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‘Top Chef Duels’ puts vendettas on the menu, host Curtis Stone says



When it comes to creating a memorable dining experience, Curtis Stone believes it’s hard to beat simplicity. Read more

North Texas actress gets big break — with a capital B — in ‘Partners’



This might be the first time anyone has used the “B” word to describe McKaley Miller. Read more

Why ‘Orphan Black’ fans are seeing red


Steve Wilkie

The chronology of recent Big Public Events in Television — the Emmy nominations announcements followed a few weeks later by Comic-Con — spotlights an almost identical philosophical issue: There’s the Emmy nominations, and then there’s Comic-Con. Reality goes metaphor. Read more

Five questions with...Uzo Aduba of ‘Orange Is the new Black’

Q and A-TV-Uzo Aduba


Uzo Aduba of ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Read more

Libby Villari talks ‘Boyhood,’ career

Libby Villari


FORT WORTH In Boyhood, Richard Linklater’s unique movie that was filmed over 12 years using the same cast, Libby Villari plays a role simply billed as “Grandma,” the character’s relationship to protagonist Mason. Read more

Chris Pratt makes the leap with ‘Guardians’

Film Review Guardians of the Galaxy


Wonder illuminates Chris Pratt’s face. Jaw dropped, eyes wide, he presses the button: Read more

New on DVD: ‘Divergent”



DVD Divergent : The latest outcast-teen-battles-The-System thriller, is similar enough to The Hunger Games that hard-core Katniss fans may dismiss it.... Read more

Movie review: ‘Get On Up’

Film Review Get On Up

Universal Pictures via AP

James Brown was a man who contained multitudes. Read more

Movie review: ‘4 Minute Mile’


Gravitas Ventures

4 Minute Mile is a small, low-budget movie that’s much better than it has a right to be, considering it could easily slip into cliche so easily. But thanks to solid performances and a steady hand from director Charles-Olivier Michaud and writers Josh Campbell and ... Read more

Movie review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

Film-Guardians of the Galaxy


A sense of humor -- and a great soundtrack -- takes the film out of the ordinary, though it sags near the end Read more

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