Jenna Busch

Legion of Leia

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Founder of the women-in-sci-fi community Legion of Leia

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A scary remake, a disgusting sequel and a star-studded trip to the future are all coming to a screen near you this weekend.

Memorial Day Movie Roundup

A scary remake, a disgusting sequel and a star-studded trip to the future are all coming to a screen near you this weekend.

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This morning actor Leonard Nimoy died at his home in Los Angeles. He was 83. His wife said he died of lung disease, which he attributed to years of smoking.

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It’s January, which means slim pickin’ at the box office, now that the awards season craze has died down. However, it is Friday, which means it’s time for our weekly movies segment.

'The Boy Next Door,' 'Cake' and Other New Releases

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