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Film Review: ‘Unfriended’ showcases a very real horror in society today — technology

Horror movies often take risks and create new trends within the genre. ‘Unfriended’ is no exception.

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The characters in Sparks’ film had chemistry and acting skills on lock with Eastwood and Alda coming from very-Hollywood backgrounds and the 24-year-old Ms. Robertson quickly making a name for herself, the three seemed to warm hearts as they complemented one another. (Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox Media)
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‘The Longest Ride’ Review: The latest Nicholas Sparks film adaptation rounds up more hearts than ever before

America’s cupid Nicholas Sparks, released his latest book-to-silver-screen adaptation Friday, titled The Longest Ride, starring Scott Eastwood (Clint’s son), Britt Robertson, Alan Alda, Jack Huston and Oona Chaplin. Sparks has become a bit notorious for his many films ranking sub-par in comparison to the blockbuster, The Notebook (2004). Since it’s release …

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MTV Movie Awards recap: The B-Grade awards show for our stars

Last night was MTV’s annual Movie Awards, with appearances by Kevin Hart, Jennifer Lopez, Channing Tatum, Robert Downey Jr., and more. The evening was filled with jokes, cartoon cats and even a few musical performances as the large Los Angeles audience highlighted the past year’s best films. Up and coming comedian, Amy …

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Try Sansa Stark's favorite lemon cakes for yourself.
Film & TVFood

Easy ‘Game of Thrones’ recipes for Sunday night

If you’re planning a ‘Game of Thrones’ viewing party this weekend, you might want to give these GoT-inspired recipes a try.

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Charlie Cox nobly attempts to reclaim the good name of Daredevil from the evil clutches of Ben Affleck in spandex.
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‘Marvel’s Daredevil’ Review: Episode 1, ‘Into The Ring’

While it’s impossible to tell from the pilot episode alone if a show will hold up, ‘Marvel’s Daredevil’ looks to be off to a good start.

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Director James Wan is best known for his horror fare like Saw, Insidious or The Conjuring — but he seamlessly adjusts to the action domain. Fight sequences are full of fun, innovative camera work, complimenting the choreography. (Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures Media)
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‘Furious 7′ Review: Seventh installment solidifies franchise’s place as Hollywood’s defining action event

‘Furious 7′ might make for great popcorn fare, but there’s more to the film than you might expect.

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The story follows a group of high school students on a Skype chat room who are being terrorized by the ghost of their former classmate Laura Barns. After footage of Barns passed out drunk surfaced on the internet and became viral, she was cyber-bullied until she eventually committed suicide. (Screen grab courtesy of Unfriended)
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Free advanced screening of Unfriended at the Bijou Art Cinema

The new-age horror thriller film Unfriended hits theaters April 17 but catch a free early screening at the Bijou Art Cinema on April 9.

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Video: Furious 7 Review

Here’s a video review of the latest installment of ‘The Fast and the Furious’ franchise, ‘Furious 7.’

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Don Draper and the Sterling Cooper & Partners gang returns for the last leg of Mad Men's final season. (Courtesy of AMC)
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‘Mad Men’ recap: Season 7 continues with ‘Severance’ as the series winds down

Change is in the air as we pick up where we left off a year ago in the life of the folks at Sterling, Cooper & Partners.

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"The plot is delightfully dumb popcorn fare, with our team of renegade drag racers recruited by the CIA to take down their evil European doppelgängers." The Fast & Furious crew comes together for "One Last Ride" this Friday, April 3. (Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures Media)
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Get ready for Furious 7 with our Fast and Furious watching guide

‘The Fast and The Furious’ franchise has spawned six films in the past 14 years — with the seventh, ‘Furious 7′ hitting theaters this weekend.

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Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) and Bryce Dallas Howard (The Help) partake in a new attraction in hopes of increasing its visitors to the Jurassic World theme park and all goes well, until it backfires wildly. Jurassic World will be in theaters on June 12. (Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures media)
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Reboots of our favorite films soon to be taking over Hollywood

American filmmakers are notorious for remaking films from years ago that were the best of their time. Depending on the director, script rewrite and the cast, these films are a total hit or miss with the box office, fans and critics. Soon, studios in Hollywood will be releasing a monumentally …

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Fan demand was so great after the cancellation with the #SixSeasonsAndAMovie campaign that Yahoo! Screen decided to take a chance in resurrecting the cult favorite show. The problem is that television may have finally met its match with the internet. (Photo courtesy of NBC media)
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Community returns, but did it really need to?

Fan demand was so great after Community’s cancellation that Yahoo! Screen deciced to revive the cult comedy series. But with the show’s current quality in question, some of us are left wondering: Was this the right choice?

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Starring comedian of the upcoming film Trainwreck, Inside Amy Schumer combines the hilarity of her Amy’s standup as well as her interviewing people both on the street and special guests. (Poster courtesy of Comedy Central media)
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Finished with the latest season of your favorite female-led comedy series? Give these newbies a try

Now that you’ve finished Orange is the New Black, here are some other female-led comedy series you might enjoy.

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Don’t even try to deny you’ll be rekindling your relationship with your Netflix account very soon, so why not give these TV shows a shot. (Illustration courtesy of Netflix)
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Spring break and binge watching Netflix go together like sun and sunglasses

Spring break is the best time to binge watch on Netflix. Here are twelve shows to spark your interest over the 7 day break.

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There are some movies set to release this year that just might make horror movie lovers everywhere proud, and set the bar for future attempters of the genre so difficult to master. (Movie posters courtesy of IMDb)
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Horror movies to look out for in 2015

Has your life been a little low on scares? Is it too easy to get to sleep at night? Here are some of the best horror movies coming out later this year.

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"Many past renditions have stemmed from the animated film's storyline – but none have ever given us as many pieces (albeit still scarce) of the original Grimm tale as this year’s brand new live-action remake." (Poster courtesy of Disney)
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‘Cinderella’ Review: Latest revamp strays from ‘dark fairy tale’ trend, still puts fresh spin on Disney classic

The newest retelling of ‘Cinderella’ is not as dark as most of the recent fairy tale remakes have been, but it still manages to transform the classic tale.

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Nathan Drake's next adventure is gonna require a little bit more patience.
Film & TVVideo Games

Gaming Week In Review 3/13

This gaming week comes with the hopes of Tron 3 and Titanfall 2 free DLC map downloads for a limited time. But sorry kids, Uncle Drake won’t be home for Christmas this year.

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The most evident issue that plagues Chappie comes from the script. Neil Blomkamp has written all three of his past movies, and it’s already fairly easy to see where his strengths and weaknesses lie. (Poster courtesy of Columbia Pictures)
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‘Chappie’ review: Neill Blomkamp’s latest is an inconsistent, scattered mess

While ‘Chappie’ is a genuine visual accomplishment, the film can’t make up its mind about what it wants to be.

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Season three of Bates Motel premiered Monday night, March 9.
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‘Bates Motel’ recap: Season three premiere embraces its ‘Psycho’ roots

The season three premiere of ‘Bates Motel’ sets the stage for Norman to go full-on ‘Psycho.’

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Chris Soules chooses his future Mrs. "Prince Farming" in the 19th season finale of the Bachelor.
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‘The Bachelor’ finale recap: Kiss those highlights goodbye, Whitney — you’re moving to Arlington

The season finale of The Bachelor left us with many questions and something new to look forward to in The Bachelorette.

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Sony has owned the rights to Spider-Man movies since Tobey Maguire suited up in the red and blue suit, meaning Sony had complete control over casting, writing, distributing and revenue. (Courtesy of Marvel media)
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What does the future hold for Spider-Man, Sony and Marvel?

The comic-book world is confusing, especially now that movie studios are racing to bank on characters that were created over 50 years ago. The Marvel Universe is one of the world’s most familiar, partly because of the huge success of its characters. But what many don’t know is Marvel doesn’t …

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Nick Frost Q&A: ‘I’m a piece of work with a big heart’

Nick Frost will probably always be best known for his fabulous work in The Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, The World’s End) with Simon Pegg and director Edgar Wright because the films are, simply put, comedic gold. In support of his new movie, Unfinished Business …

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Even Pete Wentz, the band’s bassist, sympathized with those annoyed by "Centuries." “I watched [college football] a little bit. It’s a little bit crazy to watch with your song in it so much,” he said. “Hopefully we didn’t annoy you too badly!” (Screen grab courtesy of Vevo)
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This is how ESPN killed ‘Centuries’ and Breaking Bad revived ‘Baby Blue’

Flashback to the middle of the college football season: If you were watching anything on ESPN, or even if it was just playing in the background at the bar, chances are you heard the chorus to “Centuries” by Fall Out Boy over and over again. ESPN’s overuse of the song …

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“It sucks having your name out there in a negative light, for any reason,” said Forde. “Things happen, you make your own decisions. I made mine and I had to live with those consequences.” (Screen grab courtesy of DuckTV)
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Ayele Forde creates original show for Duck TV

After his departure from football, former Oregon running back Ayele Forde has spent his time writing and creating an original show for Duck TV.

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The EMU Fishbowl was the site of the infamous "Animal House" food fight.
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Watch ‘Animal House’ and check out how little the EMU Fishbowl has changed over the years

The EMU Fishbowl was the site of the infamous food fight scene from 1978’s Animal House. Not much has changed since then.

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"The Bachelor is hands down the most dramatic show I have ever had the privilege of watching. Having multiple women compete for the proposal of one man would obviously come with drama." (Logo courtesy of ABC)
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‘The Bachelor’ recap: Women Tell All as “Prince Farming” Chris shakes in his cowboy boots

In what is always The Bachelor’s most awkward episode, the eliminated contestants soberly discuss the show and their eliminations.

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According to IMDB, the film had been re-casted multiple times, with the roles originally being offered to actors like Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Brad Pitt and Ben Affleck. (Screen grab courtesy of Warner Brothers)
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Review: ‘Focus’ kept the audience unfocused

Warner Brothers released its latest flick on Friday, titled Focus, starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie. The film told the story some of us have all seen almost one too many times — the classic tale of a con man that falls for the apprentice, only to see his mastery …

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The third season of House of Cards premiered on Feb. 27. (Photo courtesy of Netflix)
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‘House of Cards’ recap: Chapter 27 is full of surprises and returning faces

The third season of House of Cards premiered Feb. 27. Chapter 27, the first episode of season 3, was full of surprises as Doug Stamper recovers from his brain injury and Frank Underwood adjusts to his new role as President of the United States.

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The third season of House of Cards premiered on Feb. 27. (Photo courtesy of Netflix)
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The best moments of House of Cards

With the third season of House of Cards coming up, let’s relive all of our favorite moments so far. (Caution, contains spoilers.)

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