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From almost the moment “Saturday Night Live” first aired, the media swooned at the sight of Chevy Chase. New York magazine slapped him on the cover, declaring he was the next Johnny Carson. He did an op-ed for the New York Times, in which he introduced himself as: “Chevy Chase is Chevy Chase and you’re not.” All throughout 1975, the cleft chin was everywhere. Then, in an …

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Nearly 50 years ago in western Massachusetts, an 18-year-old back from his first year at college celebrated Thanksgiving with friends in an old church. After dumping the trash from dinner in the next town, he and a friend were arrested for littering. Not only did the arrest lead to a Vietnam War draft deferment for that teen, Arlo Guthrie, but it also resulted in his clas…

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Maybe you already trekked to one of a select group of theaters to see “The Interview” on Christmas day because you wanted to support free speech, or maybe you already rented it online because you just really like Seth Rogen. But if you haven’t yet caught the pot-stirring comedy, there will soon be another way to watch the movie that landed Sony in hot water with North Kore…

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It’s supposed to be the happiest time of the year, a moment when all of the imperfections in our lives disappear in a wave of goodwill, gift-giving and good intentions for the new year. But the high expectations we place on the season also make it the perfect time to dust off “The Family Stone,” Thomas Bezucha’s 2005 romantic drama about what happens when Everett Stone (D…

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A fledgling film distributor announced Monday that it will sneak a little indie film you’ve never heard of into theaters before the end of the year – and suddenly the show biz world was abuzz. Why? Because an under-the-wire release date is a traditional indicator that producers see a film as having awards potential. And it appears that Cinelou Releasing is be…

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There's no shortage of articles praising Buffalo these days, and the novelty of hearing the city as an object of praise -- rather than scorn -- has begun to wear off. Now, instead of blindly sharing everything national that's written about our local, we've become more judicious. With the likes of WalletHub and Movoto cheekily adding various cities to top 10 lists and then…