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2 hrs ago | Preston Citizen

Filming has started again on Star Wars: Episode VII after Harrison Ford's injury called a halt to it

The star was involved in an accident in June with part of the Millennium Falcon, the spaceship his character Han Solo pilots, and apparently broke his leg, needing surgery on it which meant a two week break in filming.


Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, LucasArts, Video Games, Celebrities, Harrison Ford

2 hrs ago | Milford Mercury

George's Marvellous Medicine

Theatr Mwldan continues its traditional summer outdoor performances at the Welsh Wildlife Centre, Cilgerran in partnership with The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales beginning with George's Marvellous Medicine on Sunday 31 August at 4pm.


Related Topix: Roald Dahl

3 hrs ago | International Business Times

Peter Jackson Bringing Lucky Fans to New Zealand to Watch 'The...

Peter Jackson is bringing "Lord of the Rings" fans to New Zealand. The Kiwi filmmaker is holding a contest for the fans of his films from around the world for a chance to watch the first screening of "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies."


Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, J.R.R. Tolkien

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Age

Aldi's absurd move to ban Roald Dahl

So, Aldi has banned the Roald Dahl kids' classic Revolting Rhymes over a word. A word, in its original sense, that means 'a dirty, slovenly woman'.


Related Topix: Roald Dahl

The Green Knowe Chronicles by L.M. Boston

Ghosts, gorillas, grandmothers: all of these and more are to be found in L.M. Boston's classic series for children, The Green Knowe Chronicles .


Related Topix: C. S. Lewis, Arts, Painting

Dark Horizons News

TV News: Outlander, Nod, Sons, Marseille, BBC

Outlander "Outlander" showrunner Ron Moore has released a photo of himself making a cameo in this coming Saturday's episode of the 18th century Scotland-set Starz drama.


Related Topix: Diana Gabaldon

Marion Popcorn Festival puts popcorn in the spotlight

Clevelanders and Ohioans love their popcorn. Things just seem so much better, especially movies, when you have popcorn to munch on.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Cleveland, OH, Marion, OH, Pop/Rock, Thursday, The Rat Pack

Sandy the homeless lady and ethics

The homeless have much to teach business professionals about ethics , perspective, and sense of self.


Related Topix: Charles Dickens

Fallon will host nods to Leno

Jimmy Fallon will lead top comedians in saluting his "Tonight Show" predecessor Jay Leno with the nation's top humor prize in October at the Kennedy Center in Washington.


Related Topix: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Seinfeld, Celebrities, Jerry Seinfeld, Mark Twain, House of Cards

Wed Aug 27, 2014

How authors feel -- or try to feel -- about film adaptations of their works

Lois Lowry was pleased with the adaptation of her 1993 novel "The Giver" as a film .


Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Lois Lowry, We Need to Talk About Kevin, Body of Lies

BBC News

Arthur Conan Doyle's eerie vision of the future of war

A century ago Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote a short story about the threat of starvation in Britain - caused by enemy submarines - and the need for a Channel Tunnel.


Related Topix: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, US Military, US Navy

Daily Herald

Arboretum festival explores Europe through its trees, plants

Visitors to the Morton Arboretum can explore the centuries-old traditions and cultures of European countries at the Passport Europe Summer Festival.


Related Topix: Lisle, IL, The Rat Pack

LA Daily News

Review: Cal Phila s vocal soloists, guitarist are superb in a Broadway and Boleroa

With an entertaining combination of well-known classical works and Broadway show tunes, the California Philharmonic Orchestra and its Maestro Victor Vener ended their 18th season Sunday afternoon at Walt Disney Hall in downtown Los Angeles with a concert appropriately titled “Broadway and Bolero.” The concert, which had also been ... (more)


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Walt Disney, Classical, Ravel

Crooks and Liars

Bill O'Reilly Uses His 'Asian Privilege' Argument As An Excuse To Attack African American Leadership

O'Reilly used his segment with Megyn Kelly on "white privilege" vs. "Asian privilege" the previous evening as an excuse to launch another angry tirade at the African American community and their leadership.


Related Topix: African-American, Celebrities, Bill O'reilly, Megyn Kelly, Asian-American, US News, Liberal Political News

Bournemouth Echo

Star Wars and Doctor Who stars turn out for sci-fi fundraiser Charfest

Charfest, organised by Angela Howard, took place in Charminster over the Bank Holiday weekend to raise money for her charity Victim No More.


Related Topix: Star Wars

Crooks and Liars

Megyn Kelly Slams Bill O'Reilly In 'White Privilege' Debate: UPDATED

Megyn Kelly repels Bill O'Reilly's denials of "white privilege" in America and used actual statistics to school him on it.


Related Topix: Megyn Kelly, Celebrities, Bill O'reilly, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Tom Hanks and Ron Howard Set to Shoot Dan Brown's "Inferno" in April 2015

Cameras are set to roll on Ron Howard's third big screen Dan Brown adaptation in April 2015, Deadline reports.


Related Topix: Angels & Demons, Celebrities, Dan Brown, Authors, Books, Tom Hanks

Four classic movies to watch for National Dog Day

National Dog Day, an annual event started by Colleen Paige in the wake of the September 11th terrorist attacks to honor the rescue dogs, is an opportunity for pooch lovers to celebrate the animal.


Related Topix: Western, Family, Drama Movies, Adventure, Old Yeller

Lincolnshire Review

From wrestling to tea to living with regret: Billy Corgan unplugged

Rock stars are known for all sorts of outlandish activities. Opening a tea shop in the suburbs is typically not one of them.


Related Topix: Billy Corgan, Hermann Hesse, Pop/Rock, The Smashing Pumpkins

Radio Times

Vintage Doctor Who, Star Wars, Harry Potter and Disney memorabilia goes under the hammer in Wales

Head to Penarth in Wales this Friday and you may pick up a piece of television or film history.


Related Topix: Harry Potter, Books, Star Wars, Pop/Rock, Empire, Philosopher's Stone, Ambient