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3 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Actress Thora Birch: An 'American Beauty' resurfaces

Thora Birch is best remembered as the striking young starlet in the Academy Award-winning "American Beauty," who captivated the screen alongside an all-star cast featuring Annette Bening, Kevin Spacey and Mena Suvari.


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7 hrs ago | Navy Times

Vets group seeks Medal of Honor for Civil War Col. Robert Gould Shaw

A veterans group will present a petition next week to the New York delegation of Congress asking that the Medal of Honor be awarded to Civil War Col.


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11 hrs ago | EDGE

TCM Greatest Classic Legends: Henry Fonda

Just in time for Spring cleaning, TCM is dusting off several vintage films for inclusion in its new DVD sets.


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15 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

'Mrs. Doubtfire': Robin Williams' Clever Combination of Prosthetics

"Today" aired a 1993 interview on Thursday, revealing that the Scottish nanny's inspiration is a blend of Margaret Hamilton, Margaret Thatcher and Julia Child.


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17 hrs ago |

Beatles' Japanese albums to be boxed in 50th anniversary set

Five Japanese Beatles albums from 1964 to 1965 will be issued on CD in June by Universal Music Japan in a limited edition set called "The Japan Box" to commemorate the Beatles 50th anniversary , the company announced April 12. The release of the albums as they were originally released in Japan is similar to "The U.S. Albums" box set released in ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Music!, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon

22 hrs ago | WWWM-FM Toledo

fun. to Receive ASCAP Vanguard Award

The members of the band fun. will be honored next Wednesday, April 23, with ASCAP's Vanguard Award at the performing-rights organization's 31st annual Pop Music Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.


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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Morning Call

'The Music Man' marches into DeSales

The ladies of River City, Iowa, , are enamored with fast-talking con man Professor Harold Hill in the Act 1 DeSales University Theatre production of Meredith Wilson's "The Music Man" running April 23 to May 4 on the Main Stage of the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts.


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Fox 2000 Developing 'Mrs. Doubtfire' Sequel With...

Elf screenwriter David Berenbaum has been tapped to write the sequel to the 1993 hit comedy Mrs. Doubtfire , which is in development at Fox 2000 and has star Robin Williams and director Chris Columbus attached to return.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Drama Movies, Elf, Family, Celebrities, Robin Williams


Kim Kardashian Channels Audrey Hepburn in Bangs and Beatnik Black

This might be the only time that Kim Kardashian would take you calling her "Funny Face" as a compliment.


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Alicia Silverstone out with book 'Kind Mama'

But Alicia Silverstone is also famous for her sometimes controversial ideas about mothering, and now she's put those philosophies down in writing in a just-published book, "The Kind Mama" .


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Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban Divorce Shocker: No Sex For Years...

It sounds like another Hollywood couple may be having their own version of that proverbial "seven year itch" play out for the whole world to see.


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Back from the Dead: The 5 Lamest Horror Movie Monster Resurrections

THROUGHOUT cinematic history, our most beloved monsters - from Dracula and The Wolf Man to Freddy Krueger and King Kong - have returned again and again to haunt our nightmares, and our movie screens.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Christopher Lee


Douglas & Zeta-Jones reunite on red carpet

Estranged couple Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have made their first red carpet appearance together in a year to support director pal Steven Soderbergh's new off-Broadway play.


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10 TV Shows That Time Forgot

WITH every fall season in the US comes another batch of TV shows doomed to failure.


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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Are 'Blood Moons' a Biblical Sign From God That Something ...

Hagee contends that these messages are coming through tetrads - rare series of four total lunar eclipses that occur over two-year periods.


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Albany Times Union

9 Movies We Can't Wait To See At The Tribeca Film Festival

More than 100 movies will be screened during the two-week event from April 16-27 along with 55 world premieres.


Related Topix: More, Rock-N-Roll, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Jack, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Emmy Awards, Victor, NY

Bellingham Herald

University of Texas goes another round to get Farrah Fawcett portrait

The University of Texas is appealing a Los Angeles Superior Court jury verdict from December that an iconic portrait of the late actress by Andy Warhol belongs to her on-again off-again lover, actor Ryan O'Neal.


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Dave Mason Premieres New Version Of "Dear Mr. Fantasy"

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and TRAFFIC co-founding member-- premiered the first track "Dear Mr. Fantasy" from his new album, --features new versions of his classic songs plus new material that MASON has written and performed on tour over the last few years.


Related Topix: Traffic, Pop/Rock, Music!, Atlantic City, NJ, Music, Entertainment

Watch! New Annie trailer

In this brand new trailer for the movie Annie, Cameron Diaz can be seen as Miss Hannigan, dressed in a fuzzy jumper and hoop earrings.


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Sooraj and Athiya start shooting for Hero

Nikhil Advani's remake of Subhash Ghai's Hero starts rolling today. The film marks the debut of Aditya Pancholi's son, Sooraj Pancholi and Suniel Shetty's daughter Athiya Shetty.


Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Hero, Adventure, Musical Movies, Aditya Pancholi