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Legislators Call for Truth in Movie Times

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Legislators Call for Truth in Movie Times

Legislators Call for Truth in Movie Times

Legislators Call for Truth in Movie Times

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Making sure you catch the opening credits at a big movie like Million Dollar Baby or Aviator means sitting through what can seem like a feature-length round of previews and commercials. In the run-up to the Oscars, Democratic state Rep. Jack Franks added Illinois to a growing list of states proposing two start times for movies: One when the lights go down and the trailers begin, and another when the movie actually begins.