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52 min ago | Star Tribune

Presnell sang in 'Molly Brown'

Q: My wife and I recently saw the old movie "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" and were highly impressed with Harve Presnell's singing. Was this really his voice, or was it dubbed? A: That was Presnell, a trained singer who worked from time to time in musicals.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Western, Musical Movies, Thriller, Fargo, Drama Movies, Harve Presnell, Debbie Reynolds, William H. Macy, My Fair Lady, Family, Entertainment

5 hrs ago |

Danny Glover supports Unifor

Actor Danny Glover, perhaps best known for his role in the Lethal Weapon movies, spoke to the delegates and expressed his support for Unifor. Glover, who gained fame for playing the role of a detective in Lethal Weapon alongside actor Mel Gibson, has a reputation for throwing his support behind labour movements worldwide.


Related Topix: Lethal Weapon, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Danny Glover, Mel Gibson

9 hrs ago | The Independent

Laurence Bacall's last ever performance on Family Guy airs in UK tonight

Neela Debnath is a member of the Independent's Online editorial team. She has an MA in Journalism from Brunel University.


Related Topix: Journalism, Film Noir, The Big Sleep, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Celebrities, Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart

13 hrs ago |

Champions in the Golden Age of Comic Book Movies

As the Golden Age of comic books movies proceeds and expands, more and more superheroes are being granted their own features. Boundaries are being pushed further, and the public have begun to welcome stranger protagonists and antagonists as their entertainment; And in some cases, opening up to them for modicum enlightenment.


Related Topix: Following, Thriller, Mystery Movies

17 hrs ago | NewsNet5

Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson: 'I'm still...

Oscar nominee TARAJI P. HENSON has blasted movie industry executives for failing to recognize her career achievements, insisting she is constantly treated like a "D-list" celebrity. The Hustle & Flow star, who scored an Academy Award nomination in 2009 for her role alongside Brad Pitt in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, claims she still struggles to stand out from other black actresses despite winning critical acclaim for her past work, including her part in the Emmy Award-nominated TV movie Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story in 2011.


Related Topix: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Hustle & Flow, Drama Movies, Music!, Taraji P. Henson, Entertainment

Sat Sep 13, 2014

'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' was mostly worth the wait

There's a bit of sadness in watching " Sin City: A Dame to Kill For " as we know it will not give us the same thrill as the original did. When " Sin City " came out in 2005, it was a game changer as it presented Frank Miller's hard-boiled characters and the sleazy city they inhabit in a visual style that felt original and fresh.


Related Topix: Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Frank Miller, The Wrestler


Entertainer Pia Zadora Hospitalized with Head Injury

Entertainer Pia Zadora ,60, is in intensive care after falling off a motorized golf cart. Her husband Jeffries told the Las Vegas Sun she is "in and out of consciousness and improving."


Related Topix: Short, Comedy Movies, Troop Beverly Hills, Thriller, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult, Butterfly, Pia Zadora, Pop/Rock

The Post-Standard

CNY Playhouse presents a moving 'Laramie Project'

Shortly after the 1998 fatal beating of gay university student Matthew Shepard outside of Laramie, Wyoming, playwright Moises Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project went to the town to interview its citizens about the traumatic events that had taken place there.


Related Topix: Laramie, WY, Drama Movies, The Laramie Project, Theater, Arts, Entertainment

The Wichita Eagle

Philly-haunted David Lynch returns for salute

Never mind the world outside David Lynch's studio window: the sun beaming on the Hollywood Hills, the sprinklered lawns ringed by dry chaparral, the open-top tourist vans prowling for homes of stars. Stationed at his long desk, chain-smoking American Spirits, tossing the butts on the concrete floor, the celebrated filmmaker and artist is time-traveling to 1960s Philadelphia, recalling his 5A1 2 years in a city that seeped into his soul.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Eraserhead, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Blue Velvet, David Lynch, Ethnic, Philadelphia, PA, Painting, Arts, Entertainment


John Travolta channelled his inner Monet for new TIFF film 'The Forger'

The moves he showed off in "Saturday Night Fever" and "Grease" are the stuff of cinematic legend, but who knew John Travolta was also pretty handy with a paintbrush? The star seems to have even surprised himself with the canvas he produced while prepping for his new art-heist film "The Forger." "I actually created my own Monet ... and I was pretty proud of it," Travolta said during an interview at the Toronto International Film Festival, adding that the piece now hangs in his Maine home.


Related Topix: Pulp Fiction, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Grease, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, John Travolta, Mud, Beginners

Free Williamsburg

Midnight Movies 9/12-9/14 Include The Crow and Taxi Driver

You talkin' to me? Well I'm the only one herea so yeah then I guess you must be. Well it's supposed to rain this weekend, so it's a good time to get the movies! But hey, it can't rain all the time, so be quick like a bunny and get through the maze by midnight to check out these late night screenings.


Related Topix: Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, 9, Taxi Driver, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Brandon Lee, Comedy Movies, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Adventure

Mirren's a real madame

Whenever Helen Mirren's in need of a little pick-me-up, she searches out a slice or two of eggy bread. "My mother used to make it.


Related Topix: The Hundred-foot Journey, Prime Suspect, Reality TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Helen Mirren, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Manish Dayal

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Cape Gazette

'Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' slashes his way into Milford Sept. 19

Steve Givens , Lorraine Steinhoff perform in Second Strret Players' "Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street." Second Street Players proudly presents the Fall Musical "Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" by Hugh Wheeler and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Fridays through Sundays, Sept.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Sweeney Todd, Drama Movies, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Theater, Arts, Milford, DE

Burnley Citizen

Gary Busey has won Celebrity Big Brother

The eccentric Hollywood star, who was the bookies' favourite to win the show, beat Olympic boxing champion Audley Harrison to the title after receiving the most votes from the public. As he emerged from the Big Brother house to cheers from the crowd, Busey told host Emma Willis: "I know why the word 'Great' is in front of Britain."


Related Topix: Lethal Weapon, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Gary Busey

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

FAll TV: a Gothama is seasona s most anticipated new show with its early story of Batman

GOTHAM: GOTHAM traces the rise of the great DC Comics Super-Villains and vigilantes, revealing an entirely new chapter that has never been told. From executive producer/writer Bruno Heller and starring Ben McKenzie , Jada Pinkett Smith and Donal Logue , GOTHAM follows one cop, destined for greatness, as he navigates a dangerously corrupt city teetering on the edge of evil, and chronicles the birth of one of the most popular super heroes of our time.


Related Topix: Batman, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Family, Action Movies, Adventure, Drama, The O.C., Soap Opera, Ben McKenzie, Celebrities, Jada Pinkett Smith

Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Indio Arraigned on Drug Charges

Indio was busted in West Hollywood in June ... after cops observed him smoking something out of a pipe while riding in the passenger seat of a car. Cops say they found cocaine.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Robert Downey Jr., Kiss Kiss... Bang Bang, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Mystery Movies

Brand Republic

David Hasselhoff to join Sorrell, Naughton and Shing at IAB Engage 2014

The actor, singer, and producer - nicknamed The Hoff, is set to close the show at the IAB's tenth anniversary Engage: We've Only Just Begun conference on 15 October. Hasslehoff, best known for his lead roles in Knight Rider and Baywatch, has recently become more involved in talent shows such as Dancing with the Stars, and became a judge on America's Got Talent and Britain's Got Talent.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, David Hasselhoff, Knight Rider, Baywatch, Thriller, Soap Opera, Action Movies, America's Got Talent, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Science Fiction Movies, Television, Celebrities

International Business Times

Celebrities Who Were Victims of Rape: Psychological and Physical Effects of Rape

The bureau defines rape as "a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse, which is initiated by one or more persons against another person without that person's consent." From women in the military to those in schools colleges, the crime happens against all.


Related Topix: Prison, Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Pulp Fiction, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Tim Roth, Beverly Hills, CA

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Theo James returns to the Underworld franchise

We have some good news Underworld fans. has broken the news that Theo James , star of the recent young adult adaptation, Divergent, is set to make his return to the Underworld series in an untitled sequel .


Related Topix: Underworld, Film Noir, Horror Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Underworld: Awakening, Kate Beckinsale

James Franco to Adapt Fight Club Author Chuck Palahniuk's Rant

Lit Reactor brings word today that actor-turned-director James Franco has picked up the rights to "Fight Club" author Chuck Palahniuk's 2007 novel "Rant," which he will adapt for the big screen. "As of last night we've finalized a deal for James Franco to option my novel 'Rant,'" Palahniuk said.


Related Topix: As I Lay Dying, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Fight Club, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Choke, Movies, Entertainment