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Review: This week’s releases don’t like what they find behind the curtain Special

This week’s releases include a couple of Oscar winners; an unconventional story about addiction; a slow burning drama; a comedic look at parenthood; the best use of a stark location; and a disturbing road trip movie.

Teen rescues police officer from burning car

Philadelphia - Seventeen-year-old Joe Chambers saw sparks flying from the bottom of a police car, and he knew the cop trapped inside didn't have that long to escape.

7-year-old girl injured by exploding Samsung Galaxy S2

Astana - A 7-year-old girl living in Astana, Kazakhstan, has received serious burns and injuries to her legs after her Samsung Galaxy S2 in her pocket exploded.

Grisly 1930's murder case re-examined

Hardingstone - A forensic team from the University of Leicester (UK) have opened an investigation to try and identify the victim of a gruesome murder case from 1930. This was the same team who, last year, identified the body of King Richard III.

Video: Burning bus runs out of control in Siberia

Omsk - When a bus caught fire Omsk, Siberia, the driver and his passengers barely made it out alive, but the bus then kept on rolling down the road, completely ablaze, until it hit a fence.

Mother pleads guilty to burning son's penis and nipples

Concord - A mother in Concord, New Hampshire has pleaded guilty to burning her 18-year-old son's penis and nipples with a lighter.

A parent's worst nightmare: The dark side of the Internet Special

Fourteen year-old Hanah Smith had been threatened with a sadistic rape attack, her abuser threatened to attack Hanah with a hammer, anonymous messengers taunted Hanah about her weight, the death of an uncle and urged her to engage in self-harm.

Woman arrested for burning down 3,500-year-old tree

The fifth oldest individual tree in the world, as well as the largest Pond Cypress in America, ended up being burned from the inside out on January 16.

Video: Italy museum burns art to protest deadly cuts

Naples - In the latest drastic example of protests against austerity measures, an art museum director has promised to burn 3 pieces of art per week until the Italian government listens to him.

Roswell's 'Chicken Man' avoids foreclosure by burning down home

Roswell - A Georgia man has set his house on fire while still inside to avoid foreclosure and is now dead. After years of battling with the City of Roswell, he has taken a final step.

Father admits he beat, burned son before pushing him into an oven

New York - The Staten Island District Attorney calls the acts of brutality that 53-year old James Moss is accused of committing against his son one of the most shocking and sadistic cases of child abuse he has ever prosecuted.

Man says he won't pay £50 fine for burning poppy on Armistice Day

London - A Muslim extremist who was convicted of public disorder for burning poppies and shouting hate slogans on Armistice Day says he will not pay the £50 fine imposed by the court.

'Koran-burning' pastor Terry Jones may be banned from UK

London - Terry Jones, the US preacher who made headlines when he talked about burning the Koran on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks may be banned from entering the UK.

South African court stops Bible burning by Muslim businessman

Johannesburg - The Johannesburg High Court has stopped a plan to publicly burn the Bible at Library Gardens in the city. The Bible burning was to have been a protest against the planned burning of Korans by a US pastor.

Op-Ed: Is it Christian to burn the Qu'ran?

New York - Terry Jones, "pastor" of Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Florida plans to burn Qu'rans in front of his congregation on Saturday, the nine-year anniversary of 9/11.

Hillary Clinton, Angelina Jolie slam Pastor over Qu'ran burning

Washington - United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton condemned a Florida Pastor over his planned burning of the Qu'ran on the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Manchester United player pulled from burning car

Braga - Manchester United midfielder Anderson was pulled unconscious from the wreckage of his burning car following a one-car accident in Portugal.

Louisiana Man sentenced for Civil Rights violation cross-burning

Washington - Driven only by bigotry and hate, the defendant threatened members of his own family with violence because they associated with persons of another race, He erected a cross on their lawn and set it on fire in protest of interracial relationships.

North Carolina church claims 'Book Burning' a success

Pastor Marc Grizzard and his congregation planned to hold a book burning Halloween night. They claim the burning was a "great success" even after being warned by local authorities that it is against the law.

Teacher Fired for Burning a Cross into a Student's Arm

Mount Vernon’s school board voted unanimously to fire their middle school science teacher on Friday amid claims that he had burned a cross into one of his student’s arms.

Burning Man burns too soon, man charged with arson

The Burning Man effigy, whose torching marks the highlight of the annual countercultural festival in the Nevada desert, was set on fire and burned prematurely with arson suspected.

Floating lanterns fill sky!

The Chinese lantern festival is on the first full moon of Lunar New Year. The lanterns are released in belief they will bring good luck and blessings.

Death sentence for India burning

A court in southern India in Tamil Nadu state has sentenced the workers of a regional Political party to death on ground of killing three female students in burning in the year 2000.

Pair Arrested For Allegedly Robbing Churches, Burning One To The Ground

A couple was arrested for robbing and burning churches in Lousianna.

Is Beirut Burning?

Recent allegation of opposition that the ruler of Lebanon is pro western and they have called for a strike with fires in tires and barricades.

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Burnt car on the side of the road
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The burning man, from the Burning Man Festival
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Krásna Hôrka Castle, Slovakia
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Scene from Fahreheit 451, 6 minutes form start of the movie.
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