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Watch Titanic, in extreme time-saving form: Kate Winslet and Leo DiCaprio film classic in 20 gifs

As the blockbuster takes up over three hours of your time, it might be quicker to get your ship-sinking fix here The story of the ocean liner which sank on April 15, 1912 is one of James Cameron's finest pieces of screen art.


Related Topix: Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Recreational Vehicle, Celebrities, A Liner, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, James Cameron

5 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Weekly Top Five: The best 70mm films

The Music Box's highly successful 70mm Film Festival is back for a second edition, and a few titles from last year's fest have returned for your viewing pleasure, including Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master and Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo .


Related Topix: The Master, Spartacus, Short, War Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Israel, World News, Middle East, Chicago, IL

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

You're dead a long time, unless you come back

New eight-episode US drama Resurrection gets off to a striking start, with an 8-year-old American boy waking up in a rice paddy in rural China.


Related Topix: Home, Home Listing, Arcadia, MO, Kurtwood Smith, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Unforgiven, Western, Frances Fisher

Boston Herald

Why Richard Linklater deserves his first best director Oscar nomination for 'Boyhood'

Even though it's only July, it's hard to imagine watching a better-made movie in 2014 than "Boyhood."


Related Topix: Waking Life, Animation Movies, Drama Movies, Crime Movies, Western, Action Movies, The Newton Boys, Comedy Movies, Dazed and Confused, Richard Linklater, Celebrities, Ethan Hawke, Entertainment, Movies

Lexington Herald-Leader

Clooney's dust-up speaks to British tabloid tactics

This week, George Clooney condemned The Daily Mail, the British newspaper, after it reported that the Lebanese mother of his fiance objected to their wedding on religious grounds.


Related Topix: Good Night, and Good Luck., Drama Movies, Wedding, Prison, Journalism

Chichester's Festival Theatre Reopens With AMADEUS, Starring Rupert Everett, Now thru Aug 2

Chichester's Festival Theatre reopens today with a new production of Amadeus, featuring West End and Hollywood star Rupert Everett alongside acclaimed young actor Joshua McGuire .


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, The Madness of King George, Music!, Dance with a Stranger, Thriller, Crime Movies, Biography Movies, Another Country, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Rupert Everett

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Wall Street Journal

What Dietrich Knew and De Niro Doesn't

Even today, after almost six decades of academic debate about auteur theory and 30 years of "director's cuts," it is stars that draw us to the movies.


Related Topix: Apollo 13, Adventure, Drama Movies, Opinion

The Las Vegas Sun

Celebrity preview: Jenny McCarthy, NKOTB, Wendy Williams, Chevelle, Crystal Hefner, Brandi Glanville

Jenny McCarthy, with boyfriend Donnie Wahlberg, hosts her "Dirty, Sexy, Funny" after-party Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Body English in Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Donnie Wahlberg, Las Vegas, NV, America, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Rosie O'Donnell, New Kids on the Block, Joey McIntyre, Pop/Rock

Daily Mail

Kirsten Dunst's boyfriend Garrett Hedlund smoulders in new shoot as he talks about Brad Pitt

Harry Potter star dies aged 50 in Death Valley: Hikers discover body of actor who played werewolf Fenrir Greyback as authorities say he could have been stranded for days Federal judge orders IRS to explain 'lost' Lois Lerner emails UNDER OATH as conservative group's lawsuit seeks access to tea party targeting records GOP House committee chairman ... (more)


Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Troy, Adventure, Celebrities, Brad Pitt, Tax, Social Software

The Post-Standard

'Glee' actress Becca Tobin's boyfriend found dead; Redford to play Dan Rather: AM Buzz

Becca Tobin arrives at the "GLEE" 100th Episode Celebration, on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in West Hollywood, Calif.


Related Topix: Glee, Entertainment, Television, West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA), All the President's Men, Drama Movies, Thriller, George Bush, W., Wild, Books


Film Friday: Jonathan Demme's 'Philadelphia' with Tom Hanks & Denzel Washington

By 1993, the world didn't need Hollywood to make a movie about AIDS to make it a reality in the U.S. and around the world.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, Drama Movies, Glory, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, War Movies, Action Movies, The Silence of the Lambs, Celebrities, Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

This will go fast! Concorde Speedo a rare Mach Meter up for auction

Chaucer Auctions is holding an online live auction of 150 lots of rare Concorde, Space, Aviation and Military memorabilia and autographs on Friday 25th July 2014 starting at 5pm.


Related Topix: Apollo 13, Drama Movies, Adventure

Thu Jul 10, 2014

El Paso Times

Hundreds in El Paso protest against Obama immigration response

More than 200 protesters marched on Thursday morning to the Department of Homeland Security's office in East El Paso against what they believe is a failed immigration proposal by President Barack Obama to address the growing number of unaccompanied children from Central America coming to the U.S. More than 200 protesters marched Thursday morning to ... (more)


Related Topix: El Paso, TX, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, America, Drama Movies

E! Online

Garrett Hedlund Looks Hot on the Cover of Flaunt, Talks Brad Pitt and the Importance of Family

The Unbroken actor covers the 15th anniversary issue of Flaunt magazine, looking ruggedly handsome in a plain white T-shirt and a jacket with the sleeves pulled down.


Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Troy, Adventure, Country Strong

BWW Reviews: Explosive Solo Performance Piece, Rodney King, Plays Woolly Mammoth

Last seen at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in 1996 in his award-winning solo play A Huey P. Newtown story, Roger Guenveur Smith returns to DC with yet another historical solo piece that's gained acclaim in other major cities about an influential African American.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, He Got Game, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Comedy Movies, Get on the Bus, Roger Guenveur Smith

Brush News-Tribune

Rosie O'Donnell and Joy Behar rip Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Because grown women bickering at one another makes America the great country that it is, know that "The View" alumni are still taking shots at each other.


Related Topix: The View, Entertainment, Television, America, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Rosie O'Donnell

Evening Sun

Friends of Gettysburg plans 'Encounters with History' Aug. 16

GETTYSBURG >> Join Licensed Battlefield Guide John Fitzpatrick from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, as he examines how the United States Constitution and the laws enacted under it govern, impact and protect us.


Related Topix: Gettysburg, War Movies, Drama Movies, Gettysburg, PA

'Boyhood' Wows Critics & Promises To Change Cinema But Will Audiences Be As Impressed?

Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood' has impressed critics with its novel approach to time but will audiences be as impressed when it reaches UK and US cinemas? Boyhood is a coming-of-age film which literally follows its cast as they grown over the space of 12 years.


Related Topix: Before Midnight, Me and Orson Welles, Waking Life, Animation Movies, Drama Movies, Crime Movies, Western, Action Movies, The Newton Boys, Richard Linklater, Celebrities, Ethan Hawke

The Island Packet

Sarah Palin, demanding Obama's impeachment, descends into caricature

"Enough is enough of the years of abuse from this president," she begins. "His unsecured border crisis is the last straw that makes the battered wife say, 'no mas.'


Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, America, Drama Movies, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate

Sentinel & Enterprise

Redford a blockbuster in Lowell

Robert Redford's sincere personality and charm shone through in a near one-hour-long interview on stage inside Lowell Memorial Auditorium Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, All the President's Men, Drama Movies, Lowell, MA, The Sting, The Candidate, Celebrities, Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Indie