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NY Film Festival: Saoirse Ronan on ‘Brooklyn’ Director – ‘He Loves Stories’

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At the New York Film Festival, Paula Schwartz caught up with Saoirse Ronan and director John Crowley, who chatted about their new film, "Brooklyn."

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Movie Review: Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

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Jane Boursaw reviews "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials," the second movie in James Dashner's YA book adaptations starring Dylan O'Brien.

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New Artwork for ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 6

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Check out some new artwork for "The Walking Dead," and a preview of season six, which premieres Oct. 11.

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Bainframe Buys TV Rights to Octavia Butler’s ‘Dawn’

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The TV rights to Octavia Butler's Dawn have been bought by Bainframe. On what network would you like to see the show?

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New Movies This Week: 90 Minutes in Heaven, The Visit, The Perfect Guy

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New movies this week include "The Visit," "The Perfect Guy" and "90 Minutes in Heaven." Click for preview and trailers.

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 – Trailer #3

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Here's the third trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2," which hits theaters Nov. 20, 2015.

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LOVE: 2 Stephen Blackmoore Titles from GraphicAudio


Jane loves these two GraphicAudio titles from author Stephen Blackmoore: "Dead Things" and "City of the Lost."

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Trailer Talk: Netflix’s ‘Beasts of No Nation’ Stars Idris Elba as a Scary Warlord

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Idris Elba stars as one frightening warlord in the new Netflix film "Beasts of No Nation." Check out the trailer and poster.

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Book Adaptation Deals: ‘Luna,’ ‘The Sky Is Everywhere,’ ‘Everything, Everything’

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Nicole Brinkley reports on three book adaptations heading to the big screen.

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New Movies This Week: A Walk in the Woods, Transporter Refueled

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New movies this week include "A Walk in the Woods" and "The Transporter Refueled." Click through for the preview and trailers.

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Angelina Jolie Producing ‘The Breadwinner’ Adaptation

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 15:  Angelina Jolie attends the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on January 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Nicole Brinkley reports that Angelina Jolie will produce a movie based on Deborah Ellis' YA book "The Breadwinner."

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‘Orange is the New Black’ Covers Diversity, White Privilege, Recidivism, Aging and LGBTQ Discrimination


Danika McClure covers diversity, white privilege, aging, LGBTQ discrimination and more in this thoughtful op ed on "Orange Is the New Black."

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