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1 hr ago | BBC News

Die Hard actor Shigeta dies aged 81

James Shigeta, one of the first prominent Asian-American actors in the early 1960s who memorably appeared in 1988 film Die Hard, has died aged 81. The actor made his debut in 1959 as a detective in The Crimson Kimono and starred in Rodgers and Hammerstein adaptation Flower Drum Song in 1961.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Flower Drum Song, Musical Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Mulan, Adventure, James Shigeta, Entertainment, Drama, Television, World News

6 hrs ago |

James Shigeta, Star of Flower Drum Song Film, Passes Away

According to Variety , Asian-American actor James Shigeta , known for his role as 'Wang Ta' in the 1961 film adaptation of the Broadway musical FLOWER DRUM SONG, died today, July 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Flower Drum Song, Musical Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Mulan, Adventure, James Shigeta, Asian-American, Nancy Kwan

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Actor James Shigeta is dead at age 81

Mr. Shigeta was a Hawaiian born third-generation American of Japanese descent. After studying drama at New York University, Shigeta served in the Marines during the Korean conflict, rising to the rank of Staff Sergeant.


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On this Day in Movie History, July 28, 1951:Disney releases Alice in Wonderland

On this day, July 28, 1951, the Walt Disney film " Alice in Wonderland " was released.


Related Topix: Alice in Wonderland, Comedy Movies, Family, Musical Movies, Vocal, Lewis Carroll, Peter Pan, Adventure

Film School Rejects

Christopher Walken in Disney's 'The Jungle Book'...

This morning, Deadline revealed that two new actors have come aboard the all-singing, all-dancing, all-CG wildlife pic directed by Jon Favreau .


Related Topix: The Jungle Book, Comedy Movies, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Christopher Walken, Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, Giancarlo Esposito, Children TV, Animated TV, TaleSpin

Eva Green to Reteam with Tim Burton for 'Miss Peregrine's Home'

After teaming up with direct Tim Burton for the lackluster Dark Shadows , the stunning and brilliant Eva Green will reunite with the director of Batman and Beetlejuice for another project.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Dark Shadows, Alice in Wonderland, Family, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Eva Green

It's Relevant

Avon Theatre Celebrates 75th Anniversary

On Tuesday, August 12, the Avon Theatre will present a special free screening of the Wizard of Oz to celebrate the 75th anniversary of both the film and the theatre.


Related Topix: Family, Short, Comedy Movies, The Wizard of Oz, Adventure, Musical Movies, Judy Garland, Celebrities, Jazz

Now Playing Onstage in Jackson, MS - Week of 7/27/2014

PINOCCHIO Actor's Playhouse 6/26-8/2/2014 Based on the book by Carlo Collodi this lively musical follows Pinocchio, "an almost real boy" on his many mis-adventures.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Music!, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Easy-Listening, Julie Andrews

Girl 'kapower': Women catch up with men in battle of superhero costumes

It's been a long time coming, but it seems woman are finally catching up to blokes in the superhero stakes.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Batman, Action Movies, Adventure, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Short, Superman, Science Fiction Movies, Drama, Celebrities, Lynda Carter, Man of Steel

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Now Playing Onstage in Louisville - Week of 7/27/2014

CATS Paramount Arts Center 7/31-8/2/2014 Based on the universally popular poetry of T.S. Eliot , CATS tells the story, in song and dance, of the annual gathering of Jellicle cats at which time one special cat is selected to ascend to the Heaviside layer.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Music!, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Easy-Listening, Julie Andrews, Arkansas

The Straits Times

Photo studios here let parents and kids live out fairy tale fantasies

Ms Johanna Thean's newborn daughter, Jodi Huang , dressed as Snow White and Ms Vanessa Ong's twins, Gerick and Glenise Tan as the Mad Hatter and Alice from Alice In Wonderland when they were a year old.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Alice in Wonderland, Musical Movies, Family

Detroit News

Review: 'Hercules' is schlocky but entertaining

You'll have to say one thing for Brett Ratner's production of 'Hercules': This movie has a sense of proportion.


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Cambridge Evening News

Tom Jones gears up for Newmarket Nights concert

A chance to throw your knickers at Tom Jones? Yes, please. He's still got all the moves and that gravelly voice just keeps on getting more gravelly.


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Badass women of sci-fi

Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman from "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" was unveiled for the first time at 2014's San Diego Comic-Con.


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Courier News

Patricia Arquette and Ellar Coltrane on - Boyhood'Patricia Arquette...

Patricia Arquette and Ellar Coltrane on 'Boyhood' Actors discuss Richard Linklater's American epic Check out this story on For most of his life, Ellar Coltrane has been been working on one movie.


Related Topix: Boyhood, Celebrities, Patricia Arquette, Waking Life, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Dazed and Confused, Richard Linklater, Arts, Cinema, Entertainment

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Joaquin Phoenix eyed to star in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'

As Marvel finalizes surprises for its Comic-Con panel on Saturday, the rumor mill regarding "Doctor Strange" has reached a fever pitch and the actor who has been mentioned most often for the coveted superhero role is none other than three-time Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix, multiple individuals close to the casting process have told TheWrap.


Related Topix: The Master, I'm Still Here, Short, The Village, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Sport Movies, Gladiator, Music!, Walk the Line, Documentary Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Joaquin Phoenix, Movies, Weird, Entertainment

The Island Packet

Cool down with some classic adventures at the library

It feels as if Beaufort County has been thrust into the dog days of summer a few weeks early this year.


Related Topix: Libraries, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Beaufort County, SC, Gothic, Pop/Rock, The Cure, The Jungle Book, Comedy Movies, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Watches

Myrtle Beach Online

Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on July 25

For adults and seniors: "Grudge Match," starring Sylvester Stallone and Robert DeNiro, and rated PG-13, 3 p.m. in Myrtle Beach Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane.


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John Lithgow forgets his lines after rain...

Heat Advisory issued July 25 at 3:04PM CDT expiring July 26 at 7:00PM CDT in effect for: Alfalfa, Atoka, Beckham, Blaine, Bryan, Caddo, Canadian, Carter, Cleveland, Coal, Comanche, Cotton, Custer, Dewey, Garfield, Garvin, Grady, Grant, Greer, Harmon, Hughes, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnston, Kay, Kingfisher, Kiowa, Lincoln, Logan, Love, McClain, Major, ... (more)


Related Topix: Shrek, Comedy Movies, Family, Adventure, Celebrities, John Lithgow, Cleveland, OK, Oklahoma, Noble, OK, Nowata, OK, Entertainment

Falmouth Packet

The children of Flushing School drew a large crowd to see their end of year play The Trial of Alice.

The performance at the church hall gathered 130 audience members over two nights to watch pupils from years four, five and six in a retelling of the Alice in Wonderland story.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Alice in Wonderland, Musical Movies, Family