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8 min ago | 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.

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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.

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

DigitallyOBSESSED.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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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.

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

Examiner.com

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.

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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

EDGE

TCM Greatest Classic Legends: Henry Fonda

Just in time for Spring cleaning, TCM is dusting off several vintage films for inclusion in its new DVD sets.

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Related Topix: Mister Roberts, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Advise & Consent, Film Noir, Short, Thriller, Crime Movies, The Wrong Man, Western, Celebrities, Henry Fonda

Lexington Herald-Leader

'Mad as Hell': How 'Network was art that predicted life

If you are a budding movie buff, there are certain essentials required for your education.

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Related Topix: Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Rain, Chinatown, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Comedy Movies, The Hospital, Film Noir, Short, Western, The Verdict, Celebrities, Faye Dunaway

LBC 97.3

Leigh And Loach Up For Top Cannes Prize Again

Films by British directors Mike Leigh and Ken Loach have been selected to compete for the Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Secrets & Lies, The Wind That Shakes the Barley, Movies, Entertainment, Recreational Vehicle, Monaco

National Review Online

Reid Buckley: Ave Ava

The following article is his remembrance of actress Ava Gardner. I was deeply saddened by the death of Ava Gardner.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, History Movies, 55 Days at Peking, Ava Gardner

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Review: 'South Pacific' at Paper Mill Playhouse

Opening night of South Pacific at the Paper Mill Playhouse was truly "some enchanted evening" as Richard Rodgers' lush melodies and Oscar Hammerstein's clever and affecting lyrics, sung by attractive and talented actors, enveloped the playhouse's cavernous auditorium, transporting the audience to the South Pacific Ocean where Americans battled the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, South Pacific, Musical Movies, Little Rock, AR

Weekend Balita

Lea Salonga, Lou Diamond Phillips, Apl.de.Ap, Christine Rocas, Rodell ...

Award-winning Broadway artist Lea Salonga, Hollywood actor Lou Diamond Phillips, tenor Rodell Rosel , ballet dancer Christine Rocas , singer Apl.de.ap and a host of other celebrities will come together in the nation's capital for a benefit concert for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Mystery Movies, Aladdin, Vocal, Family, Drama Movies, Courage Under Fire, Action Movies, Lea Salonga, Adventure, Stand and Deliver, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Lou Diamond Phillips

SF Signal

Interview: Artist Ian Miller Talks About His New Book, the Art of Ian Miller

Ian Miller is an artist, illustrator and writer based in the U.K. He graduated from the Painting Faculty of St Martin's School of Art in 1970.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Wizards, Science Fiction Movies, Cool World, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Mystery Movies, The 80'S, Pop/Rock

BBC News

Angela Lansbury 'proud' to be a Dame

Actress Angela Lansbury said she was "very proud" to be recognised by the country of her birth, as she was made a Dame by the Queen.

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Related Topix: Murder, She Wrote, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Comedy Movies, Blue Hawaii, Musical Movies, The Manchurian Candidate, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Gaslight, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Angela Lansbury

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