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Who lives here? Aug. 12, 2017

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screenshot of a home from a movie or television show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" Email your guess of a character who resides there to wholiveshere@news-gazette.com, and we'll give a winner a shout-out on next week's page. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence.

#TheMJs, Aug. 11, 2017

On Fridays, staff writer Marcus Jackson (@MarcusJ_NG) provides a glance at the best Twitter has to offer.

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UI military historian to discuss accuracy of 'Dunkirk' at Virginia screening

CHAMPAIGN — An expert military historian will talk about what "Dunkirk" got right and got wrong about the epic story of British troops trapped on the beach near the beginning of World War II.

PODCAST: Luke Boyce, Shatterglass Films 8-10-17

PODCAST: Luke Boyce, Shatterglass Films 8-10-17: Play now!

Luke Boyce of Shatterglass Films drops in with updates on their latest projects.

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Chuck Koplinski: 'Lady Macbeth' a shocking, compelling standout

It becomes apparent early on in William Oldroyd's impressive debut feature "Lady Macbeth," that Katherine, the heroine of the piece, will rebel against her station.

Frank's Faves: Rooftop movies

A hush has fallen over my household once more.

Not because we've had a houseful of company any time recently. It's actually been more like a yard full. Still, the crew of roofers we've hosted for the past week have become almost like family in that short time. That can happen when you spend nearly a week of 12-hour days with total strangers.

Entertainment listings, Aug. 10-17, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

GEORGETOWN FAIR

What: Livestock auction and shows, carnival, tractor pull, rodeo, pedal tractor pull, demo derby, and music by Torn Labels are among the highlights.

When: Continues Aug. 10-12.

Where: Georgetown fairgrounds, 13 N. Seminary, Georgetown.

Disney to launch streaming services for films, live sports

NEW YORK (AP) — With new streaming services in the works, Disney is trying to set itself up for a future that's largely been framed by Netflix: providing the stuff you want to watch, when you want to watch it.

Netflix makes 1st acquisition: comic book publisher

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix says it made its first acquisition, comic book publisher Millarworld, with plans to turn its characters into new films and shows for the video streaming service.

Millarworld's graphic novels "Kick-Ass," "Wanted" and "Kingsman" have already been turned into movies by major studios.

'Dark Tower' tops slow weekend at box office

NEW YORK — After a decade of development and several postponements, the long-awaited Stephen King adaptation "The Dark Tower" debuted with an estimated $19.5 million in North American ticket sales, narrowly edging out the two-week leader "Dunkirk."