‘Justice League’: Why Is Superman Missing from the New Promos?

Tweet With the promotional machine warming up for this fall’s Justice League, one character has been conspicuous in his absence so far. Where, exactly, is the Man of Steel in the middle of the next chapter of the DC Extended Universe? The obvious answer is, of course, dead. At the end of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Superman sacrificed himself to end the threat of Doomsday; the fact of...
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Obesity May Not Compromise Knee Surgery Success

Tweet FRIDAY, March 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Weight doesn’t seem to affect whether a common type of knee surgery will be successful, a new study shows. About 15 percent of meniscal repair surgeries fail, researchers said. It’s been widely believed that patients with a higher body mass index (BMI) are at increased risk for failure because more weight puts more pressure on the knee....
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Almost 1M Pounds of Breaded Chicken Recalled

Tweet March 24, 2017 — Concerns over the possibility of bits of metal in its product has led OK Food, Inc., to recall almost a million pounds of breaded chicken from the market. A notice posted on the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) website states that the Oklahoma City-based company is recalling more than 933,000 pounds of breaded chicken “that may be contaminated...
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Physical Therapy Equals Surgery for Carpal Tunnel

Tweet FRIDAY, March 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Surgery is a common approach to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. But, physical therapy may work just as well, a new study indicates. Researchers found that physical therapy — particularly so-called manual therapy — improved hand and wrist function and reduced pain as effectively as a standard operation for the condition. Moreover, after...
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Beijing Film Festival to Screen David Lynch Retrospective

Tweet Acclaimed Danish filmmaker Bille August has been named chair of this year’s international competition jury. The Beijing International Film Festival has added some iconic art-house fare to its lineup. The government-backed event announced this week that it will screen a special retrospective of the work of David Lynch during its 7th edition, which runs April 16-23 in the Chinese...
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Wojciech Smarzowski’s ‘Hatred’ Scoops Top Prizes at Polish Film Awards

Tweet Laszlo Nemes’ ‘Son of Saul’ was awarded as the best European film. Wołyń (Hatred) by Wojciech Smarzowski was awarded as the year’s best film at the Polish Eagles, the country’s main film award and local equivalent of the Oscars, at a ceremony in Warsaw on Monday. Smarzowski also collected the best director’s award for Hatred, a love story set...
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‘Venom’ Movie: How to Get the Spider-Man Villain Right

Tweet Now there’s a date: Sony’s long-gestating Spider-Man spin-off Venom will hit theaters in October next year, launching a potential new franchise for the studio. But how do you turn one Spider-Man villain into an entire franchise, and which version of Venom should make it to the big screen, anyway? Ultimately, there are three directions in which Venom could be taken, according to his...
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Henry Cavill Joins Cast of ‘Mission: Impossible 6′

Tweet Superman himself has officially joined the Mission: Impossible crew. Director Christopher McQuarrie announced the news that Henry Cavill has signed on to the upcoming sixth installment in the long-running action series in a unique way on Instagram Thursday evening. “Say, @henrycavill. Had a thought. Curious if you’re interested in a role in the 6th installment of Mission: Impossible....
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Immune Disorders May Be Tied to Dementia Risk

Tweet Immune Disorders May Be Tied to Dementia Risk By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) — People with autoimmune diseases — conditions that cause a person’s immune system to turn against the body — appear to have an increased risk of developing dementia, a new British study suggests. Researchers found that 18 out...
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SXSW: Film Awards Winners Revealed

Tweet Ana Asensio’s ‘Most Beautiful Island’ took the Grand Jury narrative feature prize, while Jairus McLeary and Gethin Aldous’ ‘The Work’ claimed the top doc prize. Ana Asensio’s Most Beautiful Island, a psychological thriller about undocumented female immigrants in New York, has won the Grand Jury Award in the narrative feature competition at the...
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