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The Tribeca Film Festival will feature a number of celebrities in front of and behind the camera when it kicks off its 13th edition next month.
An army of ancient Greeks is poised to beat a preternaturally smart cartoon dog at the box office this weekend.
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Most theater ticket prices are sky high, but one new offer will get you into a big musical for less than a nickel.
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