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  1. jazzville skyline: 'mr. presley and the president'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    It's that time of year again. Soon, thousands will be descending on Memphis, Tennessee in memory of the king of rock and roll, who passed away on August 16th, 1977 There was never anyone like him, and there probably never will be againTo have such a loyal following after all this time is quite remarkablebut then, he was, and to many, still is, the king And in a recent release on dvd, a new movie has arrived titled 'Elvis And Nixon', a story taken from a true event that happened between a now 'famous' meeting of the two men Michael Shannon plays Elvis, and despite initial reservations about the casting choice, , his portrayal is one of the best yet of the kingHe downplays all the 'obvious' choices and makes him more natural, as the setting would probably have required anyway And then there's the always brilliant Kevin Spacey playing Nixon, and again, the performance here is low-key, in ... (more)

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  2. Michael Shannon channels the King of Rock 'n' Roll in 'Elvis & Nixon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | UPI

    Boardwalk Empire alum Michael Shannon says he intensely studied footage of Elvis Presley to prepare to play the late rock 'n' roll icon in the comedy Elvis & Nixon . Co-starring Kevin Spacey as the titular president, the movie is inspired by a real-life, 1970 incident in which the singer showed up at the White House and requested a meeting with America's commander-in-chief.

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  3. New DVD releases: 'Batman v. Superman,' 'Elvis & Nixon,' 'Miles Ahead'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... shaking hands in the White House? This comedy-of-sorts shows you what happened before the picture, with Michael Shannon as the King and Kevin Spacey as Nixon. (R; some language) DEMOLITION (Fox) An investment banker (Jake Gyllenhaal), having trouble ...

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  4. Michael Shannon on Actors Working for Free: "I think as a group...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Daily Actor

    "If somebody's got a good script and you want to put good actors in it then everybody should be taken care of" - Michael Shannon Earlier this month, we reported Charlie Cox's admission that he pretty much just broke even starring in the off-Broadway play Incognito. Of course, he knew this going into the production and still did it because he really wanted to do the project.

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  5. Movie Review: Midnight SpecialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | SooToday

    ... that it was possibly the best film of the year and a new masterpiece from Jeff Nichols. They mentioned that Michael Shannon was in it and that was it. They wouldn't say anymore at the risk of spoiling that gift of discovery that is so rare. It ...

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  6. VOTD: 'Batman v Superman' Opening Scene Edited Together with the 'Man of Steel' Final BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | /film

    ... of Man of Steel where the world engine is dispatched with, but Superman ( Henry Cavill ) and General Zod ( Michael Shannon ) have it out one last time, destroying much of the city in the process. However, Batman v Superman only gives us Bruce ...

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  7. Supercut of battle scenes from 'Man of Steel,' 'Batman v Superman'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Entertainment Weekly

    ... (Ben Affleck) on the ground trying to help his employees, with Superman (Henry Cavill) and General Zod (Michael Shannon) little more than distant dots in the sky, fighting it out as buildings crumble around them. In case you forgot what things ...

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  8. 'Midnight Special:' A Lacking Plot Makes for a Disappointing RideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... film follows a young boy, Alton (Jaeden Lieberher), who has been abducted from a cult by his father, Roy ( Michael Shannon ), and a family friend, Lucas ( Joel Edgerton ). From early on, it's clear that Alton is a very special little boy, shown not ...

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  9. 'Who was that?' Michael Shannon shows his silly side as acclaimed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Daily Mail

    'Who was that?' Michael Shannon shows his silly side as acclaimed actor performs two indie classics and wins on Lip Sync Battle Michael Shannon has made his name as one of the most serious and intense actors on stage, in television and on film. So the shock at seeing Man Of Steel's General Zod bring out his silly, playful side was enough for the 41-year-old actor to get the win on Thursday on Lip Sync Battle.

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  10. Michael Shannon Takes a Break From Dramatic Acting to - Lip...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | SFGate

    Michael Shannon was probably the last entertainer Spike TV audiences ever expected to "Lip Sync Battle," but here he is. On Thursday, the actor famous for dramatic roles in films including "Take Shelter," "99 Homes" and "Midnight Special" will face off against "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" star Rachel Bloom.

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  11. Bloom Goes to Battle ! Rachel Bloom Performs Katy Perry for Lip...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | People

    This one time at band camp a In a Lip Sync Battle preview released Monday, Rachel Bloom gets goofy and nostalgic as she geeks out to Katy Perry 's "Teenage Dream." The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend star is going up against Boardwalk Empire vet Michael Shannon on Thursday's episode of the Spike TV karaoke series.

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  12. Hyde Park-Image Nation & Blumhouse Partner For 'Prey'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Deadline

    ... include such critically-acclaimed films as Ramin Bahrani's award-winning 99 Homes starring Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon, and Laura Dern, and the Emmy Award-winning Lost Christmas , as well as commercial, star-driven films such as Ghost Rider: ...

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  13. WME Signs Filmmaker Ramin BahraniRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Deadline

    ... cinema. Most recently he wrote and directed the critically lauded feature 99 Homes . The film, which starred Michael Shannon, Andrew Garfield and Laura Dern, featured on a number of critics' best-of-year lists. Other credits from the 41-year-old ...

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  14. Michael Shannon Wets His Pants During Broadway PerformancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | ContactMusic.com

    The 41-year-old Man of Steel star portrays boozy character Jamie Tyrone in playwright Eugene O'Neill's New York City revival, which runs for about four hours per showing. Throughout the production, he consumes a lot of drinks onstage and sometimes his bladder becomes so full, he is forced to relieve himself in the middle of a scene.

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  15. Michael Shannon Leads 2016 Drama Desk Awards WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | ContactMusic.com

    Michael Shannon and Jessica Lange were among the big winners at the 2016 Drama Desk Awards in New York City on Sunday . The Man of Steel star landed the Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play prize, while two-time Academy Award winner Jessica won the Best Actress in a Play gong for their respective roles in Eugene O'Neill's iconic drama Long Day's Journey Into Night.

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  16. Peter Bart: Broad Green's Billionaire Brothers Dream Big Despite Slow Start In HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Deadline

    ... Nick Nolte cruised past $30 million, but 99 Homes , a very well-reviewed film starring Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon, bombed at $1.7 million. Defying the franchise-fixated summer competition, Broad Green is releasing two summer films: Nic ...

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  17. Jeff Nichols On 'Loving', Cannes And Self-Reflection: The Deadline Q&ARead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Deadline

    ... of us put together. Do you know which of yours he'd seen? NICHOLS : It was Take Shelter and Mud . I remember Michael Shannon came to me one day and was like, "Hey, Scorsese liked our movie." He had been standing outside a building in New York ...

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  18. Save Up to $45 on Roundabout's Star-Studded Long Day's Journey Into NightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    "A violent storm has moved into the American Airlines Theatre and it's Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne, Michael Shannon and John Gallagher Jr. who are providing the thunder and lightning." -Ben Brantley, The New York Times "Jonathan Kent's wrenching production - a triumphant finale for the Roundabout Theatre Company's impressive 50th anniversary season."

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  19. Michael Shannon Joins Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | ComingSoon.net

    According to The Hollywood Reporter , acclaimed actor Michael Shannon has joined Fox Searchlight 's new film from acclaimed genre filmmaker Guillermo del Toro , which according to IMDb will be titled The Shape of Water . Shannon will join a cast that already includes Sally Hawkins , Octavia Spencer and Richard Jenkins .

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  20. Tony Awards Close-Up: Michael Shannon Explains Why His Work is Never...Read the original story

    May 8, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    A LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT marks Michael Shannon 's first Broadway show since his debut in 2012's GRACE. His stellar performance as the oldest Tyrone son has earned him a Tony nomination , but that doesn't mean that his work is complete.

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