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Review: ‘A Beautiful Soul’

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In what is probably the first-ever mashup of Charles Dickens and R&B, "A Beautiful Soul" stars gospel singer Deitrick Haddon as a bling-wielding, self-centered Scrooge whose wakeup call arrives via a…

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Review: ‘Afro Tanaka’

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An offbeat and endearingly parochial loser comedy, this Nipponese manga adaptation is a soul sister to Nobuhiro Yamashita's deadpan slacker films.

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Character actor George Murdock dies

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Character actor George Murdock, best known as Lt. Scanlon on "Barney Miller," Dr. Salik on "Battlestar Galactica" and "God" in "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier," died April 30 in Los Angeles. He was…

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Hot Docs wraps with awards and sales

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Hot Docs wrapped Sunday with encore screenings of Friday night's jury award-winners "Call Me Kuchu" (best international feature) and "The World Before Her" (best Canadian feature) -- just two of…

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