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31 min ago | Arab Times

No movie quite stands out as heavyweight

Among the 300-plus films premiering at the annual movie feast - the north star to much of Hollywood's fall season and the continent's largest film fest - there were, of course, many terrific movies and a theater's worth of fine filmmakers. But nothing captured the spotlight of this year's Toronto, which wraps up on Sunday, like the performances.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Hawking, Drama Movies

4 hrs ago | 9Down.Com

The People Vs Larry Flynt 1996 iNTERNAL BDRip x264-MARS

Plot: Larry Flynt is the hedonistically obnoxious, but indomitable, publisher of Hustler magazine. The film recounts his struggle to make an honest living publishing his porn magazine and how it changes into a battle to protect the freedom of speech for all people.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The People vs. Larry Flynt

8 hrs ago |

Gary Busey is the first American to have won 'Celebrity Big Brother'

Gary Busey stars in the new ads for Amazon Fire TV in which the eccentric actor, talks to his pants, a lamp, and fish, all to plug the voice activated device. Kristina Behr takes a look at the hilarious new commercial.


Related Topix: The Buddy Holly Story, Drama Movies, Music!, Celebrities, Gary Busey

13 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Things to Do for Sunday, September 14, 2014

What: To raise awareness for childhood cancer, Chase After a Cure has teamed up with Blackbeard's Cove for a 'Hole Lot of Fun.' This family friendly event includes unlimited golf, Go-Karts, jump castles and the climbing wall.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Doors, Drama Movies, Music!, John Densmore

14 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Canadian Press reporters reflect on wrapped Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival wrapped Sunday after 11 days of movie mayhem. While no film was touted as an Oscar lock, there was plenty of satisfying cinema on offer.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Hawking, Benedict Cumberbatch, Celebrities, Richard Gere, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Theater, Arts

14 hrs ago |

Canadian Press on favourite TIFF moments

The Toronto International Film Festival wrapped Sunday after 11 days of movie mayhem. While no film was touted as an Oscar lock, there was plenty of satisfying cinema on offer.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Hawking, Benedict Cumberbatch, Celebrities, Richard Gere, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Theater, Arts

18 hrs ago |

Nikki Pederson propels children to national visibility in movies and television

Garrett Wareing was in school in College Station a year ago. Last week he was on the red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival with Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Josh Lucas and Kevin McHale.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, The Graduate, Kramer vs. Kramer, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Dustin Hoffman, Mystery Movies, Sweet Home Alabama, A Beautiful Mind

Sat Sep 13, 2014


Judi Dench Laments That Young Actors Are Held Back By Wealth Divide ...

Eddie Redmayne , Benedict Cumberbatch , Tom Hiddleston , Laurence Fox a the ever-growing list of public school-educated actors dominating British film and television is often offered as proof that posh actors are squeezing out working-class talent. Acting, some fear , is increasingly the preserve of those with cut-glass accents whose parents can afford to bankroll them when starting out.


Related Topix: Judi Dench, Celebrities, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Shakespeare in Love, Elizabeth I, Eddie Redmayne, Laurence Fox, Sherlock, Entertainment, Television

Muhammad Ali's secret daughter begs to see boxing legend one...

She claims a 1988 paternity test proves she is his child and that Ali agreed to having his name on her birth certificate. Kiiursti, 33, also tells how the boxing star visited her and mum Barbara Mensah several times when she was little - and that she has become close to some of his other nine children.


Related Topix: The Greatest, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Muhammad Ali

Silicon Alley Insider

Film festivals fire starting gun on Oscars race

Hollywood's annual awards season may be months away yet, but for many the race for Oscars gold has already started, with strong contenders emerging from key film festivals this month. While it is too early to talk of frontrunners -- unlike last year when "12 Years a Slave" established itself early in awards season -- several movies and actors are already generating buzz in Tinseltown.


Related Topix: Oscars, Comedy, The Daily Show, Entertainment, Television, Benedict Cumberbatch, Music!, Walk the Line, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Reese Witherspoon, Theater, Arts

The Age

James Cromwell to play Rupert Murdoch in David Williamson play

As Farmer Arthur Hoggett in Babe and Captain Dudley Smith in LA Confidential , Academy Award-nominated character actor James Cromwell is best known as the guy who spared a talking pig but was less merciful with Kevin Spacey. He was the valet in The Artist , the penitentiary warden in The Green Mile and George Bush snr in Oliver Stone's W , and remains a fixture on television, with appearances on Six Feet Under , 24 , Boardwalk Empire and ER to his name.


Related Topix: W., L.A. Confidential, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Sport Movies, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Six Feet Under, Family, Salem's Lot, Entertainment, Drama, Television

The Film Show: 'A Most Wanted Man' and 'Pride' reviewed by George Byrne and Gavin Burke

The Herald's George Byrne and movie reviewer Gavin Burke have the lowdown on this week's two top releases, 'A Most Wanted Man' and 'Pride'. Philip Seymour Hoffman was a prolific actor, with an Oscar for his riveting turn in Capote and career or scene-stealing turns in films like Doubt, Boogie Nights, Moneyball, and The Master.


Related Topix: A Most Wanted Man, Moneyball, Doubt, The Master, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Boogie Nights, Capote

Stroudnewsand Journal

The WI Inspiring Women

GUEST speaker Mr George Yiend and his wife Frances were very prompt in their arrival to our September meeting, so it was delightful that Frances could accompany our singing of 'Jerusalem' by playing her electric piano. Unfortunately there were quite a number of apologies for absence from Georgie Hall, Dorothy Isles, Pat Hughes, Linda Woodward, Joyce Hart and Hazel White.


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Fri Sep 12, 2014


Top 10 Nicole Kidman movies

Nicole Kidman is an Australian actress known for films such as Moulin Rouge and Stepford Wives. While she was born in Hawaii, her family moved to Sydney, Australia when she was quite young.


Related Topix: Australia, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Moulin Rouge, Musical Movies, The Hours, Celebrities, Nicole Kidman, World News,

Darlington and Stockton Times

Dogs-owners from across the UK head for prestigious dog show

GETTING A MAKEOVER: A French Bulldog at the Darlington Dog show at Ripon, relunctantly gets it's face washed Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY GETTING A MAKEOVER: A French Bulldog at the Darlington Dog show at Ripon relunctantly gets it's face washed. Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY BIG HOUND: A Deer Hound is put through it's paces in the show ring at Darlington Dog Show Picture:RICHARD DOUGHTY The historic show can trace its roots back to the year Abraham Lincoln was selected as a United States presidential candidate and now attracts thousands of competitors from all over the UK.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies

Hard-hitting trio of films tackle homelessness at ...

The scourge of homelessness has emerged as a major theme at this year's Toronto film festival, driven by performances from an unlikely trio: an Oscar-winning actress, a well-known male sex symbol and a recently recovered heroin addict. "Time Out of Mind" and "Shelter," which had their world premieres at the 11-day movie showcase, and "Heaven Knows What," which came to Toronto after a debut at the Venice festival, all focus on characters who struggle with homelessness and addiction on the streets of New York.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, A Beautiful Mind, Mystery Movies

Las Cruces Sun-News

'The Sound of Music' to tour without 'varnish'

Tony Award-winning director Jack O'Brien is working on a touring version of "The Sound of Music" starting next year, but he promises he won't be "trotting out your mother's version." O'Brien, who has helmed such winning Broadway productions as "The Coast of Utopia" and "Hairspray," said he'll try to strip the show back to its essence, dropping a lot of the "whiskers on kittens and warm woolen mittens" stuff.


Related Topix: The Sound of Music, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, San Diego, CA, Los Angeles, CA


As 'Boardwalk Empire' Comes To Close, Creator Reminisces About How It Started

When HBO executives handed The Sopranos executive producer Terence Winter a copy of Boardwalk Empire by Nelson Johnson, he says they asked him if he could find a TV series in it. The book was about the history of corruption in Atlantic City through the 20th century.


Related Topix: The Sopranos, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Boardwalk Empire, Emmy Awards, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Raging Bull, Celebrities, Steve Buscemi

Minot Daily News

Ramifications of the McDonnell verdict

The soap opera that played out in Richmond these last weeks and ended with the convictions of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, on multiple counts of fraud and conspiracy charges is a tragedy for them, their children and the voters of Virginia. By most objective standards, McDonnell did a good job as governor.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Washington Post

The election of 1864 and the last temptation of Lincoln

In the grim summer of 1864, with the Civil War in its fourth year and seemingly stalemated, the smartest minds in American politics came to the realization that there was no chance that President Abraham Lincoln would be reelected. "You think I don't know I am going to be beaten, but I do, and unless some great change takes place, beaten badly," he told a fellow Republican.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, US News, US Politics