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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.

Gordon Ramsay loses court battle over $1M rent on London pub

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is facing a real-life kitchen nightmare after a British judge on Tuesday ruled him personally liable for the 640,000-pound ($1 million) annual rent on a London gastropub. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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TV networks make unequal progress toward on-screen diversity

Kenya Barris, creator of ABC's "black-ish," was motivated to write the comedy about an African-American family's efforts to honor its heritage in part by the unreality of what he grew up watching... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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25 Martin Luther King Jr. memorials in the U.S. and around the world

In the U.S. and all around the world, the civil rights activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient is commemorated through powerful statues, thought-provoking and... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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12 Disney movies that are coming out in 2015

From the triumphant return of Star Wars to Marvel superheroes to cute talking creatures to a live-action version of a beloved Disney princess classic, Disney is going to dominate the box office... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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Gucci salutes France in first post-Giannini collection

The fashion curtain call is part of the ritual of the runway show, with each designer's personality reflected in that final bow. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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Robinson, Chast, Piketty among book critic prize nominees

Novelist Marilynne Robinson, economist Thomas Piketty and cartoonist Roz Chast are among the finalists for National Book Critics Circle prizes. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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Doug Robinson: 'Heart and soul' of One Voice

Utah's own One Voice Children's Choir, guided by Masa Fukuda, gained national renown in 2014 online and on TV with a wide range of covers from pop, gospel, classical, Disney and Broadway. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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PBS to make a new drama based on Civil War nurses

PBS is making a Civil War drama focusing on the stories of two volunteer nurses on opposite sides of the conflict. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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Amazon branching out from TV series to movie production

Amazon Studios is branching out from television series to movies, announcing plans to begin producing and acquiring original movies for theatrical release and, within weeks, video streaming. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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TLC looks to fund final album through Kickstarter campaign

Grammy-winning R&B group TLC is depending on fans to fund the release of their final album through a Kickstarter campaign. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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'American Sniper' astounds with $105.3 million over MLK weekend

Clint Eastwood's R-rated Iraq War drama "American Sniper" opened in January like a superhero movie in July, taking in a record $105.3 million over the Martin Luther King Jr. four-day weekend. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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Taylor Swift rents Ballet West costumes for 'Shake It Off' music video

Hundreds of millions of people have seen Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” music video, but they may not be aware of the video's Utah connection. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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BYU readies English premiere of Broadway composer Frank Wildhorn's 'The Count of Monte Cristo'

In a major coup for BYU, Broadway composer Frank Wildhorn selected the university’s musical theater department to stage the first English-language production of his musical adaptation of the... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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'American Idol' talks of working with 'Empire'

"American Idol" producers have talked about a cross-promotion with "Empire," Fox's hot new series about a music industry family, perhaps getting some of the contestants on the scripted show,... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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Inarritu's 'Birdman' explores ego and art, on screen and off

Director Alejandro Inarritu says the only way to communicate the struggle between a celebrity and his ego in "Birdman" was through long, uninterrupted shots that move at the pace of life. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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Theater review: CenterPoint Legacy Theatre's 'The Miracle Worker' an inspiring, worthwhile success

Helen Keller's story always has a powerful emotional punch as the young girl breaks out of her silent world through the persistent, courageous help of her teacher. "The Miracle Worker" at... Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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5 books that share Utah's history, outdoors

These books share an aspect of Utah, from ballet to mining to the outdoors. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Library hosts a magical night at annual Harry Potter ball

Witches and wizards met for a magical night at the Salt Lake County Library Service's annual Harry Potter Yule Ball, themed around the internationally celebrated series by J.K. Rowling. Friday's... Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Clever 'Paddington' is British fun for the whole family

The new film “Paddington” tells the back story of the well-mannered bear in the blue coat. It’s a nice family friendly flick that balances some zany visual comedy against an... Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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PTC to stage North American professional premiere of 'The Count of Monte Cristo'

Pioneer Theatre Company is set to be the first professional company in North America to produce “The Count of Monte Cristo” and plans to include the show in its 2015-16 season. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Feeling Lucky: How the ‘Taken’ franchise made Liam Neeson’s day

Back in 2008, no one expected “Taken” to get the franchise treatment, and no one expected it to shape this phase of Liam Neeson’s career. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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5 reasons why the 'Peanuts' movie looks promising

Blue Sky Studios' upcoming Peanuts movie could be one of the highlights of next year's holiday movie season, especially for fans of Charles Schulz's original comic strips. Here's why. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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Call the Doctor: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan coming to FanX

With time ticking away before the next Salt Lake Comic Con FanX event, "Doctor Who" stars Matt Smith and Karen Gillan have joined the celebrity lineup coming to Utah Jan. 29-31. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2015

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