‘Star Wars’ smashes Christmas Day box office record
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‘Star Wars’ smashes Christmas Day box office record

AFP - December 26, 2015

LOS ANGELES, California – The latest "Star Wars" film has smashed yet another box office record, raking in $49.3 million on Christmas Day in North America -- the…

Ex-NASA astronaut Franklin Chang talks about ‘The Martian,’ Hollywood’s take on his VASIMR engine
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Ex-NASA astronaut Franklin Chang talks about ‘The Martian,’ Hollywood’s take on his VASIMR engine

L. Arias - September 19, 2015

NASA's Hall of Fame astronaut and the first Tico in space, Franklin Chang Díaz, on Tuesday attended a special screening of director Ridley Scott’s new movie “The…

Francis Ford Coppola wants you to come on his family vacation
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Francis Ford Coppola wants you to come on his family vacation

Colleen Clark | Bloomberg - August 30, 2015

It could be anytime between noon and four, and my stomach grumbles. I pad barefoot down the cool marble stairs and pop into the kitchen at the…

Love takes Costa Rica, Costa Rica takes Hollywood
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Love takes Costa Rica, Costa Rica takes Hollywood

Amanda Zúñiga - August 21, 2015

Manuel Antonio National Park, on the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica, has become the stage of a new Hollywood love story: "After Words." Filming began in…

Costa Rica’s love-hate relationship with ‘Jurassic Park’
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Costa Rica’s love-hate relationship with ‘Jurassic Park’

Zach Dyer - June 13, 2015

"Jurassic World," the fourth installment of Michael Crichton and Steven Spielberg’s movie franchise about dinosaurs and hubris, opened in Costa Rica Thursday, but the film's dinosaurs never…

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’: Baby, it was born to run
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‘Mad Max: Fury Road’: Baby, it was born to run

Michael O'Sullivan | The Washington Post - May 15, 2015

It's less irrational than it sounds that the three scarcest commodities in the post-apocalyptic world envisioned by "Mad Max: Fury Road" — gasoline, bullets and water —…

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‘House of Cards’ renewed for season four

Justin Wm. Moyer | The Washington Post - April 3, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NaFt3Xcbfw There is no trailer. There is no release date. There are no plot details. But Netflix has confirmed that "House of Cards" has been renewed for…

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Latin America ‘presente’ at the Oscars

AFP - February 22, 2015

https://vimeo.com/52977823 HOLLYWOOD, California – Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu will be Latin America's biggest figure at this year's Oscars thanks to his film "Birdman." But Mexican photographer Emmanuel Lubezki ("Birdman"), the…

Beyoncé and 4 other celebrities who visited Costa Rica during 2014
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Beyoncé and 4 other celebrities who visited Costa Rica during 2014

Zach Dyer - December 28, 2014

Costa Rica released its 2015 ad campaign for U.S. and Canadian visitors this month, but the country’s history as a destination for the rich and famous is…

Vladimir Putin just invited Kim Jong Un to visit Russia. Really.
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Awkward party guests
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Vladimir Putin just invited Kim Jong Un to visit Russia. Really.

Ishaan Tharoor | The Washington Post - December 20, 2014

Officials in Moscow confirmed Friday that North Korean despot Kim Jong Un may attend ceremonies next year commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War…

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