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Moving Optimus Prime Birthday Cake Transforms Into Total Deliciousness

This may forever transform the way we bake birthday cakes.

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Go Back to the Beginning With the Top Five Movie Reboots of All-Time

In the tradition of ScreenCrush series like You Think You Know Movies, You Think You Know TV, and Post Credits comes a brand new YouTube series: Top Five! Each week (or so; we’ve got a lot of other stuff going on), ScreenCrush editor and critic Matt Singer will count down a particular topic from the world of movies (and probably write these introductory posts in the third person).

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‘The End of the Tour’ Ranks 16th at Weekend Box Office

After its fourth week in release and first weekend in theaters in West Michigan, The End of the Tour ranked 16th nationwide at the weekend box office taking home $524,000.

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Jennifer Hudson In Talks To Play Aretha Franklin [Video]

Jennifer Hudson may soon be getting some R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

In case you missed it, TheWrap.com reported earlier this week that J.Hud was in talks to play Aretha Franklin in an upcoming big-screen biopic, from the same people who produced this week’s hit “Straight Outta Compton.”

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Grand Rapids’ Sharon Irving Impresses On ‘America’s Got Talent’ [Video]

Sharon Irving gave an inspirational performance during the live rounds of the NBC talent competition 'America's Got Talent', but will she get enough votes to move on?

Here's how you can help.

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David Lipsky Discusses ‘The End of the Tour’ and David Foster Wallace [Audio]

This week, I had the opportunity to speak with award-winning author David Lipsky.

In 1996, Lipsky spent five days with author David Foster Wallace during Wallace's book tour for Infinite Jest to write a story for Rolling Stone. Those five days are the subject of the new movie The End of the Tour.

Lipsky discusses the first time he experienced Wallace's writing, the time they spent together, The End of the Tour and more.

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New Movies Include ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ and ‘Return to Sender’ [Video]

Plan your weekend out with a look at all of the trailers for this weekend's new releases and Grand Rapids showtimes.

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New Movies Include ‘Fantasic Four’ and ‘The Gift’ [Video]

This weekend's new releases include a blockbuster reboot, Academy Award winning actors and a film for kids.

Watch full trailers of all of this weekend's new releases and see Grand Rapids showtimes.

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Dad’s Brilliant ‘Taken’ Note Threatens Kids to Clean Room…Or Else

Liam Neeson has a particular set of skills: he can get kids to clean their rooms.

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The Eight-Hour Workday May Be Thing of the Past

The forty hour work week is a Michigan creation. Henry Ford created it so his workers would have more time to drive around in his new invention, the automobile.

But apparently the forty hour work week is about as common these days as the Dolly Parton song, 'Nine To Five'. That is, you rarely hear about it.

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Courtesy of Sundance Institute/Jakob Ihre
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‘The End of the Tour’ to Open in West Michigan on Friday, August 21

The End of the Tour was shot in Grand Rapids. We've known about the July 31 limited release date since March. Now we know the limited release will not be available in Grand Rapids.

West Michigan's open of The End of the Tour is August 21.

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NBA Team To Wear Uniforms From The Movie ‘Hoosiers’ [Video]

Who among us didn't get a little misty eyed when Jimmy Chitwood got nothing but net on that jumper to give his fictional Hickory High team the Indiana State basketball title?

So this coming season, the NBA's Indiana Pacers will don Hickory's red and gold to celebrate the movie 'Hoosiers' 30th Anniversary. And this gives me an excuse to play my favorite clips from the movie for you. 'I love you guys'

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