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Turner Classic “Let’s Movie” campaign

September 17, 2015

[cft] Movies have become an integral part of American culture. Many of us watch “It’s a Wonderful Life” every Christmas and “The Wizard of Oz” any time it is on, regardless of the fact that […]

The PBS drama “Downton Abbey” returns in January. (TNS)
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PBS hit drama “Downton Abbey” returns for final season

September 15, 2015

[cft] Between gorgeous, glitzy costumes, emotional moments that strum the heartstrings and, of course, Violet’s famous “zingers,” there’s something for everyone in the award-winning British historical drama “Downton Abbey.” The series returns for a sixth […]

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Horror, comedy are latest hits at box office

September 11, 2015

[cft] The weather this weekend looks to be stormy in Indiana, giving students an opportunity to make a visit to the movie theater. A few movies are getting released this weekend, most notably “The Visit,” […]

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Crime and media: cause for concern?

September 4, 2015

[cft] The following is an opinion article: In light of the recent release of the film “Straight Outta Compton,” light has been shed on the possible correlation between violent music and crime yet again. In […]

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‘Straight Outta Compton:’ The aftermath

September 1, 2015

[cft] “Straight Outta Compton” is a brutal shot of truth and a well-crafted glimpse of a rugged reality. Directed by F. Gary Gray, the film is a perplexing and, at times, gut-wrenching journey through Compton, […]

Golden Star Theaters now owns the Indiana Mall Cinemas. (Kyle Richner/ The Penn
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Renovations made to Indiana Mall movie theater

August 28, 2015

[cft] Renovations have been made to the movie theater located in the Indiana Mall after it was picked up by a different ownership group. Golden Star Theaters, a Pittsburgh-based movie theater chain, took over the […]

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HBO leads the 2015 Emmy Awards pack

August 24, 2015

The 2015 nominees have been determined for the 67th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, which will take place Sept. 20 on Fox. Actor, singer, comedian and star of the Emmy-nominated show “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” Andy Samberg, will […]

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Book & movie review: Fifty Shades of Grey

February 21, 2015

[cft] The highly anticipated movie “Fifty Shades of Grey,” based on the book by E.L. James, made millions at the box office this Valentine’s Day weekend. The story follows a clean-cut, handsome, rich man named Christian […]

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Judgements at 24 frames per second: The Giver

January 28, 2015

[cft] “The Giver,” a 1993 Newbery-Medal-winning novel by Lois Lowry for young adults and depicting a dystopian society, finally made it onto the big screen last year. The movie takes place in a community where […]