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February 23, 2017

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Photo: A mural by artist Shepard Fairey in Downtown Las V
Buildings become canvases in Las Vegas' explosion of murals by Shepard Fairey, D*Face and others
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Message to graffiti artists and taggers in downtown Las Vegas: It may be time to move on. You’re being upstaged by ...
'Lego Batman' stays No. 1, conquers 'The Great Wall'
Sunday, February 19, 2017
"The Great Wall" was a hit in China. In North America, it was a dud ...
'Lego Batman' dominates 'Fifty Shades Darker' at box office
Monday, February 13, 2017
Moviegoers could choose violence, sex or family-friendly fare this weekend with three diverse new offerings that all drew healthy numbers at the North American box office. "The Lego Batman Movie" took the top spot ...
'La La Land' takes 5 prizes at British academy awards
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Glamour was shot through with grit at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday. Frothy musical "La La Land" took five prizes including best picture, but major awards also went to tough welfare-state drama "I, Daniel Blake" and fractured-family stories "Lion" and "Manchester by the Sea."
Shyamalan's 'Split' leads box office for third weekend
Sunday, February 5, 2017
M. Night Shyamalan's multiple-personality thriller "Split" led the box office for a third-straight week, an unusual streak for a low-budget horror film ...
'A Dog's Purpose' opens to $18.4 million amid controversy
Sunday, January 29, 2017
Opening in theaters amid controversy over animal treatment on set and calls for a boycott, "A Dog's Purpose" still managed to earn $18.4 million, according to studio estimates Sunday ...
Usually an Oscar warm-up, SAG Awards will miss a key player
Sunday, January 29, 2017
"La La Land" may have tied an Oscar record with 14 nominations, set a Golden Globes record with seven wins and won the top prize at Saturday's Producers Guild Awards, but it won't be competing for the top Screen Actors Guild award ...
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Oscars go gaga for 'La La Land' with record-tying 14 nods
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
he candy-colored love letter to musicals "La La Land" on Tuesday landed a record-tying 14 nominations to the Academy Awards, which fielded a notably more diverse list of nominees following two straight years of "OscarsSoWhite" backlash. "La La Land" matched "Titanic" and "All About Eve" for most nominations ever, earning ...
Photo: Ajani Russell poses with her artwork
No more nerds, sex bombs: Female animators draw away clichés
Sunday, January 22, 2017
The California Institute of the Arts was created partly by Walt Disney's desire to bring more top-flight animators into the profession. And it has during its 47 years, though for a long time almost all were men. Now, nearly three-quarters of CalArts' more than 250 animation students are women, and there's a new goal: ensure that when they land jobs, they get to draw female characters reflective of the real world ...
Shyamalan's 'Split' rules inauguration weekend with $40.2M
Sunday, January 22, 2017
M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller "Split" blew away box-office expectations, earning $40.2 million in ticket sales over inauguration weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday ...
'Hidden Figures' keeps orbit at top; Affleck, Scorsese flop
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Labors of love, one from Martin Scorsese, the other from Ben Affleck, proved costly at a casualty strewn weekend box office where the uplifting NASA drama "Hidden Figures" stayed on top for the second straight week ...
Photo: The newly renovated Caffe Lena is shown in Saratog
Repaired and ready: Venue where a young Dylan played reopens
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Bob Dylan would surely still recognize the low-ceilinged room in Caffe Lena where he played a couple of gigs almost 60 years ago.
Photo: Motown the Musical
‘Motown: The Musical’ captures feel of an era
Friday, January 13, 2017
Production brings huge hits to life on the stage.
'Rogue One' tops box office for fourth straight week
Sunday, January 8, 2017
"Star Wars" is still dominating the movie universe, with "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" leading the box office for a fourth straight week ...
Photo: The International Car Forest of the Last Church is
Adventures in the International Car Forest
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Is is art, or simply a bunch of junker cars planted in the dirt outside Goldfield? The answer is "yes."