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 Will Smith as Nicky and Margot Robbie as Jess both share an interest in grifting in "Focus."
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Will Smith as Nicky and Margot Robbie as Jess both share an interest in grifting in "Focus."

Movie review: 'Focus' entertaining, but its good pieces don't add up to a satisfying whole

Will Smith and Margot Robbie star in the thriller “Focus.”

 Dean Winters as Detective Russ Agnew, left, and Josh Duhamel as Special Agent Milt Chamberlain in "Battle Creek." and Det. Russ Agnew go undercover as distillers to infiltrate Battle Creek's maple syrup cartels when a murder victim is found to have drowned in the gooey breakfast confection.

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 John Cusack portrays Stafford Weiss, a famed TV self-help therapist, in "Maps to the Stars."

Movie review: “Maps to the Stars” gets lost in Hollywood’s cosmic depravity

“Maps to the Stars“ director and screenwriter lose their way in trying to depict ”Hollywood types.“

 Siovhan Christensen, left, and Karen Baum are part of the cast of the PICT Classic Theatre play "For the Tree to Drop."

Stage review: 'Tree to Drop' looks at brutality physical and otherwise

PICT Classic Theatre’s “For the Tree to Drop” explores themes of power, domination and rebellion set in the 1860s Old South.



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