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2 hrs ago |

CS Video Interviews: Bringing James Brown Back to Life in Get on Up

There have been many great musical biopics in recent years, everything from Ray , for which Jamie Foxx won an Oscar playing Ray Charles, and Walk the Line , which got Joaquin Phoenix an Oscar nod for his portrayal of Johnny Cash.


Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Ray, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx, Walk the Line, Blues, Ray Charles, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Theater review: Stray Dog tackles 'Funny Girl' with talent

This little-seen challenging show premiered in 1964, catapulting Barbra Streisand to iconic status and an Oscar for recreating her role in the 1968 film.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Funny Girl, Theater, Arts, Celebrities, Vocal, Barbra Streisand, Ziegfeld Follies

11 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Excavation finds courthouse where Lincoln worked

Archaeologists excavating near the McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington have unearthed part of the footprint of the 1836 courthouse where experts said Abraham Lincoln worked as an attorney.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, McLean County, IL, Bloomington, IL

11 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Book Excerpt: "Robert De Niro: Anatomy of an Actor" by Glenn Kenny

While Allen's new picture, "Magic In The Moonlight," isn't even close to being a disaster , I don't think it's unreasonable Dwayne Johnson tries, but he's surrounded by poor CGI and a terrible adaptation of yet another comic book.


Related Topix: Stone, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Sport Movies, Mean Streets, Comedy Movies, Thriller, The King of Comedy, Raging Bull, Taxi Driver, Musical Movies, Bang the Drum Slowly

16 hrs ago |

Dinesh D'Souza's 'America' fails miserably as a documentary

Is it even possible to write a review of Dinesh D'Souza's latest documentary "America: Imagine the World Without Her" without it seeming the least bit biased? Many who have slammed it have been greeted by comments accusing them of being blinded by President Obama's "socialist" brainwashing, and those who praise it get accused of watching Fox News ... (more)


Related Topix: Lincoln Memorial, US National Parks, Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies

20 hrs ago |

Want to fight John Bolaris?

The former NBC10/Fox 29 weatherman, and current weather contributor to and president and founder of, will step into the celebrity boxing arena on Sept.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Raging Bull, Celebrities, Robert De Niro, Parkside, PA, Entertainment

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Grammy winner Shawn Colvin performing at Stanford Aug. 2

When Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin comes to Stanford Bing Concert Hall on Aug. 2, she'll bring just two things: herself and her guitar.


Related Topix: Music!, Drama Movies, Crazy, Shawn Colvin, Pop/Rock, Carbondale, IL

Bellingham Herald

DelBene, challengers in primary differ on immigration, Obamacare

In one of Whatcom County's most competitive primary races, voters will be able to take their pick of 1st Congressional District representative from a list that includes a Democrat, an independent, and a handful of Republicans whose views differ about as much as their listed party preferences.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Whatcom County, WA, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln


Game of Thrones: Flintshire-born Jonathan Pryce to join cast

Welsh actor Jonathan Pryce is set to take on a starring role in the new series of Game of Thrones.


Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, History Movies, Drama Movies, The New World, Adventure, Musical Movies, Evita, Jonathan Pryce


First Night at the Museum 3 Images: Downton Abbey's Dan Stevens Debuts as Lancelot

Officially titled Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb , the third and final entry in the franchise takes the action to London's British Museum and the city as a whole, where Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens brings the legendary Lancelot to life.


Related Topix: Dan Stevens, Blues, Wilson, Drama Movies

Vanity Fair

Who Wore It Best: Christy Turlington or Kirsten Dunst?

In the latest installment of Who Wore It Best, the Fug Girls take on Christy Turlington and Kirsten Dunst , who both appear to have a fascination with a certain French queen.


Related Topix: Marie Antoinette, Drama Movies

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Building a Better Teacher

Movies are filled with inspiring teachers. Think Michelle Pfeiffer in Dangerous Minds , or Robin Williams in Dead Poets Society .


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Dangerous Minds, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Celebrities, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dead Poets Society, Robin Williams

Radio Times

Is Joaquin Phoenix set to play Marvel's Doctor Strange instead of Benedict Cumberbatch?

The star of Walk the Line and The Master is said to be "further along than just the offer stage" in negotiations to play the superhero Sorry, Benedict Cumberbatch fans.


Related Topix: The Master, Music!, Walk the Line, Drama Movies, Sherlock, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Joaquin Phoenix, Benedict Cumberbatch, Weird

WWL-TV New Orleans

10 best bucket-list U.S. history sites, including NOLA, from Ken Burns

History is best understood by walking the ground where it happened, says filmmaker Ken Burns.


Related Topix: Mark Twain, Vocal, Texas, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln

The Washington Post

Waiting on a new name at the Government Printing Office

It's not as big a change as you might imagine. It's the same exact job. Cannon has worked for four years at the Government Printing Office making printing plates, a job he did commercially for three decades.


Related Topix: Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Brad Wenstrup, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Saxby Chambliss, Entertainment

Psychology Today

Rock Bottom is a Good Starting Point

When someone 'hits rock bottom,' there's no lower to go. Hitting the bottom is so painful that it's enough to motivate a person to recover.


Related Topix: New York, New York, Musical Movies, Drama Movies, Sport Movies, Raging Bull

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Why World War I gets short shrift in U.S. schools

Few, if any, probably know that 100 years ago today Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia - the first in what will be a cascade of World War I centennials over the next two weeks, each darker and bloodier than the last.


Related Topix: History in the News, Pittsburgh, PA, Squirrel Hill (Pittsburgh, PA), Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, War Horse, Education Etc.

'The Women' - Classic Hollywood at the Napa Valley Opera House, 7/29

On Tuesday, July 29 at 7:00pm, the Napa Valley Opera House will screen the 1939 MGM classic comedy, The Women .


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Women, Best of 2007, Marie Antoinette, New York

Deseret News

OLRC stages strong drama 'Elephant Man' as final summer production

"THE ELEPHANT MAN," through Aug. 2, Caine Lyric Theatre, 28 W. Center, Logan , running time: 2 hours and 10 minutes The 1979 Tony Award-winning "The Elephant Man," which chronicles the true story of John Merrick and his caretaker Dr. Frederick Treves, breathes a breath of life into an otherwise so-so summer season of the Old Lyric Repertory Company ... (more)


Related Topix: Drama Movies, The Elephant Man, Frederick Treves, Theater, Arts

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

10 Great Mob Movies Not Made by Scorsese or Coppola

It's just too easy. If someone asks you to name the best mob movies, the knee-jerk responses are almost always 'The Godfather' or 'Goodfellas' or 'The Godfather Part II' or 'The Departed' or 'The Godfather Part III' wait, no one ever says that one.


Related Topix: The Untouchables, Thriller, History Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Stone, Mystery Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Robert De Niro, Bugsy