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On this Day in Movie History, August 27, 1952: Paul Reubens born

It was on this day, August 27, 1952 American actor, writer, film producer, and comedian Paul Reubens was born.

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Related Topix: Rhythm on the Range, McMillan and Wife, Western, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Wed Aug 27, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

New Production Photo Of Meryl Streep In Into the Woods

An attention-grabbing new production photo from the hotly anticipated big screen edition of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine 's beloved fairy tale musical INTO THE WOODS is now available to view, showcasing multi-award-winning stage and screen superstar Meryl Streep as The Witch.

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Related Topix: Into the Woods, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

BroadwayWorld.com

New York Times Writer to Pen Robin Williams Biography

The Hollywood Reporter reveals that New York Times writer Dave Itzkoff , who wrote Robin Williams 's obituary for the newspaper, will pen a biography on the actor.

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Related Topix: The Butler, Comedy, Mork and Mindy, Entertainment, Television, The Fisher King, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Aladdin, Jumanji, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Hook, Adventure

Press-Telegram

Cinecon Classic Film Festival, Los Angeles Indonesian Film Festival to host special movie screenings

The 50th annual Cinecon Classic Film Festival screens rare and unusual movies from the silent era to the 1940s, plus the 1957 mystery “Witness for the Prosecution” this Labor Day weekend.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Front, The Angel Levine, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Zero Mostel

BroadwayWorld.com

Tony Winner to Join 2014's 'Best Musical' a Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

It was announced today that Tony Award-winner Carole Shelley will join the cast of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, which won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Musical.

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Related Topix: The Odd Couple, Comedy Movies, Comedy, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Robin Hood, Film Noir, Animation Movies, The Aristocats, Thriller, History Movies, Quiz Show, Bewitched, Family, Action Movies, Adventure

Effingham Herald

What can Robin Williams' death teach us about suicide?

The coverage can hopefully add something constructive to the tidal wave of media attention, which The Huffington Post reported can sometimes lead to more suicides, especially among young people.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Aladdin, Family, Adventure, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Health, Depression

Lamar Daily News

Kevin Spacey to sing in 1-night-only concert in DC

He has lied, cheated and killed, but "House of Cards" President Frank Underwood isn't done yet.

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Related Topix: Music!, Beyond the Sea, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Pay It Forward, American Beauty, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey, Pop/Rock, Bobby Darin

ContactMusic.com

Oprah Winfrey Cast As Richard Pryor's Grandmother In Biopic

Tv titan/actress Oprah Winfrey has been tapped to play Richard Pryor 's grandmother in the upcoming biopic of the legendary comedian.

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Related Topix: The Color Purple, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Oprah Winfrey, The Butler, Theater, Arts

East Bay Express

Noteworthy

The first line of Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night is: "If music be the food of love, play on."

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Horror Movies, Little Shop of Horrors, Comedy Movies, Science Fiction Movies

Tue Aug 26, 2014

USA Today

Web to Watch: Amazon to debut 5 pilots Thursday

Amazon is rolling out five new pilots on August 28th and you, the viewer, can help decide which get turned into full series.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Ocean's Eleven, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Drama Movies, Metropolitan, Entertainment

OUPblog

Celebrating Julie Andrews

This month marks the 50th anniversary of Disney's beloved film Mary Poppins , starring the legendary Julie Andrews .

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Related Topix: Mary Poppins, Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, The Sound of Music, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Easy-Listening, Julie Andrews, My Fair Lady

The Las Vegas Sun

From downtown to Sunset Station, the creative among us are cranking it up this evening

Rare is it in VegasVille that we are treated to such a spate of groovy events on a Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Alice in Wonderland, Family, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies

Phoenix New Times

Nicole Belit Dazzles in By the Way, Meet Vera Stark at Phoenix's Herberger Theater

Vera Stark is, like so many actresses who start out hungry and wind up legendary, alone on her own stage.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Short, Comedy Movies, Hollywood, Drama Movies

The Argus

Afternoon tea with Alice in Wonderland

Buxted Park Hotel, near Uckfield, is promising guests a curious and peculiar afternoon with a delicious Alice-inspired tea served on the lawn.

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Related Topix: Alice in Wonderland, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom,

The First Post

Guys and Dolls -reviews of 'triumphant' musical revival

A revival of the Broadway musical Guys and Dolls has opened at the Chichester Festival Theatre.

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Related Topix: Short, Comedy Movies, Guys and Dolls, Crime Movies, Documentary Movies, Jazz, Frank Loesser, Celebrities, Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra

BroadwayWorld.com

Criterion Collection Releases All that Jazz Restoration Preview

Celebrated and acclaimed movie musical masterpiece ALL THAT JAZZ is set to be released for the first time on Blu-ray in a new Criterion Collection edition this week and a first look at the legendary opening sequence as seen on the new remastered iteration of the film is now available to view.

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Related Topix: Jazz, All that Jazz, Fosse, Celebrities, Roy Scheider

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Mail

Richard Attenborough's anguish as he neared his death is revealed by friends

I'm trapped in purgatory: Amidst the tributes, wheelchair-bound Richard Attenborough's anguish as he neared his death is revealed by friends Richard Attenborough told his loved ones he felt as though he was 'trapped in purgatory' during his final months, it emerged yesterday.

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Related Topix: Richard Attenborough, Horror Movies, Jurassic Park, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, In Which We Serve, War Movies, Drama Movies, Oh! What a Lovely War, Ben Kingsley

Broadway

Odds & Ends: Where the Streets Have Aaron Tveit's Name, Matt Bomer Gets His Freak On & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Where the Streets Have Aaron Tveit's Name It's Aaron Tveit's way, or the highway.

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Related Topix: Middletown, NY, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Jurassic Park, A Chorus Line, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Richard Attenborough

National Public Radio

From Carpet-Wetter To Film Icon: How Terry The Terrier Became Toto

It was the kind of moment that has defined the lives of many young performers and future stars.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Family, The Wizard of Oz, Adventure, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Bright Eyes, Los Angeles, CA, Altadena, CA

KAUZ

Correction: Britain-Obit-Richard Attenborough

After weeks of community protests, the family of Michael Brown is asking for silence and peace as they lay him to rest.

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Related Topix: Brighton Rock, Thriller, Crime Movies, In Which We Serve, War Movies, Drama Movies, Oh! What a Lovely War, Comedy Movies, 10 Rillington Place, Miracle on 34th Street, Family, Biography Movies, Doctor Dolittle, Adventure

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