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    Updated: November 16, 2015
    Review: Game over in dreary 'Mockingjay Part 2'

    review: The final film in the series is just dreary.
    "The Hunger Games" movies have unfolded in a relative blitzkrieg — four movies in four years — and in a fan-fueled fever that has masked some seriously silly political allegory with the thrill of survival games and the awesome star power of Jennifer Lawrence. Full Story
    Spike Lee calls for diversity as he accepts honorary Oscar
    LOS ANGELES — Spike Lee told an audience of entertainment luminaries that it's easier for a black person to become president of the United States than head of a Hollywood studio or network. Full Story

    'Spectre' stays on top for second weekend
    NEW YORK — The box-office duo of James Bond and Charlie Brown again dominated North American movie theaters over the weekend, while Angelina Jolie Pitt's "By the Sea" made barely a ripple. Full Story

    Wits. Gear. Grit. When everything goes wrong, surviving a wilderness trek takes all three
    Paths According to Pav John A. Pavoncello is a photographer for The York Dispatch who also loves the outdoors. Full Story

    York Weekend Extras: York Reptile and Pet Expo, All About Comedy, Spirit of India
    Sample local wines and foods along with live music and a silent auction at Taste of the Valley, 7-10 p. Full Story

    Review: Fellas, bring your tissues for 'My All American'
    There are three specific events at which a manly man is allowed to cry: the death of his mother, the birth of his daughter, and a sports movie. Full Story

    Review: Familiarity fatal flaw for 'The 33'
    It was clear in 2010 that the rescue of 33 Chilean miners who had been trapped underground for 69 days was the stuff of movie scripts. Full Story

    Review: As a Christmas movie, 'Love the Coopers' is a lump of coal
    Not every holiday-themed movie is a Christmas miracle. Many seem like gift paychecks to a cast doing their career's smallest work in Santa caps. Full Story

    Yorker plans to visit every Pa. park
    Scattered across Pennsylvania's 46,000 square miles are 120 state parks. York City resident Kelly Fields plans to visit them all, and she marked the halfway point this month with Neshaminy State Park in Bucks County. Full Story

    Bubble yuck: Seattle's gum wall is coming down
    SEATTLE — A piece of Seattle history is coming down — or rather, 1 million little pieces. Full Story

    Sony employees' hacking suit settlement gets preliminary OK

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has given preliminary approval to a settlement of up to $8 million between Sony Pictures Entertainment and current and former employees related to the hack of the company's computers last year. Full Story