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27 min ago | The Island Packet

Spiritual moments in modern age link us to that which is Divine

When I was child, I was enthralled with the Hollywood movie "Sergeant York," which starred Gary Cooper.

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Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Sergeant York, Hollywood, SC, Celebrities, Gary Cooper

4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Desert film shoot on location in California City reminiscent of 'Road Warrior'

On August 1, 2014, a behind the scenes digital sneak peek occurred at approximately 5 a.m. .

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Celebrities, Mel Gibson, Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies

6 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Farewell signatures: Don Bradman, The Big Bang Theory star buck the trend

Farewell then to that hopeless scrawl, barely legible and little read and now gone the way of tollbooth collectors, long division, candlewicking and hornware.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln

7 hrs ago | CFR.org

TWE Remembers: Top Ten World War I Films

Likenesses of Katherine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart, in character in their roles in the movie "The African Queen," at Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: History in the News, Celebrities, Humphrey Bogart, Arts, Poetry, A Farewell to Arms, War Movies, Drama Movies, Ernest Hemingway, Vocal, Sergeant York

11 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

GYPSY Movie Finds New Scribe; Barbra Streisand to Star AND Direct?

As BWW previously reported , Matthew Warchus will not be joining Barbra Streisand as helmer for Universal's upcoming GYPSY big-screen adaptation, but now Nikki Finke writes that Babs could be considering a dual role as 'Mama Rose' and director for the project.

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Related Topix: Gypsy, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Funny Girl, Funny Lady, The Mirror Has Two Faces, Short, Nuts, Celebrities, Vocal, Barbra Streisand

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Tinseltown talks: 60-year career and no regrets for Piper Laurie

Actress Piper Laurie, shown at the 2012 Texas Frightmare Weekend in Dallas, abandoned Hollywood for 15 years before returning to the big screen in 1976 in "Carrie."

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Carrie, Drama Movies, Sport Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Piper Laurie, Celebrities, Sissy Spacek, Alternative, Knute Rockne All American

Star-Telegram.com

Roosevelt's congressional frustration is familiar

I love a good book on U.S. history, and Doris Kearns Goodwin's latest is one of the best I've seen.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Books, The Bully Pulpit, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, US News, Journalism

Something Else! Reviews

Across the Great Divide: Levon Helm, "Hurricane" from American Son

A dirt-road funk fable, "Hurricane" was the perfect vehicle for Levon Helm - a figure whose voice conveyed a pride of ownership in every year, every wrinkle, every triumph over adversity.

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Related Topix: Music!, Coal Miner's Daughter, Drama Movies, Levon Helm, Country, The Band, Pop/Rock

Houston Press

James Brown Killed Dumb Biopics: Why the Messy Get On Up Gets It Right

James Brown stripped pop to its rhythmic essentials: the groove and the grunt, the bridge, and the scream.

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Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Music!, Walk the Line, Drama Movies, Movies, Entertainment

Wall Street Journal

Lee Pace on 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' 'The Hobbit' and 'Halt and Catch Fire'

You've seen glimpses of him kicking butt as elf king Thranduil in the trailer for "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," and this weekend you can see much more of the actor as villain Ronan the Accuser in Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy."

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Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Lee Pace, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln

WAND-TV Decatur

Agency could cut hours at Illinois historic sites

Illinois officials say budget cuts will force them to consider cutting hours at some state historic sites after the Labor Day holiday.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies

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

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

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