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Film production continues in New Mexico post ‘Breaking Bad’

In this Feb. 19, 2015 photo, Gabe Sachs, right, executive producer of NBC's "The Night Shift," watches over filming of an episode at Albuquerque Studios in Albuquerque, N.M. Almost two years after the last "Breaking Bad" episode aired, film and television production in New Mexico has not slowed, with new projects in the works. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When the last “Breaking Bad” episode aired almost two years ago, New Mexico officials feared film and television production might end in the state after the series brought welcome attention and tourism to Albuquerque.

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Ex-Marine convicted in ‘Sniper’ trial faces life in prison

Former Marine Cpl. Eddie Ray Routh stands during his capital murder trial at the Erath County, Donald R. Jones Justice Center in Stephenville Texas, on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Routh, 27, of Lancaster, is charged with the 2013 deaths of Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a shooting range near Glen Rose, Texas. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Michael Ainsworth, Pool)

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — The former Marine convicted of killing “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and another man was hospitalized multiple times for psychiatric treatment and was prescribed medication to treat schizophrenia. He spoke of pig-human hybrids and the apocalypse and was described by Kyle himself as “straight-up nuts.”

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Q&A: Writer-director-actor Mark Duplass is a busy guy

FILE--In this Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 file photo, Mark Duplass arrives at the 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Duplass stars in the new horror film “The Lazarus Effect” opposite Olivia Wilde which opens Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, writes and directs HBO’s “Togetherness” with his brother, Jay. (Mark also stars in the show) and he’s also on FXX’s “The League.” Oh, and he and Jay recently signed a four film deal with Netflix. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Talking to Mark Duplass, you realize that he understands time management. He speaks in sound bites and doesn’t linger.

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‘Imitation Game’ introduces WWII codebreakers to audiences

NATICK, Mass. (AP) — In a story Feb. 20 about the Museum of World War II, The Associated Press, relying on information from the museum’s founder, erroneously reported that it is the only one in the country where patrons can use Nazi-era Enigma coding machines to encrypt and decrypt messages. At least one other museum, the National Cryptologic Museum, lets visitors use similar machines.

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MTV taps street artists Dabs Myla to design Movie Awards set

This photo provided by MTV shows the first piece of art completed by Dabs Myla for the 2015 MTV Movie Awards. Graffiti artists Dabs Myla aren’t just creating the logo for the upcoming MTV Movie Awards, they’re also designing and painting the sets. The show’s executive producer announced the creative collaboration Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, saying this is the first time it has relied on one team of artists for so many duties.  (AP Photo/MTV)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Graffiti artists Dabs Myla aren’t just creating the logo for the upcoming MTV Movie Awards, they’re also designing and painting the sets.

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