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1 hr ago | Sheaf

[Opinions] Over-analyzing will be the death of English

Hollywood lost one of its greatest stars on Aug. 11 with the death of Robin Williams.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Dead Poets Society, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Aladdin, Good Will Hunting, Family, War Movies, Good Morning, Vietnam, Patch Adams, Awakenings, Adventure, Musical Movies

4 hrs ago | MediaPost

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I wouldn't call it a binge, but lately I have been getting reacquainted in a big way with the classic '70s drama "The Waltons" -- a series I recall enjoying in my youth, but one that I hadn't given a lot of thought to since.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, The Waltons, Emmy Awards, Family, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Comedy, Father Knows Best

8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Wedding an epic in the making

The countdown has begun for the much-awaited wedding of George Clooney and his high-flying fiancee, Amal Alamuddin.


Related Topix: Gravity, Wedding, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Ocean's Eleven, Action Movies, Er, Drama Movies, ER, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, George Clooney

11 hrs ago | Journal-Advocate

Government offices closed Monday

In observance of Labor Day, the Logan County Courthouse, Sterling City Hall and many state offices will be closed on Monday, Sept.


Related Topix: City Hall, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Colorado, Colorado Government

15 hrs ago | International Business Times

Chris Hemsworth: Aussie Actor To Work On A Comedy Film, In Talks To...

Chris Hemsworth will be trying something new after portraying a dramatic role in the film "Rush" and the muscular hammer-wielding god Thor in the action superhero films "Thor" and "Avengers."


Related Topix: The Avengers, Thor, Rush, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Chris Hemsworth, Sega, WayForward, Video Games, Vacation

19 hrs ago |

Have details of the George Harrison 'Apple Years' box set been leaked?

An official announcement is expected to be forthcoming soon on the George Harrison "The Apple Years 1968 - 75" box set that was first hinted at recently by Dhani Harrison, but early sale listings have popped up on some foreign sites, as well as a cover.


Related Topix: Music!, Pop/Rock, George Harrison

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Berkeley measure that would tax the distribution of sodas and other...

A November ballot measure in Berkeley that would tax the distribution of sodas and other sweetened drinks appeared headed for watered-down language after a hearing in Alameda County Superior Court in Oakland on Friday.


Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, Alameda County, CA, Friday, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Oakland, CA

Beatles news: Sue me, sue you blues; Fab tribute on Netflix; selfies for peace

Things may not be looking good for artists and record labels in their lawsuit against Sirius/XM over royalty free streaming of music made before 1972, reported Friday .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Music!, Ringo Starr


Toronto Film Festival to include Bill Murray Day, premiere of his 'St. Vincent'

Everyone heading north this week is already looking forward to something amid the sprawling, eclectic, star-studded and ever-ambitious Toronto International Film Festival, which begins Thursday and will screen more than 300 films before it concludes Sept.


Related Topix: Stripes, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Ghostbusters II, Celebrities, Bill Murray, Movies, Entertainment, Crime Movies, Biography Movies, Capote, Greenberg


How Did Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Pull off Secret Wedding?

Hollywood power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married in the French hamlet of Correns on Saturday, a spokesperson for the couple says.


Related Topix: Wedding, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Action Movies, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Celebrities, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Ryan Seacrest, Crime Movies, Smith!, Western, Family, Drama Movies

International Business Times

Keira Knightley Poses Half Naked For Interview Magazine Photo Shoot

Actress Keira Knightley attends the premiere of the film Laggies at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, January 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Domino, Celebrities, Keira Knightley, Movies, Entertainment, Park City, UT, Photography, Arts

Plymouth Evening Herald

Book a date with funnyman Omid

NOT only is Omid Djalili cuddly and funny, he's also extremely down-to-earth in person - there's not even a publicist in sight.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Gladiator, Thriller, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, The Mummy, Adventure, Iran, World News, Middle East, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Londonderry County, Northern Ireland

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Ghostbusters get the call, once again

The 1984 spectral comedy turned "slime" into a verb A A and introduced the world to "toast" as a synonym for "done for" Both lines came from the lips of Bill Murray, who will be attending the Toronto International Film Festival in support of his new film St. Vincent.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Ghostbusters II, Stripes, War Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Bill Murray

The Globe and Mail

Crossing over to classical composition not so radical any more

Arcade Fire performs during a benefit concert in memory on October 1, 2012, in Montreal.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Music!, Classical, Kronos Quartet, Symphony, Arts, Music, Entertainment


'Underworld' series reboot in the works

Looks like it may not be the end for Selene and her battle with Lycans and humans.


Related Topix: Underworld, Film Noir, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Underworld: Awakening, Kate Beckinsale

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are married

The news comes after months of speculation about whether the pair had already tied the knot and years of tongue-wagging about when they would exchange rings.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Action Movies, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Celebrities, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Wedding, Crime Movies, Smith!, Western, Family, Drama Movies


George Clooney has been named Hollywood's most-gracefully ageing male ...

The Ocean's Eleven star, 53, topped a list of Tinseltown's leading 'MAGs' - Men Ageing Gracefully - in a survey by a leading U.K. hair transplant center.


Related Topix: Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Er, Crime Movies, Ocean's Eleven, ER, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, George Clooney, Celebrities, Brad Pitt


The Brittany Murphy Story Makes Worldwide Premiere on Lifetime, Saturday, September 6

Through it all, Sharon remained her grounding force, but found too late that a mother's enduring love wasn't enough to save her from the dark side of life in Hollywoodand the world was shocked by Brittany's abrupt and mysterious death at just 32 years of age... followed five months later by that of her widowed husband.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Clueless, Brittany Murphy

Andre 3000: 'Prince Helped Me Get Ready For Outkast Reunion Shows'

Outkast star Andre 3000 insists fans should thank his hero Prince for the success of the group's 20th anniversary festival tour - because his advice helped the singer get into the right mindset for the shows.


Related Topix: Outkast, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Music!, Alabama

Knutsford Guardian

Back to the basics of great storytelling

You have to trust that actors will do your characters justice and when you hand your script to a director you have to trust that they share your vision.


Related Topix: London, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Jason Statham