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Indie horror movie ‘It Follows’ gets wide theater release

In this Wed., March 25, 2015 photo, American actress and star of the horror film "It Follows" Maika Monroe poses for a portrait in New York. The film opens to a wide release in the U.S. on Friday, March 27.  (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Two weeks after opening in just four theaters, the indie horror movie “It Follows” is getting a wide release this weekend.

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Schwarzenegger’s back for high-octane ‘Terminator: Genisys’

In this Sunday, March 22, 2015 photo, Arnold Schwarzenegger poses for a portrait during press day for "Terminator Genisys" at The London Hotel in Los Angeles. It’s a rare case when a film’s most iconic line practically preordains a franchise.  As promised, The Terminator, and the man who originated the steely machine - Schwarzenegger - is back for another go-around in “Terminator: Genisys.” The movie opens in U.S. theaters on July 1, 2015. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As promised, the Terminator and the man who originated the steely machine — Arnold Schwarzenegger — are back this summer for another go in “Terminator: Genisys,” and Paramount Pictures, eager for a blockbuster, has already fired up a machine of its own — the publicity kind.

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Review: ‘Get Hard’ plays with stereotypes with mixed success

In this image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Kevin Hart, right, and Will Ferrell appear in a scene from "Get Hard." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Patti Perret)

While the stereotypes in “Get Hard” may be gross exaggerations, its characters live in the real world: A place where the chasm between rich and poor is vast and growing; where black men are disproportionately jailed and white-collar criminals often evade punishment.

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Felicity Jones says ‘Stars Wars’ role is ‘really exciting’

In this image released by Starpix, Felicity Jones attends a press event for her film, "True Story, " at the Crosby St Hotel in New York. (AP Photo/Starpix, Dave Allocca)

NEW YORK (AP) — Felicity Jones laughs and says “absolutely” when asked if she’s coming up with various ways to say she can’t talk about her starring role in the “Star Wars” spin-off “Rogue One.”

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Iran film portrays the Prophet Muhammad, drawing criticism

In this picture taken on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi, director of “Muhammad, Messenger of God” movie speaks in an interview with The Associated Press in Tehran, Iran. In Islam, portraying the Prophet Muhammad has long been taboo for many.  In the new 190-minute film, the story focuses on Muhammad’s childhood, never showing his face. The movie instead focuses on others to tell his story. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

ALLAHYAR, Iran (AP) — Here in this Persian replica of Mecca, built at the cost of millions of dollars, an Iranian film company is attempting to offer the world a literal glimpse of the Prophet Muhammad despite traditional taboos against it.

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