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53 min ago |

10 classic movies starring Vivien Leigh

British actress Vivien Leigh is best remembered today for her performance as a spoiled Southern belle in the classic Civil War drama, " Gone with the Wind " , but the star who so famously portrayed Scarlett O'Hara also played some of history's most memorable - and notorious - women.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, A Yank at Oxford, War Movies, Drama Movies, Fire Over England, Adventure, Anna Karenina, A Streetcar Named Desire, Music!, Comedy Movies, Caesar and Cleopatra, Gone with the Wind

5 hrs ago | Army Times

Vets group seeks Medal of Honor for Civil War Col. Robert Gould Shaw

A veterans group will present a petition next week to the New York delegation of Congress asking that the Medal of Honor be awarded to Civil War Col.


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

5 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

This Is What James Cameron's The Abyss Set Looks Like 20 Years Later

If anyone were to look at an abandoned nuclear power plant and think, "We could totally film an underwater epic here," it would have to be James Cameron .


Related Topix: Avatar, Thriller, The Abyss, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Titanic, Celebrities, James Cameron, South Carolina

10 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Titanic' Director Cameron's Mini Robot Probes May Aid Jet Quest

Film director and deepsea explorer James Cameron said, "If there were a role for the small robotics systems we developed for exploring inside wrecks, I'd be more than happy to facilitate.


Related Topix: Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science / Technology, Robots, Celebrities, James Cameron

14 hrs ago | National Review Online

Reid Buckley: Ave Ava

The following article is his remembrance of actress Ava Gardner. I was deeply saddened by the death of Ava Gardner.


Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, 55 Days at Peking, Ava Gardner

15 hrs ago |

Cock a doodle don't - rapper cuts off penis

CNN reported that Johnson has been a member of Northstar , a California hip-hop group that was part of the Wu-Tang Clan family, according to the Wu-Tang Clan website.


Related Topix: RZA, Black Entertainment, Method Man, Hip-Hop, The Wu-Tang Clan, The View, Entertainment, Television, America, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Rosie O'Donnell

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Robert De Niro's Best Of The 1980a 2s

By the time 1980 hit, Robert De Niro was a true star in Hollywood, in every sense of the word.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The King of Comedy, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Sport Movies, Midnight Run, Thriller, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Raging Bull, Adventure, The Untouchables, Celebrities, Robert De Niro

Was That Really Leonardo DiCaprio Dancing at Coachella? We Investigate.

By now you've probably all seen that video of a man thought to be Leonardo DiCaprio busting out some serious dance moves at Coachella over the weekend.


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

Blackpool Today

Titanic letter to fetch A 30k at auction

Memory lane june 25 Unsinkable exhibition at Fleetwood Museum features news reports of the Titanic's links with the Fylde coast He probably scribbled the note quickly, for he had just landed a job as a Turkish Bath attendant on board a luxury liner called a Titanic and had work to do.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Action Movies, Titanic, Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, New York,

DiCaprio + Inarritu = ???

I like his films because the first half part of them is always hilarious messy and then deadly serious in the second half.


Related Topix: Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Catch Me If You Can, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Crime Movies, Family, This Boy's Life, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio

The Daily Star

Original Jesus Ted Neeley brings 'Superstar' to Rome

US actor and singer Ted Neeley takes part in a rehearsal of the show "Jesus Christ Superstar" on April 11, 2014 in Rome.


Related Topix: Jesus Christ Superstar, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Theater, Django Unchained

Route 66 News

More about that Diet Mountain Dew commercial

Posted by Ron Warnick in Music , Television . Tags: Bobby Troup , Diet Mountain Dew , Johnny Lydon , Johnny Rotten , Michael Karbelnikoff , Sex Pistols trackback Longtime readers of this site probably have seen a muddy-looking but still-invigorating Diet Mountain Dew commercial featuring an altered version of Bobby Troup's "Route 66" by John Lydon, ... (more)


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Mobsters, The Sex Pistols, Punk

Charleston City Paper

Is Modern West better than the average celebrity band?

A few Mondays ago, Kevin Costner was in Los Angeles at the premiere of his new football film Draft Day .


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Bull Durham, The Untouchables, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Kevin Costner, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Jada Pinkett Smith

Tue Apr 15, 2014

On Social Marketing and Social Change

The Anniversary of the Sinking of the Titanic

PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry.


Related Topix: The Anniversary, Pop/Rock, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

BBC News

Hobbit star Armitage set for Old Vic

The actor, who plays Thorin Oakenshield in The Hobbit films, will play the role of John Proctor in Arthur Miller's classic play.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Thriller, Macbeth, Spooks, Entertainment, Drama, Television


6 facts about the Titanic on its 102nd anniversary

SALT LAKE CITY &#8212 The R.M.S. Titanic was a glorious and impressively large ship that sank April 15, 1912, after striking an iceberg in the North Atlantic Ocean.


Related Topix: Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Entertainment, Television, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio

Tax Day in Space: How NASA Astronauts Pay Uncle Sam

The Tax Man cometh for Americans today , and not even astronauts in space can escape their annual terrestrial taxes.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, Apollo 13, Drama Movies, Adventure

WFAA-TV Dallas

On 102nd anniversary of Titanic's sinking, we're still fascinated

Numerous tragic ship sinkings happened before Titanic and many occurred afterward, yet this is the one people research, write novels about and depict in blockbuster movies.


Related Topix: Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Entertainment, Television

Daily Mail

Chinese tourists invade Thai university and are accused of using ancient moat as toilet

A top Thai university has been forced to install more security after it became an unexpected tourist hotspot for Chinese travellers, following in the footsteps of a comedy caper film.


Related Topix: World News, Thailand, Thailand, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Travel, Laos Travel, Thailand Travel, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies

International Business Times

Leonardo DiCaprio in PDA With Topless Girlfriend Toni Garrn, Looks...

Leonardo DiCaprio has been spotted having fun with his topless girlfriend Toni Garrn on the beach of Bora Bora.


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