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Predict the Flick in Detroit News’ Oscar contest

Predict the Flick in Detroit News’ Oscar contestCalling all movie lovers: Choose the winners in our Academy Awards contest and you could win a $500 Emagine gift card
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  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
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Chadwick Boseman brings power to ‘Black Panther’

Chadwick Boseman brings power, purpose to ‘Black Panther’One of his hardest-fought victories was keeping his character’s accent grounded in his African roots
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Review: Caveman soccer story ‘Early Man’ falls flat

Review: Caveman soccer story ‘Early Man’ falls flatA rare miss from ‘Wallace and Gromit’ creator Nick Park
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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
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Review: Powerful ‘Black Panther’ a sensational ride

Review: Powerful ‘Black Panther’ a sensational rideThe Marvel entry arrives on a huge wave of pre-release buzz, and it delivers on all of it, and then some
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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
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Review: Bening plays fading actress in ‘Film Stars’

Review: Bening plays fading actress in ‘Film Stars’Annette Bening is Oscar winner Gloria Grahame in a bittersweet story of actress’ later years
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Review: Laughs never stop in ‘Detective Chinatown 2’

Review: Laughs never stop in ‘Detective Chinatown 2’New York-set sequel to 2015 Chinese hit about a brilliant detective brings non-stop slapstick zaniness
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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
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Review: Blake Griffin steals show in lame ‘Brain’

Review: Blake Griffin steals show in lame ‘Brain’The newest Detroit Pistons superstar shows sharp chops and easy charm in Whitney Cummings’ dud romantic comedy
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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
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‘Get Out’ wins Writers Guild awards

‘Get Out,’ ‘Call Me By Your Name’ win Writers Guild awardsJordan Peele won for best original screenplay and James Ivory for adapted screenplay
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  • 5 days, 6 hours ago
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Gloria Allred continues to fight and shrug off critics

Gloria Allred continues to fight and shrug off criticsOver four decades of working for women’s rights, lawyer Allred hasn’t hesitated to say what she’s felt needed to be said
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  • 6 days ago
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‘Peter Rabbit’ team sorry for making light of allergies

‘Peter Rabbit’ team apologizes for making light of allergies“Peter Rabbit” filmmakers are apologizing for insensitively depicting a character’s allergy in the film
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‘Fifty Shades Freed’ commands $38.8M to top charts

‘Fifty Shades Freed’ commands $38.8M to top charts“Fifty Shades Freed” has topped the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters
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Graham: Netflix stunt wins big game, then backfires

Graham: Netflix stunt wins big game, then backfires‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ is not the future of movies, but its surprise distribution is a game changer
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Obituary

Award-winning composer Johann Johannsson dead at 48

Award-winning composer Johann Johannsson dead at 48Johannsson won a Golden Globe and received Grammy and Oscar nominations for his score for “The Theory of Everything”
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Jenna Fischer displays maternal side in 2 projects

Jenna Fischer displays maternal side in 2 projectsActress plays a mother in the film ‘The 15:17 to Paris’ and the ABC comedy ‘Splitting Up Together’
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Celebrities

Actor, ambassador to Mexico John Gavin has died

Actor, ambassador to Mexico John Gavin has diedJohn Gavin, the actor who appeared in “Spartacus,” “Psycho” before becoming ambassador to Mexico, died Friday at age 86
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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True story becomes lackluster Hollywood movie

True story becomes lackluster Hollywood movieSections of ‘15:17 To Paris’ intent on demonstrating how everyday the 3 heroes were up to that crucial moment fall flat
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Review: Clunky kink of ‘50 Shades Freed’ is torture

Review: Clunky kink of ‘50 Shades Freed’ is tortureEnough already! Worst chapter in the lifeless franchise will have audiences shouting their safe word
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Review: Exhausting ‘Peter Rabbit’ clever, but manic

Review: Exhausting ‘Peter Rabbit’ is clever but manicLove Beatrix Potter’s original children’s story? Then you may want to skip this modern telling of the rabbit tale
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Review: ‘Cloverfield Paradox’ a monster-sized mess

Review: ‘Cloverfield Paradox’ a monster-sized messOuter space misfire a triumph of distribution, a failure of everything else
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Review: Minor incident turns major in ‘The Insult’

Review: Minor incident turns major in ‘The Insult’Legal drama takes on the conflict between Christians and Muslims, boiling it down to a single incident
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Review: Oscar shorts show brevity can be breathtaking

Review: Oscar shorts show brevity can be breathtakingThis year’s short nominees include a couple of duds but lots of jewels
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‘Thrones’ creators developing new ‘Star Wars’ films

‘Thrones’ creators developing new ‘Star Wars’ films“Game of Thrones” creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are writing and producing a new series of Star Wars movies
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Black Panther movie causes excitement around country

Black Panther movie causes excitement around country‘Black Panther’ viewing parties are planned, fundraiser to send Metro Detroit children to see film is just shy of goal
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Jokes, selfies with Kobe, at Oscar nominees lunch

Jokes, selfies with Kobe Bryant at Oscar nominees lunchMost of the 205 members of the 2018 class of Oscar nominees attended the private luncheon Monday
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Entertainment

Uma Thurman indicts Weinstein, Tarantino

Uma Thurman indicts Weinstein, TarantinoUma Thurman accused Weinstein of forcing himself on her and Tarantino of coercing her to perform a dangerous stunt
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Review: Cop story visually upgraded in ‘Altered Carbon’

Review: Cop story visually upgraded in ‘Altered Carbon’Netflix series looks great but its storyline isn’t anything you haven’t seen before
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Review: Animated ‘Bilal’ panders to intended audience

Review: Animated ‘Bilal’ panders to intended audienceBased on the story of one of early Islam’s most important figures, ‘A New Breed of Hero’ doesn’t know who it is for
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