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1 hr ago | Detroit Free Press

5 more music biopics that dig deep in portrayals

'Get on Up' wows with Chadwick Boseman's virtual channeling of James Brown , but it also succeeds as a psychological portrait of what drove his genius.

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Related Topix: Ray, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Blues, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx, Chanson, Edith Piaf

5 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

College Basketball: Sussex County scoring champ Tobin preps for final hoops season at ESU

Photo by Daniel Free/New Jersey Herald - East Stroudsburg University's Matt Tobin, a former Hopatcong High School basketball standout, instructs a group of fifth- through eighth-graders on July 14 at the B.T. Basketball Camp in Sparta.

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Related Topix: Sussex County, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ, Sparta, NJ, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Vernon, NJ

Wed Jul 30, 2014

IGN

Jamie Foxx to Play Mike Tyson for Scorsese?

Mike Tyson made an appearance on IGN's Comic Con live stream this weekend to talk about his new series Cartoon Network series Mike Tyson Mysteries, while there, he spoke with us about a biopic he's got in development with Jamie Foxx .

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Related Topix: Ray, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx, Black Entertainment

TheCelebrityCafe

Celebrity Birthdays, July 30: Terry Crews, Laurence Fishburne and Jamie Pressly

Actor and former American football player Terry Crews turns 46 today. Crews was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 11th round of the 1991 NFL Draft.

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Related Topix: I Love You, Man, Short, Music!, Crime TV, CSI, Documentary Movies, The Color Purple, Drama Movies, What's Love Got to Do with It?, Action TV, Musical Movies, Entertainment, Drama, Television, One Life to Live, Comedy Movies, Friday After Next, Soap Opera

Fox News

Ian spills 'Sharknado' cameos

The sci-fi social media phenomenon "Sharknado" is back SyFy Wednesday night with "Sharknado 2: The Second One."

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Related Topix: Short, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Domino, Cellphones, Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Hollywood Meets Fascist Italy in Antony and Cleopatra

It's all about the love story in Shakespeare's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA and this one has at its core the epic romance of the ages - Mark Antony and the notorious Queen of the Nile - two dramatic individuals consumed with passion of whom much has been written.

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Related Topix: History Movies, Drama Movies, Cleopatra, Los Angeles, CA, Thousand Oaks (Thousand Oaks, CA), Cynthia, Comedy Movies

Examiner.com

Brando, Stewart, Grant highlight TCM's 'Summer Under the Stars'

August is one of the favorite months of the year for big fans of Turner Classic Movies with the classic film network's Summer Under the Stars programming that features films from a specific actor all-day long each day of the month.

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Related Topix: Music!, On the Waterfront, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, A Streetcar Named Desire, Celebrities, Marlon Brando, Marty, Bonnie and Clyde

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Oh we have such 'hateful' memories

WE were plastered in make-up to look pasty, pale and sicklya those haircuts were so severe it was like being sheep sheareda we were told to scream 'die, I hate you, death'a sitting in the front we could feel the sheer force of the hatreda my hair was gelled into a fierce quiffa no laughing, no swearing, just jump up and shouta we were told to show ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England, Gloucestershire County, England, Drama Movies, Cleopatra, History Movies, Richard Burton, R-N-B

News Times

It was a day to tout Central Florida's triumph and UConn dual dominance and the undoubtedly successful inaugural AAC campaign because, well, why the hell not? It was a day for commissioner Mike Aresco to puff his chest, a day to admit "I do not care for the Power Five designation."

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies

ComingSoon.net

CS Video Interviews: Bringing James Brown Back to Life in Get on Up

There have been many great musical biopics in recent years, everything from Ray , for which Jamie Foxx won an Oscar playing Ray Charles, and Walk the Line , which got Joaquin Phoenix an Oscar nod for his portrayal of Johnny Cash.

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Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Ray, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx, Walk the Line, Blues, Ray Charles, Entertainment

Belleville News Democrat

Theater review: Stray Dog tackles 'Funny Girl' with talent

This little-seen challenging show premiered in 1964, catapulting Barbra Streisand to iconic status and an Oscar for recreating her role in the 1968 film.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Funny Girl, Theater, Arts, Celebrities, Vocal, Barbra Streisand, Ziegfeld Follies

Daily Herald

Excavation finds courthouse where Lincoln worked

Archaeologists excavating near the McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington have unearthed part of the footprint of the 1836 courthouse where experts said Abraham Lincoln worked as an attorney.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, McLean County, IL, Bloomington, IL

Chicago Sun-Times

Book Excerpt: "Robert De Niro: Anatomy of an Actor" by Glenn Kenny

While Allen's new picture, "Magic In The Moonlight," isn't even close to being a disaster , I don't think it's unreasonable Dwayne Johnson tries, but he's surrounded by poor CGI and a terrible adaptation of yet another comic book.

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Related Topix: Stone, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Sport Movies, Mean Streets, Comedy Movies, Thriller, The King of Comedy, Raging Bull, Taxi Driver, Musical Movies, Bang the Drum Slowly

Examiner.com

Dinesh D'Souza's 'America' fails miserably as a documentary

Is it even possible to write a review of Dinesh D'Souza's latest documentary "America: Imagine the World Without Her" without it seeming the least bit biased? Many who have slammed it have been greeted by comments accusing them of being blinded by President Obama's "socialist" brainwashing, and those who praise it get accused of watching Fox News ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lincoln Memorial, US National Parks, Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies

Philly.com

Want to fight John Bolaris?

The former NBC10/Fox 29 weatherman, and current weather contributor to Philly.com and president and founder of weathersavior.com, will step into the celebrity boxing arena on Sept.

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Raging Bull, Celebrities, Robert De Niro, Parkside, PA, Entertainment

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Almanac

Grammy winner Shawn Colvin performing at Stanford Aug. 2

When Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin comes to Stanford Bing Concert Hall on Aug. 2, she'll bring just two things: herself and her guitar.

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Related Topix: Music!, Drama Movies, Crazy, Shawn Colvin, Pop/Rock, Carbondale, IL

Bellingham Herald

DelBene, challengers in primary differ on immigration, Obamacare

In one of Whatcom County's most competitive primary races, voters will be able to take their pick of 1st Congressional District representative from a list that includes a Democrat, an independent, and a handful of Republicans whose views differ about as much as their listed party preferences.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Whatcom County, WA, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln

IcNorthWales

Game of Thrones: Flintshire-born Jonathan Pryce to join cast

Welsh actor Jonathan Pryce is set to take on a starring role in the new series of Game of Thrones.

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Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, History Movies, Drama Movies, The New World, Adventure, Musical Movies, Evita, Jonathan Pryce

Collider

First Night at the Museum 3 Images: Downton Abbey's Dan Stevens Debuts as Lancelot

Officially titled Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb , the third and final entry in the franchise takes the action to London's British Museum and the city as a whole, where Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens brings the legendary Lancelot to life.

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Related Topix: Dan Stevens, Blues, Wilson, Drama Movies

Vanity Fair

Who Wore It Best: Christy Turlington or Kirsten Dunst?

In the latest installment of Who Wore It Best, the Fug Girls take on Christy Turlington and Kirsten Dunst , who both appear to have a fascination with a certain French queen.

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Related Topix: Marie Antoinette, Drama Movies

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