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Feature and TV films

Los Angeles Times

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939 TCM Tue. 7 p.m. Mean Streets 1973 Cinemax Sun. 6 a.m. Batman Begins 2005 AMC Sun. Throw Momma From the Train 1987 EPIX Sun. Die Hard 1988 IFC Sun. I Know What You Did Last Summer 1997 Starz Tue. Gone in 60 Seconds 2000 CMT Wed. 8 p.m., Thur. Total Recall 1990 Encore Thur. 2 a.m. A Fish Called Wanda 1988 Encore Thur. 2 p.m., 9 p.m. The World Is Not Enough 1999 EPIX Sat. 4 p.m. Look Who's Talking 1989 OVA Sun. Die Hard With a Vengeance 1995 IFC Thur. Oil-platform workers, including an estranged couple, and a Navy SEAL make a startling deep-sea discovery. A clueless politician falls in love with a waitress whose erratic behavior is caused by a nail stuck in her head. After glimpsing his future, an ambitious politician battles the agents of Fate itself to be with the woman he loves. To help a friend, a suburban baby sitter drives into downtown Chicago with her two charges and a neighbor. Two teenage baby sitters and a group of children spend a wild night ...

Critic's Choice: Hungarian drama '1945' gets an encore

Los Angeles Times

Photographed in luminous black and white and returning to theaters by popular demand, this 2017 Hungarian film is a quietly ferocious piece of work that puts a particular time and place under a microscope, revealing hidden fault lines and differences that have been ineffectually papered over. Simple, powerful, made with conviction and skill, it is set in a world that is gone, the better to deal with issues and difficulties that are not even close to being past.

Encore Run of 'A Star Is Born' Features More Footage, Songs

U.S. News

The studio said Wednesday that the new edition will feature extended performances of songs sung by Gaga like "Alibi," and an a cappella "Shallow," which won the Oscar Sunday for best original song. It will also feature brand new scenes between the two leads Ally and Jack.

Encore: Blue Light And Sleep

NPR Technology

Lots of phone and tablet apps promise to improve sleep by filtering the blue light from device screens. But that won't help if you're not getting enough shuteye because of caffeine or stress.

'Sonic Mania Plus' Upcoming Features, Changes Accidentally Leaked By 'Sonic Mania' Patch

International Business Times

It seems Sega may have accidentally revealed the upcoming features and redesign of "Sonic Mania Plus." The publisher recently rolled out a new patch for "Sonic Mania," and the update is said to come with features that are possibly debuting with the expanded version of the 2D platformer. On Tuesday, App Trigger reported how PS4 owners in the U.K. received an interesting patch for "Sonic Mania." The news outlet noted how the patch introduced redesigned menus to the game and new options for DLC and the Encore Mode. Twitter user LiamCorrieAnimation (@TheCGAnimator) also noticed the changes that the patch brought to the 2D platform video game.