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5 underrated Disney movies that deserve bigger audiences

Not every movie achieves the recognition of "Frozen." Here are a few films that deserved bigger audiences.

The top 10 dream colleges in 2015

From the powerhouse Ivies including frequent list topper Harvard and Columbia to the "New Ivies" including New York University and Stanford University, both parents and students think more alike... Read more »

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'Home' is mildly amusing, and highly commercial

“Home” definitely has its moments. But it also has its weak points, and the balance leaves the film teetering on that line between “worth taking the kids to the theater” and... Read more »

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What makes marriage hard? These 5 things (among others)

“Marriage is hard.” I had heard that statement all my life. But I suppose because I was young and my head was full of qualities that I just knew I’d find in a spouse, I never... Read more »

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‘Into the Woods,’ ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,’ ‘Unbroken’ on Blu-ray, DVD this week

Recent hit movies — “Into the Woods,” “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” and “Unbroken” — lead new movies on DVD and Blu-ray this week. Read more »

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What accounts for the cinematic generation gap?

Time and technology have changed the way we tell and receive visual stories. Read more »

18 hours ago

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Doug's Take: 'Insurgent' is a compelling story complete with surprises

I haven’t read the books in Veronica Roth's Divergent series, but so far, I have thoroughly enjoyed the films. “Divergent” garnered three stars from me, and now... Read more »

18 hours ago

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The Clean Cut: Jimmy Fallon interviews crying Villanova piccolo player

On Monday's episode of "The Tonight Show," host Jimmy Fallon invited a special guest to play with the show's band, The Roots. Read more »

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'Maternal feminists' defend motherhood at United Nations

Women from the organization Big Ocean Women defended motherhood and promoted families at the United Nations in New York City last week. Read more »

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In the Whirled: The victory of spring

Spring is a reminder of renewal, hope and the message of Jesus Christ. Read more »

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The Clean Cut: BYU students' video parody 'Dark Lord Funk' goes viral

BYU students perform Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk" with a twist: a little magic. In the video, they flipped the song to be "Dark Lord Funk" with Lord Voldemort from the Harry Potter series, showcasing... Read more »

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Americans oppose online surveillance, but not all are concerned

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A new Pew Research Center survey found that some Americans are trying to avoid online surveillance and tracking, but not all are concerned about surveillance in their daily lives. Read more »

March 25, 2015

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Teen chefs compete in state cooking competition; Springville, Westlake take top honors

Springville and Westlake high schools won the state cooking competition run by Utah Restaurants Association in the South Towne Expo Center March 17. Teams competed to create a three-course meal in... Read more »

March 25, 2015

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Curried lamb meatballs are a savory Easter treat

With Easter on the way, it's a great time to find ground lamb on sale and to try these curried lamb meatballs. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Baby boomers, rejoice! 65 is the new 45

A couple of generations ago, 45-year-olds thought a lot about their next 20 years and asked how they would make it the most full and productive time of their lives. Today, it's 65-year-olds who can... Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Parents seeking urban lifestyles for kids

A small but growing number of parents are bucking a trend when it comes to raising their kids: Rather than move to suburbs as their parents once did, many are opting to stay in or near downtown. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Strategies to help parents prepare for the cost of adoption

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The cost of domestic adoption can be shockingly expensive. But there are strategies to help address the cost of building a family. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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What parents can do at home to prepare their children to read

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New books on raising kids who read tackles the challenge of creating fluent, sophisticated readers. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Theater review: A lot to love in Pioneer Theatre Company’s ‘I Hate Hamlet’

There are sparkling performances to savor in Pioneer Theatre Company’s production of “I Hate Hamlet," which offers affectionate amusement for grown-up theatergoers in search of an... Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: We pay a price when we compare and contrast

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Compare and contrast in 25 words or less is a common exercise in elementary school. Compare our children asleep in their beds in their own rooms with the boys and girls huddled up against their... Read more »

March 23, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Grandparents sing 'Love Is an Open Door' from 'Frozen'

In a Disney music video, Wes and Barbara Nathanson show what 56 years of marriage can add to a rendition of "Love Is an Open Door" from "Frozen." Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Why psychologists say you should ban 'busy' from your vocabulary

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Choosing words like "lively" or "eventful" to describe hectic schedules can reduce stress, according to researchers. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Video brings kindergarten teacher, Ellen DeGeneres to tears

On her TV talk show, Ellen DeGeneres played a video for kindergarten teacher Sonya Romero that brought both the educator and the TV personality to tears. Read more »

March 22, 2015

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BYU graduates work with Al Fox, Connor O'Leary, Elaine Bradley to create inspiring children's books

Ben Ehlert and Mitchell Stevens have created a crowdsourcing model for children's book publishing that helps anyone become an author. In March, they announced collaborations with Al Fox, Connor... Read more »

March 22, 2015

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Doug's Take: Disney makes 'Cinderella' story worth telling again

The Walt Disney Company is 2-for-2 this movie season, first with the underdog cross-country film “McFarland, USA,” starring Kevin Costner, and now with “Cinderella.” Read more »

March 22, 2015

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Renovation Solutions: Designing the ultimate outdoor kitchen

The backyard culinary experience has moved far beyond a simple barbecue on the patio. Manufacturers of appliances and cabinetry are now producing products to create complete outdoor kitchens. Read more »

March 21, 2015

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