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7 min ago |

Ron Howard to Direct the Truth About the Harry Quebert Affar for Warner Bros

According to Deadline , Warner Bros. has picked up the rights to Joel Dicker's hit novel THE TRUTH ABOUT THE HARRY QUEBERT AFFAR, with Ron Howard set to direct.


Related Topix: Frost/Nixon, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, A Beautiful Mind, Sport Movies, Apollo 13, Cinderella Man, Adventure, Comedy, Western, Arrested Development, The Shootist, Entertainment, Television

7 min ago |

Scott Speedman to Join Patricia Clarkson in October Gale

According to Deadline , Scott Speedman has signed on to join Patricia Clarkson in Ruba Nadda's upcoming drama OCTOBER GALE.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, The Untouchables, Drama Movies, Thriller, Felicity, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Far from Heaven, Last Resort, Good Night, and Good Luck., The Dead Pool, Action Movies

1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

Mel Brooks putting on a 1-man show in Los Angeles

This June 6, 2013 file photo shows honoree Mel Brooks onstage for the American Film Institute's 41st Lifetime Achievement Award Gala in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: History of the World: Part I, The Producers, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Mel Brooks, Entertainment

2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

William Shakespeare: Five unconventional movie adaptations

William Shakespeare , whose 450th birthday is being celebrated around the world Wednesday, never seems to go out of vogue for movie directors eager to put their own spin on his classic texts.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Hamlet, Music!, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Richard III, War Movies, Celebrities, Laurence Olivier, Romeo-Juliet, Ian McKellen, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | India Talkies

'The World' must be seen across India: Anurag Kashyap -

Mumbai, April 23: Acclaimed Bollywood filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who is presenting India-born Canadian filmmaker Nisha Pahuja's documentary "The World Before Her" in India, wishes that the film is watched across the country.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Short, Black Friday, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Bollywood, Arts, Cinema

10 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

15 Gorgeous Retro-Future Photos From The 1964 World's Fair

The event was a watershed moment for 1960s America, which was still putting the assassination of President Kennedy in the past.


Related Topix: America, Drama Movies, New York

14 hrs ago | E! Online

Meet the Guy Who Is Trying to Collect Every Single Copy of Speed on VHS

Seattle resident Ryan Beitz just up and decided one day to start collecting the 1994 cinematic masterpiece that is Speed , which in case you forgot stars Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock .


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Speed, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Star Online

Shakespeare goes to Hollywood: 7 modern movies based on the Bard

Shakespeare, the wet version: Claire Danes and Leonardo DiCaprio dive into the Bard's beloved tragedy as envisioned by Baz Luhrnann in his 1996 'Romeo+Juliet'.


Related Topix: Gnomeo and Juliet, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Romeo-Juliet, Titanic, Action Movies, Celebrities, Claire Danes, Leonardo DiCaprio

Back Stage

Kevin Spacey, Jon Favreau Heat Up Tribeca Film Festival's SAG-AFTRA Indie Cast Party

Bowlmor Lanes had more than a few strike outs last night. SAG-AFTRA's Indie Film Cast Party for the Tribeca Film Festival brought out the stars, neon bowling pins, and the Heinekens to celebrate the Union actors with a presence in the festival.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Kevin Spacey, Sundance Film Festival, Theater, Arts, War Movies, Drama Movies, Richard III, Movies, Entertainment

Years of Living Hypocritically: Five Alarmist Celebs and Their Double Standards

They may be good at making movies, but Hollywood celebrities' lifestyles are far from an environmentalist's dream.


Related Topix: Avatar, California Government, California, Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger, US Governors, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, James Cameron

A truly classy example...

Observation: Forgiveness can be one of the hardest things for most of us. The greater the hurt, the harder it is.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Cleopatra

Film School Rejects

Required Reading: Dudesels in Distress and An MST3K Oral History

" 7 Dudes in Distress Who Needed Saving By Damsels " - Rob Bracken at io9 lists a bunch of bros who were in dire straits until the right woman came along to ensure they didn't die a horrible, horrible death.


Related Topix: Speed, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies


Leonardo DiCaprio (no!) as Steve Jobs?

The latest rumor drifting toward civilization is that Danny Boyle will direct Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs movie, and he wants the Titanic actor to star.


Related Topix: Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio, Slumdog Millionaire, Steve Jobs, The Social Network


From Mike Ovitz to Leonardo DiCaprio: A Wall Street Criminal Recalls His Hollywood Heyday

"Leo DiCaprio is like my little brother," says Dana Giacchetto, 51, sipping Viking Blod Mead honey wine during a $400 seven-course meal at midtown Manhattan's Aquavit restaurant and hoping his next meal isn't on Rikers Island.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Leonardo DiCaprio, Sex Scandal


Shakespeare and the music of William Walton

On 23 April 2014 we celebrate the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth.


Related Topix: Classical, William Walton, Animation Movies, Short, Hamlet, Music!, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Richard III, War Movies, Celebrities, Comedy Movies, Laurence Olivier, As You Like It

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Daily Mail

'I flew too close to the sun and spun out of control': Playboy...

CEO of social network GitHub RESIGNS after he and his wife are investigated for workplace harassment of female staff member Kate and William's romantic away day in the 'most remote place on earth': Duke and Duchess leave George behind as they spend night at Uluru 'I flew too close to the sun and spun out of control': Playboy fraudster jailed for ... (more)


Related Topix: Wolf of Wall Street, Books, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio, Oscars, Los Angeles, CA


Bill Paxton Waiting By His "Batphone" For 'Avatar' Sequel Call

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Related Topix: Avatar, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Horror Movies, Short, Aliens, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Bill Paxton, Email Spam, James Cameron

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, Biography Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Catch Me If You Can, Crime Movies, Family, Action Movies, Munich, Celebrities, Tom Hanks

All-star comedy at Casino

Garrett has been taking his comedy across the nation and performing for crowds big and small, and as far away as Honolulu, Hawaii.


Related Topix: Honolulu, HI, America, Drama Movies, Entertainment

Hollywood Reporter

John Turturro Replaces Robert De Niro in HBO's James Gandolfini...

HBO's long-gestating miniseries Criminal Justice -- originally planned as a starring vehicle for the late James Gandolfini -- has undergone a casting change.


Related Topix: Stone, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Comedy Movies, Romance & Cigarettes, Musical Movies, Quiz Show, Sport Movies, The Bronx Is Burning, Music!, Monday Night Mayhem, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Entertainment, Television