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

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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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First lady defends 'American Sniper' at veterans event

First lady Michelle Obama urged Hollywood to give a more accurate portrayal of veterans and defended the Oscar-nominated "American Sniper," which has received criticism for its depiction of war. Read more »

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Epic Resort game review: Build your own fantasy resort

Epic Resort is board game with a fresh and original theme. Players represent vacation resort owners trying to attract tourists and fantasy heroes to come and spend time and money. Read more »

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Infection: Humanity's Last Gasp: A solo game about defeating a deadly virus

Infection: Humanity’s Last Gasp by Victory Point Games is a solo board game. The theme is timely. A deadly virus has broken out in the United States. The single player is the director of the... Read more »

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Pay Dirt is an immersive board game about modern-day gold mining

The board game Pay Dirt is about the gritty and competitive world of modern-day gold mining. In this worker-placement-style game, players take the roles of enterprising mining companies looking to... Read more »

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Versailles: a strategic palace building board game

In the game Versailles, King Louis XIV of France hires two to five players as architects and craftsmen to build him a fabulous palace. Whoever can contribute the most ornate, well-built segments of... Read more »

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Onward to Venus: A board game of planetary conquest and exploration

Based on the Doctor Grordbort graphic novels, the board game Onward to Venus is a game about colonizing the solar system by building a powerful army and seizing exciting opportunities at the right... Read more »

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Mythotopia: a strategic medieval fantasy board game

Mythotopia is reminiscent of the old Avalon Hill games of the 1980s and 1990s but with much better production values. Read more »

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Australian paper mocked for obit of 'The Thorn Birds' author

Australia's largest newspaper was facing sharp criticism over its obituary of the nation's most famous author, whom it described as plain and overweight. Read more »

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Internationally known violist to perform with Gifted Music School

Students at the Gifted Music School will perform their winter concert with internationally known violist Roberto Diaz, Jan. 31 at 5 p.m. Read more »

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‘Mama’s Family,’ ‘Wonder Years’ episodes released on DVD this week

Episode collections of the vintage sitcoms “Mama’s Family” and “The Wonder Years” have been released on DVD this week. Read more »

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Judge: Jury can watch Super Bowl unless Hernandez mentioned

The 18 New England residents sitting on the jury in the murder trial of former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will be allowed to watch the home team play in Sunday's Super Bowl, but the judge... Read more »

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Officers from various jurisdictions help Park City police during Sundance

The Sundance Film Festival brings in film industry insiders from all over the world, and the population of Park City explodes, along with the number of calls to police. Read more »

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Hallmark Channel's Kitten Bowl teams vie for purring rights

Football tampering is inevitable when felines take the field Sunday in Hallmark Channel's Kitten Bowl. Read more »

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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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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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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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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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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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