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When I see an unnecessary sequel, I’ll often wonder what the studio was thinking. I’m not talking about the huge franchises where any kind of new installment is basically a license to print money. I’m talking about unwanted sequels to movies that don’t have a fan base clamoring for more. Obviously I can think of a few motivating factors — greed mixed with a lack of imagination — but what makes studios think that they have a franchise on their hands when the first movie wasn’t exactly a franchise-launcher? In the case of “The Huntsman: Winter’s War,” I actually don’t have this question. I...

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04/30/2016
When I see an unnecessary sequel, I’ll often wonder what the studio was thinking. I’m not talking about the huge franchises where any kind of new installment is basically a license to print money. I...
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04/30/2016
Blaine Rutland, a junior physics major in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science, has been awarded a Blue Waters Internship Scholarship to participate in a two-week intensive...
04/30/2016
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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04/29/2016
The Dixie Center for the Arts has quite the gospel celebration in store for Sunday. Join them for the Gospel Celebration Concert at 2 p.m. Praise and worship music will be with Sanctuary Quartet...
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04/28/2016
Faculty from Louisiana Tech University’s biological sciences and biomedical engineering programs teamed up with art faculty from the School of Design to provide students with a unique opportunity to...
04/28/2016
Olivia Newton-John has recently joined FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers as their spokesperson. Newton-John has a long standing interest in better health through prevention which makes her a...
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04/27/2016
Several members of the Ruston chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness attended the 2016 NAMI Louisiana Annual State Conference on April 22 – 23 in Baton Rouge. The members that attended...
04/27/2016
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council recently announced their participation as one of South Arts’ 21 screening partners in the 2016-17 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Southern...
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04/26/2016
Not all superheroes wear capes. That is what Ms. Deby’s class at Emmanuel Baptist Preschool wrote on the giant thank you card they made for members of the Ruston Lions Club after they conducted a...
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04/26/2016
The Littera met April 6 in the Community Room of Origin Bank. Twenty members were present. Hostesses greeted members as they arrived and were served layer cake filled with an awesome coconut...