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Teen drinking linked to alcohol in movies: studies spark calls for change (+video)

April 14th, 2015 No comments

A growing number of studies suggests that the portrayal of alcohol use in films is connected to teen drinking. Some public health officials say the images need to be curtailed – as images of tobacco use were in the 1990s.

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No movies, concerts, or tattoos: Kansas bill would limit use of welfare funds (+video)

April 8th, 2015 No comments

Kansas lawmakers have approved a bill that would prohibit families on welfare from using state funds for everything from movies to bail.

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The 10 best movies of 2013: Our critic's picks

December 20th, 2013 No comments

Monitor critic Peter Rainer chooses the best 10 movies of the year.

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Top Picks: 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' on DVD and Blu-ray, an opportunity to save a turkey, and more

November 15th, 2013 No comments

PBS airs the films ‘Indian Relay’ and ‘Young Lakota’ to celebrate Native American Heritage Month, Oliver Stone’s ‘JFK’ arrives on Blu-ray with new features and footage, and more top picks.

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Top Picks: 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' on DVD and Blu-ray, an opportunity to save a turkey, and more

Nearly 2,000 Netflix movies to disappear overnight

May 1st, 2013 No comments

Almost 2,000 Netflix movies to disappear as contracts expire and new additions roll in. Just what is Netflix doing?

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Top Picks: 'Schindler's List' on DVD, Holly Williams' third album, and more

March 1st, 2013 No comments

The new game ‘Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch’ has stunning graphics, the website The Art of Manliness warns people of cell phone etiquette, and more top picks.

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Valentine's Day: 10 romantic movies to watch

January 30th, 2012 No comments

By now, everyone knows romantic movies come with grand gestures, sweeping soundtracks and swoon-worthy climactic speeches — Hollywood’s been doing romance since it started making movies. And while there have been some that had purple dialogue that made audiences giggle or unlikely coincidences that made for a contrived happy ending, the silver screen has also had some memorable romances that …

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10 movies to look for in 2012

January 17th, 2012 No comments

Holiday movies are still the main topic of buzz at the box office, but the coming year has plenty of anticipated releases to look forward to. From the mysterious finale (maybe) to Christopher Nolan ‘s “Batman” series to a new version of F

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Stocks and scary movies: Is there a link?

November 13th, 2011 No comments

Stocks and scary movies are the subject of a new study on investor fear. Researchers linked stocks and scary movies to find out how frightened investors might act.

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