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Review: ‘Deadpool’ plays to Ryan Reynolds’ snarky strengths
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Review: ‘Deadpool’ plays to Ryan Reynolds’ snarky strengths

It must be a sign of superhero fatigue that studios are injecting life into the genre via characters who declare that they want nothing to do with heroics. While the posse of baddies known as the DC Comics “Suicide Squad” will be rolling...

PBS “Mine Wars” documentary tells a complex tale
PBS “Mine Wars” documentary tells a complex tale

For decades, the history of the West Virginia Mine Wars was forgotten, suppressed and denied on many fronts, including in the very history books taught within the state.

Yet the tale of what has been called the largest insurrection in American...

Review: Mindless ‘The 5th Wave’ has an unsettling streak
Review: Mindless ‘The 5th Wave’ has an unsettling streak

When the apocalypse happens, all that's going to be left for us are the guns. Which might actually be true, but is also the subtext of the dystopian young adult film hitting theaters this weekend, “The 5th Wave.” The film opens with a...

Jewish Film Festival returns with history ... and snacks
Jewish Film Festival returns with history ... and snacks

Between the middle of January and Super Bowl Sunday, movie houses sometimes see a dip in attendance.

It’s not a great time for Hollywood to unleash another blockbuster, but it’s not bad for the West Virginia Jewish Film Festival...

Review: ‘13 Hours’ is thrilling, but too video game-like
Review: ‘13 Hours’ is thrilling, but too video game-like

The most surprising thing about “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” is how Michael Bay makes 144 minutes pass so quickly.

His excitable camera is always doing something, whether shaking with hand-held authenticity to capture ...

Review: ‘Ride Along 2’ follows silliness formula of original
Review: ‘Ride Along 2’ follows silliness formula of original

With the same brand of silliness and a bit more creativity than the original, “Ride Along 2”doesn't pretend to be anything more than what it is: a sequel designed to offer a second helping of exactly what worked the first time around....

‘Revenant’ leads Oscar noms with 12, only white actors again
‘Revenant’ leads Oscar noms with 12, only white actors again

NEW YORK (AP) – The brutal frontier saga “The Revenant” leads the 88th annual Academy Awards with 12 nominations, while the acting categories were again filled entirely by white performers.

The strong showing for “The ...

Movie Listings: Jan. 14, 2016

Theater key: M = Marquee Cinemas in South Charleston; N = Nitro Stadium 12; PP = Park Place Stadium Cinemas in downtown Charleston; TV = Teays Valley Stadium 10 in Scott Depot.

“13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF...

Movie review: ‘The Revenant’ is brutal and beautiful
Movie review: ‘The Revenant’ is brutal and beautiful

Everything you've heard about the bear is true.

The frenzied grizzly-on-man attack in “The Revenant,” director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's brutal and beautiful gut-punch of a film, is such an explosion of ursine rage that it is...

Movie Listings: Jan. 7, 2015

Theater key: M = Marquee Cinemas in South Charleston; N = Nitro Stadium 12; PP = Park Place Stadium Cinemas in downtown Charleston; TV = Teays Valley Stadium 10 in Scott Depot.

“THE FOREST”: A young...

Movie Listings: Dec. 31, 2015

Theater key: M = Marquee Cinemas in South Charleston; N = Nitro Stadium 12; PP = Park Place Stadium Cinemas in downtown Charleston; TV = Teays Valley Stadium 10 in Scott Depot.

“THE HATEFUL EIGHT”: HHHH...

West Virginia floats back into the Rose Parade
West Virginia floats back into the Rose Parade

Even before Samantha Stalnaker was born, doctors diagnosed her with spina bifida, a condition in which the spine fails to close during the first months of gestation.

Doctors at WVU Children’s Medicine, a hospital within a hospital at Ruby ...

“Concussion” highlights role of WVU doctor in brain-injury research
“Concussion” highlights role of WVU doctor in brain-injury research

Mike Webster was a key part of one of the greatest football dynasties in NFL history. He played center for 17 years, won four Super Bowls with the Pittsburgh Steelers, went to nine Pro Bowls and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

When ...

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