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'Little Prince' a masterpiece of remembrance
Entertainment
Published in 5-8-2016
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The starry-eyed animated film is an adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's timeless story of an aviator whose life is transformed when he meets a little prince in the Sahara Desert. "The Little Prince" is shamelessly sentimental, as it celebrates Saint-Exupéry's 1943 story by setting it in modern times and embedding it within the narrative of a thoroughly modern Little Girl (Mackenz ...>>
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Houston-based South African restaurant chain Peli Peli expanding to Austin
Entertainment
Published in 29-7-2016
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Houston-based South African restaurant chain Peli Peli is set to expand to Austin next summer.

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20 tearjerker movies Hollywood should leave alone
Entertainment
Published in 29-7-2016
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Idina Menzel, we love you. But "Beaches" is fine the way it is. JUST FINE.

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Internet's dangers, thrills infuse 'Nerve'
Entertainment
Published in 29-7-2016
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For about 10 years, people have been trying to make a movie about the potential horrors of the online mob. [...] 2008's "Untraceable," a preachy bit of exploitation about a serial killer broadcasting his murders over the internet. The complicated truth is that the internet's dangers are entwined with its pleasures, the allure of fame, the illusion of contact with masses of people. "Ne ...>>
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'Bourne' franchise gets surveillance-state update
Entertainment
Published in 29-7-2016
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The film, penned by Greengrass and Christopher Rouse (editor of previous "Bourne" films and also this one), introduces a tech magnate (Riz Ahmed) whose celebrated social networking platform is secretly feeding information to CIA Director Robert Dewey (Tommy Lee Jones, whose wonderful sad face at this point has everything good and bad about America written all over it). [...] Bourne is himself a l ...>>
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29 of the best deals for Houston Restaurant Weeks
Entertainment
Published in 29-7-2016
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Hungry for something new but don't want to break the bank? Then you're in luck.

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New chef/partner at River Oaks steakhouse
Entertainment
Published in 22-7-2016
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Fleming's steakhouse in River Oaks has named Elias Miranda executive chef/partner. 

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New restaurants set to open in Downtown Houston's convention center
Entertainment
Published in 22-7-2016
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Downtown Houston is about to get yummier.

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Humor, lighter touches beam up 'Star Trek Beyond'
Entertainment
Published in 22-7-2016
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"Star Trek Beyond," which opens Friday, like most of the rebooted properties flying around our movie theaters, delights in nostalgically resurrecting iconic characters and tweaking them anew. The balance is a delicate one, as seen in the pre-release debate around this film revealing Sulu (John Cho but formerly played by LGBT icon George Takei) as gay. Captain Kirk (Chris Pine), on a diplomatic m ...>>
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Woody Allen's 'Cafe Society' meanders without resonating
Entertainment
Published in 22-7-2016
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Not only has he kept up his blistering pace of pushing out a movie a year, but this time he's really delivered two films, only loosely connected by jangling neurosis. "Cafe Society," starring Jesse Eisenberg as the sweet but awkward Allen stand-in, is a meandering look at lost love that is split between the highball-sipping, fur-wearing elite nightclubs of Manhattan and Hollywood in the 1930 ...>>
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'Wiener-Dog' brings life to heel
Entertainment
Published in 22-7-2016
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The conceit of his latest exercise in droll negativity is presenting the misery from the viewpoint of the cute dog, who finds herself being herded from owner to owner, each with their own distinct shades of the pathetic. The next owners on the dog's tour include a pathologically struggling screenwriter (Danny DeVito) and a resentful, ailing woman (Ellen Burstyn, brilliant) who wears giant su ...>>
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Dallas Museum of Art hires new director
Entertainment
Published in 15-7-2016
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After a search that lasted just shy of a year, the Dallas Museum of Art has appointed a new director, Agustín Arteaga, who could significantly amplify its international profile.

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Houston actress leaving 'Hamilton'
Entertainment
Published in 15-7-2016
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Houston's own Renée Elise Goldsberry, who won a Tony Award last month for the role of Angelica Schuyler in "Hamilton," will leave the hit Broadway show this fall.

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Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' earns four Emmy noms
Entertainment
Published in 15-7-2016
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Beyoncé's "Lemonade" didn't draw any nominations in the major Emmy categories, which were announced this morning, but it did net four Emmy noms, including one for the singer and multi-media-inclined artist's video helming.

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Who you gonna call? Sexism-toppling 'Ghostbusters'
Entertainment
Published in 15-7-2016
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Ghouls and anonymous internet commentators - who have flocked to their thumbs-down buttons ahead of the film's release - share plenty of characteristics. In his corner he has the best comic actor of the decade, Melissa McCarthy, the klutzy wit of Kristen Wiig, "Saturday Night Live" standout Kate McKinnon and the big-screen breakthrough of Leslie Jones, the film's secret weapon. Wiig is ...>>
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