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Army pilot from Hot Springs featured in documentary

U.S. Army Capt. Dan Culbreth, a 2001 Hot Springs High School graduate, has flown his Apache helicopter through two tours of duty in Afghanistan, and will soon be flying into many living rooms as one of the soldiers featured in an upcoming episode of "My Fighting Season," a war documentary series on AT&T's Audience Network.

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Making movie magic out of a 3,000-square-foot basement

When David Williams was a kid sneaking into movie theaters for lack of money, he vowed to his buddies that one day he’d have his own theater. Now a successful businessman, he does — a period Art Deco cinema in his 3,000 square foot Olympia basement, complete with 187-inch screen, electric recliner seats and a 16-foot neon marquee.Oh, and a replica 1930s London street to go with it.

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Movie review: ‘Lights Out’ will make you afraid of the dark

David F. Sandberg’s excellent horror flick “Lights Out” is a film about common fears and universal phobias; about things that go bump in the night, and exist only in the dark. Built on a clever premise, the film is executed seamlessly. It’s the best expression of a low-budget horror flick: resourceful and smart, where the most charismatic character is the ghoul itself. At a lightning quick 81 minutes, Sandberg creates a thoughtful and very scary world in “Lights Out,” a spooky tale about what happens when the demons in your head come out to play.

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Movie review: Performance lifts 'Measure of a Man'

Stephane Brize's "The Measure of a Man" feels so real, you're almost startled when it's over - it seems as if this French drama about a middle-aged husband and father facing unemployment should just go on, as life tends to do. Thierry (Vincent Lindon), we learn, was laid off from his steady factory job as a machine operator. Now he's seeking work, being lectured by bank managers and employment counselors, and enduring perfunctory job interviews on Skype, at the end of which he's told that he probably doesn't have a chance of being hired. (You see the air coming out of Thierry on those words, ever so faintly.)

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WATCH: Basement transformed into amazing vintage movie theater

Olympia homeowner David Williams along with former MGM and Paramount studios' set designer Thomas Polidori offer their thoughts during a July 10th tour of the basement area which was turn it into a replica London street from the 1930s, including an Art Deco theater, faux storefronts, cobblestones, manholes, neon signs etc. Scaled down from an actual period commercial movie house a state-of-the-art theater featuring digital access to most any film caps-off the experience.
Steve Bloom sbloom@theolympian.com
WATCH: Basement transformed into amazing vintage movie theater 3:36

WATCH: Basement transformed into amazing vintage movie theater

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VIDEO: 'Deadpool' movie trailer

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VIDEO: 'Star Wars' sing-along in Pierce County

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VIDEO: Ken Griffey Jr. says idea to turn hat backward wasn't his