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 Scarlett Johansson plays the title in "Lucy," an action-thriller that examines the possibility of what one human could truly do if she unlocked 100 percent of her brain capacity and accessed the furthest reaches of her mind.
Scarlett Johansson plays the title in "Lucy," an action-thriller that examines the possibility of what one human could truly do if she unlocked 100 percent of her brain capacity and accessed the furthest reaches of her mind.

Movie Review: In sci-fi thriller 'Lucy,' Scarlett Johansson battles through weird mind games

Luc Besson’s “Lucy” features Scarlett Johansson as a woman whose brain power is out of this world.


 Singer-guitarist Jack White has been one of the world's most prolific and talked-about musicians for a variety of reasons.

Jack White is ready to pounce

Blues-rocker Jack white returns to Pittsburgh for the first time since 2008.



 Willem Dafoe and Philip Seymour Hoffman in the spy thriller "A Most Wanted Man."

Movie review: Acting heightens the thrills in 'A Most Wanted Man'

Suspense and gamesmanship course through the spy thriller “A Most Wanted Man” with Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams and Robin Wright.



 "The Dance of Reality" stars Jeremias Herskovits, left, and Alejandro Jodorowsky.

Movie review: 'Dance of Reality' provocatively surreal

Dazzling "Dance of Reality" proves a provocative, surreal film memoir from the 85-year-old master maker of "El Topo."


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Film Notes: Keaton to wing it as 'Birdman'

Pittsburgh native Michael Keaton is about to have a moment (again) thanks to “Birdman,” set to open the Venice Film Festival in late August.



Travolta Film Camp helps pre-teens and adults get ready for their close-up

The summer camp, led by writer/director Joey Travolta, teaches those with autism spectrum disorders about communication and collaboration.


 
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    Tuned In: WGN America retells the story of the Manhattan Project

    WGN America takes a left turn from witches in “Salem” to a smarter, more ambitious period drama about the Manhattan Project.



    Big changes coming to 'Downton Abbey'?

    "Downton Abbey" cast talks season five; Fox remakes "Broadchurch" as "Gracepoint" for fall.


     

    Books


    Book Review: Cartoonist explores a key battle in WWI with mixed results

    The first thing you notice about Joe Sacco’s “The Great War: July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme” is its scope.



    Book Review: James Lee Burke turns a lyrical eye toward the Lone Star state

    “Wayfaring Stranger” continues its  author‘‍s theme of the presence of evil in the world and how good people respond to it.


     


    Breakfast With


    Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... Michael Chernus

    Award-winning actor Michael Chernus says acting helped him make friends growing up in Ohio and now he is influencing people with his talent.



    Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With...Gen. Wesley Clark

    Retired four-star Gen. Wesley Clark sees special forces as the future of warfare. He will host “Friday Night Spotlight: World War I” on TCM.


     

    Art & Architecture


    Warhol Museum, artist Robert Qualters, among 2014 Governor's Awardees

    Andy Warhol Museum, artist Robert Qualters and arts advocate Myron Hay Tomb will receive Governor’s Awards for the Arts in September.



    Superior Motors hosts sculpture workshop in Braddock

    This Saturday afternoon, July 26, Pittsburgh street artist/​sculptor Tim Kaulen will bring a Mobile Sculpture Workshop to 1215 Braddock Ave.


     

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