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Tuesday Aug 12 | ABC News

Photos: Robin Williams and Other Comedians Who Died Too Soon

The legendary comedian and actor died at the age of 63 on Aug. 12 due to a "suspected suicide."

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robin Williams, The Blues Brothers, Blues, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Tommy Boy, Entertainment

Mon Aug 11, 2014

NEWS.com.au

The dark truth behind the laughs

THE career of Robin Williams was about as remarkable as they come - with a list of achievements so long the best are almost impossible to single out.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Mork and Mindy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Drugs, Health, Depression, Saturday Night Live, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies

Hispanic Business

The Albany Herald, Ga., Barry Levine column

One of the founding fathers of funk music, Brown is credited with influencing the development of several music genres.

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Related Topix: Doctor Detroit, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Brooklynvegan

Charles Bradley and Fela Kuti documentaries, James Brown film series...

There's never a shortage of cool movie screenings in NYC, but here's a roundup of some of the music related screenings coming up in the near future.

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Rocky IV, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Pop/Rock, Pulp, The Blues Brothers, Blues

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Blues Brothers Revue coming to Old Whaling Church

Elwood and Jake perform a benefit for the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Blues, Celebrities, John Belushi, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Edgartown, MA, Dan Aykroyd

Tue Aug 05, 2014

AllHipHop.com

Review: "Get On Up" - The James Brown Story

At the beginning of the James Brown biopic, Get On Up , a strung-out Brown walks into an insurance seminar in 1988 with a shotgun and causes a scene because someone used his private bathroom.

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Related Topix: Get On Up, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Chadwick Boseman

Sun Aug 03, 2014

ETonline

The 5 Most Beloved Films Of Hollywood Legend John Landis

Today, legendary director John Landis turns 64, and in his long and storied career in Hollywood, the celebrated filmmaker has managed to create some of the most influential and beloved movies the world has ever enjoyed.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The Kentucky Fried Movie, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Airplane!, David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, The Blues Brothers, Blues, Movies, Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

the Official Blues Brothers Revue to Play the Grand, 9/20

Celebrate an evening of music and good times with The Official Blues Brothers Revue , Saturday, September 20 at 8 pm at Galveston's Grand 1894 Opera House.

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Blues, Galveston, TX, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Dan Aykroyd, Paul Shaffer

Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

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GET ON UP Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Tika Sumpter, Jill Scott, Dan Aykroyd, Craig Robinson.

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Related Topix: Get On Up, The Help, 42, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Review: Boseman electrifies as James Brown in - Get On Up'

In last year's "42," Chadwick Boseman played baseball legend Jackie Robinson as a man suppressing his pride and bottling up his anger.

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Related Topix: 42, Get On Up, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Chadwick Boseman

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Movie review: Chadwick Boseman brings James Brown to life in Get On Up

Chadwick Boseman stars as James Brown with Dan Aykroyd as Ben Bart, the head of Brown's agency, Universal Attractions, in Get On Up.

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Related Topix: Get On Up, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Chadwick Boseman, Dan Aykroyd

Sag Harbor Online

The Curtain Rises Early on Get on Up in East Hampton

Get on Up opens this week at the UA East Hampton Cinema 6 at a special time, 8 p.m. on Thursday night, an indication that the much-anticipated James Brown biopic is getting special treatment.

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Related Topix: Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, 42, Chadwick Boseman, The Help

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Philly.com

Mr. Dynamite explodes on the screen

THE GODFATHER of Soul. Mr. Dynamite. Soul Brother No. 1. And who can forget . . . The Hardest Working Man in Show Business.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock, African-American, Funk, Parliament, Movies, Entertainment

Mon Jul 28, 2014

JAM! Showbiz

Chadwick Boseman an 'excellent' choice for James Brown biopic

Brian Grazer, second from left, Mick Jagger, second from right, and Chadwick Boseman, right at the New York premiere of "Get On Up" at The Apollo Theater, July 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: 42, Doctor Detroit, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Blues Brothers 2000, Musical Movies, Get On Up, Black Entertainment, James Brown

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Black Enterprise

'Get on Up' Actor Chadwick Boseman Talks James Brown Boss Moves

It has been a long time coming for the James Brown biopic. As explained by producer, Brian Grazer, it took more than 10 years to get the effort green lit and accepted by Hollywood.

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Related Topix: Get On Up, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, 42, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Chadwick Boseman

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces James Brown Film Series

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today James Brown: The Hardest Working Man in Show Business .

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Rocky IV, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, James Brown, Black Entertainment, 9, Life, Labor Day, Holidays, Black Caesar, Crime Movies

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