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Robin Williams, manic comedy star, dead at 63 

Robin Williams, manic comedy star, dead at 63 

“This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken,” said Williams’ wife, Susan Schneider

Review: Mother Nature deserves better lines

Review: Mother Nature deserves better lines

The action takes place in one day in the small town of Silverton, somewhere in the heartland.

Review: Made-over 'Turtles' return in a reboot

Review: Made-over ‘Turtles’ return in a reboot

As a late-summer entry arriving just before the school year begins, “Turtles” could see some moderately enthusiastic if somewhat unpredictable response from the film’s target audience, since many of the series’ fans may have already moved on in the seven years since the last outing.

Review: 'Journey' _ nice ingredients, bland result

Review: ‘Journey’ _ nice ingredients, bland result

What is it about recent food movies — Jon Favreau’s “Chef,” and now Lasse Hallstrom’s “The Hundred-Foot Journey” — that, despite their virtues, they have to be so darned corny, so dewy-eyed, with everything tied up in a feel-good bow at the end?

Striking a human nerve: Documentary focuses on homeless kids in Aurora

Striking a human nerve: Documentary focuses on homeless kids in Aurora

“If you didn’t see where they were, you would think they were just regular kids,” Rainwater said. “And they are regular kids, just having to deal with a terrible situation.”

Few roles for Hispanics in top Hollywood movies 

Few roles for Hispanics in top Hollywood movies 

About 74 percent of the actors in the study were white, compared with a U.S. population that’s 63 percent non-Hispanic white.

Review: 'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity

Review: ‘Lucy’ won’t stretch your brain capacity

Now, we could choose to be annoyed that Besson starts with a total myth.

Review: 'Hercules' is schlocky but entertaining

Review: ‘Hercules’ is schlocky but entertaining

The film begins by recounting the legend of Hercules, with snippets of his famous 12 labors.

Review: 'Guardians' is irreverent but not enough

Review: ‘Guardians’ is irreverent but not enough

The Marvel universe, of course, isn’t entirely lacking comedy, as we’ve seen in “Iron Man” and “The Avengers.

Review: Boseman drips with charisma as James Brown

Review: Boseman drips with charisma as James Brown

Backstage, the singer is informed that he and his band won’t be closing the show; that honor will be going to an up-and-coming British band called the Rolling Stones.