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2 hrs ago | Cartoon Brew

'Mouse in Transition': Mickey Rooney, Pearl Bailey and Kurt Russell

New chapters of Mouse in Transition will be published every Friday on Cartoon Brew.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Pete's Dragon, Adventure, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Jazz, Pearl Bailey, Mickey Rooney, Kurt Russell, Walt Disney, Vocal

6 hrs ago | Collider

Lasse Hallstrom Talks the Hundred-Foot Journey, Turning Down Catch...

The story centers on the Kadam family, who set up an Indian restaurant in a small village in the south of France, unknowingly beginning a rivalry with the nearby classical French restaurant run by Madame Mallory .


Related Topix: The Hundred-foot Journey, Casanova, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Helen Mirren, Thriller, Catch Me If You Can, Crime Movies, Action Movies

11 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

'Into the Woods' trailer: Take a peek at the fairy tale musical

"Woods" debuted on Broadway in 1987 and follows various fairy tale characters, including Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack of "Jack and the Beanstalk," a baker and his wife, and Rapunzel, on their journeys to achieve what they wish for.


Related Topix: Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Pitch Perfect, Star Trek, Horror Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Sweeney Todd, Education

15 hrs ago |

Flash Friday: First Midnight! Into the Woods Casts a Spell Onstage & Onscreen

Today we are celebrating the lineage of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine 's family-friendly fairy tale musical INTO THE WOODS now that we have gotten our very first glimpse of the new big screen edition starring Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp late this week via an attention-grabbing new teaser trailer and production photos.


Related Topix: Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Sweeney Todd, Drama Movies, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Animation Movies, Music!, Bernadette Peters

19 hrs ago | KUDL-FM Westwood

From Batman to Birdman

Michael Keaton was the first actor to reboot the Batman movie franchise. Many still think he was the best- even if he was eclipsed by Nicholson's Joker.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Batman, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Celebrities, Michael Keaton

21 hrs ago | Oxford Times

South Park festival boasts a starry line-up

EXPERIMENTAL rock group Klaxons have been revealed as the surprise headliners for a new festival to take place in Oxford's South Park.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Alice in Wonderland, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Trailer for Disney's Star-Studded Fairy Tale Musical, 'Into the Woods'

Nobody has had more success with live-action fairy tales than Disney, who have broke the bank with Alice in Wonderland and Maleficent already, and probably will again next year with Cinderella .


Related Topix: Alice in Wonderland, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies


Family Friendly: 'Kids'll Say the Darndest Things' concert in Oak Park

Children have a unique way of viewing the world. Allison Rozsa Evans will sing examples of that in "Kids'll Say the Darndest Things," accompanied by pianist Sarah Jenks, 6:26 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 7 at Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake St., Oak Park.


Related Topix: Oak Park, IL, Family, Kids, Flubber, Comedy Movies

Inside Bay Area

'Catch Me If You Can' is next Woodminister musical

The popular movie "Catch Me If You Can," which starred former Oakland hills resident Tom Hanks, is being presented as a musical this month as part of Producers Associates' Woodminster Summer Musicals.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Catch Me If You Can, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio, Alameda, CA, Piedmont, CA

Tivyside Advertiser

Open-air family theatre

There's more open-air family theatre to round off the summer, with a fantastic performance of The Three Musketeers at Narberth Rugby Club on August 25. Boxtree Productions are bringing their first family friendly musical adaptation to Narberth, with action, swordfights, original songs, and a little bit of romance, there's something for the whole ... (more)


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Animation Movies, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, The Three Musketeers, Thriller, Adventure

The Austin Chronicle

William Dear Says Freedom, R.I.P.

"We sat down and thought, we want to make a film, what can we afford? And we went, well, a biker movie or a horror movie."


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Angels in the Outfield, Drama Movies, Harry and the Hendersons, Comedy Movies

Theatrical Throwback Thursday: Peter Pan On TV, Mary Martin To Allison Williams

Mysterious Lady Initially starting out with a score by Mark Charlap & Carolyn Leigh , with eventual additional material provided by Jule Styne , Betty Comden and Adolph Green , PETER PAN has a unique and unusual backstory - even when compared to the bizarre historical trajectories of many items in the Golden Age musical theatre canon.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Peter Pan, Adventure, Musical Movies, Easy-Listening, Mary Martin, Betty Comden, Broadway

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Steve Carell Will Headline Disney's Brooklyn Family Robinson

Not just a great comedian, but a savvy businessman, Steve Carell has been producing his own vehicles since the 2005 smash hit The 40-Year-Old Virgin .


Related Topix: The 40 Year Old Virgin, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Steve Carell, Adventure, Swiss Family Robinson

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Classic Family Reading

She's met outrageous friends, fought off flying monkeys and even slayed a pair of witches.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Adventure, The Wizard of Oz, Musical Movies, Kansas

Drew Barrymore releases statement following half-sister's death

Drew Barrymore has spoken about her half-sister's death. The Blended star publicly addressed the loss telling Entertainment Tonight in a statement: " Although I only met her briefly, I wish her and her loved ones as much peace as possible and I'm so incredibly sorry for their loss.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Drew Barrymore, Entertainment

Evening Sun

Allison Williams headed skyward as NBC's Peter Pan

This May 5, 2014 file photo shows Allison Williams at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating "Charles James: Beyond Fashion," in New York.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Peter Pan, Adventure, Musical Movies, Girls, Entertainment, Television, Allison Williams, The Mindy Project

USA Today

Zac Efron opens up to Bear Grylls about addiction issues

High School Musical alum Zac Efron shocked everyone when he completed a stint in rehab last year, but since then, he's been pretty open about his decision to seek help.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, High School Musical, Musical Movies, Zac Efron, Entertainment

Amazing castle stays

Are you looking to create that "definable moment" for your next vacation? Perhaps you'd like to indulge that noble heritage you recently discovered through Enjoy a catered picnic along the shores of a private fishing lake? Or dabble in some equestrian activity while visiting the Royal Stables? With a little advance planning you can ... (more)


Related Topix: Robin Hood, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Musical Movies

Boise Weekly

Guilty Displeasures

Our nation's purveyors of pomp have failed their charge. In the simplest terms, movie studios have turned their backs on the nation's audiences; and those audiences, in turn, have turned away from the silver screen and toward their TV screens.


Related Topix: Boise, ID, Oblivion, Western, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Alice in Wonderland, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, After Earth

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KZBB-FM Fort Smith

iHeartRadio puts Jenny in the hot seat

Jenny Lewis has revived her solo career with a brand new album The Voyager . The new album features her single "Just One Of The Guys" and is her first solo album in six years! Jenny tells iHeartRadio, "A lot happens in six years."


Related Topix: The Wizard, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Troop Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills, CA


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