference for "Wild," with Reese Witherspoon.

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A&E Cancels ‘Longmire’ After 3 Seasons

Longmire Canceled

Connie Wang reports that "Longmire" has been canceled by A&E, but will another network snap it up?

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Feast Your Eyes on the Mockingjay Posters – Rebels, Heroes & Citizens

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Feast your eyes on "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" posters for the rebels, heroes and citizens of Panem. See the movie Nov. 21, 2014.

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Movie Review: When the Game Stands Tall

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Jane Boursaw reviews "When the Game Stands Tall," but how does the movie fare in the faith-based genre? Click through to find out.

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Taylor Swift Talks ‘The Giver,’ Happiness and Her Fans

Jeff Bridges, Taylor Swift and Katie Holmes at "The Giver" press conference in NYC | Paula Schwartz Photo

At a recent press conference for "The Giver," Taylor Swift discussed her role and how it relates to her fans.

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Movie Review: The Giver


Jane Boursaw reviews "The Giver," a thoughtful, dystopian film based on the popular book by Lois Lowry.

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