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Review: ‘Deadpool’suffers from juvenile humor

Photo provided by Marvel and Twentieth Century Fox -- Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) doesnt really see eye-to-eye with Negasonic Teenage Warhead (Brianna Hildebrand).

“Deadpool” hates its audience, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Nothing is sacred to either this film or this character (played with “I’m so naughty” abandon by Ryan Reynolds), which pokes fun at superhero movie culture, Hollywood itself, Reynolds, director Tim… Continue reading →

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Review: ‘Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam’ hits some flat notes

Photo provided by Nintendo -- This screenshot shows a scene from the new Nintendo 3DS game 'Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam.'

Role-playing games like “Fallout 4” and “The Witcher 3” are beloved for their complexity, ambition and overwhelming variety of things to do. But those same traits scare some players away, particularly grown-ups who may not have 100 hours free to really dig in.… Continue reading →

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Louisiana workshop‘s ‘Little Mouse Santi’ honored

J.K. Rowling

Louisiana-based children’s workshop Confetti Park’s first publication, “The Little Mouse Santi,” was named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of 2015. The book is written by New Orleans author David Eugene Ray. It’s a children’s book about a mouse who wants to be… Continue reading →