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THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017

THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 10 A.M.

The 7: Looking forward to Shyamalan, Legos, ‘Logan’

It’s no surprise that movie studios dump their least desirable products during the first few months of the year. After all the Oscar hopefuls march through theaters, multiplexes become a wasteland. But do not despair, cinephiles. Here are 7 wide releases that we hope will brighten up big screens during these cold winter months.

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THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 9:25 A.M.

On sale: New shows to add to the calendar

Tickets are on sale Friday to see: I Prevail on March 5 at the Knitting Factory. Tickets are $16-$18 through Ticketweb. Adelitas Way on March 9 at the Knitting Factory. Tickets are $14-$16 through Ticketweb. Yonder Mountain String Band on ...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 3:53 A.M.

Snoring makes sleep elusive

Dear Annie: I used to get by on six hours of sleep a night, but as I’ve gotten older, I really like to sleep for a full eight or nine hours every night. But the problem is that it is not always easy to sleep that long, especially if I am snoring a lot. I snore so loudly that my wife sometimes asks me to sleep on the couch, or she will sleep there herself. But even if I am alone, my snoring is so bad that sometimes it wakes me up. I know that sounds funny, but it’s true.

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THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017

Redbox’s Top 10 DVD rentals

The Top 10 DVD rentals at Redbox kiosks for the week of Dec. 26: 1. “Sully” 2. “Storks” 3. “Suicide Squad” 4. “War Dogs” 5. “Bad Moms” 6. “The Magnificent Seven” 7. “Central Intelligence” 8. “Kubo and the Two Strings” ...

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Lewis MacDougall appears with The Monster, voiced and performed by Liam Neeson, in a scene from "A Monster Calls." (AP)

THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017

Review: ‘A Monster Calls’ is a universal picture of grief

Anyone who’s experienced grief will be moved by Patrick Ness’ story of a lonely 12-year-old boy and the massive woody monster who befriends him. Beautifully realized onscreen by director J.A. Bayona, it’s a universal tale of how human beings cope with the unbearable pain of the death of a parent.

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017

In this Oct. 11, 2014, file photo, Peta Murgatroyd arrives at the 2014 Carousel Of Hope Ball in Beverly Hills, Calif. Murgatroyd and fiance' Maksim Chmerkovskiy welcomed a baby boy on Jan. 4, 2017. (Richard Shotwell / Invision/AP)

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 4:20 P.M.

Peta and Maks from ‘Dancing with the Stars’ welcome son Shai

“Dancing with the Stars” pros Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy have welcomed a baby boy. Shai Aleksander Chmerkovskiy made his debut Wednesday morning. Both stars tweeted his time of birth as 5:34 a.m. In a statement, the couple says, “This is, without a doubt, the best thing that has ever happened to us!”

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