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Review: ‘Tracks’ leaves a mark

In this image released by The Weinstein Company,  Mia Wasikowska appears in a scene from "Tracks." (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company, Matt Nettheim)

The movies, it seems, are increasingly headed down paths in the woods, out to open water and, in the case of John Curran’s excellent new film “Tracks,” into the deepest reaches of the Australian desert.

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Emma Watson ‘touched’ by reception in Uruguay

Uruguay's Vice President Danilo Astori, left, and Director of UN Women Gulden Turkoz, right, applaud after a speech by Emma Watson, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, at Parliament in Montevideo, Uruguay, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Watson attended the event organized by women's groups pushing the country's lawmaking body to increase their numbers of elected female senators and deputies. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — British actor Emma Watson says she is “immensely touched” by the reception she received in Uruguay, where she traveled as a goodwill ambassador for the UN’s women’s agency.

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Venezuela threatens citizenship of actress Alonso

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s leftist government says it is moving to revoke the citizenship of actress Maria Conchita Alonso, a bitter critic of the government.

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Review: A-list cast can’t save sappy ‘Leave You’

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows, from left, Tina Fey, Corey Stoll, Jane Fonda, Jason Bateman and Adam Driver in a scene from the film, "This Is Where I Leave You." (AP Photo/Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures)

Somebody dies. Family gathers to mourn. Everybody’s stuck in one house, with all their quirks and foibles and enough emotional baggage to fill an aircraft carrier. What could go wrong? Ha ha. What couldn’t?

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Washington and Fuqua ride again in ‘The Equalizer’

In this Sept. 7, 2014 photo, Denzel Washington, left, star of the film "The Equalizer," poses with the film's director Antoine Fuqua at the Four Seasons Hotel during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

TORONTO (AP) — It’s been a dozen years since Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua rode the corrupt Det. Alonzo Harris and their Los Angeles crime odyssey “Training Day” to Oscar glory (for Washington) and a Hollywood breakthrough (for Fuqua).

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