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  1. Review: Boorman's 'Queen and Country' revisits WWII BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    "Queen and Country" begins with a reprise of one of the most famous scenes in British cinema -- that magical moment from John Boorman's "Hope and Glory" when a schoolboy -- Bill Rohan -- living in London during the Blitz, turns a corner and is stunned by a chaotic scene before him depicting every child's fantasy: The Germans have bombed his school, and children are screaming in delight -- throwing papers and books in the air. There's nothing so jaunty or joyous in the writer-director's long-delayed sequel to that semi-autobiographical 1987 film.


  2. First-look photo of Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Oliver Stone's SnowdenRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | IndieLondon

    The photo shows Snowden before he was a whistle-blower, as an ordinary man in uniform who unquestioningly served his country. The film stars Gordon-Levitt in the title role alongside a critically-acclaimed cast comprising of Golden GlobeA Nominee Shailene Woodley , Academy AwardA -Winner, Melissa Leo , Zachary Quinto , Tom Wilkinson , Rhys Ifans , Joely Richardson and Timothy Olyphant .


  3. Intermission: Problems like MariaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Today is the 100th anniversary of the national premiere of "The Birth of a Nation," D.W. Griffith's simultaneously racist and classic movie. I made the argument today that everyone should watch the film .


  4. D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation 100 Years Later: Still Great, Still ShamefulRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Time

    The most popular and notorious film of the silent era reaches its centenary with its cinematic splendor and racial notoriety intact At earlier screenings in Los Angeles it was called The Clansman , after the Thomas Dixon Jr. novel and play on which it was based. But David Wark Griffith must have realized that his film deserved a grander title.


  5. First look: 'Snowden'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | USA Today

    First look: 'Snowden' It's from Oliver Stone's upcoming film. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1AC8Q5B This photo shows him before he became the National Security Agency hero/whistle-blower we know so well.


  6. Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Edward Snowden: See the First PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | E! Online

    In November, Joseph Gordon-Levitt was officially confirmed to play Edward Snowden - the former CIA agent and NSA whisteblower who leaked classified documents to the media - and now, we have our first look at the 34-year-old actor in what is sure to be a memorable role. The Dark Knight Rises star posted the image, which sees Gordon-Levitt wearing a stoic expression while dressed in army gear, to his Facebook page on Tuesday before detailing his experience during the first day of shooting the Oliver Stone -directed film, titled Snowden .


  7. Sean Connolly to lead the Department of Veterans' AffairsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy recently announced the nomination of Lt. Colonel Sean Connolly of Hebron to serve as Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Veterans' Affairs.


  8. a The Birth of a Nationa : The racist movie everyone should watchRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Today marks a raw and uncomfortable anniversary in film history: One hundred years ago, D.W. Griffith's highly fictionalized history of the founding of the Ku Klux Klan, "The Birth of a Nation," made its national debut. And while I understand the impulse to treat the movie as a distasteful relic of an earlier time , a racist narrative that Hollywood ought to have surpassed long ago, I also think everyone ought to watch it.


  9. a The Birth of a Nationa : The most racist movie ever madeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A century ago, on March 3, 1915, the most reprehensibly racist film in Hollywood history opened in New York. "The Birth of a Nation" had premiered in Los Angeles on Feb. 8, and on Feb. 18 it became the first feature film to be screened at the White House.


  10. 100 Years: Lessons learned since a Birth of a NationaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    This 1914 file photo shows a scene from D.W. Griffith's "Birth of a Nation" movie depicting Ku Klux Klan members riding horses against soldiers, filmed in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Based on Thomas Dixon's novel, "The Clansman," it was set in the American Civil War.


  11. 50's a time to spread wingsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    This column's title, "Remember When," revives many memories for me. I was fortunate to reach my twenties during the "Nifty Fifties."


  12. Hainesport church heavily damaged by fireRead the original story

    Monday | MyFoxNY

    Mayor Bill de Blasio is once again explaining his remarks about his biracial son and interactions with officers, saying they weren't disrespectful to police. During a Monday night appearance on Comedy Central's The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, de Blasio said the comments were not new and referred to a part of history that still hasn't been worked out.


  13. "Far from the Madding Crowd" maddensRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    BRITISH DIRECTOR John Schlesinger would go on to make award winners "Midnight Cowboy" and) but first, he gave us "Far from the Madding Crowd." The 1967 historical romance based on the novel by Thomas Hardy, starred model/actress Julie Christie, who also starred in Schlesinger's, "Darling."


  14. NY officials call on Congress to fund Homeland SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | MyFoxNY

    The NYPD has more than 1,000 police officers dedicated to counter-terrorism. But funding for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is critical for overall protection.


  15. The 2015 UCLA Festival of PreservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    Opening night of the 2015 UCLA Festival of Preservation is this Thursday evening, March 5th. The Festival of Preservation is a biennial month-long series celebrating the work of the UCLA Film and Television Archive.


  16. Austrian actor complains of harassment at the U.S. border because of his Arab nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Washington Post

    The communications staff of the U.S. Embassy in Berlin apologized to Elyas M'Barek on Facebook. Austrian actor Elyas M'Barek only wanted to promote his new movie when he gave an interview to Berlin-based newspaper Tagesspiegel that was published Sunday.


  17. Remember When: The 1950's a time to spread wings as values changedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Jersey Journal

    I was fortunate to reach my twenties during the "Nifty Fifties." It seems like the world I was familiar with then was so different from the current one.


  18. Full Cast Set for World Premiere of Dead Sheep at Park TheatreRead the original story

    Monday | BroadwayWorld.com

    The true story of how Mrs. Thatcher, the most divisive Prime Minister of modern times, was brought down by her one time friend and political soul mate. It is 1989 and a seemingly invincible Prime Minister has sacked Geoffrey Howe, her Foreign Secretary.


  19. Mel Brooks to Perform One-Night Only at The Price of Wales Theatre Later This MonthRead the original story

    Monday | BroadwayWorld.com

    MEL BROOKS LIVE IN LONDON, a Brooksfilms Limited and Corniche Pictures event, will be a special one-night only event on Sunday March 22nd, 2015 at 7:30pm at The Prince of Wales Theatre in London. American comedy legend Mel B rooks takes the stage for his first-ever solo show in the UK, sure to be chock-full of childhood memories, Hollywood history, unforgettable live music and uproarious laughter.


  20. Birth of a Nations Celebrates 100 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Glocally Newark

    D.W. Griffith's three-hour Civil War epic, The Birth of a Nation, was released in March 3 1915 after a special showing in March at President Woodrow Wilson's White House. It is widely recognized as a blueprint for the feature-length movie and as a showcase for Griffith's Tolstoyan command of historical narrative, from the battlefield to the front porch.