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  1. Film-to-table dinners in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Campbell Reporter

    Babette, the cafe at the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, which opened last year, has launched a "Film to Table" dinner series. It's not unusual for date night to involve dinner and a movie, but the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive is taking that one step farther.


  2. AH, WILDERNESS! Theatre ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | The Free Press, Independent News Media

    Set around the turn of the last century in New London, Connecticut - where young Eugene had summered - O'Neill's 1933 Ah, Wilderness! is a marked departure from his usually gloomy plays, fraught with familial Sturm und Drang . Indeed, with their happy if imperfect lives, this comedy's Millers are the polar opposites of those long suffering characters in his angsty final dramas, such as The Iceman Cometh , Long Day's Journey into Night and A Moon for the Misbegotten .


  3. Why Donald Trump is beyond even satirist Armando Iannucci's gifted powers of mockeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Armando Iannucci, the brains behind the sharpest political satire of our time, is coming to Australia to share his insights on the distorting effects of power. President Donald Trump, though, is beyond even his gifted powers of mockery.


  4. Jackie Chan's Most Gruelling Scene EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Kotaku

    Not the most dangerous. Not the most painful*. Or, maybe, not even the most difficult per se.


  5. What defines a leader mostRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | Rational Review

    "Has there ever been a more popular subject for inspirational office posters, self-help books, or convention speakers than leadership? The business world is swimming in the mythology of great leaders and tip sheets on being like them - from dressing for success to winning through intimidation, from searching for excellence to mastering the art of the deal. Leadership isn't just aphorism and affectation, of course.


  6. Geraldine Chaplin Reunites with J.A. Bayona for Jurassic World 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 |

    Jurassic World 2 director J.A. Bayona took to Twitter last night to announce his "good luck charm," Geraldine Chaplin, will be venturing with him to the upcoming sequel. Chaplin, daughter of legendary silent film comedian Charlie Chaplin, has appeared in all of Bayona's three previous films and has an extensive amount of film credits, including her father's film Limelight , the classic Doctor Zhivago , and even Richard Attenborough's Chaplin , where she played her own grandmother.


  7. The Great Dictator: SR Socially Relevant(a ) Film Festival New Yorka - Spotlight RetrospectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 4 | PR Log

    FIRST Spotlight Retrospective of SRFilmFestival NY - Charlie Chaplin's iconic 1940 The Great Dictator, co-presented by The Thesis Group This Classic features amongst 46 titles from 23 countries in this year's Fourth Edition of SR Film Festival New York NEW YORK - March 4, 2017 - PRLog -- The Great Dictator directed by Charlie Chaplin, is the 1940 masterpiece that follows a Jewish barber who returns to his neighborhood after a prolonged convalescence from injuries suffered in the First World War. Unaware of the rise of Hynkel during his absence - and of his own uncanny resemblance to the dictator - this most humane incarnation of The Tramp embarks on an accidental campaign of resistance.


  8. March 2, 1978 - " Grave robbers steal Charlie Chaplin's bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | History Television

    In one of history's most famous cases of body-snatching, two men steal the corpse of the revered film actor Sir Charles Chaplin from a cemetery in the Swiss village of Corsier-sur-Vevey, located in the hills above Lake Geneva, near Lausanne, Switzerland, on this day in 1978. A comic actor who was perhaps most famous for his alter ego, the Little Tramp, Chaplin was also a respected filmmaker whose career spanned Hollywood's silent film era and the momentous transition to "talkies" in the late 1920s.


  9. Storming "Fortress Europe" in Search of a Social WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Counterpunch

    ... often satirised on stage by playwrights including the recently deceased Dario Fo, just in the same way Charles Chaplin had satirised the earlier Taylorisation in the film 'Modern Times'. As an educational sociologist, I will give the example of ...


  10. "La La Land" director Damien Chazelle's favorite movie momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | CBS News

    In almost every scene of his film, you can see Chazelle has had a lifelong love affair with film. So we asked the 32-year-old director for some his favorite film moments.


  11. August Wilson is in good company among posthumous Oscar nominees and winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    If he wins the Oscar for adapted screenplay for "Fences," the late playwright August Wilson will join an impressive group of posthumous winners and nominees. Wilson won a Tony Award and a Pulitzer Prize for his 1983 play, which he later adapted into a screenplay.


  12. The Carnegie to Screen the Kid, Starring Charlie Chaplin, This MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 |

    The Carnegie's new G.E.T. Together series continues with Charlie Chaplin in THE KID: Classic Film, Live Music. The classic Charlie Chaplin film, THE KID, will play in the Otto M. Budig Theatre with live accompaniment by pianist Jeff Rapsis on Thursday, March 2, 2017.


  13. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll fire up a power tool - 3 for the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | CBC News

    'A picture with a smile - and perhaps, a tear' is how the 1921 classic 'The Kid' was billed. Sandra Abma is a veteran CBC arts journalist.


  14. Dancers, choreographers create magic for the Genesis 2017 competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | OnMilwaukee

    It is altogether fitting and proper that Genesis 2017 was unveiled in the breathtaking beauty of the venerable Pabst Theater, as the 120-year-old structure came face to face with three brilliant young choreographers staging a program that heralded a healthy future for the world of ballet. Sponsored by Michael Pink and his Milwaukee Ballet Company, the biannual Genesis brings three young choreographers to Milwaukee, assigns them members from the ballet company, gives them three weeks to design and rehearse a 20-minute program, and then put it on stage.


  15. Interview: The Box's Founder + Creative Director Simon Hammerstein:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Cool Hunting

    There is a level of nightlife that extends beyond bottle service, flashing lights and dancing without regard for the forthcoming day. A rarefied New York City list has seen uninhibited creativity, collaboration and revelry.


  16. Modern Times and City LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | LA Weekly

    Care to see the most moving final scene of all time? Then get thee to the Aero's Modern Times / City Lights double feature. The two Charlie Chaplin classics will screen on 35mm, and to maintain the element of surprise I won't tell you which features the closing scene in question.


  17. Daxon: Brea gallery celebrating early cinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | The Wave

    How would you like to step back in time to the days of silent movies and very glamorous movie stars? What was it like to be a silent screen damsel in distress? Or a baroness in jewels and slinky silk gowns? Maybe a tall, handsome hero with slick, black hair and a pencil-thin mustache. We can all relive those exciting roles and times in cinema history through the city of Brea Art Gallery's "The Birth of Motion Pictures: An Illustrated History of Silent Cinema 1910-1929" exhibit, which has a free gala opening reception from 6 to 10 p.m. on Feb. 18 on the plaza level of the Brea Civic and Cultural Center, 1 Civic Center Circle.


  18. The 21 Best Things to Do in L.A. This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | LA Weekly

    A tiny house-building workshop, a Chinese New Year parade in Chinatown, a tribute to Daria Morgendorfer's best friend Jane Lane and more to do and see in L.A. this week. Tiny homes are the latest real estate trend for buyers who have no use for open-concept living spaces or man caves.


  19. This month, three silent films will screen in the Chicago area with live musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    This month, the Silent Film Society of Chicago is collaborating with three Chicago-area venues to screen the silent films The Kid , The Artist , and 7th Heaven with live musical accompaniment. The Kid , starring Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan, will play at the Arcada Theatre in Saint Charles on Wednesday, February 15, at 7 PM, and will be preceded by the short Felix in Hollywood .


  20. Dictators free themselves, but they enslave the people -- The BarberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | MetaFilter

    In 2014, the North Korean government stated that Seth Rogen deserved strong punishment for making The Dictator.