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Amy Schumer and Rory Scovel in I Feel Pretty

‘I Feel Pretty’

Starring: Amy Schumer, Michelle Williams

Directed by: Amy Kohn, Marc Silverstein

Rated: PG-13

Just hearing the title of this makes me want to break into the song from “West Side Story.” It’s Maria’s big number as she sways and preens in front of the mirror. There is a lot of that going on in this movie, too, but it may be just an illusion and not a celebration of love at first sight.

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On Feb. 11, West Tabernacle Baptist Church will be showing a documentary on the life of Julius Rosenwald, Pastor Jerry High said in a press release Feb. 8. 

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Oscar nominations were announced last week, and like most years, there were surprises, snubs and foregone winners in some categories. Or maybe not. The Screen Actors Guild Awards were held last weekend and there were some game-changing surprises. Because the SAG awards start with actors nominating and then voting for other actors, it can be a better predictor of what is to come at the Oscar ceremony a few weeks from now.

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The ninth annual Boomtown Film & Music Festival is Feb. 25-27 at multiple venues throughout Southeast Texas.

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Photos courtesy of G Sharp Productions

Philosopher George Santayana said those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. But with his new short film “The Example,” Southeast Texas film producer Gordon Williams works to remind us of our past, as uncomfortable as that might be, thereby ensuring that we escape the terrible fate Santayana envisioned.

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Vicky Boone Casting is holding an open casting call for funny, imaginative and out-of-the box boys, ages 11-13, for a lead role in an upcoming father-son story.

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