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What new movies are out this weekend: 'Mother!,' 'American Assassin,' 'All I See Is You'

OPENING FRIDAY: MOTHER! Any movie without a single properly named character is bound to be trippy. But we already guessed that about Mother! (R) since it's written and directed by Darren Aronofsky, who previously scrambled our thinking with Pi, Requiem for a Dream and Black Swan. Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawre …

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  1. 'Stronger' a sobering, sap-free survivor tale from the Boston Marathon bombing

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    What didn't kill Jeff Bauman made him Stronger, surviving not only the Boston Marathon terrorist bombings but a crush of well-meaning yet corrosive attention for doing it.

    Jake Gyllenhaal in “Stronger.” The inspiring real life story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who became a symbol of hope following the infamous 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
  2. See ghost tours and scary movies at Tampa Theatre leading up to Halloween

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    Neat trick, Tampa Theatre, packing so many Halloween treats into the fifth annual Nightmare on Franklin Street.

    While Tampa Theatre was sure to include some classics, the lineup also features some exciting detours from nostalgia. 
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  3. Darren Aronofsky's 'Mother!' is intriguing but ultimately frustrating

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    Mother!, Darren Aronofsky's tour de force of allegorical misdirection, is about many things, in succession and simultaneously. What begins as a creepily insinuating chamber piece of domestic discord quickly takes on more metaphorical meanings, with drama giving way to outright horror: Here, a parable of marital anxiety …

    This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Jennifer Lawrence in a scene from "mother!" (Paramount Pictures and Protozoa Pictures via AP) NYET105
  4. What new movies are out this weekend: 'Mother!,' 'American Assassin,' 'All I See Is You'

    Movies

    OPENING FRIDAY:

    MOTHER!

    Any movie without a single properly named character is bound to be trippy. But we already guessed that about Mother! (R) since it's written and directed by Darren Aronofsky, who previously scrambled our thinking with Pi, Requiem for a …

    Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardemstar star in Mother!
  5. 'Home Again' with Reese Witherspoon is so bad this critic walked out

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    This week, I followed my instincts and evacuated during an evolving disaster.

    Reese Witherspoon stars in Home Again, the screenwriting and directing debut of Hallie Meyers-Shyer, daughter of filmmakers.
  6. 'Star Wars: Episode IX' director Colin Trevorrow is fired

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    For the second time this summer, Lucasfilm and Disney have sacked the directing force behind a Star Wars film.

    Colin Trevorrow, director of "The Book of Henry," parted ways with Disney over Star Wars: Episode IX, citing differing visions for the project. (Associated Press)
  7. What's in theaters this weekend: 'It,' 'Home Again,' 'Fallen,' 'Crown Heights'

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    Network television in 1990 couldn't do justice to It, so an R-rated, no-clowns-barred adaptation of Stephen King's novel is long overdue.

    Bill Skarsgard in It, the new Stephen King movie.
  8. These critical darling films are now streaming in September

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    It's easy to get caught up in the blockbusters, the flashiest titles with the biggest stars.

    Pocahotas in the Walt Disney animated film Pocahontas. (Disney via AP)
  9. This is the spooky, overlong movie 'It' deserves, and 'It' deserves a sequel

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    It doesn't clown around. Freed from 20th century network television standards, Stephen King's novel on screen can be as much bloody, vulgar fun as It is supposed to be.

    Bill Skarsgard stars as Pennywise, the definitive killer clown. Skarsgard, nearly matching Tim Curry’s TV version, channels a sing-song menace, his smile peeled back to reveal rows of sharp teeth. 
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  10. Fall Movie Preview: These movies are going to win awards

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    Don't believe the hype when it comes to fall movies.

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  11. What's in theaters Labor Day weekend: 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind,' 'Patti Cake$'

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    THROWBACK: CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND

    Australian actor Danielle Macdonald delivers a breakout performance in Patti Cake$, a hip-hop Cinderella story.
  12. Tiffany Haddish talks growing up in foster care and how she learned to be herself in comedy

    Stage

    Growing up in foster care, comedian Tiffany Haddish knew she was special.

    Tiffany Haddish is on a roll with a national stand-up tour coming to Clearwater this weekend. Bring a new, unused roller bag suitcase or duffle to be donated to Fostering Hope Florida, and you’ll get to attend a meet-and-greet with the comic. 
  13. Judge blocks Lynyrd Skynyrd movie, saying it violates decades-old 'blood oath'

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    NEW YORK — A film created with help from a former Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer violates a "blood oath" surviving band members made not to exploit the band's name and history, a judge concluded as he blocked its distribution, siding with a surviving member of the 1970s pioneering Southern rock group and the widow of its …

    The current lineup of  Lynyrd Skynyrd, Michael Cartellone, Johnny Colt, Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlocke, Peter Keys and Mark Matejka backstage during Music And Miracles Superfest on April 22 in Auburn, Ala.  (Getty Images for Basis Entertainment)
  14. Documentary by champion of Florida podcasting showcases their rising power

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    If you have a voice and desire to teach, entertain or inspire, Chris Krimitsos has a message for you — start a podcast and people will listen.

    Chris Krimitsos of Tampa, producer of the documentary The Messengers, takes a break during filming in Miami’s Wynwood Art District. The documentary follows podcasters in the United States, Puerto Rico and Guatemala.
  15. Robert Pattinson is better than 'Twilight.' 'Good Time' proves it

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    INDIE FLICKS:

    GOOD TIME

    Don't judge actors by the books they cover on screen. It appears truer with each performance that two of our finest got their starts with the Twilight franchise.

    Robert Pattinson hooks viewers in Good Time, an inventive crime story.