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This photo released by Paramount Pictures shows, Jonny Weston as David Raskin, in a scene from the film, "Project Almanac," from Insurge Pictures, in association with Michael Bay. (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Guy D'Alema)

The only thing noteworthy about its use in “Project Almanac,” which follows a group of high school misfits who invent a time travel apparatus, is that this particular found footage film isn’t really a horror film, but a sci-fi thriller.

This image released by Cohen Media Group shows a scene from "Timbuktu." The film was nominated for an Oscar Award for best foreign language  film on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. The 87th Annual Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Cohen Media Group)

“Timbuktu,” the Oscar-nominated foreign-langue film from Mauritania, is set outside Timbuktu, a place long associated with exotic adventure. But here it’s occupied by Islamist forces, as it was from early 2012 until 2013 before French and Malian troops pushed them out.

This photo released by Lionsgate shows, Jason Statham, center, as Nick Wild in a scene from the film, "Wild Card." (AP Photo/Lionsgate)

The pedigree of Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman notwithstanding, “Wild Card,” a remake of the writer’s 1986 “Heat” based on his novel of the same name, is an unsatisfying mishmash of action movie, unlikely-buddy flick and meditation on the scourge of gambling. At times, it recalls “The Gambler” (another recent disappointment, and also a remake); at others, “The Equalizer,” and at others, any number of moody, seedy Vegas-themed films.

The exhibit, “Ladies and Gentlemen .The Beatles!” opens Wednesday and is a GRAMMY Museum-curated exhibit that will feature artifacts, videos, audio and interactive components about the legendary group.

This Jan. 12, 2015 photo shows chocolate candy clusters in Concord, N.H. This is from a recipe by Elizabeth Karmel. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

It was his Aunt Barbara Jane’s pretzel-peanut chocolate candies. Crunchy, salty and sweet, these chocolates are similar to bark, but easier. You simply mix everything together, then spoon it onto waxed paper to set up.

“The hope is that it will help producers, too, because it will make it easier for them to market their syrup … not only domestically but internationally,” said Charles Parrott, deputy administrator of the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service Fruit and Vegetable Program, of the country’s $400 million industry.

Visitors get free bacon samples from the “bacon truck” Friday Jan. 30, 2015 outside the welcome center in Hooksett, N.H.  Free bacon and new $1 scratch-and-sniff tickets were given to visitors passing by to promote New Hampshire’s lottery tickets.(AP Photo/Jim Cole)

“You can’t get better than bacon. There’s gingerbread, there’s peppermint, chocolate, coffee — different states have played with different scents but nobody had played with bacon yet,” she said. “Everybody likes bacon, and people who don’t like bacon are almost afraid to admit it.”

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