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1 hr ago | New York Daily News

Mike Epps cast to play Richard Pryor in upcoming biopic

Director Lee Daniels and Oprah Winfrey took to social media to announce Epps, himself a former standup comic, to play the comedy legend.

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Related Topix: The Butler, Next Friday, Mike Epps, Movies, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Inarritu's 'Birdman' opens Venice Film Festival

A film in which art and fame battle it out in the streets and skies of Manhattan has kicked off the 71st Venice Film Festival, where high-art aspirations mix with Hollywood hopes.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Batman, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Michael Keaton, Stone, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies

9 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

From downtown to Sunset Station, the creative among us are cranking it up this evening

Rare is it in VegasVille that we are treated to such a spate of groovy events on a Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Alice in Wonderland, Family, Animation Movies, Musical Movies

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Wandsworth Guardian

Mark reviews Million Dollar Arm. More than just a movie about baseball.

In amongst the deluge of big budget special effects movies featuring Superheroes, talking apes, gun toting raccoons and comic book gangsters, comes this little gem from Disney.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mad Men, Slumdog Millionaire, Susan Boyle, Argo, Celebrities, Alan Arkin, Bridesmaids, Drama Movies

JAM! Showbiz

Legendary comedian Bill Cosby heading back to TV

When I first heard how many live shows Bill Cosby still does per year, it sounded exhausting.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Cosby, The Cosby Show, Drama, I Spy, Fat Albert, Family, The Bill Cosby Show

CBS Local

Mr. Skin Discusses Top 150 Nude Scenes Of All Time

Mr. Skin, the man with encyclopedic knowledge of nude scenes in movies and TV, joined Toucher & Rich to discuss his list of the top 150 nude scenes of all time.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Celebrities, Phoebe Cates, Sports

Brandon Sun

Richard Dreyfuss reflects on his life and career ahead of Fan Expo appearance

Academy Award-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss says that of his classic 1970s films, he believes "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" will be watched a hundred years from now.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Jaws, Drama Movies, The Goodbye Girl, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, Tin Men, Richard Dreyfuss

Forward

Billy Crystal Pays Poignant Tribute to Robin Williams at Emmy Awards

With a lump in his throat and a somber tremble in his voice, actor Billy Crystal paid a cosmic tribute to Robin Williams at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, two weeks after the comedian died in an apparent suicide.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Celebrities, Robin Williams

The Winnipeg Free Press

Stars of 'Trailer Park Boys' ditch alter egos to play themselves in 'Swearnet'

Robb Wells, left to right, Mike Smith and John Paul Tremblay star in "Swearnet" in this undated handout photo.

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Related Topix: Trailer Park Boys, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Robb Wells, John Paul Tremblay, Mike Smith

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

5 things to watch for at the Venice Film Festival

The 71st Venice Film Festival opens this week, bringing 11 days of high art and Hollywood glamour to the canal-crossed Italian city.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, 21 Grams, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Family, Batman, Action Movies, Adventure, The Amazing Spider-Man, Stone, Mystery Movies, Opinion

Globe and Mail

Cranston, Margulies, Breaking Bad share top honours at Emmys

Julianna Margulies poses backstage with her award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for the CBS series "The Good Wife" at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California August 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Breaking Bad, The Good Wife, Drama Movies, Short, Er, Soap Opera, ER, Drama, Julianna Margulies

Wandsworth Guardian

Mark pays tribute to local Legend Sir Richard Attenborough

One of Britain's greatest institutions Sir Richard Attenborough died on Sunday August 24, 2014 at the age of 90. Attenborough was not only a great actor but he also found fame as an award winning director picking up two Academy Awards for Gandhi .

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Related Topix: Richard Attenborough, Shadowlands, Magic, Horror Movies, Brighton Rock, Thriller, Crime Movies, Cry Freedom, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Miracle on 34th Street, Family

Mon Aug 25, 2014

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Show Bits brings you the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Normal, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Jessica Lange, Comedy, Seinfeld

KNUS-AM Aurora

Review: 'Life of Crime' misses Leonard's rhythm

Some may pine for George Clooney's chin or Scarlett Johansson's lips, but no body part should be more envied than Elmore Leonard's ear.

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Related Topix: Out of Sight, Thriller, Crime Movies, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, George Clooney, The Switch, Jennifer Aniston

Steuben Courier

Exclusive: Fred Willard Guest Stars on The Bold and the Beautiful

The Bold and the Beautiful ...and the hilarious? Comedy great Fred Willard has been set for a four-episode guest appearance on the hit CBS soap opera playing John Forrester, younger brother of fashion king Eric Forrester .

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Related Topix: Soap Opera, Comedy, The Bold and the Beautiful, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Best in Show, Fred Willard, John McCook

Brandon Sun

'Hamlet,' 'Sound of Music,' 'Anne Frank,' among 2015 Stratford productions

"Hamlet," "The Diary of Anne Frank" and "The Sound of Music" are among the productions heading to the Stratford Festival next year.

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Related Topix: The Taming of the Shrew, Drama Movies

ABC News

PHOTO: 75 Years Since Toto and Dorothy Arrived in Oz

Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Judy Garland, and Bert Lahr in costume as they dance along the yellow brick road in a publicity still from the film "The Wizard of Oz," 1939.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Family, The Wizard of Oz, Adventure, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Jazz, Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Entertainment

International Business Times

Robin Williams Tribute at Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Pierce...

Actor Pierce Brosnan made a guest appearance at the late-night talk show "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" where he paid tribute to his "Mrs. Doubtfire" co-star Robin Williams.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, Pop/Rock, Flowers

Sun Aug 24, 2014

NNDB

Lauren Bacall

In her teens Lauren Bacall studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, worked as a model, and appeared in off-Broadway plays.

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Related Topix: Film Noir, Crime Movies, The Big Sleep, Drama Movies, Dark Passage, Key Largo, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Western, Harper, The Shootist, How to Marry a Millionaire

Illawarra Mercury

Richard Attenborough dead, aged 90

Acclaimed actor and Oscar-winning director Richard Attenborough, whose film career on both sides of the camera spanned 60 years, has died.

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Related Topix: Brighton Rock, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Shadowlands, Horror Movies, Oh! What a Lovely War, Jurassic Park, Miracle on 34th Street, Family, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Richard Attenborough, Adventure, Musical Movies, Science Fiction Movies

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