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The Force is With Sellers of New 'Star Wars' Merchandise

Right now, in a store not too far away, there is a galaxy of new merchandise connected to "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

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Understanding in a ‘Trainwreck’

Like Quentin Tarantino or Wes Anderson, if you don't enjoy one of Judd Apatow's films, there's a solid chance that you won't enjoy any of them.

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Funding Bigfoot

Director Michael Brouphy, who moved to Brandon from New Orleans about eight years ago, began working on the script for his upcoming film, "Tsaaloh Expedition," in 2013.

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Eyes on Bill Minor

If we measured marathons in years instead of miles, journalist Wilson "Bill" Minor would be 10 years away from completing his third reporting marathon in Mississippi.

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James Alexander Warren

A few names come up whenever Jacksonians discuss local filmmakers, but few are as common as James Alexander Warren.

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2015 Crossroads Film Festival

This year, the Crossroads Film Festival celebrates 16 years of providing Jacksonians with a creative, cultural and cinematic outlet. The festival, held at the Malco Grandview Cinema, features films from ...

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Anywhere, USA: The State of Film in Mississippi

As Ward Emling walks through downtown Jackson, his daydreams transport him to 1840. The "Old" Capitol Museum on State Street is still brand new, and politicians clamor inside about the ...

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Lonnie Lynn Jr. aka Common

Common on "Selma": "This bridge was once a landmark of a divided nation but is now a symbol for change. This bridge was built on hope, welded with compassion."

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Big Change on the Big Screen

While some focus only on the opportunities ahead, Edward Saint Pe', founder and director of the Mississippi International Film Festival, is paving the way for emerging moviemakers right now.

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Gone But Not Forgotten in 'Gone Girl'

With David Fincher, the man behind some of cinema's most thought-provoking thrillers such as "Seven," "Fight Club" and "Zodiac," in the driver's seat, I should have expected more from this ...

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'The Boxtrolls': Big Themes in Small Boxes

"The Boxtrolls" is one of those movies for kids that actually deals with real issues.

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Other Gems of Robin Williams

When actor Robin Williams passed away at age 63, the entertainment world lost one of its sharpest wits and most diverse talents.

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Films, Flying Cars and John Krasinski

Though he is best known for his role as Jim Halpert on the hit NBC television series "The Office," John Krasinski has been in films such as "Away We Go," ...

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Hell’s Warriors in 'Gideon's Army'

Dante encounters an inscription posted above the entrance that reads: “Abandon all hope, ye who enter here.”

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Get Down with ‘Get on Up’

The red carpet rolled out in Mississippi for Tate Taylor's new film "Get On Up," starring Chadwick Boseman as the iconic Mister James Brown.