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'Fargo' returns with another cold case

Its official folks and probably no great surprise either, but the smash hit psycho-crime drama "Fargo" will be back for a second season .

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Related Topix: Thriller, Fargo, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Golden Globe Awards, Family, Celebrities, Billy Bob Thornton

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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, War Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Luke Wilson, TX, University of Cincinnati, Columbia University, The New School

Examiner.com

Info 101: Movieclips 220: James Garner

Born in Norman, Oklahoma, in 1928, just as America was about to enter the Great Depression, James Garner's life began in the presence of an abusive stepmother.

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Related Topix: The Rockford Files, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Rockford Files, Maverick, Comedy, Comedy Movies, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Space Cowboys, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Bret Maverick

Bangkok Post

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One of the best new bands I came across during my recent trip to the UK was the eight-member, London-based outfit, Ibibio Sound Machine.

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Related Topix: Watches, Williams, Classical, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Love Me Tender, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Elvis, Rock-N-Roll

Canada.com

Doug Camilli: Jolie and Pitt will get intimate By the Sea

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have signed to star together in a movie. She wrote the script and will direct; he'll be among the producers.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Action Movies, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Celebrities, Brad Pitt, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Entertainment, Television, The Lone Ranger, Johnny Depp, Lone Ranger

OhNoTheyDidnt

Evan Rachel Wood Offered Lead Role on JJ Abrams' and HBO's 'Westworld'

Our friends at Film Divider have done some digging on a new HBO project that's flown a bit under the radar, and uncovered plot and cast details aplenty.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Westworld, Mildred Pierce, Action Movies, Entertainment, Science Fiction Movies, Television, True Blood, Evan Rachel Wood, Science / Technology, Robots

KTAR

Despite shutdown, Grand Canyon still earns $476M for Arizona

Position: Senior News Reporter. Started with KTAR July 4, 1999. Favorite food: Steak and shrimp, and any food on campouts.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Drama Movies, True Grit, Adventure, Celebrities, John Wayne

KAZR-FM Des Moines

gunsnroses

THIS DAY IN 1987: Guns N' Roses, seen here at the MTV Awards in 1992, released their debut album, "Appetite for Destruction."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Guns N' Roses, Willie Nelson, Red Headed Stranger, Country, Kay Starr, Vocal, Patricia Elliott

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Jalopnik

In Honor Of James Garner, Here's How To Pull a J-Turn

Whether he was sharking cards as Bret Maverick, driving race cars, or outwitting the bad guys as Jim Rockford, James Garner was one of those Hollywood actors who always seemed impossibly cool.

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Related Topix: The Rockford Files, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Maverick, Comedy, Rockford Files, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Bret Maverick, Celebrities, James Garner

Examiner.com

James Garner R.I.P.

James Garner was born James Scott Bumgarner in Norman, Oklahoma. He attended the University of Oklahoma and married Lois Clarke in 1956.

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

KLRN-TV San Antonio

Unforgiven: Deconstructing an Anti-Western

The Clint Eastwood/David Peoples classic Unforgiven is deconstructed by Into the West's Kirk Ellis and Apaloosa's Robert Knott as they explore its gritty action, ambiguous morality, and the tried-and-true tropes of its genre.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Unforgiven, Celebrities, Clint Eastwood

Chicago Sun-Times

James Garner: 1928-2014

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty.

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Related Topix: Maverick, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Move Over, Darling, The Children's Hour, Drama Movies, Support Your Local Sheriff!, Comedy Movies, Bret Maverick, Cash McCall

Examiner.com

Wanna a really big shoe? Here's The Ed Sullivan Show, more than 1,000 hours

Wow. We know Time-Life/Star-Vista puts out box sets that always top the "Best of" list---think Carol Burnett, Mama's Family , the upcoming Wonder Years ).

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Related Topix: The Ed Sullivan Show, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Love Me Tender, Musical Movies, The Beatles

SFGate

Police: Movie, TV legend James Garner dies

Actor James Garner, left, smiles as he holds up the Purple Heart medal presented to him in a ceremony in this Monday, Jan. 24, 1983 file photo taken Los Angeles, Calif.

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Related Topix: Maverick, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Space Cowboys, Drama Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, The Rockford Files, Action TV, Drama, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Rockford Files, Action Movies, Bret Maverick

The Wichita Eagle

Gallery: Police: Movie, TV legend James Garner dies

In this Feb. 5, 2005 file photo, James Garner, arrives for the 11th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Maverick, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Space Cowboys, Drama Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Bret Maverick, Celebrities, James Garner, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

KMIZ

James Garner of 'The Rockford Files' dies

Garner is best known as the star of the 1970s television show "The Rockford Files," although he acted in many movies including "The Notebook."

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Related Topix: The Rockford Files, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Comedy Movies, Maverick, Adventure, Comedy, Rockford Files, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, The Notebook

New York Daily News

James Garner dead at 86: report

The star of "The Rockford Files" and "The Notebook" was found dead when an ambulance arrived at his Los Angeles home around 8 p.m. Saturday, the site reported.

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Related Topix: Maverick, Comedy Movies, Comedy, Adventure, Entertainment, Television, The Rockford Files, Action TV, Drama, Drama Movies, Rockford Files, Bret Maverick, The Notebook, Movies

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Nevada Appeal

The Krebs-Peterson mansion celebrated it's 100th anniversary on Saturday in Carson City.

A western barbeque was held in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Krebs-Peterson mansion which was featured in the 1976 John Wayne film 'The Shootist.'

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Related Topix: Carson City, NV, Drama Movies, The Shootist, Celebrities, John Wayne

SFGate

John Wayne's heirs suing Duke University in bourbon dispute

Would anybody really confuse Duke University, above, with John "The Duke" Wayne? That's at the crux of a lawsuit.

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Related Topix: The Big Trail, Adventure, Celebrities, Duke University, John Wayne, Newport Beach, CA

Examiner.com

On this Day in Movie History, July 19, 1946: Marilyn Monroe screen tests

On this day in 1946 American actress, model, and singer Norma Jeane Mortenson acted in her first screen test.

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Related Topix: The Misfits, Drama Movies, Bus Stop, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, The Seven Year Itch, Don't Bother to Knock, Music!, Thriller, Musical Movies, How to Marry a Millionaire

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