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Student film gains momentum at national and international festivals

    Student film gains momentum at national and international festivals

Baylor alumnus Maverick Moore directed the film as a graduate student alongside fellow graduate and undergraduate students from the Baylor theater and film departments. He spent almost a full year developing the project, which will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival in France this May.

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Miss Piggy accepts prestigious award

    Miss Piggy accepts prestigious award

NEW YORK — A prestigious award from the Brooklyn Museum honors women who have made outstanding contributions in their fields.

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Winehouse movie ‘misleading,’ family says

    Winehouse movie ‘misleading,’ family says

LONDON — The family of Amy Winehouse has criticized a documentary about the late singer that is due to have its premiere at next month’s Cannes Film Festival.

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Cinderella’ brings new facets to familiar fairytale faces

    Cinderella’ brings new facets to familiar fairytale faces

The family-friendly movie deviates slightly from the animated version of “Cinderella,” but not so much as to include the grotesque toe-cutting scene of the Grimm Brothers’ version.

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‘Full House’ reborn online

    ‘Full House’ reborn online

It’s official: “Full House” is coming back to TV. Or more accurately, to Netflix.

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UT fraternity hazing haunts ‘Mad Men’ star

    UT fraternity hazing haunts ‘Mad Men’ star

“Mad Men” star Jon Hamm took part in a violent college hazing in 1990 at the University of Texas that led to criminal charges and to the fraternity chapter permanently disbanding, according to court and school records obtained Thursday.

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Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart

    Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart

Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian who has been a contributor to Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” will be the program’s new host when current host Jon Stewart leaves later this year, the network announced Monday.

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Angelina Jolie: Beating cancer before it even starts

    Angelina Jolie: Beating cancer before it even starts

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer

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‘Insurgent’ surges ahead at national box office

    ‘Insurgent’ surges ahead at national box office

The second installment in the “Divergent” series easily topped the box office with $54 million from 3,875 theaters, according Rentrak estimates Sunday. Penn’s geopolitical thriller stumbled with only $5 million.

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‘Gunman’ casts Sean Penn as preachy character

    ‘Gunman’ casts Sean Penn as preachy character

“Don’t do anything stupid,” the old CIA pal (Ray Winstone) growls to his retired “Company” assassin friend.

Since we’ve seen this killer’s blackouts and dizzy spells, viewed his X-rays and heard a doctor tell him to avoid any more concussions, head trauma or even loud noises, we know what constitutes as “stupid.”

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