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32 min ago | Russia Taday

Death of Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter: Association between race,...

The recent death, at 76, of former US middleweight boxing contender, Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, reminded the world of the courageous and tenacious struggle this black man waged to overturn his wrongful conviction and imprisonment for murder in 1966.


Related Topix: Prison, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, The Hurricane, Center for Constitutional Rights, Charitable Organizations, ACLU, Opinion

3 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

Motorbase Takes Stunning Victory In British GT Opener

Motorbase Performance started the 2014 Avon Tyres British GT Championship in perfect style at Oulton Park over the Easter weekend with a resounding victory in round one for the Oman Racing Team Aston Martin Vantage GT3 of Ahmad Al Harthy and Michael Caine.


Related Topix: Victory, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Michael Caine

4 hrs ago | SF Weekly

No No Is a Good Thing: Your Guide to Navigating This Year's San Francisco International Film Festival

Bob Fosse has been somewhat forgotten these days, largely because his preferred form, the musical, was already out of favor by the time this film was originally released in 1979.


Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, The Karate Kid, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Movies, Entertainment

8 hrs ago | BYU Magazine


All of the Parkers' 10 living children have at least one degree from BYU. , past president of the National Association for Girls and Women in Sport and a professor emeritus of Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, was honored with the Bigger Picture of Being a Champion Award by the Alliance of Women Coaches.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Springville, UT, University of Utah, University of Southern California, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, College

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Ain't It Cool News

it's a Small World: the Movie directed by Jon Turteltaub is a real thing Disney wants to make

Disney has hired NATIONAL TREASURE/LAST VEGAS director Jon Turteltaub to turn yet another of their rides into a major motion picture.


Related Topix: National Treasure, Action Movies, Adventure, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, The Kid, Family, Drama Movies, Cool Runnings

The Jackson Sun

Classmate: Shooting victim had young child, 'loved his daughter'

A Jackson man who was killed in a shooting Monday was the father of a young daughter, according to a high school classmate.


Related Topix: Jackson, TN, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, College

Milford Mirror

John Ratzenberger visits West Shore Middle School Wednesday

John Ratzenberger at an earlier area event. The actor will be at West Shore Middle School Wednesday.


Related Topix: A Bug's Life, Family, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Cars, Adventure, Monsters, Inc., John Ratzenberger

Man Drops Out of Lawsuit Against City of Santa Monica, Wife Doesn't

Actor Daniel Bernhardt has dropped out as a plaintiff in a lawsuit in which his wife, "Dumb and Dumber" actress Lisa Stothard, is suing the city of Santa Monica over an ice skating collision at a city-owned seasonal rink that left her dependent on a wheelchair.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Gia, Comedy Movies, Kingpin, Santa Monica, CA

Wrestling legend Stone Cold Steve Austin backs same-sex marriage

Jim 'Mattress Mack' MacInvale, left, puts a hold on pro wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin during the bidding at the Livestock Show steer auction in 2001.


Related Topix: Steve Austin, The Longest Yard, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Gay/Lesbian

The Peninsula

Rubin Carter, wrongfully jailed for murder, dies

OTTAWA: Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the prizefighter whose racially tinged wrongful murder conviction made him a symbol of injustice and a pop culture cause, died on Sunday at the age of 76. Carter, who was convicted twice and imprisoned for 19 years before he was exonerated in 1985, died on Sunday at his home in Toronto, the Association in Defence ... (more)


Related Topix: The Hurricane, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Prison, Paterson, NJ

'Kingpin' vs. 'Lebowski': Both bowling films may be right down your alley

But after I wrote that "Kingpin" rates ahead of "The Big Lebowski" in the battle of funny bowling movies, not everyone agreed that I picked the better film.


Related Topix: Kingpin, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Vanessa Angel, Bill Murray, Iowa

Mon Apr 21, 2014

USA Today

In movie's aftermath, a field of bitter dreams deferred

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Related Topix: Field of Dreams, Drama Movies, Dyersville, IA, Dwier Brown, Celebrities, Kevin Costner

Cambridge Evening News

Claire Pesterfield and Magic back in September

The diabetic owner of a medical detection dog who has saved her life more than 800 times in eight months has organised a talk in aid of the charity which put the pair together.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Sport Relief


12 Things You Probably Don't Know About Field Of Dreams

Twenty-five years ago today, the movie Field of Dreams opened in theaters across the country.


Related Topix: Field of Dreams, Drama Movies, Bull Durham, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Kevin Costner, Ben Affleck

10 classic movies starring Katharine Hepburn

Watch a short biography of Katharine Hepburn, the unlikely Hollywood star whose career spanned over 7 decades and earned 4 Academy Awards for Best Actress.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Adam's Rib, Desk Set, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Sylvia Scarlett, Pat and Mike, Holiday

Hollywood Reporter

John Turturro Replaces Robert De Niro in HBO's James Gandolfini...

HBO's long-gestating miniseries Criminal Justice -- originally planned as a starring vehicle for the late James Gandolfini -- has undergone a casting change.


Related Topix: Stone, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Comedy Movies, Romance & Cigarettes, Musical Movies, History Movies, Quiz Show, The Bronx Is Burning, Music!, Monday Night Mayhem, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Entertainment, Television

The New Zealand Herald

'Hurricane' inspired a down-in-the-dumps David Bain

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter provided inspiration for David Bain when he was at a low point in prison, and celebrated his success when his conviction was overturned.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, The Hurricane, Oceania, New Zealand, World News

Now Toronto

Reality of life after prison for boxer memorialized in Jewison film was, like the man, complicated

The last time I spoke with Rubin "Hurricane" Carter I got a taste of his famous temper.


Related Topix: Prison, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, The Hurricane

The Orlando Sentinel

'Caddyshack': How crucial to golf history?

"In Play With Jimmy Roberts" offers a segment about Ramis at 10 p.m. Actors Chevy Chase , Bill Murray and Michael O'Keefe are in the report.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Caddyshack, Celebrities, Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Entertainment

The Huffington Post

Governor's Reelection Campaign 'Unflappable' Amid Challenges, Criticism

Thomas 'Tom' Corbett, governor of Pennsylvania, speaks at the Bloomberg Link Economic Summit in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, US News, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, College, Philadelphia, PA, Lebanon Valley College, Allegheny County, PA