‘Pixels’: Adam Sandler at his most exciting — which is not very

A review of “Pixels,” which stars Adam Sandler as the leader of a team of former arcade-game champions charged with saving the world from an invasion of 1980s video-game characters. Rating: 1.5 stars out of 4.

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Oculus debuts virtual reality film ‘Henry’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Oculus is hedging its bets that an adorable critter named Henry can help convince consumers — and Hollywood — about the viability of virtual reality as a storytelling medium. The VR company, which Facebook acquired for nearly $2 billion last year, debuted a 10-minute narrative experience starring the lonely hedgehog...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch movie critic dies in 1-car accident

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The longtime movie critic for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch has died in a one-car accident. The Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1DIXAr9 ) reports that Joe Williams died Sunday night in Jefferson County, south of St. Louis. Williams, 56, was a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism. He had been at the...

‘Unexpected’: A tale of two pregnancies

A review of “Unexpected,” which juxtaposes the experiences of a teacher (Cobie Smulders) and a student (Gail Bean) who are both surprised to find themselves facing parenthood. Rating: 3 stars out of 4.