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Little sci-fi film sets pace with $32.5M opening
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Little sci-fi film sets pace with $32.5M opening

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014
The young-adult adaptation “The Maze Runner” raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate.
 
Cast earns laughs in messy story about bickering family gathered for funeral

Cast earns laughs in messy story about bickering family gathered for funeral

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
"This is Where I Leave You” is a big, broad dysfunctional family comedy, sort of a “Parenthood” pushed into R-rated “Adulthood” territory. You’ll want to see it for the cast.
 
'Easy Rider' bike going to auction
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'Easy Rider' bike going to auction

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014
The customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" has come to symbolize the counterculture of the 1960s. Now it's for sale.
 
UN names DiCaprio a Messenger of Peace
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UN names DiCaprio a Messenger of Peace

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
The United Nations has named Leonardo DiCaprio a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change.
 
Reign at top comes to end for summer box office champ
LOS ANGELES

Reign at top comes to end for summer box office champ

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014
It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat “Guardians of the Galaxy” at movie theaters.
 
At 40, Brooks' 'Frankenstein' proves forever young
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.

At 40, Brooks' 'Frankenstein' proves forever young

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014
"Young Frankenstein" is pushing 40, but by no means over the hill.
 
‘Gone Girl,’ ‘Unbroken’ lead charge for film’s next season

‘Gone Girl,’ ‘Unbroken’ lead charge for film’s next season

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
Unable to find her second directing project, Angelina Jolie took to sifting through “generals.”
 
Hopefuls vie at Toronto Film Festival

Hopefuls vie at Toronto Film Festival

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014
Is Reese Witherspoon this year’s Matthew McConaughey?
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Review: Steely Dan's perfect show closes SPAC season

Monday, Sept. 1, 2014
Review: Steely Dan’s jazzy, grad-school rock hit hard at Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Sunday, closing the season with explosive precision.
 
Success of 'Guardians' can't overcome sluggish summer
LOS ANGELES

Success of 'Guardians' can't overcome sluggish summer

Monday, Sept. 1, 2014
The intergalactic misfits of “Guardians of the Galaxy” are the summer’s box-office superheroes, as well as the stars of the Labor Day holiday weekend.
 
Horror flick ‘As Above, So Below’ was filmed in the catacombs of Paris

Horror flick ‘As Above, So Below’ was filmed in the catacombs of Paris

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014
“As Above, So Below“ follows two young archaeologists and a claustrophobic cameraman as they pursue a fabled philosopher’s stone said to be buried deep in the uncharted catacombs of Paris.
 
Review: Meta and mad, 'The Congress' is a trip

Review: Meta and mad, 'The Congress' is a trip

Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
"Very soon, this whole structure that we all love so much will be gone," prophesies Danny Huston's wide-grinning movie studio head in Ari Folman's "The Congress."
 
Jolie, Pitt wed privately at chateau in France

Jolie, Pitt wed privately at chateau in France

Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple says.
 
'Guardians of Galaxy' becomes summer's No. 1 film
NEW YORK

'Guardians of Galaxy' becomes summer's No. 1 film

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
“Guardians of the Galaxy” became the summer’s top-grossing movie at the North American box office with a $17.6 million weekend that narrowly bested the young adult melodrama “If I Stay,” while the long-delayed “Sin City” sequel, “A Dame to Kill For” flopped.
 
'Turtles' crush star-powered 'Expendables'
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'Turtles' crush star-powered 'Expendables'

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014
Moviegoers continued to shell out for “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” while Sylvester Stallone’s action ensemble “The Expendables 3” was easily outgunned in its weekend debut.
 
 

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