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

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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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Movie Review: The Hundred-Foot Journey


Jane Boursaw reviews "The Hundred-Foot Journey," in which Helen Mirren culture clashes with the Indian restaurateurs next door.

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Comic-Con: ‘The Giver’ Panel Talks Controversy, Dystopian Fiction

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Our roving festival reporter Valentina Valentini reports on "The Giver" panel at San Diego Comic-Con. Read what Lois Lowry and the cast have to say.

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Check Out Pics & Trailer for Starz’ ‘Outlander’


Connie Wang rounds up some pics and a trailer for "Outlander," the time-traveling series premiering on Starz in August.

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Book to Movie: ‘Dracula Untold’ Movie Posters Unveiled

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Belle Wong unveils the new posters for "Dracula Untold," soaring into theaters in October. We're super excited about this movie!

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Here’s Your Dose of Cuteness: ‘The Box Trolls’ Official Trailer #1

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Check out the first official trailer for "The Box Trolls," a cute family movie from the creators of "Coraline" and "ParaNorman."

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10 Quotes from ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ That Will Break Your Heart

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Jane rounds up ten heartbreaking quotes from "The Fault In Our Stars" that made it from the John Green book all the way to the big screen.

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Photo Gallery: The Giver

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Check out a few stills and photos for "The Giver," based on the book by Lois Lowry and in theaters Aug. 15, 2014.

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Photo Gallery: Million Dollar Arm

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Check out a few movie stills and posters for "Million Dollar Arm," starring Jon Hamm as a sports agent who recruits baseball players from India.

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V.C. Andrews’ ‘Petals on the Wind’ Coming to Lifetime


V.C. Andrews' "Petals on the Wind" will premiere on Lifetime May 26, with two more movies to follow. Heather Graham, Ellen Burstyn and Wyatt Nash star.

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Photo Gallery: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1′


Take a look at a few photos for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," in theaters Nov. 21, 2014.

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