Newswire: Spanish-language theater accuses AMC of forcing it out of business

Viva Cinemas, a small Spanish-language movie theater, has filed suit against AMC Entertainment in a Houston federal court. Viva Cinemas, which went out of business in November 2013, seeks unspecified damages in excess of $75,000. “AMC’s conduct was anticompetitive, unlawful, and harmful to Houston’s substantial Hispanic and Spanish-speaking community,” the suit says. Viva opened in spring 2013 as an eight-screen […]

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Newswire: U/V Light conjures electric dreams on “Arriviste”

The Seattle-based label Medical Records—founded by hematologist and dedicated vinyl collector Dr. Troy Wadsworth—has already become one of the most invaluable scavengers of neglected synth-pop, minimal wave, and dream-pop releases, giving them new attention with lovingly repackaged reissues. More recently, Medical has turned that bedside manner to nurturing new artists like U/V Light, an experiment in that same sort of […]

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What’s On Tonight: Oh, you’re not watching The Americans? Let’s talk this out.

Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Wednesday, April 22. All times are Eastern. Top pick The Americans (FX, 10 p.m.): The Americans‘ third season finale is upon us, and only one question remains: Why aren’t you watching The Americans? According to every single thing written about The Americans, at this point, you simply have no good excuse. […]

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11 Questions: Jason Dohring on Veronica Mars and getting CPR from David Hasselhoff

In 11 Questions, The A.V. Club asks interesting people 11 interesting questions—and then asks them to suggest one for our next interviewee. Though he’s best known as Veronica Mars‘ Logan Echolls, Jason Dohring has been working in Hollywood for over 20 years, having popped up on Baywatch, Boston Public, and Party Down. His latest project is golf-themed gambling drama The […]

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