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2 hrs ago | DVD Times

Southern Comfort

I've previously reviewed Second Sight's UK Blu-ray of Southern Comfort which you can find here , and my thoughts on the movie while looking at Shout! Factory's new US Blu-ray have not changed: it's a gritty, uncompromising look at men under fire, and for all of the obvious metaphorical ties with the Vietnam conflict, underneath there's a classical ... (more)

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Related Topix: Thriller, Drama Movies, Southern Comfort, Classical

6 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

James Garner gets 10-film marathon on TCM

While James Garner is best known for his television roles on Maverick and The Rockford Files , the actor starred in countless films and even earned an Oscar nomination in his later career.

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Related Topix: The Children's Hour, Drama Movies, The Rockford Files, The Americanization of Emily, Comedy Movies, Action TV, The Notebook, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Darby's Rangers, Rockford Files, Action Movies

11 hrs ago | CNN

Epilepsy: 7 things to know

Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak , seen here with Mel Gibson in "The Patriot," died Saturday, July 19, at her home in Houston, according to her mother.

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Related Topix: Epilepsy, Health, Medicine, Thriller, The Patriot, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Mel Gibson, Woodland Hills, CA

15 hrs ago | The Detroit News

James Garner represented the ideal man, movie hero

I secretly always wanted to marry James Garner, and was foiled only by the fact that, as humorist Jean Kerr once wrote of her designs on George S. Kaufman, he was already married and I never met him.

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Related Topix: Maverick, Comedy Movies, Comedy, Space Cowboys, Drama Movies, Adventure, Entertainment, Science Fiction Movies, Television, The Rockford Files, The Americanization of Emily, Murphy's Romance, Action TV, Drama, The Notebook

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Thomas Berger dies; wrote 'Little Big Man,' other novels that became movies

Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89. Berger's literary agent, Cristina Concepcion, said Monday that he died in Nyack Hospital on July 13, just days before his 90th birthday.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Little Big Man, Western, Drama Movies, Adventure, Luke Wilson, TX, University of Cincinnati, Columbia University

Brandon Sun

Novelist Thomas Berger, who reimagined American West in 'Little Big Man,' dies in NY at 89

Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89. Berger's literary agent, Cristina Concepcion, said Monday that he died in Nyack Hospital on July 13, just days before his 90th birthday.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Little Big Man, Western, Drama Movies, Adventure, Luke Wilson, TX, University of Cincinnati, Columbia University, The New School

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Music Circus' 'South Pacific' about more than just war-time romance

For many Americans, World War II was a crusade for democracy and freedom as well as a fight against injustice.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, South Pacific, Musical Movies, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Philly.com

'Patriot' actress Skye McCole Bartusiak may have died during a seizure

Skye McCole Bartusiak, the 21-year-old actress who tragically died on Saturday, had been suffering from seizures in recent days, her mother said.

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Related Topix: Skye McCole Bartusiak, The Patriot, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Thriller, Movies, Entertainment

Chicago Sun-Times

Thumbnails 7/21/14

It is sincere, funny, thoughtful and spiritual, often poignant, and with a deep strain of existential worry running underneath the whole thing.

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Related Topix: Roger Ebert, The Rockford Files, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Rockford Files, The Americanization of Emily, Comedy Movies, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, James Garner

Hilobrow

Don Knotts

My first celebrity crush wasn't a Backstreet Boy: it was actor DON KNOTTS . His turn as the frantic, accident-prone deputy Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show is one of the most iconic comedic performances in TV history.

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Related Topix: Comedy, The Andy Griffith Show, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, The Incredible Mr. Limpet, Western, Family, The Apple Dumpling Gang, Three's Company, Don Knotts

The Independent

Skye McCole Bartusiak dead at 21: Actress was known for role in Mel Gibson film The Patriot

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Related Topix: The Patriot, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Thriller, Skye McCole Bartusiak, Celebrities, Mel Gibson

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Yahoo!

Kerry makes most explicit U.S. case against Russia over Malaysia jet downing

The deepening political crisis in Ukraine following the shootdown of a Malaysian airliner and the escalating Israeli-Palestinian conflict are set to dominate Sunday talk shows.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Air Accidents, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, The Patriot, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Thriller, Skye McCole Bartusiak

CBS News

James Garner 1928-2014

James Garner starred as the calm and cool new lawman - just what his excitable and rambunctious Western mining town needs - in the 1969 comic western, "Support Your Local Sheriff!" Garner, who died on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at the age of 86, was a popular TV and movie star whose great gift was an easy comic sensibility - even in the most dire of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Maverick, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Western, Adventure, The Rockford Files, Action TV, Drama, The Americanization of Emily, The Children's Hour, Space Cowboys, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies

Mirror.co.uk

James Garner dead: Hollywood pays tribute to one of its acting greats

The Oscar-nominated film and TV star once said that his entire acting career was based on a chance - but his work spanned an impressive five decades Oscar-nominated film and TV star James Garner once said that his entire acting career was based on a chance encounter with a parking space.

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Related Topix: Maverick, Comedy Movies, Comedy, Western, Adventure, Entertainment, Television, Space Cowboys, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, The Americanization of Emily, Los Angeles, CA, The Notebook

WDSU-TV New Orleans

'Patriot' actress Skye McCole Bartusiak dead

Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak, who played Mel Gibson's youngest daughter in "The Patriot," died Saturday at her home in Houston, her mother said Sunday.

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Related Topix: The Patriot, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Thriller, Skye McCole Bartusiak, The Cider House Rules, Celebrities, Mel Gibson, Entertainment

RTE.ie

Former child movie star dies at the age of 21

Bartusiak, who played Mel Gibson's daughter in the 2000 war epic The Patriot , died yesterday at her Texas home.

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Related Topix: Thriller, The Patriot, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Mel Gibson, Stephen King, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Action TV

Real Clear Politics

Life & Death of a Russian Freedom Fighter

Valeria Novodvorskaya, the firebrand Russian activist and writer who died in Moscow on July 12 at the age of 64, was practically unknown abroad and had a somewhat scandalous notoriety at home.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Spartacus, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Short, History Movies

People

James Garner Dies

James Garner , for more than 50 years one of Hollywood's most likable leading men on the big screen and on TV, died at his Los Angeles home Saturday night, reports TMZ .

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Related Topix: Comedy, 8 Simple Rules, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Move Over, Darling, The Americanization of Emily, Maverick, Comedy Movies, Space Cowboys, Drama Movies, Adventure, The Thrill of It All, Science Fiction Movies

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Mail

Child star who played Mel Gibson's daughter in The Patriot found dead in her home at age 21

Graveyard of desecration: Grave robbers. Ghoulish tourists taking pictures on their mobiles.

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Related Topix: Thriller, The Patriot, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Mel Gibson, Pennsylvania, Skye McCole Bartusiak

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Brassy Broadway legend, Elaine Stritch, dies

Stritch was born in Detroit on Feb. 2, 1925. She studied acting with Marlon Brando at the New School's Dramatic Workshop in New York, according to Variety .

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Autumn in New York, A Farewell to Arms, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Small Time Crooks, Monster-in-Law, The Edge of Night, September, Entertainment, Television

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