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2 hrs ago |

George Clooney receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award

Today, Sept. 15, it was reported on CBS News and Hollywood Reporter that George Clooney will be receiving the Cecil B. DeMille award.


Related Topix: The Descendants, Up in the Air, Hollywood, Short, Comedy Movies, Er, Golden Globe Awards, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Out of Sight, Thriller, Crime Movies, Action Movies

4 hrs ago |

A no position president

The recent speech by President Obama on the devastation by ISIS on the Syrian and Iraqi people proved unequivocally that this is one president which will go out of his way to say allot about nothing. He spoke nearly thirty minutes utilizing tough words and idle threats in an attempt to sound bold, strong and the defender of our nation, yet with no apparent conviction.


Related Topix: US News, Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

6 hrs ago | ABC News

The Roosevelt Trail, From Maine to North Dakota

In this undated photo, the statues of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln are shown at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. Theodore Roosevelt and two more Roosevelts who occupied the White House, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his first lady, Eleanor, are the subjects of a new Ken Burns documentary for public television, "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History."


Related Topix: Maine, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, US National Parks

8 hrs ago | Collider

Effie Gray Trailer: Emma Thompson Returns to British Period Dramas in Grim Fashion

The first Effie Gray trailer for director Richard Laxton 's significantly delayed period drama has arrived. Written by Emma Thompson , the film is a biopic of Effie Gray that centers on her doomed marriage to art critic John Ruskin in 1840s London.


Related Topix: Sense and Sensibility, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Emma Thompson, Short, London

9 hrs ago |

Team of Rivals Author to Help Rider University Kick Off 150th Anniversary Celebration

The author of the award winning book Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln will help Rider University kick off its 150th anniversary celebration this week. World-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winner Doris Kearns Goodwin will speak on Tuesday evening, 5 p.m., in the Student Recreation Center .


Related Topix: Books, Team of Rivals, Rider University, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

12 hrs ago |

Kelly Brook Vows To Work On Temper After Boyfriend-beating Scandal

The Piranha 3D star hit headlines earlier this month when it emerged her new memoir, Close Up, contains recollections of how she previously punched two ex-lovers in the face. The victims were identified as Hollywood star Jason Statham and British rugby ace Danny Cipriani, and Brook was subjected to even more criticism when she tried to laugh off the incidents during an appearance on a U.K. Tv show last week .


Related Topix: Hot Chicks, Kelly Brook, Short, London, Drama Movies, Jason Statham

16 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

Logan County poised to approve rezoning request permitting medicinal Cannabis production

The Abraham Lincoln Statue Committee was present to deliver a replica of a statue to be created soon and placed on the Logan County Courthouse grounds.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Logan County, IL, Lincoln, IL, Sangamon County, IL

20 hrs ago |

Monday, September 22

1862 - U.S. President Abraham Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves in the Confederate States free as of Jan. 1, 1863. 1914 - A German submarine sinks three British cruisers in one hour off the Dutch coast; the German cruiser Emden shells Madras in 1970 - Arab chiefs of state send envoys to meet with King Hussein and Yasser Arafat to persuade them to find a way to contain the fighting between the Jordanian Army and Palestinian guerrillas.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Boat Disaster, Israel, World News, South Jordan, UT, Middle East, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Daily Herald

Civil War event brings history alive at the Batavia Riverwalk

Two Civil War doctors and a nurse gathered to inspect the army's new "recruits," who were actually suburban children visiting the Civil War Encampment at the Batavia Riverwalk. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.


Related Topix: Medicine, Batavia, IL, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Nursing, St. Charles, IL

Idris Elba's No Good Deed Tops North American Box Office

Idris Elba and Taraji P . Henson 's thriller No Good Deed has topped the North American box office with an opening weekend $24.5 million take.


Related Topix: The Expendables, Short, London, Drama Movies, Jason Statham

Greenwich Citizen

EXCHANGE: A look at Abe Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy

William and Jane Ann Moore hope people will discover the words of abolitionist Owen Lovejoy and, like them, find his words as powerful today as they were 150 years ago. Retired ministers, the Moores spent a decade writing "Collaborators for Emancipation," a book that examines the surprising relationship between Abraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy and how that relationship helped to end slavery.


Related Topix: Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Illinois


$67m in outstanding fines

TASMANIANS owe more than $67 million in outstanding fines, or nearly $150 for every man, woman and child in the state. TASMANIANS owe more than $67 million in outstanding fines, or nearly $150 for every man, woman and child in the state.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Thriller, Justice, Drama Movies

Photo Flash: Southampton African American Museum Presents 'Raise Your Voice'

Festival organizers led by Executive Director Brenda Simmons and Board Member, Oscar winning film director Nigel Noble have selected a group of important films that highlight the experiences of people of color from the joyous to the painful. Southampton Arts Center, 25 JOBS Lane Southampton, NY 11968 and An Evening of Spoken Word & Jazz will be held at the Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Lane, Southampton, New York 11968.


Related Topix: Fruitvale Station, Southampton, NY, Hip-Hop, Ali, Malcolm X, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Staten-Island, NY

The Daily Herald

Curator's Corner - A trip of a lifetime

It's a cool Fall morning, shortly after dawn. Your bags have been loaded and your finishing a cup of coffee as you anticipate the next nine days.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

Sat Sep 13, 2014

'Intruders' 'Ave Verum Corpus' review: Messages and an internal struggle

The Saturday, Sept. 13 episode of " Intruders ," 104, "Ave Verum Corpus," sees Jack and Gary looking into Bill Anderson, Amy's whereabouts while she was gone and one of Gary's clients.


Related Topix: Short, London, Drama Movies

Folk Alley

REVIEW: Rose Cousins, 'Stray Birds'

A new surprise EP from one of Canada's brightest singer-songwriters? Yes, please. Oh, she's covering some of her good friends and heroes? This includes Gordon Lightfoot? Well, don't mind if I just start weeping my face off.


Related Topix: Gordon Lightfoot, Folk, Short, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, What's Love Got to Do with It?

New Look At Lindsay Lohan In Rehearsal For SPEED-THE-PLOW

West End neophyte and internationally recognized screen star Lindsay Lohan is set to make her West End debut next month in David Mamet 's oft-revived drama SPEED-THE-PLOW and a new look behind the scenes of rehearsals for the play are now available to view. Earlier this month, Lohan utilized social media to post some first behind the scenes shots, commenting, "Brilliant actors at #work #speedtheplow @richard_schiff #lindsayposner and @nigellindsay1 good day! Also with #sundaytimes".


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Action Movies, Speed, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, History Movies, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Lindsay Lohan, Oleanna

Daily Mail

Clive Owen is seen arriving at Chiltern Firehouse with two mystery ladies

Although he has been busy filming for his new TV series in New York City, Hollywood actor Clive Owen is now enjoying some time off back on home turf. The 49-year-old star - who will be celebrating his 50th birthday next month - was pictured heading to London hotspot Chiltern Firehouse along with two mystery women on Friday evening.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Closer, Short, Century, Clive Owen, Pop/Rock, Natalie Imbruglia

Entertainer Pia Zadora In Intensive Care Following Golf Cart Accident

Actress and singer Pia Zadora is recovering in intensive care at a Las Vegas hospital after sustaining a head injury in a golf cart accident. The 60 year old entertainer fell from a golf cart Thursday near her home in Summerlin, Nevada.


Related Topix: Hairspray, Short, Comedy Movies, Pia Zadora, Music!, Pop/Rock, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Butterfly, Las Vegas, NV, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Media

Photo Flash: First Look at Joseph Marcell & More in Folger Theatre's King Lear

Folger Theatre continues its relationship with Shakespeare's Globe in London with the touring production of KING LEAR, continuing in D.C. for a limited engagement through September 21. Directed by Bill Buck hurst, the acclaimed production has toured for months in the UK, Europe, and Asia. The Folger will be its debut here in the States.


Related Topix: Comedy, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Entertainment, Television, Joseph Marcell, Short, London, Drama Movies, Will Smith, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Comedy Movies, Much Ado About Nothing