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Movie review: 'Rock Dog' won't have you howling for more

The second Chinese-American co-production to hit U.S. theaters in as many weeks, animated feature "Rock Dog" arrives one week after the release of another prominent co-production, the fantasy adventure "The Great Wall." Director Ash Brannon brings Pixar and Sony bona fides (he co-directed "Toy Story 2" and directed "Surf's Up") to this adaptation of rocker Zheng Jun's graphic novel "Tibetan Rock Dog," which mixes Tibetan culture with contemporary Brit-rock, and adds a splash of mob movies for kicks.

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Movie review: 'A United Kingdom' doesn't strike irresistible spark

Biographical films of real-world figures and historical films have an identical Achilles heel. If they're presented with an aura of subdued seriousness and a shortage of compelling drama, they devolve into "this happens and then that happens" catalogs of information. No matter how important the subject matter may be, viewers need a thematic through-line and an absorbing psychological undercurrent. As a species, we're guided more by feelings than data.

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NC State grad is a finalist in search for new "Mythbusters" show

NCSU engineering grad Tamara Robertson is a finalist in the search for hosts for a new "Mythbusters" show on the Science Channel. The winner will be revealed in the live season finale of "Mythbusters: The Search" Saturday, Feb. 25, at 9 p.m.
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NC State grad is a finalist in search for new "Mythbusters" show

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'Hamilton' coming to DPAC in 2018

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Watch Guinness World Record holder Shemika Charles limbo under a truck

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