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3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

James Brown and the Making of 'Get on Up'

"I was sitting right there," says Mick Jagger, pointing at a row of seats in the famous first balcony at New York's Apollo Theater.


Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock, Performance, Short, Crime Movies, Ned Kelly, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Theater, Arts

7 hrs ago | Paper Magazine

Willie Nelson Talks to Designer John Varvatos About Music, Nudie...

"Willie would like to see you on his bus now." For a country music fan, those words are the equivalent of inviting a Trekkie to spend time with Captain Kirk on the starship Enterprise.


Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Music!, Drama Movies, Red Headed Stranger, West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA), Abbott, TX

12 hrs ago | Time

James Garner Low-key hero

There are actors who become stars because they're imposing, powerful, monumental.


Related Topix: Maverick, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Murphy's Romance, Comedy Movies, Bret Maverick, Celebrities, James Garner

16 hrs ago | Lincoln County News

Former Congressman Discusses Making of Feature Film on Monhegan

By Jacob Hyatt In 1987, when classic films like "High Noon" and "It's a Wonderful Life" were being colorized and their directors were powerless to stop it, one Congressman stood up against these alterations.


Related Topix: Monhegan, ME, High Noon, Thriller, Drama Movies, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Country, It's a Wonderful Life, US News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sunday Herald

Hollywood star prepares for the Fringe pressure cooker

ANNE Archer certainly brings the allure of Hollywood stardom to the bijou Edinburgh Hotel in which she's taking tea and talking up her latest project.


Related Topix: Fatal Attraction, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Patriot Games, Anne Archer, Stanley & Iris, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Family, War Movies, Cat Ballou, Coming Home

Southern Utah News

Get your Western Legends tickets now

Western Legends Round-Up is still a month away, but you can get into the Legend's spirit now and save some big bucks.


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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Elvis' library card, movie script to be auctioned ...

A library card signed by Elvis Presley in seventh grade is expected to be among the hottest items at an auction of the late singer's possessions at his Memphis mansion next month, Graceland officials said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Love Me Tender, Musical Movies, Family, Kids

Ain't It Cool News

Scream and Shout: Quint takes a look at Friday the 13th rip-off the Final Terror (1983)

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here with the latest Scream and Shout column. If you're new 'round these parts, Scream and Shout takes a detailed look at the Blu-Ray releases of Shout Factory and its horror arm Scream Factory.


Related Topix: Short, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, The Fugitive, Action Movies, Joe Pantoliano, War Movies, Southern Comfort


JJ Abrams to produce HBO's 'Westworld' remake

JJ Abrams will produce HBO's small screen rework of the 70s sci-fi classic Westworld .


Related Topix: Westworld, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, True Blood, Entertainment, Television, Evan Rachel Wood, Yul Brynner

M83 Reissues First Three Albums On 25th August, Remixes Plus B-Sides Eps Out 8th September 2014

Four years on from the Grammy nominated, critically acclaimed release 'Hurry Up, We're Dreaming' , French electronic act M83 re-issues their first three albums in addition to two digital EPs featuring remixes and B-sides from those albums.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Electronic, M83, Oblivion, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies


Anthony Hopkins Joins JJ Abrams/Jonah Nolan HBO Series

Oscar-winning actor Anthony Hopkins and actress Evan Rachel Wood have been cast in the TV reboot of the classic sci-fi/western Westworld .


Related Topix: Thor, Star Trek, Celebrities, Anthony Hopkins, True Blood, Entertainment, Television, Evan Rachel Wood, Thriller, Westworld, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies

Tue Jul 22, 2014

First-Ever Auction at Graceland to Feature Rare Elvis Presley Artifacts, 8/14

Highlights of the rare Elvis Presley artifacts to be included in the first-ever "Auction at Graceland" were announced today, along with registration and catalog ordering details for the auction, which will be held on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8 pm Eastern / 7 pm Central.


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

'Fight Club' author writing comic book sequel; FXX to air entire 'Simpsons' series; more - A.M. entertainment news links

Here's some of what's happening this morning in entertainment headlines: 'Little Big Man' author Thomas Berger died at age 89 after a long illness; and more.


Related Topix: Little Big Man, War Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Adventure

Jungle Theater's Founder & Artistic Director Bain Boehlke to Retire in 2015

The Jungle Theater announced today that Founder Bain Boehlke will step down from his current duties as Artistic Director, effective June 30, 2015.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Fargo, Thriller

Daily Mail

Marilyn Monroe's lost model shots revealed

She was one of the most photographed women in U.S. history, so it's hard to believe there are still powerful images of Marilyn Monroe which have never seen the light of day.


Related Topix: River of No Return, Adventure, Film Noir, Thriller, Drama Movies, Niagara, Celebrities, Vocal, Marilyn Monroe, New York

'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 .


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.


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

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.


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

Rock -

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.


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

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.


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


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