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8 min ago | Creative Loafing

First Notes (7/29/2014): R. Kelly booted from Ohio festival lineup, more

Now that my feet are getting a rest after a long 10 hours at Warped Tour - keep an eye out for our online coverage on Wednesday - it's time to catch up on anything we might have missed in the last week: * R. Kelly has been dropped from the Columbus, Ohio, Fashion Meets Music Festival lineup after public backlash due to the singer's past.


Related Topix: Music!, Celebrities, Paul McCartney

8 min ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Viewers might grow angry watching "Angriest"

DIRECTOR PHIL ALDEN ROBINSON asks a laudable question: How would you spend your last moments on earth if you found out you only had 90 minutes to live? That's what happens to Henry Altmann after a fill-in doctor grows frustrated and angry with Altmann's berating nature and blurts out that he only has 90 minutes to live .


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Field of Dreams, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Sneakers, Drama Movies, Action Movies

1 hr ago | Nashville Scene

Spurgeon's General Warning: These Are Not the Songs of Summer

It shouldn't be this hard. There are a couple hundred top-tier performers in the world that ought to be ready to step up and deliver to the grind-happy public what it needs.


Related Topix: Independence Day, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies

4 hrs ago |

Fan Bingbing In Talks To Star In Anna May Wong Biopic

Producers of Shanghai-based company Fundamental Films are developing a film called Dragon Lady and The X-Men: Days of Future Past actress/singer has emerged as their top choice to play the lead role.


Related Topix: The Thief of Bagdad, Family, Action Movies, Adventure, Asian-American, Chinese-American, Hollywood, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Douglas Fairbanks

5 hrs ago | Fox News

Roles that got away

Actress turned country singer Hale recalled her "uncomfortable" " Fifty Shades of Grey " audition.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Smith!, Western, Family, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Don Johnson, Pop/Rock, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Batman, Action Movies, Adventure, Jack Nicholson, Iron Man, Entertainment

7 hrs ago | DNA India

Salman Khan asks Nikhil Advani to re-shoot some scenes in 'Hero'

Salman Khan had picked Kal Ho Naa Ho director Nikhil Advani to direct his next pet production venture which is also the launch pad for Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Hero, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Musical Movies, Salman Khan

8 hrs ago | ABC News

PHOTO: Sandra Bullock attends the Oscars on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, Calif.

Talk show host Wendy Williams celebrated her July 18th birthday days before Bullock's with Chaka Khan serenading her on the show with "I'm Every Woman."


Related Topix: Speed, Comedy Movies, Thriller, History Movies, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Sandra Bullock, Dance, Chaka Khan, R-N-B, Pop/Rock, Hole, Entertainment

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Cult of Mac Blog

The Franklin Tote is the George Clooney of bags

This is Waterfield's Franklin Tote and I l-l- love it. It's an open-topped leather bag with hand/shoulder straps and a bunch of pockets inside and out, and it's just about the most practical daily carry-around I've ever used.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Er, Celebrities, George Clooney, Life, Fruits, Food

USA Today

Paul McCartney reissues 'Venus and Mars,' 'Speed of Sound'

The rollout of Paul McCartney's Archive Collection continues with two Wings reissues on Sept.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Music!, Paul McCartney, Wings, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment


'Lucy' beats 'Hercules' earning $44 million in box office

The Universal Pictures film features Scarlett Johansson as Lucy , the central character in the film, who is described as an accidental psychokinetic.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, The Island, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson

It's Relevant

Avon Theatre Celebrates 75th Anniversary

On Tuesday, August 12, the Avon Theatre will present a special free screening of the Wizard of Oz to celebrate the 75th anniversary of both the film and the theatre.


Related Topix: Family, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, The Wizard of Oz, Adventure, Musical Movies, Judy Garland, Celebrities, Jazz

Hartford Actor Eriq La Salle's Releases Second Book

Actor Eriq La Salle, the Hartford native who became a star with his role on the TV show "E.R.," has been a busy guy these days, directing episodes of TV shows like "The Night Shift" and "Under the Dome," and the new series "Madam Secretary" and "Battle Creek."


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Er, Drama Movies, ER, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Eriq La Salle, Hartford, CT


Doctor Who's not the only one to play The Regeneration Game

The 12th actor to take the role - not counting Peter Cushing in the two '60s movies and John Hurt's War Doctor in the 50th anniversary episode - his much anticipated turn underlines the sci-fi favourite's unerring ability to regularly dispense with its lead actor and start afresh.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Vampire News, Entertainment, Being Human, Television, Russell Tovey, Damien Molony


Toronto to open with The Judge

The Judge, starring Robert Downey Jr and Robert Duvall, has been announced as the opening film at this year's Toronto Film Festival .


Related Topix: Music!, Thriller, Black and White, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Robert Downey Jr., Movies, Entertainment, Comedy Movies, Clay Pigeons, Crime Movies

Girl 'kapower': Women catch up with men in battle of superhero costumes

It's been a long time coming, but it seems woman are finally catching up to blokes in the superhero stakes.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Batman, Action Movies, Adventure, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Animation Movies, Superman, Science Fiction Movies, Drama, Celebrities, Lynda Carter, Man of Steel

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Beatles news: McCartney secret session; more new Beatles releases?

Aerosmith's Joe Perry's been talking about a recording project involving himself and Paul McCartney , reports the Boston Herald July 27 .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Music!, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Joe Perry, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

Daily Mail

Legs for days! Sophie Monk steps out in jaw-dropping black dress as ...

Legging it! Sophie Monk steals the show stepping out in jaw-dropping black dress with thigh-high split while star Lily Allen chooses tracksuit pants and crop top The blonde beauty, 32, stepped out at the Lily Allen performance in Sydney on Saturday in a black floor length dress, featuring a long split in the centre.


Related Topix: London, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Sophie Monk, Lily Allen, Hot Chicks, Merrick Watts

Evening Sun

'Lucy' tops 'Hercules' with $44M at box office

Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.


Related Topix: Brett Ratner, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, The Island, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson, Dwayne Johnson, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

J.Lo bathtub selfie: Birthday girl shares sudsy tub pic on Instagram

Selfies are nothing new, but when Jennifer Lopez posts one of herself on the Internet, it's buzz worthy news, and that's putting it lightly.


Related Topix: J Lo, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Enough, Thriller, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Dance, Jennifer Lopez, Southampton, NY

On this Day in Movie History, July 26, 1928: Director Stanley Kubrick Born

It was on this day, July 26, 1928, American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and editor Stanley Kubrick was born.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, The Shining, Thriller, Spartacus, Comedy Movies, Lolita, History Movies, A Clockwork Orange, Crime Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Vivian Vance