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Yesterday | The Washington Post

Michael Browna s death and the shrinking American dream

As we have watched tense confrontations between the police and protesters unfold each night in Ferguson, Mo., since Darren Wilson, a police officer on the Ferguson force, shot 18-year-old Michael Brown to death, I have found myself thinking about a recent piece by Malcolm Gladwell about race and crime in the United States.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Prison, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Life

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Philly.com

On Movies: Former locals write for Rocky and the Terminator and company

Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt were at the fabled Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard the other night, where Sylvester Stallone , Arnold Schwarzenegger , Harrison Ford , Mel Gibson , Wesley Snipes , Antonio Banderas , and Jason Statham rolled up in limos and posed for photos before trotting in to The Expendables 3 premiere.

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Related Topix: The Expendables, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Rocky, Celebrities, Sylvester Stallone, Mel Gibson, Blade, Thriller, Movies, Entertainment

Tue Aug 12, 2014

SFGate

Lauren Bacall a great presence, voice

Lauren Bacall carries her dog "Sophie" as she arrives at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia in 2006.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, John Calley, Williams, CA, Movies, Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

Firecat Projects Presents Tony Fitzpatrick's the Midnight City, 9/6 - 10/19

Firecat Projects, in conjunction with Steppenwolf Theatre , presents The Midnight City, written and performed by Tony Fitzpatrick with Stan Klein, Sept.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Crime Movies, Comedy Movies, Married to the Mob, 9, Theater, Arts, Chicago, IL, Rockford College

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Chicago Reader

Weekly Top Five: The best of Jonathan Demme

In this week's issue, J.R. Jones reviewed A Master Builder , the new movie by Jonathan Demme.

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Related Topix: Rachel Getting Married, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Caged Heat, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Something Wild, Musical Movies, Beloved, Renoir

TheCelebrityCafe

Celebrity Birthdays, August 10: Antonio Banderas and Angie Harmon

Actor, director, producer and singer Antonio Banderas turns 54 today. Banderas started his career starring in numerous films by director Pedro Almodovar.

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Related Topix: Puss in Boots, Rizzoli and Isles, Law and Order, Crime TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Crazy in Alabama, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Biography Movies, Musical Movies, Evita

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Chicago Reader

Show us your Ibsen, and the rest of this week's screenings

Jonathan Demme hasn't made a dramatic feature since his acclaimed Rachel Getting Married , though his latest film, A Master Builder , has so many competing levels of authorship-it was adapted by Wallace Shawn from the Ibsen play, and staged over a period of many years by theater director Andre Gregory-that the finished product probably has more in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rachel Getting Married, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, The Silence of the Lambs, Thriller, Theater, Arts, Chicago, IL

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Chicago Reader

Jonathan Demme directs a screen version of Ibsen's The Master Builder

Directed by Jonathan Demme 130 min. Actress Lisa Joyce attends the Friday and Saturday and Sunday screenings.

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Related Topix: Rachel Getting Married, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Silence of the Lambs, Thriller, Melvin and Howard, My Dinner with Andre, Vanya on 42nd Street

Mon Aug 04, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Break Out The Hanky: Tom's Got It Out For Your Tearducts

For All Things Considered 's series on Men in America , we asked the guys out there : What are the movies that make you cry? While reading through the 5,000+ responses, we started to notice a recurring theme - or should we say, a recurring man: Tom Hanks.

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Related Topix: Toy Story 3, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, You've Got Mail, Sleepless in Seattle, Road to Perdition, Turner & Hooch, Thriller

National Public Radio

Break Out The Hanky: Tom's Got It Out For Your Tearducts

For All Things Considered 's series on Men in America , we asked the guys out there : What are the movies that make you cry? While reading through the 5,000+ responses, we started to notice a recurring theme - or should we say, a recurring man: Tom Hanks.

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Related Topix: Toy Story 3, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, You've Got Mail, Sleepless in Seattle, Road to Perdition, Forrest Gump

Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Miami Herald

Few roles for Hispanics in top Hollywood movies

Pipeline has a high-design co-workspace in the heart of Brickell. Located on the 8th floor at 1101 Brickell, Pipeline opened in 2012 and currently has about 250 members.

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Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Drama Movies, University of Southern California

Fri Aug 01, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Interviews: Obba Babatunde Talks Broadway under the Stars

Chris Isaacson Presents has announced a one-night-only concert event at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre on Saturday, August 16 at 8pm.

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Related Topix: The Manchurian Candidate, Thriller, Mystery Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Comedy Movies, San Diego, CA, Music!, The Celestine Prophecy, Adventure, The Notebook, That Thing You Do!

Mon Jul 28, 2014

NJ.com

West Deptford crimelog includes stolen motorcycle, vehicle and home burglaries

He was committed to the Salem County Correctional Facility in default of bail. - Matthew Sherker, 22, of West Deptford, was charged on July 22 with driving while intoxicated .

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Related Topix: Deptford, NJ, West Deptford, NJ, Drugs, Prison, Drama Movies

Wed Jul 23, 2014

HoopsAddict.com

Playground Basketball Is Dying

At Rucker Park in New York, people sat on rooftops and climbed trees to watch Julius Erving play.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Louisville, KY

Hollywood Reporter

Denzel Washington to Open San Sebastian Film Fest, Get Lifetime Honor

UPDATED: The Spanish festival will screen the European premiere of Antoine Fuqua's "The Equalizer," featuring the star, as its opening film.

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Related Topix: Flight, Glory, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, History Movies, Crime Movies, Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, War Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Inside Man, Celebrities, Denzel Washington, Entertainment

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