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'Ben-Hur' suffers crisis of faith - in that it has very little
Entertainment
Published in 19-8-2016
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Lew Wallace's 1880 novel "Ben-Hur: A Take of the Christ," one of the 19th century's biggest best-sellers, has been the basis for two classic Hollywood films. There was Fred Niblo's 1925 version, starring Ramon Novarro, and the one everyone knows, the William Wyler version from 1959, with Charlton Heston in the title role. At the start of the film, Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) is a ...>>
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'Don't Think Twice' explores the trials of improv
Entertainment
Published in 19-8-2016
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When people look back at the movies and television shows and podcasts and web series of today to see what 20- and 30-somethings were doing in 2016, they would not be misguided in assuming that everyone was in improv. "Don't Think Twice" mercifully tries to do something different, even if it starts out feeling oh-so-familiar, by looking at what happens when one member of a close-knit improv g ...>>
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'Kubo and the Two Strings' strums stop-motion wonder
Entertainment
Published in 19-8-2016
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Review: 'Kubo and the Two Strings' strums stop-motion wonder'Kubo' unfolds in dark, dazzling fashion Early in "Kubo and the Two Strings," our hero meekly strides into an ancient Japanese village marketplace the way Toshiro Mifune might have entered a Kurosawa film, but with greater bustle. The scene typifies the wonder of "Kubo and the Two Strings," the latest from the Oregon ...>>
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Robert Downey Jr. posted the best photo of Tom Hiddleston to Instagram
Entertainment
Published in 12-8-2016
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A grainy photo of Hiddleston wearing an "I 'heart' T.S." was posted to Instagram by none other than Iron Man, captioned "Join me in welcoming the biggest T. Stark fan of them all to Instagram!"

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19 Houston restaurants with health inspection violations (Aug. 1-8, 2016)
Entertainment
Published in 12-8-2016
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This week saw a lot of slime, bugs - and even one instance of fecal coliform bacteria. Although the type wasn't specified, it's not something you want to find at a restaurant.

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Chaka Khan is living life and keeping it real
Entertainment
Published in 12-8-2016
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The iconic singer is back onstage, and in Houston, after a stint in rehab.

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'Pete's Dragon' soars with a sense of magic
Entertainment
Published in 12-8-2016
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The worst thing you can say about "Pete's Dragon" is that, although it is filled with a sense of magic, it doesn't have the soaring set pieces or excitement-filled climax to please audiences that aren't in touch with their inner child. Can you imagine what a "Transformers" or "Smurfs" movie would look like if all the special effects were removed? (Another credit to Lowery - as we& ...>>
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Robert Downey Jr. posted the best photo of Tom Hiddleston to Instagram
Entertainment
Published in 12-8-2016
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A grainy photo of Hiddleston wearing an "I 'heart' T.S." was posted to Instagram by none other than Iron Man, captioned "Join me in welcoming the biggest T. Stark fan of them all to Instagram!"

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19 Houston restaurants with health inspection violations (Aug. 1-8, 2016)
Entertainment
Published in 12-8-2016
    1148 Visits

This week saw a lot of slime, bugs - and even one instance of fecal coliform bacteria. Although the type wasn't specified, it's not something you want to find at a restaurant.

Reference: www.chron.com
Chaka Khan is living life and keeping it real
Entertainment
Published in 12-8-2016
    750 Visits

The iconic singer is back onstage, and in Houston, after a stint in rehab.

Reference: www.chron.com
'Pete's Dragon' soars with a sense of magic
Entertainment
Published in 12-8-2016
    1109 Visits
The worst thing you can say about "Pete's Dragon" is that, although it is filled with a sense of magic, it doesn't have the soaring set pieces or excitement-filled climax to please audiences that aren't in touch with their inner child. Can you imagine what a "Transformers" or "Smurfs" movie would look like if all the special effects were removed? (Another credit to Lowery - as we& ...>>
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Video of performance by Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin concerns fans
Entertainment
Published in 5-8-2016
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Being a rock star is hard, and it looks like the lifestyle is catching up with Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin.

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Houston tattoo artist makes his reality show debut this month
Entertainment
Published in 5-8-2016
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When long-running tattooing reality-competition series "Ink Master" kicks off its eighth season later this month some Houstonians might recognize one of their own in the cast. 

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Kids eat free at IHOP through Sept. 25
Entertainment
Published in 5-8-2016
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Your kids may bring joy to your life, but they can also drain your wallet. Luckily there is some reprieve.

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Take a look at the Guns N' Roses stage setup at NRG Stadium
Entertainment
Published in 5-8-2016
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The process includes 250 people and 20 trucks.

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