‘Home’: a close encounter with colorful aliens

A movie review of “Home”: This animated feature, about purple aliens invading Earth, works moderately well thanks largely to the voice talents of Jim Parsons and Steve Martin. Rating: 2.5 stars out of 4.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Business was brisk at the weekend box-office, where the DreamWorks animated alien adventure "Home" beat out the Will Ferrell-Kevin Hart comedy "Get Hard" with a resounding debut of $54 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. While the two films had been expected to vie for the top spot at North American...

Attorney: Robin Williams’ wife wants his wedding tuxedo

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Schwarzenegger’s back for high-octane ‘Terminator: Genisys’

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‘Homegrown’ films, a Texas-size epic and more

During the week of March 27 in the Seattle area: Three “Homegrown Documentaries” will be shown (“Evergreen: The Road to Legalization,” “Oil & Water” and “My Last Year with the Nuns”), plus a few classics and more.

Movie bargains

Here are some theaters offering discounted movie tickets for the week of March 27.