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Joss Whedon releasing film for digital download

04/20/2014 11:35 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Joss Whedon is releasing a film he wrote as a $5 digital download, bypassing the normal channels of independent film distribution. 
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North Adams A ‘richer, deeper' summer at MoCA Music is the centerpiece of multi-arts venue's 15th season

04/20/2014 09:23 AM EDT
NORTH ADAMS -- Beck in his only New England appearance, June 24 at Joe's Field; FreshGrass Festival of Bluegrass and Roots Music with, among others, Carolina Chocolate Drops, David Grisman Sextet, and Béla Fleck, Sept. 
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Today’s Movies
04/20/2014 12:10 AM EDT - Berkshire Mall Cinema 10 (Lanesborough): A Haunted House 2 (R) 1:20, 4, 7:30 & 10:05; Bears (G) 12:50, 3, 5:10, 7:40 & 10; Transcendence (PG13) 12:30, 3:30, 6:50 & 9:40; Draft Day (PG13) 1, 3:45, 7:10 & 9:45; Oculus (R) 1:10, 3:50, 7 & 9:55; Rio 2 in 3D (G) 2:50 & 10:15; Rio 2 (G) 11:50 a. Full Story

FILM REVIEWS
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'Philomena' is a true story told with spunk, sparkle and wit

He is an ex-journalist who crossed over to a government spokesman job that has just blown up in his face. Depressed, embarrassed, the one story idea he's been pitched is "human interest," a story by and about "weak-minded, vulgar, ignorant people."  Full Story
STAGE REVIEWS
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A digest of what's playing at theaters in and around the Berkshires based upon reviews by Berkshire Eagle theater critic Jeffrey Borak. Full Story
BERKSHIRES WEEK
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Kate Abbott: Search for spring signs on Earth Day

Last week I watched a mallard duck splash down into Cheshire Lake and another walk along the edge of the last skin of ice. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
North Adams A ‘richer, deeper' summer at MoCA Music is the centerpiece of multi-arts venue's 15th season

04/20/2014 09:23 AM EDT
NORTH ADAMS -- Beck in his only New England appearance, June 24 at Joe's Field; FreshGrass Festival of Bluegrass and Roots Music with, among others, Carolina Chocolate Drops, David Grisman Sextet, and Béla Fleck, Sept. 
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Today’s Movies
04/20/2014 12:10 AM EDT - Berkshire Mall Cinema 10 (Lanesborough): A Haunted House 2 (R) 1:20, 4, 7:30 & 10:05; Bears (G) 12:50, 3, 5:10, 7:40 & 10; Transcendence (PG13) 12:30, 3:30, 6:50 & 9:40; Draft Day (PG13) 1, 3:45, 7:10 & 9:45; Oculus (R) 1:10, 3:50, 7 & 9:55; Rio 2 in 3D (G) 2:50 & 10:15; Rio 2 (G) 11:50 a. Full Story

TV Review: 'Scandal' season finale, where the kooky action never stops
04/19/2014 12:10 AM EDT - NEW YORK -- "Scandal" is arguably the nuttiest show on the air. But there’s a method to its madness. Full Story

TV Review: On 'Orphan Black,' the characters sell the stories
04/19/2014 12:10 AM EDT - Plenty of TV shows have mythological arcs and Russian nesting doll storytelling: There’s a conspiracy, the heroes uncover a villain only to learn he’s not the top baddie. Full Story

'A Haunted House 2': A tribute to stupidity
04/19/2014 12:10 AM EDT - Imagine a Venn diagram charting three qualities: Silly, gross and dumb. Full Story

Today's Movies
04/19/2014 12:10 AM EDT - Berkshire Mall Cinema 10 (Lanesborough): A Haunted House 2 (R) 1:20, 4, 7:30 & 10:05; Bears (G) 12:50, 3, 5:10, 7:40 & 10; Transcendence (PG13) 12, 12:30, 3:30, 6:20, 6:50 & 9:40; Draft Day (PG13) 1, 3:45, 7:10 & 9:45; Oculus (R) 1:10, 3:50, 7 & 9:55; Rio 2 in 3D (G) 2:50 & 10:15; Rio 2 (G) 11:50 a. Full Story

2014 Cannes Film Festival: Top directors vying for Palme d'Or
04/19/2014 12:10 AM EDT - PARIS -- David Cronenberg deconstructs Hollywood, Tommy Lee Jones goes Western and reclusive New Wave legend Jean-Luc Godard returns in 3-D in films competing at next month’s Cannes Film Festival. Full Story

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This GM apologized for cursing out his opponents in front of a large crowd

TORONTO Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity about the Brooklyn Nets during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of fans outside Air Canada Centre before Saturday's opening game of the NBA playoffs. Several hundred fans gathered outside the Full Story