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13 hrs ago | The Hill

Water and the Angel of Death

Few scenes in film are more memorable than the famous parting of the Red Sea, a young Charlton Heston at the helm, in the 1956 Academy Award-winning film The Ten Commandments .

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Related Topix: The Ten Commandments, Drama Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Charlton Heston

17 hrs ago | MacLeans

Rob Ford: In a just world, bobbleheads will roll

Earlier this month, in the spirit of Passover-the Jewish holiday that commemorates the events that would lead to God's epic reveal of the Ten Commandments-Toronto mayoral candidate John Tory introduced some commandments of his own: a 10-point "code of conduct" detailing how he would behave as the chief magistrate of Canada's biggest city.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Hollywood, Short, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

DeMille classic "Samson and Delilah" finally conquers Blu-ray

THE BIBLICAL STORY finally arrives on Blu-ray, a year after "Samson and Delilah" debuted on DVD last March.

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Related Topix: Samson and Delilah, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, The Ten Commandments, The Robe, Victor Mature, White Cargo

Sun Apr 13, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Dunes Center seeks funds to unearth sphinx used in Cecil B. DeMille film

A plaster-of-paris head of a sphinx is displayed in a case at the Guadelupe-Nipomo Dunes Center.

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Related Topix: The Ten Commandments, Drama Movies, Adventure, Nipomo, CA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

ABC News

Mickey Rooney to Be Laid to Rest in Hollywood

A judge signed off Friday on an agreement between Rooney's survivors to have the actor buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, the final resting place for such luminaries as Cecil B. DeMille, Jayne Mansfield and Douglas Fairbanks.

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TMZ.com

Mickey Rooney -- Estranged Wife Crumbles in Burial War

Mickey Rooney can finally rest in peace -- his estranged wife has agreed to give up her fight to have the actor buried in a small family plot 30 miles West of Hollywood ... so he can be buried with movie legends instead.

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Pocono Record

Classic 'Ten Commandments' on East Stroudsburg screen

Pocono Community Theater will screen Easter perennial "The Ten Commandments" at noon Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday at the theater, 88 S. Courtland St., East Stroudsburg.

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Related Topix: East Stroudsburg, PA, Theater, Arts, The Ten Commandments, Drama Movies, Adventure, Golden Globe Awards, Family

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Catherine Wheatley: Money driving big screen religious revival

The trailer for Darren Aronofsky's Noah features a craggy-faced, bearded Hollywood star, a cast of hundreds and a host of incredibly well-rendered computer-generated animal images.

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Related Topix: Black Swan, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Requiem for a Dream, Hollywood, Short, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Courageous, Opinion

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Sight and Sound

Film of the week: Noah

Come on in, the water's barmy. Jonathan Romney is stopped by the glittering eye of Darren Aronofsky's Biblical reboot.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Murfreesboro Post

BURRISS: New - Noah' movie creates controversy

The release of the latest Bible-based movie, "Noah," has reignited the debate about the relationships between Christianity, or religion in general, and Hollywood.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Genesee Country Express

'Noah': Blending the Bible with 'Transformers,' J.R.R. Tolkien

There was an interesting juxtaposition of imagery in the trailers preceding the matine showing of "Noah" that my wife and I attended last weekend.

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Free Republic

American Treasure, Doris Day is 90

Over the course of her career, Day appeared in 39 films. She was ranked the biggest box-office star, the only woman on that list, for four years ranking in the top 10 for ten years .

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Related Topix: Thriller, Mystery Movies, Midnight Lace, Easy-Listening, Doris Day, Hollywood, Short, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Best of 2007

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Examiner.com

New book: John Wayne the Life and Legend

Scott Eyman, the author of eleven books and the critically acclaimed biographer of Hollywood legends Mary Pickford, Ernst Lubitsch, Cecil B. DeMille, Louis B. Mayer, and John Ford , has now penned a great big detailed and highly readable biography of John Wayne .

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Related Topix: Celebrities, John Wayne, Hollywood, Short, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Simon & Schuster, Louise Brooks

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

"Noah," reverent and packed with action

While it has created sparks of controversy some pitting environmentalists vs. scripture literalists the finished film is not likely to stir much fuss at all, except, maybe, from those who just expected a grand show.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Black Swan, Hollywood, The Ten Commandments, Drama Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Adventure, Musical Movies

Examiner.com

Russell Crowe brings Biblical character of 'Noah' to life on the big-screen

For over a century now, Hollywood has been obsessed with Biblical epics. Blockbuster filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille's fortune was partially built on not one but two different versions of "The Ten Commandments."

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Cinemark adds Biblical efforts, spectacles to new Reel Classics series

Cinemark is using the Academy Awards as an underlying theme for the next six offerings in its Reel Classics program at Movies 16. In fact, the first attraction on April 13 and 16, is "And the Oscar Goes To," a lauded documentary about the history of the Academy Awards financed by Turner Classic Movies.

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Related Topix: Oscars, Recreational Vehicle, Award, The Ten Commandments, Drama Movies, Adventure

Mon Mar 31, 2014

PennLive.com

Baptism at spot used in 'The Ten Commandments' movie ends...

It has become a tradition for the church, the Jesus Christ Light of Sky. The California congregation would come here for baptisms several times each year along the Pacific coast in Santa Barbara County.

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Related Topix: The Ten Commandments, Drama Movies, Adventure, Santa Barbara County, CA

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Journal Gazette

Bible epics like 'Noah' setting sail

Decades after Cecil B. DeMille's 'The Ten Commandments' and 'Ben-Hur,' Aronofsky has renewed the tradition of the studio-made, mass-audience Bible epic, albeit as a distinctly darker parable about sin, justice and mercy.

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Related Topix: Black Swan, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Requiem for a Dream, Hollywood, Short, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, The Ten Commandments, Adventure

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Free Republic

Moviegoers Are Thinking Things Over After Earthquake Hits During 'Noah'

No major injuries were reported after a magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck near Los Angeles last night.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Forbes.com

With 'Noah,' The Bible Becomes Hollywood's Latest Franchise

Movies about the Bible are as old as the film industry itself. Cecil B. DeMille, the original blockbuster director, made The Ten Commandments in 1923 follow by movies like The King of Kings and Samson and Delilah .

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Related Topix: Hollywood, Drama Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, The Ten Commandments, Adventure

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