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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Jodie Foster marries

USA Today reported that the wedding location was not revealed. Hedison, an actress/photographer, had been dating Foster for nearly a year.

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6 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

William Shakespeare: Five unconventional movie adaptations

William Shakespeare , whose 450th birthday is being celebrated around the world Wednesday, never seems to go out of vogue for movie directors eager to put their own spin on his classic texts.

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8 hrs ago | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Kids recreate 1950s in a classic musical

Set in the 1950s, "Bye Bye Birdie" is loosely based on the Elvis Presley phenomenon and the effect he might have had on one small American town.

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12 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

How Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter rewrote Oscar campaigning

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, who died Sunday at age 76, was at the center of one of the most talked-about miscarriages of justice in recent American history: He served 19 years in prison for three murders before his convictions were set aside.

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16 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

People Magazine's 'Most Beautiful'

The 31-year-old "12 Years a Slave" star went on an awards season tear that culminated in the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, and now she's been named People Magazine's Most Beautiful, topping a list that also includes Kerri Russell, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, and Mindy Kaling.

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21 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

John Landis to Join Lin-Manuel Miranda at United Palace Screening of King Kong, 4/27

Legendary filmmaker John Landis will introduce a free screening of the 1933 classic KING KONG as part of the "Sunday Movies at the United Palace with Lin-Manuel Miranda" series on April 27, 2014.

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Yesterday | KRCR

Child stars gone wrong

Many a child star has found success a hard act to follow, including these former stars who struggled with the transition to adulthood.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Ain't It Cool News

it's a Small World: the Movie directed by Jon Turteltaub is a real thing Disney wants to make

Disney has hired NATIONAL TREASURE/LAST VEGAS director Jon Turteltaub to turn yet another of their rides into a major motion picture.

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The Star Online

By my troth! 8 actors who have taken on Romeo, Henry V, Hamlet

From Loki to Shakespeare: Tom Hiddleston as the titular character in 'Henry V' from BBC Two's series of television film adaptations of Shakespeare's plays 'The Hollow Crown'.

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Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

The 20 Best Summer Blockbusters of All Time: 'E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial'

There were movie aliens before E.T., and there were movie aliens after E.T., but none were as memorable as Steven Spielberg's 1982 creation.

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Chronicle Live

End of an era for Tyneside film stalwarts

The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates from The Chronicle, covering Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland and Durham for Tuesday, 22 April 2014 NE1's Newcastle Fashion Week gets underway on May 9 with more catwalks, shop offers, exclusive VIP events and a smattering of ... (more)

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India.com

Jack Nicholson turns 77: Here are the three most villainous roles played by the Academy Award winner

An American actor, film director, producer and writer, the legendary Jack Nicholson was born on April 22, 1937 in the Neptune City of New Jersey.

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Examiner.com

Lindsay Lohan shocks with miscarriage news among shoes: Who was the daddy?

Lindsay Lohan has revealed that she suffered a miscarriage during the taping of her reality show on the Oprah Winfrey Network.

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OUPblog

Shakespeare and the music of William Walton

On 23 April 2014 we celebrate the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Michael Fassbender Plots To Kill A King In New Macbeth Photos

The last directors to really leave their stamp on William Shakespeare's work and get away with it were Sir Kenneth Brannagh and Baz Luhrman.

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Examiner.com

21 April: You won't want to escape

If you think it's the wit as well as the hard-wrought realism that makes Escape regarded as the pinnacle of old-time radio adventure series, be advised that the writer of tonight's offering wrote seven of the series' best-regarded-for-wit installments.

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Examiner.com

Road trip show: Catch Lisa Loeb at Davenport's Redstone Room on April 23

Those of us who have lived our whole lives in Iowa know that, sometimes, to catch a certain musical act when they go through the state, you are going to have to make a long road trip.

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Film School Rejects

For 90 Years, Moviegoers Have Avoided Meta Depictions of Cinematic Escapism

Many people watch movies as a form of escapism, and it makes sense that those people wouldn't like movies that involve reflexive techniques that address this fantasy element.

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Frank Marshall to Direct Shipwreck Rescue Story 'The Longest Night'

Frank Marshall is typically known as a producer, with credits involving minor franchises such as the Back to the Future , Jason Bourne, and Indiana Jones series.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Adventure, Eight Below, Celebrities, Matt Damon

I4U Future Technology News

Macaulay Culkin is in a bizarre band called Pizza Underground

The name Macaulay Culkin is probably a name that most people recognize. Culkin was a child actor who made it big in the Home Alone franchise that saw him battling with bungling thieves after being left home by himself accidentally.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, Home Alone, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Macaulay Culkin, Pop/Rock, The Velvet Underground, Weird

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