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  1. Weeklong event is a celebration of jazz musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 |

    ... in Brooklyn in the late '60s. The soundtrack features original music by Branford Marsalis and Terence Blanchard. "Bird" is a biopic about the groundbreaking alto saxophonist Charlie Parker directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Forest Whitaker in ...


  2. and the Mission: Impossible MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... it provided me and my vertigo with scary fascination." He went on to praise the movie's "unexpected director," Brad Bird , saying that although this is his first live-action movie, "You'd think he'd been doing thrillers for years." Ebert closed the ...


  3. Kenai's McDonald, Thomason succeed at tough AlaskamanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... The course involves a 2.6-mile swim in Resurrection Bay, a 113-mile bike with 4,635 feet of elevation from Seward to Bird Point and back to Girdwood, and a 26.2-mile run with 7,000 feet of elevation. Last year, the run involved the Bird to Gird ...


  4. The IncrediblesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 |

    This old question has come up again with the box office triumph of the anti-egalitarian Brad Bird's The Incredibles 2 and the comments about Donald Trump by David Lynch , director of Twin Peaks and Eraserhead . Lynch's work isn't to everyone's taste, but obviously he's an American original who makes movies and television shows that nobody else could .


  5. Wright 'comes home to the FACRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... Award winning portrayal of Sebastian the crab in Disney's The Little Mermaid , Dizzy Gillespie in Clint Eastwood's Bird , and television credits include Simon & Simon, The Cosby Show, and Enos , among others. Wright was also know as the original ...


  6. We Have to Choose Love: Forest Whitaker on "The Forgiven"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... been a strong fit for historical roles, whether it was his work as jazz musician Charlie Parker in Clint Eastwood 's " Bird ," his Oscar-winning turn as dictator Idi Amin in "The Last King of Scotland," or White House butler Eugene Allen in "The ...


  7. Hollywood Gender Gap Shocker: Women Directed Just 3 Percent of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | SFGate

    ... Jenkins' "Wonder Woman" earned $412.5 million to become the third-highest grossing domestic release of 2017, and "Lady Bird" director Greta Gerwig became only the fifth woman ever to earn an Oscar nomination for Best Director. The prospects do look ...


  8. Goody's Oscar picks: Expect lots of 'Billboards' at Academy AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | The Arizona Republic

    "Three Billboards" isn't the best movie of the year ("Lady Bird" is), but look for it to win a lot of Oscars at the Academy Awards on Sunday night. Richard Arlen, Clara Bow and Charles "Buddy" Rogers star in the first Academy Award best-picture ...


  9. Movies now playing in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... of the Galaxy”) as their avatars as they navigate the Jumanji world. 1 hr. 59; PG-13. “Lady Bird”: Greta Gerwig (“Mistress America”) makes her solo debut as a writer-director with this comedic drama starring ...


  10. Real-life heroes unable to save 'The 15:17 to Paris'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | CU Independent

    ... Stone is given the most to do and his performance seems like it was inspired by the high school play scenes from "Lady Bird." The film does come to life with the crisp 10-minute sequence of the trio disarming the terrorist on the climactic scene on ...


  11. a The 15:17 to Parisa , like a Lady Birda , stars a California that America rarely seesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | The Fresno Bee

    ... later. And not just because even my own partisan outrage is starting to get to me. Rather, it's because, like " Lady Bird ," another much-anticipated movie, "The 15:17 to Paris" is about kids from the place where I live, from California. And like ...


  12. Tim Tebow visits Fallon; Clint Eastwood talks to KimmelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Dwayne Johnson and the cast of NBC's "This is Us." Fallon has a repeat Monday with Oscar nominees Saoirse Ronan ("Lady Bird") and Timothe Chalamet ("Call Me By Your Name") and musical guest Camila Cabello. Tuesday: Actress Sarah Jessica Parker of ...


  13. Video preview: films not to miss at the cinema in February 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | Evening News

    Fifty Shades Freed, The Shape of Water, Black Panther and Phantom Thread. Photos: Universal/Disney/20th Century Fox/Focus Features Take a sneak peek at the top must-watch movies coming to Norfolk's cinemas this February, including The Shape of Water, Phantom Thread, Fifty Shades Freed, Black Panther and Lady Bird.


  14. Women of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    ... Winfrey knocked everyone on their asses with her "their time is up" speech, and before director Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird won best picture for a musical or comedy, without Gerwig herself being nominated for directing it. To be fair, there are more ...


  15. Greta Gerwig is the 5th woman to be nominated for a best...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | Albany Times Union

    ... won for directing "The Hurt Locker" in 2010. Director, writer, and actress Greta Gerwig, who was nominated for "Lady Bird," is only the fifth woman to be nominated for an Oscar in the best director category at the Academy Awards, which has occurred ...


  16. Greta Gerwig, Jordan Peele and Other Actors Who Direct: More...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | SFGate

    The directors of "Lady Bird" and "Get Out" join a long list of Hollywood auteurs who got their start in front of the camera Among the best-reviewed films of 2017 were "Lady Bird" and "Get Out," and both are first-time efforts directed by actors. Though shut out of the Golden Globes directing category, Greta Gerwig and Jordan Peele were both recognized by the more prestigious Directors Guild of America.


  17. Women directed some of 2017's best films, but new data shows they're still underrepresentedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Daily Herald

    ... that these directors are undeserving of recognition, of course, though critics have remarked that Greta Gerwig ("Lady Bird") and Dee Rees ("Mudbound") were also of merit. It is that female directors have fewer opportunities to compete in the first ...


  18. Could Sacramento become California's newest Tinseltown?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    ... "We have been very active in the L.A. area," she said. "We try to go where the meeting centers are." Testa said "Lady Bird" had a major economic impact on Sacramento, generating approximately $50,000 of business each day of filming based on money ...


  19. Saban Films Acquires The Forgiven with Forest Whitaker as Desmond TutuRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 |

    ... has made a career out of playing actual people in dramas previously taking on the role of musician Charlie Parker Jr in Bird , dictator Idi Amin in The Last King of Scotland (for which he won the Academy Award in 2006), theologian and educator James ...


  20. Yvonne Busch: WWOZ New Orleans Tricentennial Music MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | WWOZ

    ... Jimmy Reed, and many others. He has appeared on many soundtracks for films directed by Clint Eastwood, including Bird and Bridges of Madison County. He performed at the first New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in 1970, and has appeared at almost ...