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Correction: Hitchcock's Blackmail to be shown at Walthamstow Assembly Hall

Correction: Blackmail is showing at Walthamstow Assembly Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow and not Orford House Social Club, which was incorrectly printed in our newspaper.


Related Topix: Film Noir, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Blackmail, Thriller, Alfred Hitchcock

5 hrs ago | Aurora Advocate

'Oliver!' concludes Porthouse's summer season

Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University's outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, concludes its 46th season with "Oliver!" Directed by Porthouse Theatre artistic director Terri Kent, "Oliver!" includes musical numbers such as "Consider Yourself," "Who Will Buy," and "I'd Do Anything."


Related Topix: Kent State University, Kent, OH, Charles Dickens, Dance, The Artful Dodger, Entertainment

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Chris Matthews's Galactic Gaffe: Darth Vader 'Cut Off His...

Hardball host Chris Matthews is quite the cinemaphile, frequently working movie references into his banter on the MSNBC program.


Related Topix: Star Wars, Pop/Rock, Empire, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

Myrtle Beach Online

Bridges offers Comic-Con a look at 'The Giver'

The Academy Award-winning actor, producer, director and musician was on hand Wednesday with some of his fellow cast members from "The Giver," the upcoming adaptation of the popular young adult novel by Lois Lowry.


Related Topix: Lois Lowry, Entertainment

Redlands Daily Facts

LifeHouse Theater in Redlands will present a Seussicala

Dr. Seuss is on the loose as LifeHouse Theater in Redlands presents the Broadway musical “Seussical,” opening at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Dr. Seuss, Redlands, CA, Empire, CA


Lana Del Rey Covers Complex's August/September 2014 + interview + teases Ultraviolence music video

AGAINST THE GRAIN: LANA DEL REY KNOWS WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT HER. AND SHE'S LEARNED TO LIVE WITH IT Satin gowns, fast cars, pills, and parties are the lifeblood of American glamour.


Related Topix: Lana Del Rey, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Marilyn Monroe

Crooks and Liars

Bill O'Reilly Attacks Obamacare Subsidies As Socialist Income Redistribution

On tonight's Talking Points Memo, Bill O'Reilly discussed our nation's "entitlement culture" and the chaos surrounding ObamaCare in the wake of conflicting federal court rulings on health care insurance subsidies.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Bill O'reilly, US News, Liberal Political News

The Austin Chronicle

Patricia Highsmith

The decadelong revival of classic crime novelist Patricia Highsmith continues apace, with a film of The Two Faces of January starring Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst opening stateside this fall, Todd Haynes' screen adaptation of Carol under way, and a reissue of her complete oeuvre in digital and print by Virago Modern Classics.


Related Topix: Patricia Highsmith, Hitchcock, Strangers on a Train, Film Noir, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Alfred Hitchcock

Wed Jul 23, 2014

City Paper

Can Dolphins Rape Humans?: When animals attack, sexually

A friend of mine supposedly saw an instance of a dolphin attempting to rape a human on National Geographic.


Related Topix: National Geographic

Murder, Margaret and Me to Play FringeNYC, 8/9-22

Murder, Margaret and Me will have its North American Premiere as part of the 2014 New York Fringe Festival.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Agatha Christie, Essex County, England, Greater London County, England, Poirot, Entertainment, Drama, Television

News Shopper

Wilde's Dorian Gray to take up residence in Greenwich townhouse

A Greenwich townhouse will be the intimate setting for a new adaptation of Oscar Wilde's gothic fable, The Picture of Dorian Gray.


Related Topix: Oscar Wilde


Happy 25th birthday Daniel Radcliffe

July 23 marks Daniel Radcliffe's 25th birthday. He and his "Harry Potter" co-stars graduated from the franchise in 2011, but there's a plan for additional films set in the Potter-verse, including a spinoff based on a fictional Hogwarts textbook .


Related Topix: Harry Potter, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Bling Ring, Emma Watson, Supernatural, This Is the End

USA Today

Hijinks strike back in 'Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars'

High jinks strike back in 'Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars' From an offscreen Porkins to blue ice-cream treats, the Force is strong with Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars.


Related Topix: Phineas and Ferb, Entertainment, Television, Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, LucasArts, Video Games, Dan Povenmire

Crooks and Liars

Univision Anchor Tells O'Reilly Putting National Guard Along Border Is 'Absurd And Useless'

Univision anchor Jorge Ramos appeared on this Tuesday's The O'Reilly Factor to discuss the recent influx of refugees fleeing violence from Central America.


Related Topix: Prison, The O'Reilly Factor, Entertainment, Television, Rick Perry, US Governors, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Bill O'reilly

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Pre-Take on 'The Giver'

In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.


Related Topix: Lois Lowry

'Tom Sawyer' brings nostalgia with family fun to outdoor theater

Performances continue Wednesday through Saturday nights beginning July 23 at 8:30 p.m. the amphitheater under the stars.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Mark Twain

Breckenridge American

'Star Wars' plot details reportedly leaked online

This is the part where I'm legally required to write, in all caps, SPOILER ALERT, even though there's no evidence anything about this story is ruining anything.


Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Empire, Pop/Rock

Radio Times

Caption competition! What's going on in the first image from The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies?

The first image from The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies has been released... and we're not sure what to make of it.


Related Topix: J.R.R. Tolkien

Star Wars Episode VII: J.J. Abrams Performs an X-Wing Ship Tease While Plot Rumors Abound

With new Star Wars Episode VII plot details flying around the rumor mill, fanfare surrounding the film is starting to build J.J. Abrams has been incrementally dripping visual information regarding the upcoming reboot, Star Wars: Episode VII ; we've had a glimpse at a bustling Tattooine marketplace and a chess table from the Millennium Falcon .


Related Topix: Star Wars, Zeljko Ivanek

International Business Times

Star Wars 7 Plot Details:The Search for the Missing Jedi Master,...

J.J. Abrams' "Star Wars: Episode VII" is back on production track now that reports have claimed Harrison Ford is "back on his feet" to reprise his role as Han Solo.


Related Topix: Star Wars, Celebrities, Harrison Ford, Stormtrooper