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Taking place an hour after “John Wick 2” (2017), the latest chapter in the hyper-violent, pro-gun franchise, find our killer ready to defend his life again. The more of these films they produce, the less plot they accommodate. In one scene John Wick kills some people, then literally moves up…

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For “The Lord of the Rings” fans, Dome Karukoski’s “Tolkien” might work as a way of celebrating the brilliant author and fantasy creator. The script, understanding most people’s familiarity with “The Lord of the Rings,” expects you to pick up on which characters and moments are inspiring tho…

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The League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 151 and Modelo Beer will have its Cinco de Mayo 2019 Fiesta from noon to 8:30 p.m. Sunday in the plaza of the old Galveston County Courthouse at 722 21st St. in Galveston.

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Whether you realize it or not, “Long Shot” is “Notting Hill” re-imagined. Of course, “Notting Hill” was just a modern day, gender-flipped “Cinderella.” The screenplay isn’t written by actor/writer/director Seth Rogen, yet it’s the typical Rogen weird-guy-lands-the-hot-girl story, with plenty…

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Horror film “The Conjuring”, released in 2013, offered a glimmer of hope for the genre in dire need of rehabilitation. James Wan curated that true story based on the Warren’s special abilities and highly documented cases, from facts and events combined with the dedicated performances from Os…

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The Galveston Symphony Orchestra’s final concert of the season will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at The Grand 1894 Opera House at 2020 Postoffice St. in Galveston. Music Director Trond Saeverud talked about the program.

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In the past, epic interpretations of the Bible like “The Passion of the Christ” or “Noah” have sought box office success on the weekend of Palm Sunday. These films are costly and often met with a divisive eye, both within Christianity and outside depending on the audience they want to reach.…

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Part of the 2017 Toronto Film Festival “New Wave” series, Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson made her directorial debut with “Unicorn Store.” A welcome surprise and a more impressive actor-turned-director film than Andy Serkis’ “Breathe” which also debuted at the festival that year. Yet no di…

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The Creative Collab, under the executive artistic direction of Bryan-Keyth Wilson, a La Marque native, will present “For Colored Boyz on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown/When Freedom Ain’t Enuff” March 29, March 30, April 5 and April 6 in the Moody Arts Center at Rice University at 6100 Main…

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Following up on the kind of success Jordan Peele had with directorial debut “Get Out” was always going to be an anticipated event, hard to satisfy. “Us” will please the fans who discovered “Get Out” before it became a phenomenon and Oscar winner. What it won’t do, is make the leap to awards …

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If you like the movies — and you like watching them outside — then make sure you bundle up the family, significant other, or friends and get ready to enjoy Movie Nite on The Strand, which kicks off Saturday.

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Q. The Great Symphony is great in many ways, including length. There are so many moments of lovely melody. It seems like this piece presents a challenge in that there is so much to manage — just as stage or movie directors have to work to make some plays seem like one dramatic work, rather t…