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State Theatre's upcoming movies include 'Stripes,' 'Desperately...

With the upcoming 30th anniversary of the blockbuster movie "Ghostbusters," and the recent passing of Harold Ramis, showing the movie on Sunday, June 8 - the official anniversary date - just seemed like a good idea, says Mike Bacigalupo, chief operating officer at Bay City's historic State Theatre.


Related Topix: Stripes, Short, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Harold Ramis, Desperately Seeking Susan, Entertainment

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Outside the Beltway

Hollywood's Changing Male Ideal

For most of its history, Hollywood has demanded physical perfection from its female stars.


Related Topix: Man of Steel, Fruitvale Station, Drama Movies, Courage Under Fire, Action Movies, Mystery Movies, US News, Conservative Political News

Historical Conscience and Consequences

War is a compelling force to bring to the movie screen. It often uses a component of historical subject matter that translates past experiences into the present.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Gallipoli, Australia, Celebrities, Mel Gibson


A tale of two lovers

The picture of Charles Dickens in the popular imagination is of a rather staid, lavishly whiskered family man and stern critic of the appalling conditions suffered by the poor in Victorian England.


Related Topix: The End of the Affair, Drama Movies, Ralph Fiennes, Bright Star

Free Republic

There Is Nothing Like A Dame: Angela Lansbury Meets The Queen

There's something enormously compelling about these pictures of famous people getting honors from the Queen.


Related Topix: Samson and Delilah, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, The Manchurian Candidate, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Angela Lansbury, Berkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Free Republic

Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "The Big Fisherman"

TOPICS: History ; Music/Entertainment ; Religion ; TV/Movies KEYWORDS: 1959 ; alexanderscourby ; easter ; frankborzage ; herbertlom ; howardkeel ; lloydcdouglas ; marthahyer ; mfasa ; peter ; simonpeter ; thebigfisherman ; waltdisney With today being Resurrection Sunday, the pick for today's feature is the epic film version of the Biblical novel ... (more)


Related Topix: A Farewell to Arms, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Gary Cooper

Animal welfare activists picket Liam Neeson's home

Animal rights activists protesting outside Liam Neeson's home say they don't agree with him that New York's carriage horses should keep working.Neeson didn't appear Saturday as about 50 demonstrators filled the sidewalk in front of his Manhattan... Animal welfare activists are not happy about Liam Neeson 's support for horse-drawn carriages in New ... (more)


Related Topix: Taken, Thriller, Drama Movies, Horror Movies, Animal Rights, History Movies, Biography Movies, Michael Collins, Liam Neeson, Celebrities, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Bournemouth Echo

My life as a film and TV extra - meet the woman who's starred with Sir Michael Caine to Kermit

I wonder if Angie Inwards' new neighbours in sunny West Moors are aware they have a film star in their midst? Have they not clocked the glamorous woman who has appeared in everything from Harry Potter to Layer Cake to EastEnders and who will be appearing in the new Paddington movie? But they could be forgiven for missing the clues, all that early ... (more)


Related Topix: Celebrities, Michael Caine, Harry Potter, Books, The Four Feathers, Drama Movies, Adventure

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Abbie Hoffman's presence echoes decades later

The gray Toyota Corolla that Abbie Hoffman drove in Mexico during his fugitive years still sits in upper Bucks County, parked on the old farm where he lived and took his own life 25 years ago.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Born on the Fourth of July, Bucks County, PA, Suicide, Point Pleasant, PA, Solebury, PA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

A Birthday Tribute to George O'Brien

Handsome cowboy star George O'Brien was born in San Francisco on this date in 1899.


Related Topix: She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, Cheyenne Autumn, History Movies, Western, Fort Apache, Noah's Ark, Drama Movies

PR :: Flying Tigers & Home of the Brave on Blu-ray & DVD May 13

Two classic films that honor the military just in time for Memorial Day with John Wayne in a story set just prior to the invasion of Pearl Harbor and a hard-hitting personal story of an African American solider and the discrimination he faces during his service in WWII.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Action Movies, Flying Tigers, Home of the Brave, Western, Rio Grande, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Comedy Movies, Sands of Iwo Jima, McLintock!

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

The 20 Best Summer Blockbusters of All Time: 'Ghostbusters'

Every summer has a dominant blockbuster, but it's not every year that the season's biggest movie inspires a legitimate mania.


Related Topix: Stripes, Short, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Sport Movies, Caddyshack, Celebrities, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray

New Canaan News-Review

Susan Granger's review of 'Dom

In this British black comedy/crime drama, Jude Law plays the hot-tempered, self-destructive titular character, a notorious London safecracker who gets into trouble as soon as he's released from 12 years in prison.


Related Topix: Sherlock Holmes, Cold Mountain, Comedy Movies, Alfie, Drama Movies, Jude Law

Sydney Morning Herald

Australians selected for Cannes

Two Australian films - the new hard-core drama from Animal Kingdom director David Michod and an indigenous story from Ten Canoes director Rolf de Heer - will screen in the official selection at the iconic Cannes Film Festival.


Related Topix: Animal Kingdom, Ten Canoes, Comedy Movies, History Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Movies, Entertainment, Vampire News, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Twilight, Celebrities, Robert Pattinson, Guy Pearce

Sydney Morning Herald

The Anzac evolution

Hanifi Araz, a big man from the city of Canakkale across the Dardanelles from the Gallipoli Peninsula, saw the future in the early 1980s, and he wanted to be part of it.


Related Topix: Gallipoli, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, Australia Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Turkey, World News, Middle East

KATU-TV Portland

Police: Driver takes off with officer hanging on to car

Police in the Gresham say a driver trying to flee after hitting a tree drove off in reverse with an off-duty Homeland Security officer hanging on to the black Lexus.


Related Topix: Homeland Security, Drama Movies

Great Falls Tribune

'South Pacific' standing-ovation worthy

With music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, the story of wartime love and prejudice is based on James Michener's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "Tales of the South Pacific."


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, South Pacific, Musical Movies

Thu Apr 17, 2014

University of Chicago's Studs Terkel Festival to Run 5/9-11

A full schedule is now available for Let's Get Working, a new three-day festival honoring the life and work of Chicago legend Studs Terkel at the University of Chicago's Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th Street, Chicago.


Related Topix: Studs Terkel, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Medium Cool, Drama Movies

Navy Times

Vets group seeks Medal of Honor for Civil War Col. Robert Gould Shaw

A veterans group will present a petition next week to the New York delegation of Congress asking that the Medal of Honor be awarded to Civil War Col.


Related Topix: Glory, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, History Movies

10 classic movies starring Vivien Leigh

British actress Vivien Leigh is best remembered today for her performance as a spoiled Southern belle in the classic Civil War drama, " Gone with the Wind " , but the star who so famously portrayed Scarlett O'Hara also played some of history's most memorable - and notorious - women.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, A Yank at Oxford, Drama Movies, Fire Over England, History Movies, Adventure, Anna Karenina, A Streetcar Named Desire, Music!, Comedy Movies, Caesar and Cleopatra, Gone with the Wind