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2 hrs ago |

Roosevelt's congressional frustration is familiar

I love a good book on U.S. history, and Doris Kearns Goodwin's latest is one of the best I've seen.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Books, The Bully Pulpit, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, US News, Journalism

6 hrs ago | Something Else! Reviews

Across the Great Divide: Levon Helm, "Hurricane" from American Son

A dirt-road funk fable, "Hurricane" was the perfect vehicle for Levon Helm - a figure whose voice conveyed a pride of ownership in every year, every wrinkle, every triumph over adversity.


Related Topix: Music!, Coal Miner's Daughter, Drama Movies, Levon Helm, Country, The Band, Pop/Rock

10 hrs ago | Houston Press

James Brown Killed Dumb Biopics: Why the Messy Get On Up Gets It Right

James Brown stripped pop to its rhythmic essentials: the groove and the grunt, the bridge, and the scream.


Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Music!, Walk the Line, Drama Movies, Movies, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Lee Pace on 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' 'The Hobbit' and 'Halt and Catch Fire'

You've seen glimpses of him kicking butt as elf king Thranduil in the trailer for "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," and this weekend you can see much more of the actor as villain Ronan the Accuser in Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy."


Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Lee Pace, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln

12 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

Agency could cut hours at Illinois historic sites

Illinois officials say budget cuts will force them to consider cutting hours at some state historic sites after the Labor Day holiday.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies

16 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

5 more music biopics that dig deep in portrayals

'Get on Up' wows with Chadwick Boseman's virtual channeling of James Brown , but it also succeeds as a psychological portrait of what drove his genius.


Related Topix: Ray, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Blues, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx, Chanson, Edith Piaf

21 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

College Basketball: Sussex County scoring champ Tobin preps for final hoops season at ESU

Photo by Daniel Free/New Jersey Herald - East Stroudsburg University's Matt Tobin, a former Hopatcong High School basketball standout, instructs a group of fifth- through eighth-graders on July 14 at the B.T. Basketball Camp in Sparta.


Related Topix: Sussex County, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ, Sparta, NJ, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Vernon, NJ

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Jamie Foxx to Play Mike Tyson for Scorsese?

Mike Tyson made an appearance on IGN's Comic Con live stream this weekend to talk about his new series Cartoon Network series Mike Tyson Mysteries, while there, he spoke with us about a biopic he's got in development with Jamie Foxx .


Related Topix: Ray, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx, Black Entertainment


Celebrity Birthdays, July 30: Terry Crews, Laurence Fishburne and Jamie Pressly

Actor and former American football player Terry Crews turns 46 today. Crews was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 11th round of the 1991 NFL Draft.


Related Topix: I Love You, Man, Short, Music!, Crime TV, CSI, Documentary Movies, The Color Purple, Drama Movies, What's Love Got to Do with It?, Action TV, Musical Movies, Entertainment, Drama, Television, One Life to Live, Comedy Movies, Friday After Next, Soap Opera

Fox News

Ian spills 'Sharknado' cameos

The sci-fi social media phenomenon "Sharknado" is back SyFy Wednesday night with "Sharknado 2: The Second One."


Related Topix: Short, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Domino, Cellphones, Entertainment

BWW Reviews: Hollywood Meets Fascist Italy in Antony and Cleopatra

It's all about the love story in Shakespeare's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA and this one has at its core the epic romance of the ages - Mark Antony and the notorious Queen of the Nile - two dramatic individuals consumed with passion of whom much has been written.


Related Topix: History Movies, Drama Movies, Cleopatra, Los Angeles, CA, Thousand Oaks (Thousand Oaks, CA), Cynthia, Comedy Movies

Brando, Stewart, Grant highlight TCM's 'Summer Under the Stars'

August is one of the favorite months of the year for big fans of Turner Classic Movies with the classic film network's Summer Under the Stars programming that features films from a specific actor all-day long each day of the month.


Related Topix: Music!, On the Waterfront, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, A Streetcar Named Desire, Celebrities, Marlon Brando, Marty, Bonnie and Clyde

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Oh we have such 'hateful' memories

WE were plastered in make-up to look pasty, pale and sicklya those haircuts were so severe it was like being sheep sheareda we were told to scream 'die, I hate you, death'a sitting in the front we could feel the sheer force of the hatreda my hair was gelled into a fierce quiffa no laughing, no swearing, just jump up and shouta we were told to show ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England, Gloucestershire County, England, Drama Movies, Cleopatra, History Movies, Richard Burton, R-N-B

News Times

It was a day to tout Central Florida's triumph and UConn dual dominance and the undoubtedly successful inaugural AAC campaign because, well, why the hell not? It was a day for commissioner Mike Aresco to puff his chest, a day to admit "I do not care for the Power Five designation."


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies

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

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

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

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

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

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