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5 Sports Movies You Forgot Were Filmed in Georgia

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5 Sports Movies You Forgot Were Filmed in Georgia

- Georgia may not be known nationally for its sports teams (yet!), but sports-centered films have made their mark on the state. Watch some of our favorites to recreate the excitement of going to a game without leaving your couch. Denzel Washington stars alongside then-unknown stars Kate Bosworth, Hayden Panettiere, Donald Faison and Ryan Gosling in a film about a racially integrated high school football team

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Moore releases Traverse City Film Festival lineup

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Moore releases Traverse City Film Festival lineup

- Traverse City — Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore won’t be around for a Michigan film festival that he founded but the show will go on. Moore has announced the lineup for the 13th annual Traverse City Film Festival, which runs from July 25-30. It will include 117 feature films and other events. Moore usually makes personal appearances at the festival. But this year, he’ll be in New York for his one-man Broadway show called “The Terms of My Surrender

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Movie review: 'Waffle Street' pretty unbelievable despite decent acting

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Movie review: 'Waffle Street' pretty unbelievable despite decent acting

- "WAFFLE STREET" — 1 star — James Lafferty, Julie Gonzalo, Danny Glover; not rated, likely PG; LDS Film Festival 2017. The movie "Waffle Street," made in 2015 and screened at the 2017 LDS Film Festival, has most of the elements for success but somehow doesn't quite make it. There's a true story behind the film's premise: Jimmy Adams is fired from his cushy hedge fund job and sets out to reinvent himself at the local waffle and chicken shop

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Where to watch outdoor movies in Seattle and around Puget Sound

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Where to watch outdoor movies in Seattle and around Puget Sound

- Grab a blanket, pack some snacks and get ready to enjoy one of the many outdoor movie screenings throughout Puget Sound. Popular family films this year include “Moana” and “Sing,” while older crowds can enjoy “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and “La La Land.” Many have family-friendly games and activities before the screenings. Admission is free unless otherwise noted, and keep in mind that screenings may be canceled due to rain

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Jamie Foxx enjoying life with new movie, TV game show

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Jamie Foxx enjoying life with new movie, TV game show

- The Oscar- and Grammy-winning performer starring in ‘Baby Driver’ and is host of Fox network’s ‘Shazaam’ says diversifying is the way to go A big reason the Oscar- and Grammy-winning performer is so happy is that he’s starring in “Baby Driver,” the latest feature film from director-writer Edgar Wright. His role in the car chase/romance/heist movie is as the psychotic Bats, a thief who is as violently crazy as he is deadly philosophical

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Lanvin fuses sartorial and street to cap Paris menswear week

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Lanvin fuses sartorial and street to cap Paris menswear week

- PARIS (AP) — Actress Gabrielle Union joined French actor Reda Kateb on the front row of the edgy Lanvin show at Paris Fashion Week. Here are some highlights from Sunday, the last day of spring-summer 2018 menswear collections. LANVIN'S HYBRID STYLE. It was sartorial fused with street. As VIP guests looked on, Lucas Ossendrijver's passion for hybrid styles found its voice on the catwalk for Lanvin

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Transformers movie characters to visit Wichita Walmart stores

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Transformers movie characters to visit Wichita Walmart stores

- A pair of Walmart stores in Wichita are scheduled to get a visit by life-sized Transformers characters on Sunday, according to a news release. Marking the release of the “Transformers: The Last Knight” movie, which is playing in Wichita theaters now, the characters will be available for photos at the Walmart stores at 3030 N. Rock Road and 5475 N. Meridian on Sunday

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REVIEW: ‘Gypsy’ lets Naomi Watts wander in new Netflix series

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REVIEW: ‘Gypsy’ lets Naomi Watts wander in new Netflix series

- The minute Jean Holloway gives the wrong name to a barista you know something’s up. Sure enough, Holloway (Naomi Watts) isn’t just some hard-working therapist looking for a easy out at the coffee shop. She’s a questioning woman doing extra-curricular research on a patient who can’t quite get over his ex-girlfriend. In “Gypsy” (no, not that “Gypsy”), she crosses plenty of boundaries in an attempt to find herself

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Sioux City native had a hand in film score

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Sioux City native had a hand in film score

- LOS ANGELES, CA | A new horror film features a musical score partially composed by a Siouxland native. Jordan Dykstra, who now lives in Middletown, Connecticut, was born and raised in Sioux City. His parents, Dan and Sharon Dykstra, still live here. The younger Dykstra is credited in the film "It Comes At Night," released earlier this month, as a musical collaborator and string arranger and assistant composer, among other credits

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Nicole Kidman's kids 'appalled' by Paddington

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Nicole Kidman's kids 'appalled' by Paddington

- Nicole Kidman's kids were "appalled" by 'Paddington'. The 50-year-old actress - who has Isabella, 24, and Connor, 22, with ex-husband Tom Cruise and Sunday, nine, and Faith, six, with spouse Keith Urban - admitted her younger children don't know too much about her career, and though she was excited to work on a film they would be able to see, she now separates her personal and professional lives even more as the girls were upset by her character

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Things to Do, June 23: Strawberry social, movie debut, pet event and a park concert

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Things to Do, June 23: Strawberry social, movie debut, pet event and a park concert

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Traverse City Film Festival lineup released by Michael Moore

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Traverse City Film Festival lineup released by Michael Moore

- TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore won't be around for a Michigan film festival that he founded but the show will go on. Moore has announced the lineup for the 13th annual Traverse City Film Festival, which runs from July 25-30. It will include 117 feature films and other events. Moore usually makes personal appearances at the festival. But this year, he'll be in New York for his one-man Broadway show called "The Terms of My Surrender

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Lauren Hutton to be honored at Maine film festival

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Lauren Hutton to be honored at Maine film festival

- WATERVILLE, Maine — Lauren Hutton is going to be this year's honoree at the 20th annual Maine International Film Festival. The 73-year-old actress, model and producer will be awarded the Mid-Life Achievement Award next month in Waterville, Maine. Festival programmer Ken Eisen told the Morning Sentinel (http://bit.ly/2u03TZ6) that Hutton was part of what he described as a golden age of American filmmaking in the 1970s and that she broke the rules for aging by modeling nude at age 61

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Who could be in the APS scandal film

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Who could be in the APS scandal film

- The Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal will be the subject of a new film called "Wrong Answer," now in development. The film, first announced in 2015, will be directed by Ryan Coogler and will star Michael B. Jordan as former Parks Middle School teacher Damany Lewis. National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates is writing the script, which is based on a 2014 New Yorker article by Rachel Aviv

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RuPaul, Lin-Manuel Miranda to get stars on Walk of Fame

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RuPaul, Lin-Manuel Miranda to get stars on Walk of Fame

- Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Email RuPaul, Lin-Manuel Miranda to get stars on Walk of Fame Jennifer Lawrence is joining the starry ranks in 2018, too. Sent! Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.

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Suki Waterhouse was warned off starring in The Bad Bitch

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Suki Waterhouse was warned off starring in The Bad Bitch

- Suki Waterhouse was warned her role in 'The Bad Bitch' was going to be "really hard" by director Ana Lily Amirpour. The 25-year-old model and actress landed her first acting job with the 2016 drama film and while the blonde-haired beauty was desperate to start filming scenes for the movie, which sees her portray the character Arlen, she was told by the filmmaker it would be a very difficult project for her and to be prepared for the production to "take over" her life

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Where to watch outdoor movies in Seattle and around Puget Sound
Where to watch outdoor movies in Seattle and around Puget Sound Grab a blanket, pack some snacks and get ready to enjoy one of the many outdoor movie screenings throughout Puget Sound. Popular family films this year include “Moana” and “Sing,” while older crowds can enjoy “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and “La La Land.” Many have family-friendly games and activities before the screenings. Admission is free unless otherwise noted, and keep in mind that screenings may be canceled due to rain   Read More ...
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Black Twitter went wild for ‘Panther’ movie. The comic books didn’t fare as well
Black Twitter went wild for ‘Panther’ movie. The comic books didn’t fare as well A few Fridays ago, the teaser trailer for the upcoming Marvel movie “Black Panther” played during Game 4 of the NBA Finals, and it set the social-media universe ablaze. Directed by African-American filmmaker Ryan Coogler (“Fruitvale Station,” “Creed”), it has Chadwick Boseman, an actor usually known for playing the real-life lead in biopics (so far, he’s played Jackie Robinson, James Brown and, coming this fall, Thurgood Marshall) as the superhero who was introduced to movie audiences in “Captain America: Civil War,” a royal, hyperagile crusader from the fictional African country of Wakanda   Read More ...
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Jamie Foxx enjoying life with new movie, TV game show
Jamie Foxx enjoying life with new movie, TV game show The Oscar- and Grammy-winning performer starring in ‘Baby Driver’ and is host of Fox network’s ‘Shazaam’ says diversifying is the way to go A big reason the Oscar- and Grammy-winning performer is so happy is that he’s starring in “Baby Driver,” the latest feature film from director-writer Edgar Wright. His role in the car chase/romance/heist movie is as the psychotic Bats, a thief who is as violently crazy as he is deadly philosophical   Read More ...
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Scruffy little dog named Gobi scores book, movie deals
Scruffy little dog named Gobi scores book, movie deals The sand-colored pooch with big, soulful eyes has a book out and movie deal after she happened on ultra-runner Dion Leonard last year during a 155-mile race across desert dunes, over mountains and through yurt villages in the remote autonomous region of Xinjiang in northwest China. On short but powerful legs, Gobi kept pace with Leonard for nearly 80 miles in 100-plus degree heat, securing a spot in his heart forever   Read More ...
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No. 1 'Transformers' hits new low with $69-million domestic debut, but is saved by global box office
No. 1 'Transformers' hits new low with $69-million domestic debut, but is saved by global box office “Transformers: The Last Knight,” the fifth installment in the blockbuster franchise from Michael Bay, may have topped the weekend, but all the robot-smashing has gotten a bit rusty at the box office. The Paramount film, which opened Wednesday, took in $45 million in the U.S. and Canada over the weekend, placing it in the No. 1 spot ahead of returning titles "Cars 3" and "Wonder Woman   Read More ...
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'Transformers: The Last Knight' debuts to a franchise low
'Transformers: The Last Knight' debuts to a franchise low NEW YORK (AP) — The hulking machines of "Transformers" are no longer box-office behemoths in North America. But they're still big in China. Michael Bay's "Transformers: The Last Knight," the fifth installment in the Hasbro series, scored a franchise-low domestic debut with an estimated $43.5 million in ticket sales over the weekend and a five-day total of $69.1 million since opening Wednesday   Read More ...
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Lanvin fuses sartorial and street to cap Paris menswear week
Lanvin fuses sartorial and street to cap Paris menswear week PARIS (AP) — Actress Gabrielle Union joined French actor Reda Kateb on the front row of the edgy Lanvin show at Paris Fashion Week. Here are some highlights from Sunday, the last day of spring-summer 2018 menswear collections. LANVIN'S HYBRID STYLE. It was sartorial fused with street. As VIP guests looked on, Lucas Ossendrijver's passion for hybrid styles found its voice on the catwalk for Lanvin   Read More ...
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Despite demons, Carrie Fisher helped many fight theirs
Despite demons, Carrie Fisher helped many fight theirs Carrie Fisher never said she had conquered her problems. The quintessential child of Tinseltown never expected a Hollywood ending. She talked openly and often about her 45-year-long fight with bipolar disorder, alcoholism and drug addiction, explaining how opioids in particular “dialed down” her manic episodes. She shared, in her distinctive brand of gallows humor, such episodes as Dan Aykroyd performing the Heimlich maneuver on her after she got so wasted she choked on a Brussels sprout   Read More ...
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‘Avatar 2’ Movie Will Be 3D But Will Not Require 3D Glasses – James Cameron’s ‘Dream Come True’
‘Avatar 2’ Movie Will Be 3D But Will Not Require 3D Glasses – James Cameron’s ‘Dream Come True’ James Cameron dedication to the Avatar franchise will reflect in all new technology of a 3D film that will not require 3D glasses. Viewers will be able to watch and further sequels of the franchise without the heavy 3D gears. In addition to the latest technology to the Avatar universe, James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment has extended their collaboration with Christie Digital for five more years   Read More ...
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Transformers movie characters to visit Wichita Walmart stores
Transformers movie characters to visit Wichita Walmart stores A pair of Walmart stores in Wichita are scheduled to get a visit by life-sized Transformers characters on Sunday, according to a news release. Marking the release of the “Transformers: The Last Knight” movie, which is playing in Wichita theaters now, the characters will be available for photos at the Walmart stores at 3030 N. Rock Road and 5475 N. Meridian on Sunday   Read More ...
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Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig share the secret to their chemistry in 'Despicable Me 3' 
Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig share the secret to their chemistry in 'Despicable Me 3'  Their reel lives may be separate, but in real life Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig are as close as can be. The comedic actors didn't record a single scene together for their new animated movie "Despicable Me 3," but their chemistry is so razor-sharp off the big screen that Carell always had an idea how Wiig would perform her lines even though they weren't in the same studio   Read More ...
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Josh Duhamel reveals gruelling preparation for Transformers: The Last Knight
Josh Duhamel reveals gruelling preparation for Transformers: The Last Knight Josh Duhamel trained with the Navy SEALS in preparation for 'Transformers: The Last Knight'. The 44-year-old actor has reprised his role as Lieutenant Colonel William Lennox in the action film for the fourth time, and in preparation for the movie the dark-haired hunk underwent gruelling workout sessions with The United States Navy's Sea, Air, and Land Teams "every day" at 6   Read More ...
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Joel Edgerton's movie fear
Joel Edgerton's movie fear Joel Edgerton was "terrified" of embarking on a movie career. The Australian actor became a household name playing bricklayer Will McGill in drama series 'The Secret Life of Us' and he admits it was a huge step to walk away from his "breakthrough" role in order to pursue his dream of working on movies in America. He told The Sun-Herald newspaper: "It was a terrifying thing to leave   Read More ...
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