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Two different mysteries intertwined

...hours, 9 minutes It was the last week of the year, one in which I traditionally try to cram in as many of the Christmas blockbusters as I can before they go away and the January doldrums begin. This year I'd gotten to see just about all of the major releases...
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Confluence of factors cause disconnect in salmon pricing

...purchase up to $30 million worth of surplus canned Alaska sockeye salmon that's been crowding processor storage since a blockbuster 2014 season in Bristol Bay. USDA bought $22.5 million of canned sockeye from Peter Pan's Astoria, Ore., plant and...
"Furious" debuts in brand-new laser format.

...the high cost of Imax film prints, which show more brightly than digital files, meant that only about eight big-budget blockbusters a year could be shown on giant screens. Lasers change all that. Screens should be able to extend to 140 feet wide and utilize...
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Kenai, Soldotna Blockbuster stores to stick around

...releases have him renting from Blockbuster, too.Christy Walker movies for longer from Blockbuster than other from companies...the nation's remaining Blockbusters in Alaska that number working to license the Blockbuster name, and customers probably...

...supposed to be immune to, or even disdainful of, the noisy, brightly colored hype that accompanies so many of the seasonal blockbusters, be it Summer or Christmas. But that's ridiculous. I buy into the hype as much as anyone, maybe even more, because...

...real and emotionally moving than what is achieved by today's computer-graphics manipulation, widespread in Hollywood blockbusters.The details of the cityscape models, the bumpy skin of Godzilla and the metallic shine of the robots are revealed as they...
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Reeling it in: The best and worst of 2014

...of the best movies of the year.Being a parent, I love big splashy animation, and being me, I love big splashy summer blockbusters, and this was a good year for both. The kids and I had a great time at "Monsters University," "Despicable Me 2" and...
Arts & Entertainment

...the horror flick "Deliver Us From Evil," which had no blockbuster ambitions. The Sony Screen Gems release, starring day, and thus did little to add incentive for blockbusters. The World Cup, too, may have scared off some big releases...
Reviewer OKs small screen pics

...this where, in an effort to get out of the way of behemoth blockbusters like "Harry Potter," the studios release nothing new leaving...No!" persona is just a facade he puts on for the summer blockbuster season, obscuring a very talented actor underneath. Also...
Reeling It In

...the worst, because your enjoyment is forever tainted. This weekend saw two highly anticipated, late-summer potential blockbusters that were really pretty good, right up until ... . "The Invasion," a remake of that consistently scary, Twilight-Zone-style...


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