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3 hrs ago | Town Topics

The November Man: It's Spy vs. Spy in a Labyrinthine Espionage Thriller

DIDN'T YOUR MOTHER EVER TEACH YOU TO KNOCK?: The head of a CIA team of assassins David Mason makes a dramatic entrance into a room as he chases down the person he has been assigned to kill.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, No Way Out, Thriller, Mystery Movies

9 hrs ago | Seattle Times

‘The November Man’: Plot holes riddle generic spy thriller

'The November Man,' with Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey, Olga Kurylenko, Bill Smitrovich.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pierce Brosnan, Drama Movies, No Way Out, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Entertainment

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Chicago becomes a Noir City this weekend thanks to post WW II film festival

Donald Richie discusses with Tom Luddy the career of Akira Kurosawa who stud out in Japanese "collective" culture as an individualist, to the extent that it had affected his career negatively and was not supported in Japan.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Too Late for Tears, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies


James Ellroy Scipting Remake of Noir Classic 'Laura'

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Laura, Mystery Movies, Email Spam

24-hour marathon of Lauren Bacall films on TCM in September

A look back at the life of Lauren Bacall - the cool, sultry-voiced icon of Hollywood's golden age of cinema who died at age 89. WSJ's Mark Kelly reports.


Related Topix: Sex and the Single Girl, Crime Movies, The Big Sleep, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Dark Passage, Key Largo, How to Marry a Millionaire, Harper


Mad Men's Vincent Kartheiser & Broadway Vet Larry Pine Will Star in...

Mad Men star Vincent Kartheiser and Broadway vet Larry Pine will play Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler, respectively, in the previously announced New York premiere of Billy & Ray .


Related Topix: Vincent Kartheiser, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Double Indemnity

Mad Men and Casa Valentina Stars to Lead Vineyard's Billy & Ray; Design Team Set

"Mad Men" star Vincent Kartheiser and Broadway's Larry Pine will play Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler , respectively, in BILLY & RAY, Mike Bencivenga's new play -- directed by the legendary director/writer/producer Garry Marshall -- being given its NY premiere this fall at the Vineyard Theatre , with previews scheduled to begin October 1 prior to ... (more)


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Mad Men, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Alpha Dog, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Double Indemnity, Vincent Kartheiser

Movie review: The November Man works as thrilling filler

The November Man Three stars out of five Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Olga Kurylenko, Will Patton, Luke Bracey Directed by: Roger Donaldson Running time: 108 minutes The prevailing wisdom suggests there is more value in teaching an old dog a new trick, but if that old dog is really good at the old trick, does it really matter? Watching Pierce Brosnan ... (more)


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Action Movies, Dante's Peak, Adventure, Thriller, Mystery Movies, No Way Out, Celebrities, Pierce Brosnan

PR :: Hangmen Also Die on Blu-ray & DVD Sep 9

In 1942, Fritz Lang decided to make a film that would face the Nazi terror head-on.


Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, M, Hollywood, Short, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies

Chester Evening Leader

TV drama series reveals Chester Zoo founder's struggles

The six-part drama will focus on the story of George Mottershead, the man who created Chester Zoo in the 1930s, and the impact it had on his family.


Related Topix: Lee Ingleby, The Royle Family, Entertainment, Television, Ralf Little, Life on Mars, Liz White, Underworld, Horror Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Watch Uncensored Robin Williams Joke Used In Emmys Tribute

Acclaimed actor and Oscar-winning director Sir Richard Attenborough, whose film career on both sides of the camera spanned 60 years, died on Aug. 24, 2014.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Family, Hook, Adventure, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Richard Attenborough, Drama, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Key Largo

KURB-FM Little Rock

"Key Largo" Gets Huge Sales Boost from Lauren Bacall's Death

The death of screen legend Lauren Bacall earlier this month had an unintended consequence on the charts: the 1982 hit " Key Largo " by Bertie Higgins, which mentions her, experienced a massive sales increase.


Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Key Largo, Celebrities, Lauren Bacall

The London Free Press

Luke Bracey talks 'November Man' and 'Point Break' remake

Aussie actor Luke Bracey was only a kid when the movie GoldenEye came out, and grew up wide-eyed at exploits of Pierce Brosnan's version of suave secret agent James Bond.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Point Break, Adventure, Celebrities, Pierce Brosnan, Quantum of Solace, Mystery Movies, No Way Out, Olga Kurylenko

Sun Aug 24, 2014


VMAs Give Robin Williams A Touching Tribute

MTV's VMAs on Sunday night, Aug. 24, honored the late great Robin Williams with a short but touching tribute.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Emmy Awards, Richard Attenborough, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Key Largo, Celebrities, Lauren Bacall, Soap Opera, Another World


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.


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

The Virginian-Pilot

Film noir perfection arrives from "Out of the Past"

Exhibit A: A double-crossing no, a triple-crossing, maybe even a quadruple-crossing dame played by the glamorous Jane Greer .


Related Topix: The Big Sleep, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Horror Movies, The Night of the Hunter, Cape Fear, Story of G.I. Joe, War Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Robert Mitchum

The Stranger

Chris Marker Uses Cyberspace to Revisit and Recontextualize the Past

Chris Marker's Level Five , a multi-layered effort from 1997 - experimental film, historical documentary, love story - that's screening at the Grand Illusion , and arrives in the US for the first time, much like Eric Rohmer's A Summer's Tale and Alain Resnais' Je t'aime, je t'aime , two other French films which never saw a Stateside run until this ... (more)


Related Topix: 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Laura, Mystery Movies

Lauren Bacall dog left $10,000 in will: Actress leaves family one final request

Lauren Bacall, the sultry actress with the husky voice who captured Humphrey Bogart's heart both on and off the movie screen, died on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Key Largo, Celebrities, Humphrey Bogart, Mystery Movies, Birth, Lauren Bacall

The Citizens' Voice

A - Bewitching' actress

Baby boomers who watched "Bewitched," the 1960s situational comedy, will recall that Samantha and Darrin Stephens were not an ordinary couple.


Related Topix: Comedy, Bewitched, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Strangers on a Train, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, The Graduate, Marion Lorne, Theater, Arts

Joan Crawford goes to Harvard

Joan Crawford died in 1977 after a career that took her from dance hall flapper to silent screen actress to Oscar winner to low-budget horror film star.


Related Topix: Female on the Beach, Thriller, Flamingo Road, Drama Movies, Horror Movies, Possessed, Strait-Jacket, Mildred Pierce, Mystery Movies, Joan Crawford, Movies, Entertainment