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Actress Connie Britton finally gets an action role

Connie Britton has played everything from a legendary country singer on the TV series "Nashville" to a sweet and caring mother in the feature film "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl." Despite a diverse acting career, Britton has never been cast in the role of action hero. Read more

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'Mistress America' stars on friendship, storytelling and 'gross' girls

"There's nothing grosser than a bunch of girls," Greta Gerwig is saying. Read more

'Lucky' Jesse Eisenberg has 2 very different films in theaters now

Even after a full day of phone interviews promoting his new movie "American Ultra," Jesse Eisenberg manages not to sound rote or weary. Read more

Movie review: 'American Ultra' is a genre mashup that kills

They say pot makes you paranoid. In Mike Howell's case, apparently not enough. Read more

Well-acted 'Straight Outta Compton' makes good case for important music

Nobody ever mentions the Beach Boys and N.W.A in the same sentence, for good reason. Yet Paul Giamatti plays very similar roles in the Brian Wilson biopic "Love & Mercy" and the N.W.A. biopic "Straight Outta Compton," which is rather ridiculous considering the former came out like five minute... Read more

Movie review: Is 'Straight Outta Compton' too edgy for teens?

Parents need to know that "Straight Outta Compton" is a biopic of the groundbreaking, incendiary rap group N.W.A., whose song "F---k tha Police" caused a huge stir in 1988. On one hand, the group blazed many new trails in music and is highly acclaimed today, but on the other hand, their behavior ... Read more

Movie review: Brother confronts his family's killers in 'The Look of Silence'

More than a companion piece - it's more contemplative and focused than the film preceding it - Joshua Oppenheimer's quietly devastating documentary "The Look of Silence" wouldn't have been possible without the 2012 project that brought Oppenheimer international reknown, "The Act of Killing." In t... Read more

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