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An Interview With James Ponsoldt, Director of ‘The End of the Tour’

“The End of the Tour” premiered Sundance Film Festival with a showing at Eccles Center Theatre in Park City, Utah, on Friday night.

The film opened to excellent reviews.

Director James Ponsoldt discusses the film in a lengthy interview released by Kilburn Media and Strategy PR, including why "The End of the Tour" inspired him, preparation for the movie, on-screen relationships by the cast, the most difficult scene to shoot and more.

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‘The End of the Tour’ Reviews Call Film ‘Heartfelt’, ‘Fascinating,’ ‘Brilliant’ and ‘Fantastic’

"The End of the Tour" premiered at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, tonight.

The film was shot in and around Grand Rapids in early 2014.

The first reviews are in.

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Jesse Eisenberg, Jason Segel, James Ponsoldt Talk ‘The End of the Tour’ as Film Premieres [Video]

"The End of the Tour" is making it's world premiere at Sundance Film Festival in Utah tonight.

The film stars Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel. It was shot in and around Grand Rapids in early 2014. 

As "The End of the Tour" premieres, more details are being shared about the film.

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New Movies (This Week): ‘Black Sea,’ ‘The Boy Next Door,’ ‘Mortdecai,’ ‘Song One’ and ‘Strange Magic’ [Video]

This week's new movie releases includes story lines involving stolen paintings, goblins, hockey and a little bit of everything else.

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Harold "Butch" Knight, Courtesy of the Allegan Co. Sheriff's Dept.
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Husband Wanted in Allegan County Slaying Seen in Maine

The husband of Sara Lee Knight, the woman whose body was found Jan. 13, is wanted for her alleged slaying and has been spotted in Maine, according to WZZM-13.

Allegan County sheriff's deputies are investigating the case as an apparent homicide. 

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ESPN’s Mark Brunell Gets Very Emotional Talking About Deflated Footballs [Video]

For the last five days, what's being called DeflateGate has been dominating the sports headlines.

The question at large: Did the New England Patriots deflate the footballs in the AFC Championship game -- a 45-7 win against the Indianapolis Colts -- last weekend?

It sure looks like it.

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Lillie the Bunny Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Lillie the bunny is a 3-year old American Rex rabbit. Lillie came visiting and Andy Rent talked about her on his "Andy in the Morning" show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Sinbad, Madigan, Breuer, Willman and Kosta to Perform at LaughFest’s Signature Event

Gilda's Laughfest announced Tuesday that this year’s Signature Event will celebrate the festival’s fifth year with a lineup of returning LaughFest comedians coming together for the first time

LaughFest also announced the remaining acts for the 2015 festival, which will run from March 5 to 15 at venues in Grand Rapids, Lowell and Holland.

The Signature Event will take place on Tuesday, March 10, at DeVos Performance Hall and will be hosted by Michael Kosta, the winner of LaughFest’s 2011 stand-up competition. The event will feature headlining acts from LaughFest’s past years, including Jim Breuer, Kathleen Madigan, Sinbad and Justin Willman.

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Pizza Delivery Man Gets Surprise of his Life [Video]

Here is your HAPPY NEWS for today.

A pizza delivery man in Ann Arbor, Robert Dunn, knew, he was delivering one pizza to a hotel in Ann Arbor. But when he got there, he discovered that he was delivering the pie to a conference room filled with 200 real estate agents who had decided to do something nice for someone in the service industry. So before Dunn arrived with the pizza, they all tossed in some cash and and gifts, and, well, watch the video.

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Grand Rapids Father, Son Reunited After Finding Letter Hidden by Late Wife [Video]

An elderly West Michigan man recently got a real shock when he found out that he had a 61-year-old son, despite trying unsuccessfully to have children with his wife throughout their marriage.

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Michigan Parents Who Refuse to Vaccinate Children Will Now Have to Take Extra Steps

Parents who refuse to get their children vaccinated due to philosophical or religious reasons will now have to take more steps spelled out in a  new policy by the Michigan Department of Community Health.

As of Jan. 1, parents will have to have their vaccination waivers certified by their local health department, WZZM-13 reported.

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Grand Rapids Metro Area Has Bed Bugs [Infographic]

Orkin has released its annual list which ranks cities by the number of bed bug treatments they have performed.

The Grand Rapids metropolitan area moved up to No. 20 in 2014, after being ranked 33rd in 2013.

Chicago is No. 1. Detroit is No. 2.

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