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Civil Rights documentary recounts landmark Supreme Court decision on interracial marriage

Civil Rights documentary recounts landmark Supreme Court decision on interracial marriage
Soon after Mildred Jeter and Richard Loving tied the knot in Washington, DC on June 2, 1958, they decided to move back to their tiny hometown of Central Point, Virginia to settle down and start a family. The groom, a bricklayer by trade, even purchased a plot of land where he promised to build his bride a house.
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Queen of the castle

Queen of the castleTamala Jones has created a varied career based on her prodigious talent, working steadily in comedic and dramatic projects for both film and television. At 20 she made her feature film debut in How to Make an American Quilt as the great-grandmother of Maya Angelou's character. That same year, she racked up television roles in The Wayans Bros., The Parent 'Hood and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, as well as a recurring role as Joanie on ER. From there she joined the regular cast of the ABC drama Dangerous Minds, which gave her a chance to show her dramatic chops as a teenage mother facing parenthood and an abusive spouse.
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Childless couple’s prayers answered in enchanting fairytale

Childless couple’s prayers answered in enchanting fairytaleJim (Joel Edgerton) and Cindy Green (Jennifer Garner) are very happily-married except for not having any kids. After being informed by Cindy’s gynecologist (Rhoda Griffis), that she can’t conceive, they scribble down all the qualities they’d hoped to pass on to the child they’ll never have, starting with her good heart and his honesty to a fault.
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Agents J and K reunite for time-travel, franchise finale

Agents J and K reunite for time-travel, franchise finaleOne sign that scriptwriters have run out of fresh ideas is when they lazily recycle the shopworn, time-travel theme in order to extend an expiring film series. This ill-advised approach has been employed over the years in service of such sorry sequels as "The Three Stooges Meet Hercules" (1962), "Escape from the Planet of the Apes" (1971), "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home" (1986) and "Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time" (1991), to name a few.
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Eric Bana and Olivia Wilde co-star in high body-count crime caper

Eric Bana and Olivia Wilde co-star in high body-count crime caper Siblings Addison (Eric Bana) and Liza (Olivia Wilde) are in the midst of making a break for Canada after pulling a casino heist, when they encounter a blinding blizzard in Michigan. Their car careens down an embankment and flips over, leaving their getaway driver dead the second his head hits the windshield.
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Batman battles terrorist in thrilling trilogy finale

Batman battles terrorist in thrilling trilogy finaleThe Dark Knight Rises" brings down the curtain on the brilliant Batman trilogy directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale as the Caped Crusader. Each of the earlier episodes, "Batman Begins" (2005) and "The Dark Knight" (2008), earned a spot on this critic’s annual Top Ten List, #s 9 and 1, respectively.
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Women of a New Tribe: A Photographic Celebration of the Black Woman

Women of a New Tribe: A Photographic Celebration of the Black Woman "African-American females have had a very difficult history: from slavery to racism to poverty. Although slavery has been abolished in this country, and we are working on eradicating racism and poverty, in the 21st Century, African-American females face one of the most difficult hurdles we have ever had to face: a severe lack of self-respect.
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