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All the world is his stage

All three phrases come from the pen of William Shakespeare, the son of an alderman and glover born at an English crossroads about 100 miles away from London 450 years ago today.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Celebrities, Orson Welles, Opinion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Planning row breaks out over nuns' bid to rehouse sisters

The Sisters of Mercy had received planning permission to demolish the existing single-storey convent at Renmore and replace it with a new two-storey building.


Related Topix: The Sisters of Mercy


Orson Wells' 1955 Podcast

The BBC put together a series of television commentaries from Orson Welles, "Orson Wells' Sketchbook" none of which need more than his then slightly unfamiliar face , his unmistakable voice, and his illustrations - taken, literally, from his sketchbook.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Orson Welles

The Village Voice

Orson Welles's Tattered, Glorious Othello Returns

The Venn diagram overlap of Shakespeare with the elaborate scrap-fabric quilts pieced together by early American settlers is Orson Welles's Othello , a film pulled together from everything and nothing.


Related Topix: The Magnificent Ambersons, Drama Movies, Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Celebrities, Orson Welles, Movies, Entertainment

Guitar Player

The Cure's Robert Smith Talks Guitar

"Is your magazine technically slanted?" inquires Robert Smith in a tone that hovers between suspicion and bemusement.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Cure

The Village Voice

Six of the Most Underrated Songs of All Time

The world continues to burn, propelling artists such as Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and La Bouche to the top of the charts.


Related Topix: Type O Negative, Music, Entertainment

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Sprint 'Framily' Ad Features Ripoff Cure Song

Sprint has rolled out another entry in its bizarro "Framily" series starring Saturday Night Live 's Kyle Mooney, Arrested Development 's Judy Greer , and comic Andrew Dice Clay .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Cure, Andrew Dice Clay


Sprint Brazenly Rips Off The Cure's "Lullaby" In Its Goth-Themed Framily Commercial

When a company can't get the rights to a song that they want to use for a commercial, the go-to move nowadays seems to be to just hire someone to compose a nearly identical version of it.


Related Topix: The Cure, Pop/Rock


Daily Links 4-21-14

Here's a fresh set of links to start off your week. In today's edition: dispelling the myths surrounding The War of the Worlds, things to remember when leaving your church, viable alternatives to 4-year college, and more.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Orson Welles

Sun Apr 20, 2014

KDXY-FM Jonesboro


DYNAMIC DUO: Grand Ole Opry star Porter Wagoner, right, sings "Someone I Used To Know" with Dolly Parton during his induction to the Country Music Hall of Fame ceremony in Nashville, Tenn., Sunday, May 4, 2003.


Related Topix: Dolly Parton, Country, Nashville, TN, Iggy Pop, Pop/Rock, The Cure

New Yorker


No film of "Othello" that starts with the villain being hauled into a cage, like an ape, and swung high above the hero's funeral could be accused of slavish loyalty to the text.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Orson Welles, Movies, Entertainment

Live review and photos of Lacuna Coil, Kyng and Eve to Adam at The Machine Shop

The Italian Gothic Metal band Lacuna Coil performed at The Machine Shop Concert Lounge in Flint on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Lacuna Coil, Upside Down

Sat Apr 19, 2014

SF Signal

FINALISTS: 2014 Hugo Award & 1939 Retro Hugos [With Free Fiction Links!]

Queers Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the LGBTQ Fans Who Love It Edited by Sigrid Ellis & Michael Damian Thomas Girl Genius, Volume 13: Agatha Heterodyne & The Sleeping City written by Phil and Kaja Foglio; art by Phil Foglio; colours by Cheyenne Wright The Meathouse Man adapted from the story by George R.R. Martin and illustrated ... (more)


Related Topix: Pacific Rim, Celebrities, Orson Welles

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

"Touch of Evil" showcases superb picture on latest Blu-ray

Best extra: Yes, three versions preview cut discovered in 1976, theatrical from 1958 and Orson Welles Restored edit 1998 of the film noir classic are seamlessly accessible on one disc Hollywood's most misunderstood auteur watched a re-edit of his upcoming thriller, "Touch of Evil."


Related Topix: Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Orson Welles, Arts, Cinema

The Miami Herald

20 curiosities to chase on Record Store Day

Record Store Day 2014 commences Saturday with desperate vinyl collectors and obsessive fans scouring racks for the objects of their desire in the early-morning hours.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Pop/Rock, Joy Division, The Cure, Akron, OH

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Phoenix New Times

7 Coolest Art Designs from Jodorowsky's Dune

We're about halfway through the two-week run of Jodorowsky's Dune at Harkins Camelview 5 in Scottsdale, so time is running out for you to go check out the funny, thought-provoking, and painfully frustrating documentary about experimental filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky's ill-fated attempt to make the book Dune into a movie.


Related Topix: Dune, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Scottsdale, AZ, Arts, Cinema, Celebrities, Orson Welles

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Oregonian

'Touch of Evil,' 'Double Indemnity' and more: Home Movies for the week of April 15

These two classic bookends of the film noir era are also two of the most revered titles in the Universal Studios library.


Related Topix: Film Noir, Thriller, Double Indemnity, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Orson Welles, Charlton Heston, Marlene Dietrich, Janet Leigh, Movies, Entertainment


Make every day Record Store Day

Another year, and another Record Store Day. Last year, I wrote about the importance of supporting your local record store year-round, but alas we sit here today after the closing of another Gallery of Sound and anticipate the day that was made to bring focus on the importance of physical music.


Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, Dinosaur Jr., Pop/Rock, The Cure, Scranton, PA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

New on DVD/Blu-ray: 'Ride Along' with Kevin Hart, and Go Vintage Noir with 'Touch of Evil'

Citizen Kane is the movie people most readily associate with Orson Welles, but if that's the only of Welles' films you've seen, then you absolutely must grab this new Blu-ray release of his 1958 crime noir Touch of Evil .


Related Topix: Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Drama Movies, Kevin Hart, Celebrities, Orson Welles, Arts, Cinema, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Coshocton Tribune

Add theseclassics toyour homelibraries

Film noir buffs, take note. This is one very special week. Two of the genre's finest examples, "Double Indemnity" and "Touch of Evil" arrive on Blu-ray.


Related Topix: Film Noir, Thriller, Double Indemnity, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Orson Welles