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10 min ago |

George Harrison tree dies ironic death; Spotify seeks to make MTV musical again; 'SLC...

George Harrison tree felled by beetles: From the irony desk this morning: the George Harrison Memorial Tree, a 10-foot pine planted in Los Angeles's Griffith Park a decade ago in honor of the late Beatle, has been killed by beetles.


Related Topix: Music!, Spotify, George Harrison, Music, Entertainment

4 hrs ago |

it's Only a Play, Starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, Already Drawing Top Dollar

The New York Post writes that the upcoming revival of Tony winner Terrence McNally 's IT'S ONLY A PLAY has already drawn $5.5 million before its opening on Broadway this fall, more than any other show so far.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Jack

8 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

Top 10 Will Smith films

Willard Christopher Smith Jr. was born on Sept. 25, 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Related Topix: Will Smith, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Independence Day, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Philadelphia, PA, Rap, DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince

8 hrs ago |

The Weekend Warrior: Lucy, Hercules, And So It Goes

As we arrive at the end of July with just one month to go in the summer, this weekend is going to be one more test of whether starpower makes a difference when it comes to box office hits as we have two action movies featuring top stars as well as a smaller box office comedy starring two Oscar-winning actors who have never appeared in a movie ... (more)


Related Topix: Indie, Hercules, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, The Island, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson, Iron Man 2, Pain & Gain, Entertainment

9 hrs ago |

Brooke Shields Writing Book About Her Mother

The actress/model shot to fame as a child star under the guidance of her mum Teri, who managed her daughter and helped her land provocative jobs including a role as a young prostitute in 1978 film Pretty Baby and a series of sexy Calvin Klein adverts as a teen.


Related Topix: Pretty Baby, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Brooke Shields, Celebrities

9 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Texas Faith: What's the best religious movie ever?

Summer is the season of blockbusters on the big screen, so this week, let's go to the movies.


Related Topix: Hollywood, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Cecil B. DeMille, Theater, Arts, St. Jo, TX, Red

9 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

Hilary Swank, Ed Helms to star in Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu's 'One Percent' TV drama

Acclaimed director Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu will be the latest Hollywood helmer to make the transition to the small screen.


Related Topix: The Hangover, The Office, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Drama Movies, Boys Don't Cry, Ed Helms, Hilary Swank

10 hrs ago | National Public Radio

London Through The Eyes Of Dickens In 'The Victorian City'

In September 1777, Samuel Johnson declared to his friend James Boswell, "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life."


Related Topix: London, Documentary Movies, Europe, Essex County, England, Drama Movies, United Kingdom, World News, Greater London County, England

10 hrs ago |

Toronto Film Festival announces its 2014 line-up

Denzel Washington's The Equalizer is among the films in a packed programme at this year's Toronto Film Festival The Toronto Film Festival has announced its 2014 line-up and it includes more than 40 titles and plenty of famous names.


Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment, Games, Chess, Music!, Thriller, Black and White, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies

11 hrs ago | Switched

George Harrison Memorial Tree Killed By Beetle Infestation

A tree planted in honor of George Harrison, a former member of The Beatles, was killed by -- wait for it -- a beetle infestation.


Related Topix: Children TV, Animated TV, The Beatles, Entertainment, Television, Music!, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr

12 hrs ago |

Toronto International Film Festival Announces First Wave of Premieres and Galas

The Toronto International Film Festival announced its first wave of Gala premieres and Special Presentations for the festival running from September 4 through 14, and as always, it's an impressive line-up that includes World Premieres of some of the more anticipated movies of the Fall movie season including new works from many filmmakers returning ... (more)


Related Topix: Washington, Celebrities, Denzel Washington, Antoine Fuqua, Music!, Thriller, Black and White, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Robert Downey Jr., Hip-Hop, Entertainment

16 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Joey Luft celebrates mom Judy Garland onstage

Joey Luft remembers it well -- appearing on the 1963 Christmas episode of his mother Judy Garland's CBS musical-variety series with his two older sisters, Lorna Luft and Liza Minnelli.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, The Wizard of Oz, Adventure, Musical Movies, Judy Garland, Celebrities, Jazz, Lorna Luft, Liza Minnelli, Pop/Rock

20 hrs ago | The Star Online

A 'The Simpsons' and 'Futurama' crossover is happening

Good news, everyone! And woo hoo! The crossover between Matt Groening series The Simpsons and Futurama is coming in just a few months.


Related Topix: Comedy, Animated TV, The Simpsons, Entertainment, Television, Futurama, November!, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Emmy Awards

20 hrs ago | International Business Times

Iggy Azalea and Fifty Shades of Grey Star Rita Ora's Black Widow ...

Here's another "Black Widow" music video update featuring Iggy Azalea and "Fifty Shades of Grey" star Rita Ora.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Dance, Rita Ora, Comedy Movies, Clueless

Mon Jul 21, 2014

This AntiHero Is The Worst: So Why Is He Still around?

Trying to decide which Showtime series possess the most unpleasant characters often depends on what time of years it us.


Related Topix: Ray, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

The Virginian-Pilot

Original "Insomnia" gets under your skin thanks to Criterion's masterful restoration

IT WASN'T HIS tutors at film school who inspired Erik Skjoldbjaerg so much as losing himself in its vast library.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Insomnia, Mystery Movies, The Conversation, Reggae, Bad Timing

Bernadette Peters to Guest Star on Bravo's Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce

Three time Tony Award-winning actress Bernadette Peters will guest star in an upcoming episode of Bravo Media's first original scripted series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce," from Universal Cable Productions .


Related Topix: Coming Up Roses, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Sport Movies, The Longest Yard, Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Annie, Pink Cadillac, Alice

Emma is Dolled up for success thumbnail

Silverbridge singing sensation Emma Martin takes her first foray into the glitzy world of showbiz as she takes to the stage in the Grand Opera House on Thursday night in Guys and Dolls.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Guys and Dolls, Crime Movies, Documentary Movies, Musical Movies, Jean Simmons, Celebrities, Frank Sinatra, Jazz, Marlon Brando

NYC-Themed ANNIE Movie Social Media Image Released

More colorful new social media images have been released this month to promote the forthcoming big screen edition of beloved family-friendly musical ANNIE and are now available to view in anticipation of the film's December release.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Family, Musical Movies, Annie, Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

City Pages

Jax Cafe

The definitive Old Minnesota supper club, Jax is the A-number-one spot to wear elastic slacks, tuck in behind the white tablecloth, order a double scotch, and plot how to take over the world.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Drama Movies, November!, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Nick Offerman