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Nerdy for newbies: comic books

This one will be a little more circuitous because comic book story lines go in “arcs,” and they’re not all made equally. I’ll list here my top 10 favorite comic book stories to help some of the tentative newcomers delve into this particular realm of geekdom. Note they are not in order ...

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New “Star Wars” will be out of this world

For fans of the original “Star Wars” series, the upcoming movie is going to make for a great sequel. “Star Wars” will thrive under Disney and J.J. Abrams. Movie sequels and remakes tend to get fans riled up, especially those who are extremely dedicated. The continuation of a series can ...

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‘Into the Woods’ revives classic fairy tales

Disney’s “Into the Woods” delivers a fresh take on the classic fairy tale musical, featuring songs which range from chipper to melancholy, and a slew of A-list actors. “Into the Woods” is based on the musical play composed by Stephen Sondheim and written by James Lapine, who is also the ...

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LeBron James bringing his story to TV series

TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James is hoping to motivate kids by telling his own inspiring story. The NBA superstar is co-producing a half-hour TV series called “Becoming,” which will showcase the journeys of some of today’s top athletes. The pilot focuses on James, his struggles ...

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“Hobbit,” “Frozen” lead box office to record year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Over the bustling post-Christmas weekend, Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” continued to lead the box office, landing in the No. 1 slot for the third weekend in a row. The Warner Bros. prequel earned $30 million, bringing the domestic gross to $190.3 million, ...

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