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Theater bombing: The number of casualties is unknown

A theater where hundreds of people had taken shelter in Mariupol was bombed on Wednesday, according to local authorities, as hundreds of thousands of people remain trapped in the coastal Ukrainian city that has been encircled for weeks by Russian forces.

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AMC CEO vows on Twitter to refinance movie theater chain's debt load

Movie theater chain AMC was a darling of the meme stock crowd in 2021, soaring nearly 1,200% last year thanks to love from rowdy Reddit fans. So what does AMC plan to do for a sequel? For starters, it wants to clean up its balance sheet, which is scarier than a slasher horror film.

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The movies that mattered in 2021

In many ways, 2021 still felt more like the worst of times than the best for movies, with a lot of quality projects being made for (or winding up on) streaming services while theaters tried, often in vain, to rebound toward something approaching pre-pandemic viability.

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Opinion: Spielberg's West Side Story shows us the value of multilingualism

Director Steven Spielberg deliberately omitted subtitles for scenes in Spanish in his remake of the film "West Side Story'' which is currently in theaters. "If I subtitled the Spanish I'd simply be doubling down on the English and giving English the power over the Spanish. This was not going to happen in this film, I needed to respect the language enough not to subtitle it," he said. This is a bold move, as speaking a language other than English in this country inherits an apology.

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Tom Hanks is alone again in 'Finch,' with only a dog and robot for company

Apple TV+ must really like Tom Hanks, with "Finch" representing the second movie featuring the actor the service scooped up during the pandemic. Like "Greyhound," this one is in a modest affair that would likely have been hard-pressed to make waves in theaters, casting Hanks in a last-man-on-Earth scenario that's part "Cast Away," part "WALL-E."

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Review: 'Diana: The Musical' brings the stage to Netflix, but 'The Crown' hangs over its head

After splendid presentations of "Hamilton" and "Come From Away" brought theater into homes via other streamers, Netflix adds to the act with a bonus, offering "Diana: The Musical" prior to its stage debut. But other productions, including Netflix's own The Crown," loom large over this vibrant but oft-told tale, dutifully recounting Princess Diana's story through a less-than-memorable assortment of songs.

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