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‘The Music of Strangers’ takes Yo-Yo Ma around the world

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HBO

With a documentary called The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, there’s no doubting that wonderful sounds will be in store. But that’s not all that’s on offer. Read more

Teresa’s way: Dallas serves as the backdrop for action-packed new USA series ‘Queen of the South’

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USA Network

J.R. Ewing’s reputation as the biggest, baddest business hombre ever to hit the city of Dallas is secure. But it’s worth noting that there’s a formidable new power player in town. Read more

Sofia Carson has adventure of a lifetime in ‘Babysitting’ remake

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Disney Channel

All of you who fondly remember the movie Adventures in Babysitting: Are you ready to feel old? Read more

‘A Monster With a Thousand Heads’ an efficient thriller from Mexico

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Music Box Films

Everyone can sympathize with Sonia Bonnet. Read more

‘Genius’ is a very smart look at craft of writing, editing

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Roadside Attractions

Of all the creative gifts, the ability to edit — that is, to edit text — is the least heralded and the least understood. Read more

‘Central Intelligence’ has none

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Warner Bros.

The arithmetic of comedy is not that difficult. Read more

‘Raiders!’ proves boyhood dreams can come true

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Drafthouse Films

Hollywood thrillers promise a few hours of escapist adventure. But that pales in comparison to the long and arduous adventure of growing up. Read more

Disney-Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory’ is swimmingly good

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Pixar

Before the screening of Disney-Pixar’s Finding Dory, my 6-year-old asked: “Is this going to be the same as Finding Nemo, but now Dory’s lost?” Read more

What to see at the Oak Cliff Film Festival

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Angela Boatwright

The Oak Cliff Film Festival returns this week, offering its usual assortment of smart programming and special events at a variety of locations in Oak Cliff and downtown Dallas. Here are some of the movies worthy of attention this year. Read more

Who’s your TV daddy?

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ABC, CBS, Lions Gate Home Entertainment, FOX, AMC

Take our quiz to determine which small-screen dad acts most like your own. And register to win a $100 gift card to Tom Thumb or Albertsons. Read more

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