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7 hrs ago | The Wave

D.C. insider: Our bureau chief offers her tips on seeing Washington

Read David McCullough's wonderful book "1776" and watch the classic "All the President's Men" about President Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal or the Netflix series "House of Cards."


Related Topix: Washington, DC, Thriller, All the President's Men, Drama Movies, US News, US House of Representatives, Loretta Sanchez, Democrat, US Politics, National Mall, US National Parks

11 hrs ago | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

10 Great Mob Movies Not Made by Scorsese or Coppola

It's just too easy. If someone asks you to name the best mob movies, the knee-jerk responses are almost always 'The Godfather' or 'Goodfellas' or 'The Godfather Part II' or 'The Departed' or 'The Godfather Part III' wait, no one ever says that one.


Related Topix: The Untouchables, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Stone, Mystery Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Robert De Niro, Bugsy, Biography Movies

18 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Leonardo DiCaprio and model girlfriend Toni Garrn strip down to...

American doctor contracts Ebola after moving to Africa with his family: Medic infected while treating patients with incurable virus as outbreak spreads to Nigeria amid fears of wider contagion A final good deed, one last selfie: Man who lost his phone took this photo of the rookie cop who helped find it - days later she was dead 'at the hands of ... (more)


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

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Happy Birthday, Sandra Bullock! See Our Five Favorite Movie Roles

It might be hard to believe, but Sandra Bullock turns the big 5-0 on Saturday. In the course of her 20 years of stardom, Bullock has played everything from a duplicitous CTA token collector to a death-defying astronaut, while never sacrificing an ounce of the charm that made her America's Sweetheart.


Related Topix: The Heat, The Blind Side, Gravity, Comedy Movies, While You Were Sleeping, Murder by Numbers, Speed, Short, Thriller, Crime Movies, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies


Sandra Bullock Turns 50! Her 9 Best Movies, Ranked

It's hard to believe Sandra Bullock is turning 50 years old today! Because really, it's been that long and also, she looks ah-mazing! But then if we take a step back, we remember that America's Sweetheart has been entertaining us for over 25 years.


Related Topix: The Proposal, The Heat, All About Steve, The Blind Side, Gravity, Speed, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Movies, Entertainment

San Jose Mercury News

Alameda: Buzz Aldrin marks 45th anniversary of first moon landing

Forty-five years may have passed since Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made that "one giant leap for mankind" and became the first men to walk on the moon.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, Alameda, CA, Apollo 13, Adventure, Neil Armstrong, Recreational Vehicle, Airstream

On this Day in Movie History, July 26, 1928: Director Stanley Kubrick Born

It was on this day, July 26, 1928, American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and editor Stanley Kubrick was born.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, The Shining, Thriller, Spartacus, Short, Comedy Movies, Lolita, A Clockwork Orange, Crime Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Vivian Vance

Review: Deliver Us From Evil

There doesn't have to be big-name film stars in a horror movie to get me into the cinema, but unless the story otherwise promises a clever, innovative conceit then the casting of actors I've rated highly in more general fare will get my hopes up.


Related Topix: Deliver Us from Evil, Drama Movies, Munich, Thriller, Eric Bana, Edgar Ramirez


Game of Thrones: Jonathan Pryce joins the cast as pious High Sparrow

The Flintshire-born film star has been announced as one of the new cast members for season five of the fantasy drama Welsh actor Jonathan Pryce is set to take on a starring role in the new series of Game of Thrones.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, The New World, Adventure, Musical Movies, Evita, Jonathan Pryce

Happy birthday, Dame Helen Mirren: See her star sign and read your horoscopes

Happy birthday, Dame Helen Mirren ! As the critically acclaimed actress turns 69, HELLO! Online takes a look at what the stars have in store for Dame Helen and you... We have all the time in the world.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Helen Mirren, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, The Long Good Friday, The Madness of King George, Movies, Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Theater for movie lovers

There's an exciting production underway at ACT Theatre that is of particular interest to movie aficionados.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, The Right Stuff, Drama Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Sam Shepard, Chuck Yeager, Pop/Rock, Stuff, Woody Allen

Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver Join Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare Benefit Performance in Ma

Acclaimed actors Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver join the cast of Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare with John Douglas Thompson and Kathleen Chalfant .


Related Topix: Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Crime TV, Law and Order, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Sex and the City, Comedy, War Movies, Action Movies, Rough Riders


Sandra Bullock set to turn 50

Actress Sandra Bullock will be 50 years old on Saturday, July 26 - and her first five decades have gone pretty well.


Related Topix: The Blind Side, Gravity, Speed, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, While You Were Sleeping, Crime Movies, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Demolition Man, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Sandra Bullock

The New Zealand Herald

Charlie's Country: A foreigner in his own country

For a whitefella Australian born in the Netherlands, Rolf de Heer has an impressive catalogue of Aboriginal stories to his credit.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Music!, The Tracker, Western, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Ten Canoes, Comedy Movies, War Movies, Adventure, Walkabout

The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-2015 Live in HD Season

Unfortunately, the Met's exciting new production of contemporary composer John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer," originally scheduled to air worldwide on November 15, 2014, was cancelled.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, John Adams, Classical, Anna Netrebko, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Macbeth, Verdi, Rossini

Copenhagen Post

Derrickson fails to deliver himself from mediocrity

Scott Derrickson, writer director of 2005's The Exorcism of Emily Rose , clearly has a soft spot for demonic possession as he returns with another 'inspired by real events' of a similar slant.


Related Topix: The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Star Trek, Munich, Eric Bana

Conservative Todd Royal challenges Mike Gatto in California State Assembly race

Todd Royal was a distinct minority while sitting on the Studio City Neighborhood Council for years.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Rough Riders, US News, Activism, Studio-City, CA, La Canada Flintridge, CA

Capital Weekly

Glory' in Civil War series

The Monday Night Movie in the Park for Aug. 4 will be "Glory" , which runs 122 minutes and is rated R for graphic battle scenes.


Related Topix: Glory, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Short, Comedy Movies


Film Friday: '36 Hours' - World War II intrigue with James Garner

In the early 1960s, black and white became synonymous with political intrigue. John Frankenheimer had become the best at it with his political movies - Seven Days in May and The Manchurian Candidate to name a few.


Related Topix: Celebrities, James Garner, Thriller, Seven Days in May, Drama Movies, On the Waterfront, Crime Movies, War Movies, Action Movies, Exodus, Eva Marie Saint, Rod Taylor


Celebrity Kindness: Denzel Washington supports military families with Fisher House

Actor Denzel Washington, known for his dynamic roles in Flight and Glory , has embraced Greater Fisher House, a charity that works with the military.


Related Topix: Flight, Glory, Short, Comedy Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Denzel Washington, US Military, Brooke Army Medical Center, US Army, US Marine Corps, us Travel, Travel