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Sound Off: Glee's Outrageous Opening Night, Funny Girl Style

"This place smells like barf!" exclaimed Sue Sylvester upon arriving in the Big Apple for the very first time.


Related Topix: Glee, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Funny Girl, Gypsy, Ohio

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Sweet Science

The Hurricane Carter Case Stays Open In My MindRead More

His legend shall live on longer than that of fighters more skilled than he, if for no other reason than Bob Dylan wrote one of his more popular songs about him, and also for the fact that the Rubin "Hurricane" Carter case is boxings' JFK assassination, destined to be debated long after the principals involved exit their life stage on earth.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, The Hurricane, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Bob Dylan, Pop/Rock, Paterson, NJ, Sports, Boxing, More Sports


Jessica Chastain to Play Marilyn Monroe in Andrew Dominik's BLONDE

Jessica Chastain may soon be adding "biopic" to her already impressive resume, though not in the traditional sense of the word.


Related Topix: Killing Them Softly, Chopper, Drama Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Brad Pitt

The Village Voice

The Girl and Death Is About as Fresh as Miss Havisham's Yellowed Nightie

Two of film's mustiest tropes are stitched together in Jos Stelling's period melodrama The Girl and Death : A man falls in love with a prostitute while she wastes away of tuberculosis.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Moulin Rouge, Musical Movies, Movies, Entertainment

The Lincoln Heritage Museum grand opening is April 26th at

If you like most in central Illinois enjoy Lincoln history, add a visit to the Lincoln Heritage Museum to your list of sites to see.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Lincoln, IL, Lincoln College, Rantoul, IL

Photo Coverage: Estelle Parsons & Stephen Spinella Take Opening Night Bows in the Velocity of Autumn

The Velocity of Autumn is a 90-minute powder keg dark comedy by Eric Coble that stars Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons and two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Spinella , is directed by Molly Smith and opened last night, April 21, 2014 at the Booth Theatre.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Bonnie and Clyde, Drama Movies, Estelle Parsons

Civil War: The Untold Story on PBS beginning April 2014

Civil War: The Untold Story is a visually stunning and absorbing new 5-hour documentary series that breaks new ground by examining the war through the lens of the Western Theater - battles in the strategic lands between the Appalachians and Mississippi River.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Elizabeth McGovern, Downton Abbey, Entertainment, Television, Gettysburg, PA, Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Gettysburg College

Mon Apr 21, 2014

a Time to Kill's Tom Skerritt Set for Q&a at Wsu's Hilberry Theatre Tonight

Hollywood actor Tom Skerritt is coming back to where his remarkable 50-year career began.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, A River Runs Through It, Horror Movies, Comedy, Picket Fences, Thriller, Top Gun, Western, Action Movies, Alien³, Entertainment, Drama, Science Fiction Movies, Television, Tom Skerritt, Emmy Awards

The Blow for the marijuana culture 'Kid Cannabis' movie review

Throughout the course of time there are films that have been recognized as the pinnacle or downfall to each demographic it represents.


Related Topix: Blow, Drugs, Short, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Project X, Ray Liotta, Celebrities

Steven Spielberg eyes upcoming Tom Hanks film, other projects

Steven Spielberg 's massive list of films continues to grow as he eyes multiple developing projects.


Related Topix: Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Catch Me If You Can, Crime Movies, Family, Action Movies, History Movies, Munich, Celebrities, Tom Hanks

'Sound of Music' cast describe reprising classic roles alonside Billy Zane

Broadway star Jenn Gambatese as Maria and film star Billy Zane as Captain von Trapp in Lyric Opera of Chicago's new production of the beloved Broadway musical "The Sound of Music," April 25-May 25, 2014.


Related Topix: The Sound of Music, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Easy-Listening, Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Theater, Arts

Official: Leslie Uggams to Star as 'Mama Rose' in Connecticut Rep's GYPSY This Summer

Artistic Director Vincent J. Cardinal has announced that Leslie Uggams , the Tony and Emmy Award winning actress will be starring as Rose in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's production of GYPSY: A Musical Fable onstage July 10-20.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Gypsy, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Connecticut, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Hallelujah!, Theater, Arts


Tom Hanks Attached to Cold War Drama With Steven Spielberg as Potential Director

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Munich, Thriller, History Movies, Email Spam


Lady Day at the Emerson Bar & Grill

Billie Holiday was one of the great voices of the 20th century. Her story is one of the great tragedies.


Related Topix: Billie Holiday, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Lady Sings the Blues, Music!, Drama Movies, Diana Ross, Pop/Rock

The New Zealand Herald

'Hurricane' inspired a down-in-the-dumps David Bain

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter provided inspiration for David Bain when he was at a low point in prison, and celebrated his success when his conviction was overturned.

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, The Hurricane, Oceania, New Zealand, World News

Now Toronto

Reality of life after prison for boxer memorialized in Jewison film was, like the man, complicated

The last time I spoke with Rubin "Hurricane" Carter I got a taste of his famous temper.


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Julia Roberts's Interview in Wall Street Journal

Julia Roberts on Her Family and Fame The Academy Award winning actress, thankful for the life she shares out of the spotlight with her family, brings her star power to the small screen in HBO's film adaptation of 'The Normal Heart' THE CONCEPT OF FATE comes up a lot in conversation with Julia Roberts.


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Daily Star


The video shows the making of the intricate "Kinkakuji" a zen Buddhist temple complete with three floors, windows and two balconies, all of which can fit into an ordinary drinking tumbler! Other designs include a shark which looks as though it is leaping out the glass mouth open and baring teeth and an astronaut resplendent with oxygen pack and ... (more)


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies


12 Spring Reading Recommendations For The Gay Book Nerd In You

Spring has sprung. And what better way to celebrate than by curling up with a good book? It's great mental exercise.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Arts, Literature, Gods and Monsters, Drama Movies, Activism


Ronny Elliott

It was an auspicious April in Birmingham, Alabama when RONNY ELLIOTT entered the world: Merle Travis and Louis Jordan topped Billboard's "folk" and "race" charts, respectively, while Jackie Robinson 's Brooklyn Dodgers' debut challenged America's worst racial assumptions.


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