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Movie review: ‘Dracula Untold’

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Universal

So it wasn’t the rains that kept the Turks from getting their cannons to Vienna, seizing the city and ending Western Civilization in the late 15th/early 16th centuries. Read more

Candice Patton quickly fell for ‘The Flash,’ and she believes viewers will, too

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Cate Cameron/The CW

Candice Patton, a North Texan who co-stars in CW’s The Flash, has just one complaint about the new gig. Read more

Movie review: ‘Automata’

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Millennium Entertainment

Automata is yet another Blade Runner knockoff, a sci-fi dystopia about robots getting too smart for humanity’s own good on an already sun-cooked Earth. Read more

Movie review: ‘Kill the Messenger’

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Focus Features

Kill the Messenger, the film about journalist Gary Webb’s shocking newspaper stories that connected the Reagan-era CIA to America’s crack epidemic, shows just how hard it is to film investigative journalism as a drama, and get it right. Read more

Movie review: ‘Meet the Mormons’

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Purdie Distribution

Meet the Mormons is a slick, upbeat Church of Latter Day Saints-backed documentary that aims to answer the image of the church and its members “shaped by the media and popular culture.” Read more

Movie review: ‘Pride’

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Nicola Dove

If you think unions are the scourge of the working world, you will not be happy at Pride, which begins with the unmistakable sound of Pete Seeger singing Solidarity Forever and goes on from there. Read more

TNT cancels ‘Dallas’ after three seasons

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TNT

The new Dallas won’t last as long as the old Dallas. Read more

‘Gone Girl’ hews very closely to its source material

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When Gillian Flynn, author of Gone Girl, which has sold more than 2 million copies, finished writing her screenplay for a film, she gave it to her husband to read — along with a yellow marker. Read more

New on DVD: ‘Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow’

DVD Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow : This film seems to go where nearly every sci-fi movie has gone before. Time travel, unreasonable aliens, the fate of a fearful world restin... Read more

Must-see Star-Telegram TV

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Star-Telegram

Every week, some of your favorite Star-Telegram personalities go in front of the camera to bring you a fresh look at everything from sports and style to politics and traffic. Here is a sampling of some of their recent videos. Check ’em out, and if you want to see more go to Read more

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