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1 hr ago | New York Post

7 performers who hit back at hecklers

Not everyone respects the key rule of theatergoing: Don't screw with the performers! This was driven home last week when a misguided Neil Patrick Harris fan nearly hijacked Broadway's "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" by shrieking "I love you, Neil!" To Harris' credit, he stayed in character as an embittered German punk rocker: "I'm doing something up ... (more)


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Macbeth, Theater, Arts

6 hrs ago |

Idaho man collecting every VHS copy of Speed

One local man said he dedicates his free time to collecting copies of the movie Speed.


Related Topix: Speed, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Russia Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Moscow, Russia Travel, Celebrities, Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock

10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Kris Kristofferson is still riding freedom's road

The call catches Kris Kristofferson where you might expect him to be, on the bus on the road, heading for another show, this time in Australia.


Related Topix: Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, Western, Blade, Thriller, Kris Kristofferson, Country, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Willie Nelson

14 hrs ago |

Shakespeare's Movie Magic

He's 450 years old, but Shakespeare lives on, most splashily on the big screen-where his most famous words have been given life by stars like Emma Thompson, Dame Maggie Smith and Sir Ian McKellen.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Hamlet, Music!, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Much Ado About Nothing, Othello, Richard III, War Movies, Celebrities, Emma Thompson

18 hrs ago | Deadline

WME Signs 'Warrior' Helmer Gavin O'Connor

EXCLUSIVE : WME has signed Gavin O'Connor , the writer-director of the superb generational fighter tale Warrior , the indie Tumbleweeds , cop drama Pride And Glory , and the U.S. Gold Medal-winning hockey team saga Miracle .


Related Topix: Warrior, Pride and Glory, Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Western, Drama Movies, Tumbleweeds, Miracle

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Staged Reading of Remember this: Walking with Jan Karski Set for Tonight at Georgetown University

The Davis Performing Arts Center and the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University, a joint initiative between the Theater and Performance Studies Program and the School of Foreign Service, are pleased to announce a world premiere staged reading of "Remember This: Walking with Jan Karski," featuring Academy Award ... (more)


Related Topix: Georgetown University, Theater, Arts, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Good Night, and Good Luck., David Strathairn


4 Bay Area repertory film picks, April 24-27

"The Narrow Margin": Many call this 1952 cheapie the greatest 'B' thriller ever - and they can make a pretty good case.


Related Topix: Marie Windsor, Chicago, IL, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, The Boston Strangler, Film Noir, Mildred Pierce, Movies, Entertainment

Ron Howard to Direct the Truth About the Harry Quebert Affar for Warner Bros

According to Deadline , Warner Bros. has picked up the rights to Joel Dicker's hit novel THE TRUTH ABOUT THE HARRY QUEBERT AFFAR, with Ron Howard set to direct.


Related Topix: Frost/Nixon, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, A Beautiful Mind, Sport Movies, Apollo 13, Cinderella Man, Adventure, Comedy, Western, Arrested Development, The Shootist, Entertainment, Television

Scott Speedman to Join Patricia Clarkson in October Gale

According to Deadline , Scott Speedman has signed on to join Patricia Clarkson in Ruba Nadda's upcoming drama OCTOBER GALE.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, The Untouchables, Drama Movies, Thriller, Felicity, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Far from Heaven, Last Resort, Good Night, and Good Luck., The Dead Pool, Action Movies

Greenwich Citizen

Mel Brooks putting on a 1-man show in Los Angeles

This June 6, 2013 file photo shows honoree Mel Brooks onstage for the American Film Institute's 41st Lifetime Achievement Award Gala in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: History of the World: Part I, The Producers, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Mel Brooks, Entertainment

Los Angeles Times

William Shakespeare: Five unconventional movie adaptations

William Shakespeare , whose 450th birthday is being celebrated around the world Wednesday, never seems to go out of vogue for movie directors eager to put their own spin on his classic texts.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Hamlet, Music!, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Richard III, War Movies, Celebrities, Laurence Olivier, Romeo-Juliet, Ian McKellen, Entertainment

India Talkies

'The World' must be seen across India: Anurag Kashyap -

Mumbai, April 23: Acclaimed Bollywood filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who is presenting India-born Canadian filmmaker Nisha Pahuja's documentary "The World Before Her" in India, wishes that the film is watched across the country.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Short, Black Friday, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Bollywood, Arts, Cinema

Silicon Alley Insider

15 Gorgeous Retro-Future Photos From The 1964 World's Fair

The event was a watershed moment for 1960s America, which was still putting the assassination of President Kennedy in the past.


Related Topix: America, Drama Movies, New York

E! Online

Meet the Guy Who Is Trying to Collect Every Single Copy of Speed on VHS

Seattle resident Ryan Beitz just up and decided one day to start collecting the 1994 cinematic masterpiece that is Speed , which in case you forgot stars Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock .


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Speed, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock

Tue Apr 22, 2014

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

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

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

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

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


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