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29 min ago | Financial Times

The Deer Hunter - film review

The Deer Hunter is back in cinemas, on the size of screen where it belongs. Michael Cimino's three-hour Vietnam war epic divided the world into votaries and vilifiers.


Related Topix: Heaven's Gate, Western, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Savage

4 hrs ago |

the Habit of Art - a Very British Comedy Returns to Theatre Rhino, Now thru 8/23

Due to popular demand and great reviews when it played in SF, "The Habit of Art - A Very British Comedy" by Alan Bennett is coming back for a return engagement for 19 performances only, running today, July 31 - Aug. 23, 2014 in this exclusive Theatre Rhinoceros production in SF.


Related Topix: Beyond the Fringe, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, The Wind in the Willows, Family, Drama Movies, The Madness of King George, Adventure, Vocal, Alan Bennett, 9

8 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Why Orlando Bloom took a swing at Justin Bieber

Pull up a chair, make a cuppa, this may take awhile because a modern day Helen of Troy tale is unfolding in Hollywood, Spain and New York right now.


Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Troy, Adventure, Entertainment

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily Mail

Take a peek inside Olivier's London love nest: Dilapidated Chelsea...

Take a peek inside Olivier's London love nest: Dilapidated Chelsea mansion which actor bought as his first home with Vivien Leigh on sale for A 7.5m Sir Laurence bought the four-bedroom Durham Cottage, in west London, to share with his new lover in 1937 The run-down property - the garden of which is covered in leaves and weeds - failed to sell at ... (more)


Related Topix: United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Fire Over England, War Movies, Adventure, Home, Home Listing, Music!, Drama Movies, A Streetcar Named Desire, Gone with the Wind, Celebrities, Vivien Leigh

Smithsonian Blog

From the set of 'Glory' to the Smithsonian collections

Watching this year's Academy Award-winning movie 12 Years a Slave compelled me to think about my internship research on objects in the entertainment collection from the 1989 movie Glory .


Related Topix: Glory, Short, Comedy Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Shaw (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

Los Angeles Times

'Brando's Smile' biography goes below the surface to find the actor

Marlon Brando fan Susan L. Mizruchi delves into his library and finds another kind of man in 'Brando's Smile' Susan L. Mizruchi was 12 and living in upstate New York when she turned on the TV one day and watched Marlon Brando playing Fletcher Christian in the 1962 version of the seafaring tale "Mutiny on the Bounty."


Related Topix: On the Waterfront, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Mutiny on the Bounty, Celebrities, Marlon Brando, Boston University, Movies, Entertainment

Radio Times

Downton Abbey takes over Harry Potter's Hogwarts

The grand residence of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland has been taken over by ITV costume drama Downton Abbey.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Peter O'Toole

BWW Reviews: Hollywood Meets Fascist Italy in Antony and Cleopatra

It's all about the love story in Shakespeare's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA and this one has at its core the epic romance of the ages - Mark Antony and the notorious Queen of the Nile - two dramatic individuals consumed with passion of whom much has been written.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Cleopatra, Los Angeles, CA, Thousand Oaks (Thousand Oaks, CA), Cynthia, Comedy Movies

Chronicle Live

Low Fell movie lover notches up 800 film viewings at Newcastle cinema

The pensioner has notched up 800 movies over the past 16 years, watching some of the biggest Hollywood blockbusters on the big screen.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Mrs. Brown


Glacial Melt and Its Politics

Jeffrey St. Clair on Hillary Clinton's miraculous rags-to-riches method of financial success; LA CONFIDENTIAL: Lee Ballinger on race, violence and inequality in Los Angeles; PAPER DRAGON: Peter Lee on China's military; THE BATTLE OVER PAT TILLMAN: David Hoelscher provides a 10 year retrospective on the changing legacy of Pat Tillman; MY BROTHER AND ... (more)


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US News, US Politics, Al Gore, Greenland, World News, Arctic Region, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Global Warming

Tue Jul 29, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Oh we have such 'hateful' memories

WE were plastered in make-up to look pasty, pale and sicklya those haircuts were so severe it was like being sheep sheareda we were told to scream 'die, I hate you, death'a sitting in the front we could feel the sheer force of the hatreda my hair was gelled into a fierce quiffa no laughing, no swearing, just jump up and shouta we were told to show ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England, Gloucestershire County, England, Drama Movies, Cleopatra, Biography Movies, Richard Burton, R-N-B


R.I.P. James Shigeta

The actor whose 50-year career included a star turn in Flower Drum Song and a memorable roles in Die Hard and Midway , died today in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Midway, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Flower Drum Song, Musical Movies, James Shigeta, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Troy Donahue, Hawaii Five-O, Entertainment, Television


So, This Is Leonardo DiCaprio Running Shirtless With a Squirt Gun

In a photo released by New York Magazine , the Titanic star was seen, well, running shirtless with a squirt gun.


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

10 Things to Explore at Jekyll Island

Just an hour north of Jacksonville, escape to one of South Georgia's most interesting barrier islands for a day of outdoor fun.


Related Topix: Jekyll Island, GA, Glynn County, GA, Glory, Short, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, War Movies, Action Movies

Chronicle Live

Films and TV which put the North East on the big and small screen

A host of film and TV companies have chosen the region as the backdrop to their productions over the years And we have extended our famous Geordie hospitality to some of Hollywood's biggest names as well as home-grown heroes.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Eccleston, Geoffrey Rush, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Kevin Costner

Effingham Herald

A black and white, and sometimes Technicolor, summer

The summer movie season of 2014 is making headlines for its lack of blockbuster successes.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Cleopatra, Raintree County, Celebrities, Elizabeth Taylor, Claudette Colbert

ABC News

PHOTO: Sandra Bullock attends the Oscars on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, Calif.

Talk show host Wendy Williams celebrated her July 18th birthday days before Bullock's with Chaka Khan serenading her on the show with "I'm Every Woman."


Related Topix: Speed, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Sandra Bullock, Dance, Chaka Khan, R-N-B, Pop/Rock, Hole, Entertainment

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Gaelic Storm out with a new (old) CD

So you didn't get enough of Gaelic Storm at the 2014 Colorado Irish Festival ? Can't wait until they return to Colorado in November? Well, you're in luck, because they are releasing their new CD today .


Related Topix: Gaelic Storm, Celtic, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet

1973 Look Back: Biblical Musicals

Your suscription dimes make an enormous difference to The Film Experience in terms of stability and budget to dream bigger.


Related Topix: Godspell, Musical Movies, Carnegie Mellon University, Theater, Jesus Christ Superstar, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies

Israel loses its heroic sheen

Israel is no longer the valiant and beleaguered underdog, but increasingly seen as an increasingly arrogant oppressor seeking to crush another old nation under its jackboots, says Mohan Guruswamy.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Agriculture, Science, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Exodus