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11 min ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

TV networks get ready to put failing shows of their, and our, misery

What was the name of the grape bubble gum we chewed as kids, a clueless Minnesota cop played by Bob Odenkirk in the new FX series "Fargo" asks a supposed assault victim, played by Martin Freeman.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Thriller, Fargo, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Bob Odenkirk, Parenthood, Frances McDormand

4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Kris Kristofferson is still riding freedom's road

The call catches Kris Kristofferson where you might expect him to be, on the bus on the road, heading for another show, this time in Australia.


Related Topix: Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, History Movies, Blade, Thriller, Kris Kristofferson, Country, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Willie Nelson

5 hrs ago |

Helen Anker and Jeff McCarthy to Lead Guthrie's My Fair Lady; Performances Begin 6/28

The Guthrie Theater today announced casting for the production of My Fair Lady, the hummable, quotable, utterly enjoyable musical for the whole family.


Related Topix: Oklahoma!, Musical Movies, Jeff McCarthy, Theater, Arts, Beauty and the Beast, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Chicago, IL

9 hrs ago |

Ron Howard to Direct the Truth About the Harry Quebert Affar for Warner Bros

According to Deadline , Warner Bros. has picked up the rights to Joel Dicker's hit novel THE TRUTH ABOUT THE HARRY QUEBERT AFFAR, with Ron Howard set to direct.


Related Topix: Frost/Nixon, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, A Beautiful Mind, Sport Movies, Apollo 13, History Movies, Cinderella Man, Adventure, Comedy, Arrested Development, The Shootist, Entertainment, Television

13 hrs ago | Dark Horizons News

Chastain Wanted For "Mission: Impossible 5"?

Jessica Chastain is reportedly being sought for a starring role in the upcoming fifth "Mission: Impossible" film with Tom Cruise.


Related Topix: Zero Dark Thirty, Mission: Impossible, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Jessica Chastain, Oblivion, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Tom Cruise

17 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

A Legend Lives On

Should the big guy, John Wayne, be more your cup of bourbon than scary monsters, Dallas offers a chance to dwell in his company this weekend, April 24-27, at the John Wayne Film Festival.


Related Topix: The Comancheros, Drama Movies, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Action Movies, The Searchers, Adventure, Celebrities, John Wayne, West, TX, Snyder, TX

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Jodie Foster marries

USA Today reported that the wedding location was not revealed. Hedison, an actress/photographer, had been dating Foster for nearly a year.


Related Topix: The Beaver, Elysium, Comedy Movies, Maverick, Adventure, Crime Movies, Family, The Silence of the Lambs, Thriller, Freaky Friday, Candleshoe

Los Angeles Times

Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow caper 'Mortdecai' set for February

"Mortdecai," an upcoming action-comedy starring Johnny Depp as a roguish art dealer, will open Feb. 6, Lionsgate announced.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, The Lone Ranger, Action Movies, Dark Shadows, Celebrities, Johnny Depp, Premium Rush, Movies, Entertainment

The Sydney Morning Herald

Fargo isn't True Detective but is just as disturbingly good

Few film-to-television adaptations work well. Fewer still are brilliant. Which makes Fargo , a wry, uncomfortably funny crime thriller that hits its target with disturbing ease, a very unusual creature indeed.


Related Topix: Thriller, Fargo, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Bemidji, MN


Officials warn of target shooting hazard in fire season

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


Related Topix: Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ, Drama Movies, True Grit, Adventure, Celebrities, John Wayne, Flagstaff, AZ

City Pages

Fargo recap: Hot dish cures everything

Once again, we open on the road. However, rather than ominous music or eerie lighting, we're given a sunny day and a silly percussive groove that seems more at home in a drummer's garage practice sesh.


Related Topix: Thriller, Fargo, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Bemidji, MN, Celebrities, Buscemi, Steve Buscemi, House, Davy Crockett, Entertainment, Television

Myrtle Beach Online

Robert Wagner's 'You Must Remember This' recalls Hollywood golden era

"Movies last forever," noted the veteran actor , but the Hollywood he once knew has all but disappeared.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, It Takes a Thief, Adventure, Hart to Hart, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Action TV, Comedy Movies, The Pink Panther, Mystery Movies, Broken Lance, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robert Wagner

Banbury Guardian

Alan Dee's film preview: Will sci-fi thriller Transcendence allow...

And when your last movie was one of the biggest flops in the history of cinema, you'd better make sure that your next high-profile project brings home the bacon.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Action Movies, Dark Shadows, The Lone Ranger, Celebrities, Johnny Depp

Tue Apr 22, 2014


Five (3) reasons not to miss 'Fargo,' FX's hilariously dark drama

If you're a fan of "Fargo," you will love "Fargo." And if you never saw the film, you will still love "Fargo."


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Fargo, Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, Drama, Mad Men


It Is Time to Bury the "Honest Broker" Deception

Brokers of Deceit: How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East, Winner of the 2014 Lionel Trilling Book Award In John Ford's film, The Searchers , Ethan is talking with his bother Aaron.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, The Searchers, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, John Wayne, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama, Israel, World News, Middle East, University of Chicago


Lone Star Cinema: The Girl

David Riker , who directed independent immigrant drama La Ciudad , helmed a film in 2012 titled The Girl .


Related Topix: Lone Star, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Sucker Punch, Bright Star, Abbie Cornish, Celebrities, Will Patton, Mexico, North America, World News

Film Comment


The final film by Derek Jarman, who died 20 years ago, comprises just one shot: a single frame of blue, close in pigment to Yves Klein's patented International Klein Blue.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Blue, Movies, Entertainment

Jack Nicholson turns 77: Here are the three most villainous roles played by the Academy Award winner

An American actor, film director, producer and writer, the legendary Jack Nicholson was born on April 22, 1937 in the Neptune City of New Jersey.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, The Shining, Thriller, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Family, Batman, Action Movies, Adventure, The Missouri Breaks, Drama Movies, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Celebrities, Jack Nicholson, Neptune City, NJ

a Time to Kill's Tom Skerritt Set for Q&a at Wsu's Hilberry Theatre Tonight

Hollywood actor Tom Skerritt is coming back to where his remarkable 50-year career began.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, A River Runs Through It, Horror Movies, Comedy, Picket Fences, Thriller, Top Gun, Action Movies, Alien³, Entertainment, Drama, Science Fiction Movies, Television, Tom Skerritt, Emmy Awards

Mon Apr 21, 2014

21 April: You won't want to escape

If you think it's the wit as well as the hard-wrought realism that makes Escape regarded as the pinnacle of old-time radio adventure series, be advised that the writer of tonight's offering wrote seven of the series' best-regarded-for-wit installments.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, With Six You Get Eggroll, Easy-Listening, Brian Keith, Doris Day, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Law and Order, Crime Movies, Action Movies


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