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Money not motivation for ‘Sparrow Creek’ star James Badge Dale

James Badge Dale can never be accused of being an actor just for the money. The New York native travels with a one-eyed pit bull, so he has to find a house with a backyard when he films on location. Dale figures between the small salary he was paid to star in "The Standoff at Sparrow Creek" and the rent he had to pay for a house in Texas during the filming, he ended up losing almost $3 a day.

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‘Glass’ review: M. Night Shyamalan lectures us on comics mythology until you wanna break something

Two years ago, writer-director M. Night Shymalan landed a worldwide success and regained his Hollywood clout with "Split," thanks mostly to James McAvoy turning it into a sizzle-reel audition for the part he'd already secured. McAvoy's multiple-personality serial killer character, Kevin Wendell Crumb, darted from lisping 9-year-old Hedwig to the veiny, ferocious manimal known as The Beast, feeding on the "impure" in need of "suffering."

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Movie review: Quirky ‘Adult Life Skills’ stands out with resonant, grown-up truths

Anna (Jodie Whittaker) is having a terrible, no good, very bad week. She's about to turn 30 and her mom wants her out of the backyard shed before her birthday. Her friend is back from a jaunt around the world, and a pesky young kid in a cowboy costume won't go away. Plus, she has spiders in her bed and her bra is in the microwave. In her debut feature "Adult Life Skills," writer/director Rachel Tunnard has nailed being on the verge of the big three-oh and feeling like you haven't quite gotten the whole "grown-up" thing down.

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Movie guide: Capsule listings

Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; – restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; (NC-17) no one 17 and younger admitted.

Trailer from Southern States Indie FanFilmFest at the Palace Casino

Clips from eight of the films being featured at the Southern States Indie FanFilmFest at the Palace Casino in Biloxi. Several of the films have Coast connections.