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9 min ago | Canada.com

Jay Stone's Top 5 Easter movies

In Ben Hur, Charlton Heston plays Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish prince betrayed by his Roman friend and sold into slavery.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Life, Easter, Holidays, Easter Parade, Musical Movies, Arts, Cinema, Celebrities, Fred Astaire, Jazz

5 hrs ago | Financial Times

Hollywood Bible

As far back as I can remember, Easter weekend in my Toronto household has involved Mass, new white shoes for first my little sisters and now my little daughters, and a burnished, eyebrow-rippling Charlton Heston on our TV, solemnly hamming it up as Moses for hours on end.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, The Ten Commandments, Celebrities, Charlton Heston, The Bible, Entertainment, Television

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Economist

Christian films: They are risen

AFTER "Noah", the deluge? On Easter Sunday those who yearn for a biblical film are spoiled for choice.

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Related Topix: The Ten Commandments, Drama Movies, Adventure, Animation Movies, Action Movies, Short

American Thinker

Bundy: Obama's Jump-the-Shark

In the movie Ben-Hur , Charlton Heston was wrongly accused by government and sentenced to life in prison/slavery.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Animation Movies, Action Movies, Short, Adventure, Celebrities, Charlton Heston

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Ex-Police drummer to perform 'Ben Hur' score

In the beginning, there was the picture, and the picture was silent. Now, the world premiere of Stewart Copeland's concert score for the 1925 film "Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ" is stirring questions galore all of them exciting.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Charlton Heston

Newkerala.com

Charlton Heston gets honoured with postage stamp

Washington, Apr.13 : Charlton Heston recently got his own postage stamp that was unveiled at a ceremony at the historic Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Animation Movies, Action Movies, Short, Adventure, Celebrities, Charlton Heston

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Patch.com

When a Movie Star Gets on a Stamp, the Party's in Hollywood

A first-day-of-issue ceremony for the Charlton Heston Forever Stamp will be held today at the TCL Chinese Theatre.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Animation Movies, Short, Soylent Green, Thriller, The Ten Commandments, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Planet of the Apes, Music!, History Movies, Antony and Cleopatra, Julius Caesar

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Great Bible movies: 6 films to watch during the Easter season

With Easter just around the corner, Christians are reflecting on Jesus' death and resurrection and other Biblical stories.

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Related Topix: Hollywood, Short, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, The Ten Commandments, Adventure, Animation Movies, Action Movies, The Greatest Story Ever Told, Celebrities, Charlton Heston, Anne Baxter

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Mail on Sunday

Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn and Brigitte Bardot as you've never...

Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn and Brigitte Bardot as you've never seen them before: Hollywood greats star in intimate collection of vintage paparazzi photos They're the bane of A-listers everywhere thanks to their long lenses and gift for catching a celebrity during moments they would rather the public didn't see but the origin of the paparazzi ... (more)

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Related Topix: Celebrities, History Movies, Elizabeth Taylor, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Cleopatra, Animation Movies, Short, Action Movies, Adventure

Thu Apr 03, 2014

KAZR-FM Des Moines

beatles

THIS DAY IN 1964: The Beatles held the top five positions on Billboard's Hot 100.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Animation Movies, Short, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Charlton Heston, Christine Lahti

Examiner.com

Tomorrow TCM to air five Charlton Heston movies

Tomorrow night starting at 7 pm central time, TCM will be airing Charlton Heston movies.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Soylent Green, Thriller, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Animation Movies, Short, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Charlton Heston, Rebel Without a Cause

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Pompeii, Noah and Exodus: The sword giveth again

Harness the zebras and fill the bath with asses' milk, the sword and sandal epic is back.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Sport Movies, Gladiator, Documentary Movies, Celebrities, Russell Crowe, Black Swan, Ben Kingsley, Hollywood, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Post and Courier

'Noah' latest in a long list of Bible movies

There is an ark with animals boarding it two by two, a great apocalyptic flood and the builder of the big boat, driven by foreknowledge of the catastrophe.

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Related Topix: Alternative, Noah, The Ten Commandments, Drama Movies, Adventure, Animation Movies, Short, Action Movies, The Greatest Story Ever Told, Celebrities, Charlton Heston, King of Kings

Fri Mar 28, 2014

MacLeans

Noah: The Ark of darkness

In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with Charlton Heston. He didn't play God, but as Moses in The Ten Commandments , the very first movie I saw as a child, Charlton Heston was the next best thing.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, The Ten Commandments, Celebrities, Charlton Heston, Black Swan, Crime Movies, The Wrestler, Requiem for a Dream

The Age

Biblical stories are back in fashion

Harness the zebras and fill the bath with asses' milk, the sword and sandal epic is back.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Sport Movies, Gladiator, Documentary Movies, Celebrities, Russell Crowe, Black Swan, Ben Kingsley, Hollywood, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Rocky Mount Telegram

Bible provides plots for many great films

There is an ark with animals boarding it two by two, a great apocalyptic flood and the builder of the big boat, driven by foreknowledge of the catastrophe.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Alternative, Noah, The Ten Commandments, Drama Movies, Adventure, Animation Movies, Short, Action Movies, The Greatest Story Ever Told, Celebrities, Charlton Heston

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Rotten Tomatoes

Total Recall: An Epic List of Bible Epics

Yea verily, Darren Aronofsky hath begat a cinematic flood with this weekend's Noah , which brings the Old Testament shipbuilder to the big screen for a couple hours' worth of heavenly wrath, CGI fauna, and lots and lots of water.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, King David, War Movies, Movie Reviews

Mon Mar 24, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

'Noah' just the latest in a long string of Bible-themed movies

Actor Jarreth Merz , who plays Simon of Cyrene, helps actor Jim Caviezel, portraying Jesus Christ, carry a cross in 2004's "The Passion of the Christ."

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Related Topix: Celebrities, James Caviezel, Arts, Cinema, The Ten Commandments, Drama Movies, Adventure, Animation Movies, Short, Action Movies, The Greatest Story Ever Told, Charlton Heston, Entertainment

Sat Mar 22, 2014

The Daily Republic

A look at actors who have played Jesus in movies

Casting Jesus for the silver screen has always been tricky. Directors must balance the actor's ability to project a sense of both divinity and humanity.

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Related Topix: The Bible, Entertainment, Television, Diogo Morgado, King of Kings, Drama Movies, Hollywood, Short, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Animation Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, The Greatest Story Ever Told

Thu Mar 20, 2014

SFGate

Russell Crowe has the title role in the biblical epic "Noah."

There is an ark with animals boarding it two by two, a great apocalyptic flood and the builder of the big boat, driven by foreknowledge of the catastrophe.

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Related Topix: Alternative, Noah, Arts, Cinema, The Ten Commandments, Drama Movies, Adventure, Animation Movies, Short, Action Movies, The Greatest Story Ever Told, Celebrities, Charlton Heston, Movies, Entertainment

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