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16 hrs ago | Collider

I, FRANKENSTEIN Blu-ray Review

Let's talk bad movies for a while, for regardless of what its few defenders maintain, I, Frankenstein is resolutely bad.

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20 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

LACMA to present exhibition on German Expressionist cinema

An exhibition devoted to the German Expressionist cinema of directors such as Fritz Lang, F.W. Murnau and Robert Wiene will open at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in late September for a seven-month run.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Oregonian

'Jodorowsky's Dune': Home Movies pick of the week for July 8

This riveting documentary follows the stranger-than-fiction saga of a movie that ultimately never was, as cult director Alejandro Jodorowsky tackles the Frank Herbert science-fiction masterpiece that later nearly ruined David Lynch's career.

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Related Topix: David Lynch, Ethnic, Caught, Thriller, Drama Movies, Broadbent, OR, Point Blank, Crime Movies, Action Movies, Movies, Entertainment

Los Angeles Times

Halle Berry keeps CBS' 'Extant' in orbit despite its odd turns

Via LA Times: Not yet sold on 'Extant,' but let's see what its near future with Halle Berry holds The starry, starring presence of Halle Berry instantly makes an event of "Extant," a new science-fiction series from CBS premiering Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Kristen Stewart debuts choppy red hairstyle at Chanel show

Kristen Stewart debuts a new haircut at the Chanel show as part of Paris Fashion Week - Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014-15 at Grand Palais on Tuesday in Paris.

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Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Sofia Vergara dating 'True Blood' star Joe Manganiello

The 41-year-old "Modern Family" star is seeing the 37-year-old "True Blood" actor a mere six weeks after breaking up with former fiance Nick Loeb.

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Related Topix: Joe Manganiello, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Fear, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Celebrities, Reese Witherspoon, Entertainment

Examiner.com

Lee Grant takes over TCM on the last Wednesday of the month

Actress Lee Grant is getting a marathon of her movies on the last Wednesday of July.

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Related Topix: Detective Story, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Lee Grant, Celebrities, Eleanor Parker, Kirk Douglas, William Bendix

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Examiner.com

On this Day in Movie History, July 7, 1973: Veronica Lake dies

It was on this day, July 7, 1973, the "Peek a boo girl" Veronica Lake , an American film, stage and television actress died.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Sullivan's Travels, Thriller, This Gun for Hire, Crime Movies, Adventure, Horror Movies, I Married a Witch, Alan Ladd

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Examiner.com

Three Billy Wilder films you should see

Billy Wilder was a master writer and director, responsible for such films as Double Indemnity , Sunset Boulevard , Some Like It Hot and The Apartment .

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The Major and the Minor, Thriller, Double Indemnity, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Short, The Apartment, Ball of Fire, Celebrities, Barbara Stanwyck

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Halle Berry launches into a new era of control with CBS' 'Extant'

Halle Berry as Molly Woods, a female astronaut trying to reconnect with her family after returning from a year in outer space, in "Extant."

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Examiner.com

Dark Crimes: Film Noir Thrillers Volume 2 is an arresting assortment

Four film noir classics from two iconic and distinctive directors are coming to DVD in Dark Crimes: Film Noir Thrillers Vol.

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Hemmings Auto Blogs

Fifth production Shelby Cobra to cross the block in Monterey

In the early days of Cobra production, back when a Ford 260-cu.in. V-8 with a two-barrel carburetor was the engine of choice, Carroll Shelby couldn't afford to have dissatisfied customers.

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Related Topix: The Killers, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Ronald Reagan, Riverside (Riverside, CA), California

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Plain Dealer

Cleveland Museum of Art rolls out stylish film noir tribute to movie great Robert Siodmak

So many great American directors responsible for film noir - that cycle of American cinema that thrived in the 1940s and focused on dark characters and the shadowy city - were actually German Jews.

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St. Petersburg Times

Dashiell Hammett's San Francisco: Where noir still lives

San Francisco is well known for its transformations, the most recent one fueled by tech money that has seemingly scrubbed much of the city clean.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Digital Trends

Veteran developer Paul Neurath is reviving Ultima Underworld with a new studio

Paul Neurath, co-founder of the extremely influential Looking Glass Studios, has now created OtherSide Entertainment, a new studio with the mission of "bringing to core gamers reboots of classic game franchises."

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Related Topix: Underworld, Horror Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Kate Beckinsale, EnjoyUp Games, Abyss, Video Games, Irrational Games, 2K Games, BioShock

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Daily Kos

Missing Eli Wallach

Another iconic actor passes away. And although he lived to be over 98, I'll still mourn him, a man I never met.

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Examiner.com

Film noir, horror and a detour to a few good laughs. A trio of nifty new DVDs

Three neat new DVDs have come across our desk and minds . . . and so we share. Readily.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Collider

Len Wiseman Talks Black Chapter, Mkultra, Homemade Die Hard Movies,...

Thursday night, Collider attended the 40th annual Saturn Awards where the The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror celebrated the best genre storytelling has to offer.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Before 'Scandal,' Guillermo Diaz was a real drag in 'Stonewall'

Fans of Scandal know Guillermo DA az as torture-addicted Gladiator Huck, who's been known to lick his colleague-turned-enemy-turned-lover Quinn and do unspeakable things to her in parking garages.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Stonewall, Scandal, Entertainment, Television, Party Girl, Guillermo Diaz, Katie Lowes, Gay/Lesbian

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Jersey Journal

John Garfield: The tough guy who became a star

John Garfield, in the great 'Force of Evil'; within a few years, he and the director would both be blacklisted Fleeing the shopkeepers he filched apples from, and the cops who gave chase.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Gentleman's Agreement, Thriller, Crime Movies, Force of Evil, The Postman Always Rings Twice, Celebrities, Soul, New-Age, Body + Soul, Body and Soul, Health Club, Entertainment

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