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Modern Russian fable superbly drawn

"The Great Glass Sea" by Josh WeilTwin brothers Yarik and Dima were virtual lookalikes as boys growing up in rural Russia. Their joys and dreams entwined. Often when one spoke, the other would finish his sentence.Their...

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Not guilty plea from teen in fire that killed 2

...explosion in late January at an apartment complex on Geraghty Street. Authorities have not elaborated on a possible motive. The boy's mother says he was visiting a friend when the fire broke out Jan. 29.Jane Connolly, 50, and Kristina Pence, 39, died...

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GCLL Juniors head for district play

...There are no gimmes in Southeast. Ketchikan and Sitka both had really good teams last year, so I am expecting the same. These boys here understand that they will be fighting for everything they have."According to Tompkins, the Gastineau Juniors, ages...

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The Pacific Northwest indie bestseller list

...Hosseini9. Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie10. Orphan Train, by Christina Baker Kline TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION1. The Boys in the Boat, by Daniel James Brown2. Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls, by David Sedaris3. Wild, by Cheryl Strayed4. Behind...

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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 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 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 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 and The Kids Are All Right's Lisa Cholodenko. 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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