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THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016

Dear Annie: Married couple must compromise on TV shows

Dear Annie: Both my wife and I work all day, she as a police officer and I as an accountant. When we get home, we eat dinner together and then sit in front of the TV for a little down time. The problem is that what she wants to watch to unwind is very different from what I want to watch to unwind. She loves short funny shows, such as “Two and a Half Men” and “How I Met Your Mother.” I, on the other hand, love dramas. My favorites are “Homeland” and “Game of Thrones.”

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Male infertility has variety of causes

This column ran originally in November 2014. DEAR DOCTOR K: My wife and I have tried to get pregnant for over a year. We're going to be tested soon to see if anything is wrong. I'm worried that the problem ...

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Miles Teller appears in a scene from the film, "Bleed For This." (Seacia Pavao / AP)

Movie review: ‘Bleed for This’ lacks some punch

It doesn’t seem likely that filmmakers will ever grow tired of making boxing films, or that they’ll run out of inspiring athletes to make them about. What’s not to love about a boxing film, anyway? The stories are rife with colorful characters, outsize egos, braggadocious smack talk, personal perseverance, and lots and lots of blood. They write themselves, practically, and “Bleed for This,” the true story of Vinny Paz (Pazienza), slips easily into the already established oeuvre.

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Eddie Redmayne in a scene from, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." (Jaap Buitendijk / AP)

Movie review: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ expands Harry Potter universe

“Fantastic Beasts” is transporting, but its themes are far from escapist. It’s a film about immigrants who might seem foreign, with different values and ideas, but who just might save us from ourselves. It’s about the power of whispering rather than shouting; tenderness and love erasing violence and terror. It’s about embracing, not suppressing, one’s unique qualities – in order to hone them into talent and skill. Newt Scamander is indeed the hero who we need right now, and Rowling is the storyteller we need now more than ever.

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Joe Alwyn, portraying Billy Lynn, in a scene from the film, “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk.” (Courtesy of Sony Pictures / Sony Pictures)

Movie review: Film technology a key part of ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’

Visionary director Ang Lee can shift between intimate, character-driven dramas and spectacle-driven smashes that push the boundaries of cinematic language, and often, he achieves both. Coming off the success of the 3-D technical marvel “Life of Pi,” for which he took home a best directing Oscar, Lee has set even loftier goals for his experiments with cinematic visuals, which he has applied to the adaptation of the Iraq war novel “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk.”

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Alex Hibbert in a scene from the film, "Moonlight." (David Bornfriend / AP)

Movie review: ‘Moonlight’ is portrait of a young man struggling to become himself

The extraordinary new film “Moonlight” exerts a tidal pull on your heartstrings, but honestly: It’s better than that. The reason it’s distinctive has less to do with raw emotion, or a relentless assault on your tear ducts, and more to do with the film medium’s secret weapons: restraint, quiet honesty, fluid imagery and an observant, uncompromised way of imagining one outsider’s world so that it becomes our own.

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Redbox’s Top 10 DVD rentals

The Top 10 DVD rentals at Redbox kiosks for the week of Nov. 7: 1. “The Legend of Tarzan” 2. “Ice Age: Collision Course” 3. “Central Intelligence” 4. “X-Men Apocalypse” 5. “Star Trek Beyond” 6. “Mike & Dave Need Wedding ...

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Inside a downtown gallery maybe two decades ago – that’s where I first got McCuddined. I recall strolling through the vast array of art when one canvas stopped me cold. ...




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