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The Shawshank Redemption (movie)

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  • 'The Shawshank Redemption' at 20: How It Went From Bomb to Beloved

    When it premiered on September 23, 1994, "The Shawshank Redemption" barely registered at the box office. The prison drama opened at No. 9, below the odious sex comedy "Exit to Eden" and just above Robert Redford's "Quiz Show," already in its fifth week. Though nominated for seven Academy Awards, the film failed to connect with audiences and vanished from theaters with little fanfare. And then, slowly but surely, its fortunes began to change. On its 20th anniversary, here's how "The Shawshank Redemption" beat the odds and became a beloved classic.
  • Classic movie series at Cinebistro in Hampton this fall

    Classic movie series at Cinebistro in Hampton this fall
     The Cinebistro movie theater (and restaurant) at Hampton's Peninsula Town Center will kick off a classic movie series this week that will run on Tuesday nights through mid-December.  Showtimes are at 6:30 p.m. and admission is $5. The series starts...

    'The Maze Runner' is skill level: medium

    'The Maze Runner' is skill level: medium
    **1/2 (out of four) Two activities in “The Maze Runner”—fighting to stay in a circle and considering climbing a very tall wall—reminded me of “American Gladiators,” which made me think of “American Ninja Warrior,...

    'Forrest Gump' is on the (really) big screen

    'Forrest Gump' is on the (really) big screen
     "Forrest Gump" came out 20 years ago and it created something of a sensation. It won the Best Picture Oscar, and Tom Hanks won for Actor in a Leading Role.  That was an amazing year for American movies, and to tell you the truth, I would have preferred...

    Former prison in Ohio draws captive audience, thanks to 'Shawshank Redemption'

    MANSFIELD, Ohio They take their "get out of jail free" cards seriously here. When the historic Ohio State Reformatory closed here in 1990 after 94 years in operation, officials wanted to tear it down. Those vast expanses of green lawn were destined to...