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The Stourbridge boy who met Superman

SOME children are lucky enough to meet their heroes but Phil Carr met a superhero when he was introduced to actor Christopher Reeve in 1978.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Family, Superman, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Christopher Reeve

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Flicks Flashback: Classics 'Never Been Kissed' & 'Girl Next Door' hit milestones

Over a decade ago two films aimed at teens and young adults both hit theaters . Neither lit the box office on fire, but both have managed to become a pop culture cult classics that still have a solid life on cable TV and in the DVD collections of most people who went to school during a certain timeframe.


Related Topix: Never Been Kissed, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, The Girl Next Door

HorrorTalk News

TV Terrors: The Initiation of Sarah / Are You in the House Alone?

The Initiation of Sarah Directed by Robert Day Written by Don Ingalls, Carl Saraceno, Tom Holland 1978, Region 1, 97 minutes, Not Rated DVD released on December 10th, 2013 Starring: Kay Lenz as Sarah Goodwin Shelley Winters as Mrs. Erica Hunter Kathryn Grant as Mrs. Goodwin Tony Bill as Paul Yates Morgan Brittany as Patty Goodwin Morgan Fairchild ... (more)


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, The Initiation of Sarah, Comedy Movies, House, Child's Play, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Corridors of Blood, Fright Night, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Kay Lenz

Los Angeles Times

WonderCon 2014: Bill Paxton talks 'Edge of Tomorrow,' 'Avatar' sequels

Emily Blunt as Rita Vrataski and Tom Cruise as Bill Cage in the sci-fi thriller "Edge of Tomorrow."


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Aliens, Thriller, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Avatar, History Movies, Titanic, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Weird Science, Celebrities, Bill Paxton, Anaheim, CA, Movies, Entertainment

Detroit Free Press

Alicia Silverstone puts child-rearing ideas into her new book 'Kind Mama'

She's famous as an actress for "Clueless." But Alicia Silverstone is also famous for her sometimes controversial ideas about mothering, and now she's put those philosophies down in writing in a just-published book, "The Kind Mama" .


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Clueless, Celebrities, Alicia Silverstone, Life, Food, Vegan, Vegetarian

BBC News

Jack White cuts single in four hours

Jack White has recorded, cut and sold a seven-inch single in four hours, as part of the celebrations for Record Store Day.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, August, Drama Movies, Europe, United Kingdom, World News, Music!, Tennessee

KUAT-TV Tucson

Pioneers of Television: Doctors and Nurses

From George Clooney on "ER" to Richard Chamberlain on "Dr. Kildare," television's long love affair with doctors and nurses shows no signs of letting up.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Er, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Drama, Television, ER, Soap Opera, Celebrities, George Clooney, Richard Chamberlain, Noah Wyle

Sat Apr 19, 2014


WonderCon: Warner Bros. Still Earns Cheers With Largely Star-Less...

Next to the all-star fireworks Warner Bros. unleashed at CinemaCon last month with Adam Sandler, Johnny Depp and Clint Eastwood, the studio kicked off WonderCon's Saturday movie schedule on a sleepy note with a low wattage of stars.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Aliens, Thriller, History Movies, Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Comedy Movies, Twister, Celebrities, Bill Paxton, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Avatar

'Blitz' - Jason Statham as a British Dirty Harry

"Blitz" is a British police thriller starring Jason Statham as a tough cop chasing a serial killer.


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

BWW Reviews: CCT's the Wizard of Oz Pays Homage to Iconic Film

From the moment you hear the first iconic strains of Arlen and Harburg's OZ score, you know you're not in Kansas anymore.


Related Topix: Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Kansas, Children TV, The Wizard of Oz, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies


Coachella 2014: Lineup for the first day include headliners OutKast, Girl Talk and more

OutKast performs during the first weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Friday, April 11, 2014.


Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Girl Talk, Electronic, Music!, Indio, CA, The Knife

CBS Local

Home That Was Scene Of 'The Fugitive' Murder Is For Sale

For a little more than $3.5 million, a lucky home buyer could have a nice Lincoln Park home along with some movie trivia to share with guests.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Crime Movies, Western, Drama Movies, The Fugitive, Action Movies, Thriller, Chicago, IL, Lincoln Park (Chicago, IL)

Fri Apr 18, 2014

A Sequel to 'Mrs. Doubtfire' Just Doesn't Make Any...

It's been more than 20 years since we last spent time with that hilarious Scottish nanny, but Mrs. Doubtfire is finally making her way back to the big screen.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Family, Elf

Alicia Silverstone: "I'm Secure in the Choices I've Made"

Alicia Silverstone is following up on the success of her 2011 book The Kind Diet with a new book out now called The Kind Mama.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Clueless, Celebrities, Alicia Silverstone

Star Tribune

Twins' Midwest Music series to feature Tina & B-Sides, Tapes n' Tapes, Mallman

Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more.


Related Topix: Music!, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Los Angeles Times

TV ratings: 'Scandal's' Season 3 ends strong

The third season finale of ABC's Beltway drama "Scandal" was high in emotion and ratings.


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KLTV Tyler

'The Boondocks' back for final 'offensive' season

By MARTHA MENDOZA AP National Writer A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to, mobile... By MARTHA MENDOZA AP National Writer A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of ... (more)


Related Topix: The Boondocks, Comedy, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Friday, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Terrorism, Health


NEWBlogWhere are the cast of Mrs Doubtfire now?

News of a sequel to Mrs Doubtfire has struck joy into the hearts of those who grew up watching the original film in the 1990s.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Drama Movies, The Butler, Good Will Hunting, Thriller, Crime Movies, Jumanji, Family, Action Movies, One Hour Photo, Jack, Adventure

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Actress Thora Birch: An 'American Beauty' resurfaces

Thora Birch is best remembered as the striking young starlet in the Academy Award-winning "American Beauty," who captivated the screen alongside an all-star cast featuring Annette Bening, Kevin Spacey and Mena Suvari.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, American Beauty, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Hocus Pocus, Entertainment, Day by Day, Television, Clear and Present Danger, Animation Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Action Movies, Patriot Games, The Hole

Navy Times

Vets group seeks Medal of Honor for Civil War Col. Robert Gould Shaw

A veterans group will present a petition next week to the New York delegation of Congress asking that the Medal of Honor be awarded to Civil War Col.


Related Topix: Glory, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, History Movies