Alan Ruck, Mia Sara and Matthew Broderick starred in the 1986 movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." (Photo: Paramount Pictures/MGN)
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How ‘Ferris Bueller’ became one of the best high school films ever

Thirty years after it was released in theaters, "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" remains beloved and has found a new generation of fans.
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Allman film director wins release after year in Georgia jail

A movie director has won release from a Georgia jail after serving a year behind bars for the death of a crew member during filming of a movie about singer Gregg Allman.
Director Steven Spielberg and actor Harrison Ford talk during filming of "Raiders of the Lost Ark." (Photo: Lucafilm)
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Disney: Spielberg, Ford to reunite for new Indiana Jones

Indiana Jones is returning once again, complete with its original star and director.
A television remake of the movie "Dirty Dancing" scheduled to film in the Asheville area is looking for extras. (Photo courtesy: ABC News)
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‘Dirty Dancing’ seeking North Carolina extras, 1950s cars

A remake of the 1987 movie "Dirty Dancing" is seeking extras and dancers for onscreen roles as well as cars from 1950 to 1975.
Tony Dyson created the iconic R2-D2 droid for "Star Wars: A New Hope." (Photo: Facebook/Tony Dyson)
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‘Star Wars’ R2-D2 builder Tony Dyson dies at 68

Tony Dyson, the inventor who built the beloved "Star Wars" character R2-D2, has died. He was 68 years old.
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The winners of the Oscars 2016

The Latest on the 88th annual Academy Awards being presented Sunday at the Dolby Theatre.
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5 things we are looking forward to on Oscar Night

Even with the threat of boycott and questions of relevancy, the 88th Academy Awards will be worth checking out this year -- if only to see how the show will address these issues.
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WWAY is the place Oscar Sunday

Check out our previews of the Academy Awards, then tune in to WWAY at 8:30 p.m. Sunday for the 88th Oscars hosted by Chris Rock!
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OSCAR CHAT: Hunter Ingram gives us his take on the Academy Awards

Hunter Ingram with the Star News joins us on GOOD EVENING WILMINGTON to talk about some of the films and actors up for an Oscar on Sunday night.
Wilmington man collects unique and rare pop culture items from the 19th and 20th century and recently opened store called Whatever...Wilmington on Castle Street. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
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Local man opens ‘pop culture curiosity’ shop called “Whatever…Wilmington”

A Wilmington man recently opened an oddities shop called "Whatever...Wilmington" filled with unique and rare items including props used in locally filmed movies.