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1 hr ago | The Star Online

Shakespeare goes to Hollywood: 7 modern movies based on the Bard

Shakespeare, the wet version: Claire Danes and Leonardo DiCaprio dive into the Bard's beloved tragedy as envisioned by Baz Luhrnann in his 1996 'Romeo+Juliet'.


Related Topix: Gnomeo and Juliet, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Romeo-Juliet, Titanic, Action Movies, Celebrities, Claire Danes, Leonardo DiCaprio

3 hrs ago | Back Stage

Kevin Spacey, Jon Favreau Heat Up Tribeca Film Festival's SAG-AFTRA Indie Cast Party

Bowlmor Lanes had more than a few strike outs last night. SAG-AFTRA's Indie Film Cast Party for the Tribeca Film Festival brought out the stars, neon bowling pins, and the Heinekens to celebrate the Union actors with a presence in the festival.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Kevin Spacey, Sundance Film Festival, Theater, Arts, War Movies, Drama Movies, Richard III, Movies, Entertainment

7 hrs ago |

Years of Living Hypocritically: Five Alarmist Celebs and Their Double Standards

They may be good at making movies, but Hollywood celebrities' lifestyles are far from an environmentalist's dream.


Related Topix: Avatar, California Government, California, Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger, US Governors, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, James Cameron

10 hrs ago |

A truly classy example...

Observation: Forgiveness can be one of the hardest things for most of us. The greater the hurt, the harder it is.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Cleopatra

13 hrs ago | Film School Rejects

Required Reading: Dudesels in Distress and An MST3K Oral History

" 7 Dudes in Distress Who Needed Saving By Damsels " - Rob Bracken at io9 lists a bunch of bros who were in dire straits until the right woman came along to ensure they didn't die a horrible, horrible death.


Related Topix: Speed, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies

17 hrs ago | CNET

Leonardo DiCaprio (no!) as Steve Jobs?

The latest rumor drifting toward civilization is that Danny Boyle will direct Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs movie, and he wants the Titanic actor to star.


Related Topix: Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio, Slumdog Millionaire, Steve Jobs, The Social Network

22 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

From Mike Ovitz to Leonardo DiCaprio: A Wall Street Criminal Recalls His Hollywood Heyday

"Leo DiCaprio is like my little brother," says Dana Giacchetto, 51, sipping Viking Blod Mead honey wine during a $400 seven-course meal at midtown Manhattan's Aquavit restaurant and hoping his next meal isn't on Rikers Island.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Leonardo DiCaprio, Sex Scandal

22 hrs ago | OUPblog

Shakespeare and the music of William Walton

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


Related Topix: Classical, William Walton, Animation Movies, Short, Hamlet, Music!, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Richard III, War Movies, Celebrities, Comedy Movies, Laurence Olivier, As You Like It

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Daily Mail

'I flew too close to the sun and spun out of control': Playboy...

CEO of social network GitHub RESIGNS after he and his wife are investigated for workplace harassment of female staff member Kate and William's romantic away day in the 'most remote place on earth': Duke and Duchess leave George behind as they spend night at Uluru 'I flew too close to the sun and spun out of control': Playboy fraudster jailed for ... (more)


Related Topix: Wolf of Wall Street, Books, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio, Oscars, Los Angeles, CA


Bill Paxton Waiting By His "Batphone" For 'Avatar' Sequel Call

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Related Topix: Avatar, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Horror Movies, Short, Aliens, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Bill Paxton, Email Spam, James Cameron

Steven Spielberg eyes upcoming Tom Hanks film, other projects

Steven Spielberg 's massive list of films continues to grow as he eyes multiple developing projects.


Related Topix: Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Catch Me If You Can, Crime Movies, Family, Action Movies, Munich, Celebrities, Tom Hanks

All-star comedy at Casino

Garrett has been taking his comedy across the nation and performing for crowds big and small, and as far away as Honolulu, Hawaii.


Related Topix: Honolulu, HI, America, Drama Movies, Entertainment

Hollywood Reporter

John Turturro Replaces Robert De Niro in HBO's James Gandolfini...

HBO's long-gestating miniseries Criminal Justice -- originally planned as a starring vehicle for the late James Gandolfini -- has undergone a casting change.


Related Topix: Stone, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Comedy Movies, Romance & Cigarettes, Musical Movies, Quiz Show, Sport Movies, The Bronx Is Burning, Music!, Monday Night Mayhem, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Entertainment, Television

Ain't It Cool News

Steven Soderbergh Takes a Cleaver To Michael Cimino With Heaven's Gate: the Butcher's Cut

Steven Soderbergh possesses one of the most brilliant editorial minds in modern cinema.


Related Topix: Western, Drama Movies, Heaven's Gate


Tom Hanks Attached to Cold War Drama With Steven Spielberg as Potential Director

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Munich, Thriller, Email Spam

Bill Paxton Presents Achievement in American Film Award at Charleston Int'l Film Festival

In its seventh year, the Charleston International Film Festival welcomed film industry professionals and enthusiasts to historic downtown Charleston to enjoy screenings, workshops, and parties during the five-day event, celebrating films from 11 different countries around the world.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Short, Aliens, Thriller, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Apollo 13, Drama Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Bill Paxton, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Blue Mountain State, Hill Street Blues, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Sun Apr 20, 2014


Ron Howard's Brother Hits the Double Nickel

Ron Howard's brother has more than 200 film and television credits including roles in many of his brother's films - Cocoon , Apollo 13 , Cinderella Man and Frost/Nixon come to mind.


Related Topix: Frost/Nixon, Sport Movies, Apollo 13, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Comedy Movies, Cocoon, Cinderella Man, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies

Animal welfare activists picket Liam Neeson's home

Animal rights activists protesting outside Liam Neeson's home say they don't agree with him that New York's carriage horses should keep working.Neeson didn't appear Saturday as about 50 demonstrators filled the sidewalk in front of his Manhattan... Animal welfare activists are not happy about Liam Neeson 's support for horse-drawn carriages in New ... (more)


Related Topix: Taken, Thriller, Drama Movies, Horror Movies, Animal Rights, War Movies, Biography Movies, Michael Collins, Liam Neeson, Celebrities, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

The Motley Fool

How 'Avatar 2' Will Make Box Office History

Cameron initiated the thread in advance of the April 13 premier of Years of Living Dangerously , his new nine-part documentary on climate change But it was lost on no one they were talking to the man behind the two highest-grossing films of all time -- Avatar and Titanic.


Related Topix: Avatar, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies

Los Angeles Times

WonderCon 2014: Bill Paxton talks 'Edge of Tomorrow,' 'Avatar' sequels

Emily Blunt as Rita Vrataski and Tom Cruise as Bill Cage in the sci-fi thriller "Edge of Tomorrow."


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Short, Aliens, Thriller, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Avatar, Titanic, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Weird Science, Celebrities, Bill Paxton, Anaheim, CA, Movies, Entertainment