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49 min ago | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To New Rochelle's Alan Irwin Menken

Menken, a musical theater and film composer and pianist, was born July 22, 1949.


Related Topix: New Rochelle, NY, Musical Theater, Arts, Walt Disney, Vocal

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Orange County Register

For Academy Award winners, the Oscar now goes to ... TV

Maggie Smith "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie," 1969 Next month, Matthew McConaughey is likely to become the first person to walk away with a leading actor trophy from the Oscars and Emmys in the same year.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Downton Abbey, California Suite, Celebrities, Maggie Smith


Controversial Oscar Nominated Film Now Aiming To WIN An Emmy For...

The Square, a harrowing documentary about the Egyptian revolution as seen through the eyes of six of its participants, was Oscar-nominated in the 2013 Best Feature Documentary race so how come it is suddenly a major contender at the Emmys too? Inquiries have come to our attention, including one calling for its withdrawal from Emmy competition, so I ... (more)


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Movies

BWW Reviews: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a Must See at Blank Canvas

It probably will come as shock to many to know that when the play, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," a script by Dale Wasserman , based on Kent Kesey's novel of the same name, opened on Broadway in 1963, in spite of a cast that included Kirk Douglas , Gene Wilder , William Daniels , Ed Ames and Joan Tetzel , it was basically a flop, running only ... (more)


Related Topix: Drama Movies, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Celebrities, Danny DeVito

Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood' is an Early Oscars Favorite

It's July 21 and we're already speculating about Boyhood's chances at 2015's Oscars ceremony.


Related Topix: Life of Pi

Sunday Herald

Sherlock star Cumberbatch: I can finally photobomb myself now Madame Tussards are making my waxwork

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has been measured up for a wax figure at Madame Tussauds and joked: "Finally, I can photobomb myself."


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Benedict Cumberbatch: Finally I can 'photobomb' myself

Benedict Cumberbatch joked, "Finally I can photobomb myself" after the Sherlock star prepared for his likeness to grace Madame Tussauds in London.


Related Topix: Benedict Cumberbatch

Sun Jul 20, 2014

A man needs a woman with vision - John Dumelo contemplating marriage?

John Dumelo, aside being an actor, is also a fashion designer and humanitarian. He was nominated for categories 'Most Promising Actor and Best Actor' in a Supporting role at the 6th and 7th Africa Movie Academy Awards respectively.


Sat Jul 19, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

DVD reviews: Great War inspired worthy dramas

Charles "Buddy" Rogers, left, Clara Bow, and Richard Arlen star in the silent film "Wings," the first Best Picture winner at the Academy Awards.


Related Topix: Wings, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Clara Bow, Sergeant York, Biography Movies, Entertainment

Birthday Special: 9 interesting things about the versatile actor Naseeruddin Shah

Naseeruddin Shah is reckoned as the man of all seasons because of the acting skills the veteran actor possess.


Related Topix: Naseeruddin Shah, Arts, Cinema, World News, India,

Blank Canvas Theatre's production of 'Cuckoo's Nest' is crazy good

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Blank Canvas Theatre 1305 West 78th Street, Suite 211 Cleveland, OH 44102 Through August 2, 2014 Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. Sundays at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $15.00 First there was the book by Ken Kesey in 1962 from which the play was developed by Dale Wasserman, and in 1975, Milos Forman directed a screen ... (more)


Related Topix: Drama Movies, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Cleveland, OH, Theater, Arts

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Bet You Didn't Think These Stars Would Be in Selfies Together

Hollywood is a small town, but it's not like all the stars are best friends! That's what makes it fun when celebrities meet their favorite stars on red carpets, backstage at concerts, and even while catching flights at airports.


Related Topix: Short, Music!, Comedy, Ellen, Entertainment, Television

Los Angeles Times

Motion picture academy names its new board of governors

Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, shown here at the Oscars on March 2, is among the board of governors.


Related Topix: Nebraska, Entertainment

Warner Theatre to Screen Breakfast at Tiffany's, 9/21

On Sunday, September 21 at 4 pm, the Warner Theatre will show the classic romantic film, BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S, on the Warner's 50 foot screen! Breakfast at Tiffany's is the 1961 romantic comedy that sparkles like diamonds! The film stars Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly, a carefree New York playgirl scouring Manhattan for a rich suitor and ... (more)


Related Topix: Audrey Hepburn, Celebrities, George Peppard, Martin Balsam

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Los Angeles Times

'It Happened One Night' gets makeover on 80th anniversary

Call it a cinematic convergence - those rare occurrences in Hollywood when things come together both in front of and behind the camera to create a true classic.


Related Topix: It Happened One Night, Comedy Movies, You Can't Take It with You, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, Celebrities, Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Movies, Entertainment

PanArmenian Network

Oscars "may not accept" Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman says

PanARMENIAN.Net - The cast and crew of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes have spoken to Digital Spy about Andy Serkis's chances of winning an Oscar nomination for playing Caesar, the entertainment news agency reported.


The Freeport News

Your dreams are valid

While accepting her award at this year's 'Oscars' as "Best Supporting Actress" for her role in the movie, "12 Years a Slave," Lupita Nyong'o said, "No matter where you're from, your dreams are valid."


Related Topix: World News, The Bahamas, Central America, Opinion

Davis Enterprise

'Third Person': Provocative points of view

That said, it's also intriguing, mysterious and oddly compelling. And, to a degree, there's a reason for the many contrivances.


Related Topix: Third Person, Movies, Entertainment

Evening Times

Sussed in the City

Girls. Lyrics to a popular Beyonce song, and by the looks of the shock Cabinet reshuffle at Downing Street this week it would appear that the Prime Minister would agree.


Related Topix: Opinion

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Adele back in a big way: Announces new '25' album and world tour

Singer Adele, winner of the Best Original Song award for 'Skyfall,' poses in the press room during the Oscars held at Loews Hollywood Hotel on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California.


Related Topix: Dance, Adele, Pop/Rock