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Miranda Lambert leads ACM Awards with 8 nominations

Miranda Lambert is continuing her reign as contemporary country queen with eight nominations at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. Read more »

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Rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested for fatal LA hit-and-run

Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight was arrested early Friday on a murder charge in a fatal hit-and-run. Read more »

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Rod McKuen, mega-selling poet and performer, dies at 81

Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose avalanche of music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s overwhelmed critical mockery and made him an Oscar-nominated... Read more »

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9 Mormon moments in Sundance Film Festival history

From Jan. 22 to Feb. 1, all eyes are on the ski resort haven of Park City. This year's Sundance Film Festival is full of thought-provoking and interesting films as usual that explore various... Read more »

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Harmless 'Project Almanac' is Time Travel 101

"Project Almanac" is a harmless piece of science fiction, provided you can handle all the handheld camerawork. Then again, it may leave you wanting to pull out your old copy of "Back to the Future"... Read more »

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'Project Almanac': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "Project Almanac." Read more »

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'Aloft' tackles the pain of healing

Directed by Claudia Llosa, "Aloft" toggles between two timelines, breaking down the long-term relationship between two characters and contrasting two different kinds of healing. Read more »

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Sundance Film Festival's roots go back more than 30 years

As the Sundance Film Festival touts its 30th year, let's also celebrate its roots that date back even further. Read more »

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Hollywood has reboot fever!

With both movies and computers, reboots are a drastic measure that don't always deliver the desired results. Read more »

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Five for Families: 'Big Hero 6' filled with positive values

Here are five movies from various platforms that families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News Features department and OK.com. Note: Since not all are appropriate for younger... Read more »

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Quirky 'Strongest Man' focuses on the meaning of little lives

Late in "The Strongest Man," the film's protagonist reflects on what he calls his "little life." The expression tells us a lot about the character, and a lot about the film. Read more »

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'Z for Zachariah' struggles to deliver on its post-apocalyptic promise

"Z for Zachariah's" star-studded cast and compelling premise have made it one of the more buzz-worthy submissions to this year's Sundance Film Festival, but unfortunately, the final product fails... Read more »

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Enjoyable 'Chuck Norris' is a powerful reminder of simple freedoms

We joke that Rocky Balboa won the Cold War when he defeated Ivan Drago in 1985's "Rocky IV." But according to a new film about the underground Romanian video market, Rocky may have had more of an... Read more »

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Doug's Take: Doug's take: 'The Boy Next Door' ventures into sleazy, slasher territory

Jenifer Lopez is really getting this role down from “Enough” and “An Unfinished Life,” to the new film “The Boy Next Door,” her characters take a beating. Read more »

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Flurry of recent movies on Blu-ray, DVD this week

A number of movies that were recently in theaters have made their way to Blu-ray and DVD this week, featuring such stars as Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline, Brad Pitt, Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall... Read more »

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Prosecutor: Aaron Hernandez orchestrated killing, cover-up

A prosecutor has told jurors that former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez orchestrated the killing of a semiprofessional football player, then orchestrated a cover-up. Read more »

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Profiting as a Super Bowl host city isn’t always a sure bet

No offense, but the mayor of this town hopes you are miserable, wherever you are. He is sitting behind his desk, the sunshine sneaking through his window, and he hopes you are reading this from... Read more »

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New book examines 4th Article of Faith with depth

What do we think of the first principles and ordinances of the gospel as related to us in the Fourth Article of Faith? Samuel M. Brown's book, "First Principles and Ordinances," makes a deeper,... Read more »

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Defense: Cops quickly focused on Aaron Hernandez in killing

A defense lawyer in the trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez says police and prosecutors targeted his client in the murder case from the beginning. Read more »

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Unmasked: How the dynamic duo behind Salt Lake Comic Con started it all

In three years, the mild-mannered founders of Salt Lake Comic Con have become kings of Utah geekdom through their hit comic book and pop culture events and the successful business behind it. Read more »

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From the Homefront: The good game: video games that grow our kids

We've been maligning video games for years. But what if the gaming industry offers our kids ways to increase empathy, connect with the larger world and effect global change? Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Ririe-Woodbury to perform 'kid-friendly' show for guests of all ages

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company will perform "Flabbergast," a show that is intended for guests of all ages, Jan. 30-31. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Diversity at Sundance doesn't carry over to Hollywood

One of the most buzzed-about movies at this year's Sundance Film Festival is "Dope," a coming-of-age story about three outcasts in the inner city. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Actor Adrian Grenier enjoys anonymity on empty slopes at Sundance

Stars are consistently swarmed by fans at the Sundance Film Festival, but there's one place they can find anonymity: On the slopes. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Theater review: BYU stages magnificent 'Monte Cristo' premiere

The English-language world premiere of "The Count of Monte Cristo" is presented in an artfully directed, spectacular production at BYU. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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