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Potent Cocktail Of Drama And Documentary Explores A Mysterious Death: 'Wormwood'

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Filmmaker Errol Morris employs fictional techniques — and famous actors — in this 241-minute meditation on the demise of a CIA operative in 1953 that left a son obsessed with finding answers.

For 'Last Jedi' Director, The Journey To 'Star Wars' Began With Action Figures

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Rian Johnson remembers playing with the toys as a kid. "Those were the first movies I was making in my head," he says. The Last Jedi is the first of four Star Wars movies he's slated to work on.

Roxane Gay: The Facts And The Furious: Orlando Drift

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AMA's at Hard Rock Live Orlando! Roxane Gay talks about writing the memoir she planned to avoid, and her 243-point Scrabble play. Plus, a game about her favorite movies: The Fast and the Furious.

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Rhymes With Orange

Contestants are challenged to a quiz about obscure words that rhyme with famously unrhymable words.

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What's So Funny?

Can you tell a Fran Drescher from a Seth Rogen? In this quiz, contestants have to identify famous people from their distinctive laughs.

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Hard Times

Did you know that Neil Diamond is a ten on the Mohs Scale of Hardness? In honor of our venue, Orlando's Hard Rock Live, we rewrote famous rock 'n roll songs to be about things that are hard.

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F-L-A To Win

Finally, an Ask Me Another quiz made for Flava Flav fans: We crowned our big Orlando winner with a final round in which every answer contains the consecutive letters F-L-A.

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Rollicking 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Introduces Welcome Shades Of (G)Rey

Writer/director Rian Johnson joins the Star Wars franchise to deliver a chapter that's fast, fun and freewheeling, even as it introduces surprising nuance to the classic Dark Side vs. Light Side beef.

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Mediocre 'Ferdinand' Will Have Bored Parents Seeing Red

Munro Leaf's classic children story about a pacifist bull becomes a formulaic animated film indistinguishable from scores of others.

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'The Ballad Of Lefty Brown' Is A Variation On A Familiar Tune

Bill Pullman stars as an Old West sidekick who loses his hero and embarks upon a quest for vengeance in writer/director Jared Moshe's straight-shooting Western.

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'Birdboy' Is A Dark, Beautiful, Boundary-Pushing Animated Film

Three adorable anthropomorphic animals wander a post-apocalyptic hellscape in this hand-drawn animated film from Spain that "thumbs its nose at traditional G-rated storytelling."

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Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock Posts Online Confessional Of Sexual Misconduct

Spurlock, who made the 2004 Oscar-nominated Super Size Me, detailed an encounter in college that the woman viewed as rape and a sexual harassment settlement he concluded with a former employee.

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Tiffany Haddish: 'I Know What I'm Supposed To Do Here On This Earth'

The Girl's Trip actress has had what seems like a meteoric rise over the last year: a blockbuster movie, a gig hosting Saturday Night Live, and now a new memoir, The Last Black Unicorn.