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...The network announced Wednesday that Williams will play the boy who refused to grow up in NBC's new staging of "Peter Pan...opened on Broadway in 1954, starring Mary Martin as the flying boy and Cyril Ritchard as Captain Hook in a pair of Tony Award-winning...

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Arts & Entertainment
Cal Thomas: 'The Giver' a portent of what might be?

...It is "Brave New World" meets "The Matrix" with a dash of "The Stepford Wives" thrown in. In the film, a teenage boy named Jonas (Hollywood aged the main characters for dramatic effect, they were younger in Lowry's book) is the main character...

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Opinion
Thornton challenges Olson for District 30

...a variety of jobs since moving to the Central Peninsula from media to youth development to administration. She is an active Boys and Girls Club of the Kenai Peninsula volunteer. In the past she has been involved with the Kenai Fine Arts Center, the Relay...

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News
Heaven Is For Real

Now Playing Synopsis: A young boy suffers a near-death experience in which he claims to have visited heaven in this earnest inspirational drama based on the best-selling book of the same name. When their young son Colton (Connor Corum) enters the hospital with a life-threatening illness, devastated parents Todd (Academy Award nominee Greg Kinnear) and Sonja Burpo (Kelly Reilly) are uncertain whether he will make it out of the operating room alive. But in what Colton's doctors credit as "a miracle," he survives -- and with an incredible story that seems to confirm the existence of heaven. Later, despite Colton's accurate and intimate revelations about people he has never encountered -- including his sister who died in utero and his late grandfather -- skeptics hastily dismiss any possibility that the young boy's fantastical claims could be true. Meanwhile, his astonished parents seek meaning in the alleged miracle that has turned their once-peaceful lives completely upside down. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Greg Kinnear, Kelly Reilly, Connor Corum, Margo Martindale, Thomas Haden Church Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Antboy

Now Playing Synopsis: A 12-year-old boy develops super powers after being bitten by an ant in this adolescent superhero adventure for the entire family. Convinced that he should use his newfound abilities to fight evil, young Pelle (Oscar Dietz assumes the identity of Antboy and embarks on a mission to defeat the nefarious Flea. Later, a young girl is kidnapped, and Antboy must seek the help of his best-friend Wilhelm (Samuel Ting Graf) and their brave classmate Ida (Amalie Kruse Jensen) in order to carry out a daring rescue. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Oscar Dietz, Samuel Ting Graf, Amalie Kruse Jensen, Nicolas Bro, Cecicile Alstrup Tarp Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

St. Vincent de Van Nuys

Opens Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 Synopsis: A boy seeks out an unlikely friendship with his hard-livin' neighbor (Bill Murray) after his parents go through a split in this 20th Century Fox comedy from writer/director Ted Melfi. Melissa McCarthy co-stars. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

The Maze Runner

Opens Friday, Sep 19, 2014 Synopsis: Based on the bestselling novel by James Dashner, this adventure thriller for young adults follows a young boy named Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) who finds himself trapped within a giant, deadly maze with a group of other kids. While he has no memories of his life prior to being in the maze, he is plagued by nightmares about a shadowy organization known only as W.C.K.D., and hopes that these fragments of memories will help him discover the secrets of his past and a way to escape. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi Cast: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Thomas Sangster, Aml Ameen Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Boyhood

Now Playing Synopsis: Filmed over the span of 12 years, Richard Linklater's childhood drama Boyhood allows viewers an intimate glimpse into the life of Mason (Ellar Coltrane), a young boy navigating the winding road to adulthood. As the years go by, Mason, his sister Samantha (Lorelei Linklater) and their parents (Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette) experience the ups and downs of family time while savoring the small yet defining moments that make each life unique. A nostalgia-fueled soundtrack featuring Coldplay and Arcade Fire takes the film back to innocent days when a song on the radio was all it took to sweep cares away. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Ellar Coltrane, Lorelei Linklater, Elijah Smith Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Guardians of the Galaxy

Opens Friday, Aug 1, 2014 Synopsis: A group of interstellar outlaws team up to save the galaxy from a villain who seeks ultimate power in this comic book space adventure from Marvel Studios and director James Gunn (Slither, Super). Peter Quill was just a young boy when, devastated by his mother's death, he sprinted out of the hospital and was swept into the stars by Yondu (Michael Rooker), the leader of an eclectic band of space scavengers known as The Ravagers. Twenty-six years later, Quill has adopted the nickname Star Lord (Chris Pratt). He's broken away from The Ravagers in an attempt to track down an ancient orb that is also coveted by the evil Ronan (Lee Pace), who is in league with the dreaded Thanos, and who dispatches his top assassin Gamora (Zoe Saldana) to retrieve it from Star Lord. In the process of doing so, Gamora also gets drawn into a fight with furry bounty hunter Rocket (voice of Bradley Cooper) and his tree-like, humanoid companion Groot (voice of Vin Diesel). Subsequently thrown into prison, this unlikely quartet quickly makes the acquaintance of fearsome warrior Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista), who seeks bitter revenge for the slaughter of his entire family at the hands of Ronan. In the process of making a daring prison break, Star Lord, Gamora, Rocket, Groot, and Drax recover the orb, and transport it to The Collector (Benecio Del Toro), who reveals that it houses an Infinity Gem - one of six precious stones that harbors incredible powers that could pose a dire threat should they fall into the wrong hands. Later, Ronan acquires the Infinity Gem and plots to use its power to destroy The Nova Corps home-world of Xandar, The Guardians of the Galaxy must race through the stars to recover it before Ronan can carry out his genocidal plan. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, David Bautista, Lee Pace, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Opens Friday, Oct 10, 2014 Synopsis: Judith Viorst's acclaimed children's book is brought to the big screen by 20th Century Fox. The tale recounts a day in the life of a grumpy young boy who has everything go wrong, all in one day. Rob Lieber provides the screenplay. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Bella Thorne, Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Dylan Minnette, Ed Oxenbould, Kerris Dorsey Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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