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11 min ago | ContactMusic.com

Brooke Shields Writing Book About Her Mother

The actress/model shot to fame as a child star under the guidance of her mum Teri, who managed her daughter and helped her land provocative jobs including a role as a young prostitute in 1978 film Pretty Baby and a series of sexy Calvin Klein adverts as a teen.

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Related Topix: Pretty Baby, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Brooke Shields, Celebrities

11 min ago | Dallas Morning News

Texas Faith: What's the best religious movie ever?

Summer is the season of blockbusters on the big screen, so this week, let's go to the movies.

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Related Topix: Hollywood, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Cecil B. DeMille, Theater, Arts, St. Jo, TX, Red

11 min ago | TheCelebrityCafe

Hilary Swank, Ed Helms to star in Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu's 'One Percent' TV drama

Acclaimed director Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu will be the latest Hollywood helmer to make the transition to the small screen.

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Related Topix: The Hangover, The Office, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Drama Movies, Boys Don't Cry, Ed Helms, Hilary Swank

1 hr ago | National Public Radio

London Through The Eyes Of Dickens In 'The Victorian City'

In September 1777, Samuel Johnson declared to his friend James Boswell, "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life."

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Related Topix: London, Documentary Movies, Europe, Essex County, England, Drama Movies, United Kingdom, World News, Greater London County, England

1 hr ago | RTE.ie

Toronto Film Festival announces its 2014 line-up

Denzel Washington's The Equalizer is among the films in a packed programme at this year's Toronto Film Festival The Toronto Film Festival has announced its 2014 line-up and it includes more than 40 titles and plenty of famous names.

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Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment, Games, Chess, Music!, Thriller, Black and White, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies

2 hrs ago | Switched

George Harrison Memorial Tree Killed By Beetle Infestation

A tree planted in honor of George Harrison, a former member of The Beatles, was killed by -- wait for it -- a beetle infestation.

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Related Topix: Children TV, Animated TV, The Beatles, Entertainment, Television, Music!, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr

3 hrs ago | ComingSoon.net

Toronto International Film Festival Announces First Wave of Premieres and Galas

The Toronto International Film Festival announced its first wave of Gala premieres and Special Presentations for the festival running from September 4 through 14, and as always, it's an impressive line-up that includes World Premieres of some of the more anticipated movies of the Fall movie season including new works from many filmmakers returning ... (more)

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Related Topix: Washington, Celebrities, Denzel Washington, Antoine Fuqua, Music!, Thriller, Black and White, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Robert Downey Jr., Hip-Hop, Entertainment

7 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Joey Luft celebrates mom Judy Garland onstage

Joey Luft remembers it well -- appearing on the 1963 Christmas episode of his mother Judy Garland's CBS musical-variety series with his two older sisters, Lorna Luft and Liza Minnelli.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, The Wizard of Oz, Adventure, Musical Movies, Judy Garland, Celebrities, Jazz, Lorna Luft, Liza Minnelli, Pop/Rock

11 hrs ago | The Star Online

A 'The Simpsons' and 'Futurama' crossover is happening

Good news, everyone! And woo hoo! The crossover between Matt Groening series The Simpsons and Futurama is coming in just a few months.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Animated TV, The Simpsons, Entertainment, Television, Futurama, November!, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Emmy Awards

11 hrs ago | International Business Times

Iggy Azalea and Fifty Shades of Grey Star Rita Ora's Black Widow ...

Here's another "Black Widow" music video update featuring Iggy Azalea and "Fifty Shades of Grey" star Rita Ora.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Dance, Rita Ora, Comedy Movies, Clueless

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Examiner.com

This AntiHero Is The Worst: So Why Is He Still around?

Trying to decide which Showtime series possess the most unpleasant characters often depends on what time of years it us.

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Related Topix: Ray, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

The Virginian-Pilot

Original "Insomnia" gets under your skin thanks to Criterion's masterful restoration

IT WASN'T HIS tutors at film school who inspired Erik Skjoldbjaerg so much as losing himself in its vast library.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Insomnia, Mystery Movies, The Conversation, Reggae, Bad Timing

BroadwayWorld.com

Bernadette Peters to Guest Star on Bravo's Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce

Three time Tony Award-winning actress Bernadette Peters will guest star in an upcoming episode of Bravo Media's first original scripted series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce," from Universal Cable Productions .

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Related Topix: Coming Up Roses, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Sport Movies, The Longest Yard, Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Annie, Pink Cadillac, Alice

Newrydemocrat.com

Emma is Dolled up for success thumbnail

Silverbridge singing sensation Emma Martin takes her first foray into the glitzy world of showbiz as she takes to the stage in the Grand Opera House on Thursday night in Guys and Dolls.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Guys and Dolls, Crime Movies, Documentary Movies, Musical Movies, Jean Simmons, Celebrities, Frank Sinatra, Jazz, Marlon Brando

BroadwayWorld.com

NYC-Themed ANNIE Movie Social Media Image Released

More colorful new social media images have been released this month to promote the forthcoming big screen edition of beloved family-friendly musical ANNIE and are now available to view in anticipation of the film's December release.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Family, Musical Movies, Annie, Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

City Pages

Jax Cafe

The definitive Old Minnesota supper club, Jax is the A-number-one spot to wear elastic slacks, tuck in behind the white tablecloth, order a double scotch, and plot how to take over the world.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Drama Movies, November!, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Nick Offerman

ContactMusic.com

Jane Fonda And Willem Dafoe Amongst The New Faces (Voices) For Simpsons Season 26

As The Simpsons enters a remarkable 26th season, Jane Fonda and Willem Dafoe are set to lend their voices to two characters in storylines pivotal to the main characters in the show.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, The Simpsons, November!, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Sarah Silverman

Canada.com

Wicked returns: Duelling witches at heart of hottest musical of the 21st century

Ten years after Wicked began flying across the world's stages, writer Winnie Holzman is still in awe of the magic she's created.

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Related Topix: Theater, Wicked, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, The Wizard of Oz, Adventure, Musical Movies

Switched

Miley Cyrus Is The Latest Victim Of An Internet Death Hoax With A Skeevy Agenda

Miley Cyrus is the latest celebrity to be the victim of an online death hoax. Only this time, Miley's "death" wasn't a misunderstanding, a false report or a hashtag gone wrong, but rather a Facebook scam " designed to lure people to click through and spread online surveys to make money ," explains MTV Australia.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Twitter, Celebrities, Music!, Paul McCartney

WLKY-TV Louisville

Man shoots, kills teen, injures girlfriend before taking own life.

Kentucky State Police said 48-year-old Robert Harmon shot a teenager and 33-year-old Niki Davis before he turned the gun on himself.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Drama Movies, They, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Trimble County, KY

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