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Friday Aug 8 | Daily Mail

Pamela Anderson's make-up artist on the Baywatch beauty's iconic look

'I turned Pamela Anderson into a sex symbol!' The make-up artist to the stars who gave the Baywatch beauty her iconic look Make-up artist Alexis Vogel met Pam on a Playboy cover shoot in 1993 - and turned her into a 'Baby Bardot' The pair are now best friends - and Alexis reveals how Pam has been a strict mom to her two sons Alexis was close with ... (more)


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pamela Anderson, Alexis, Pop/Rock, Comedy Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Coneheads

Friday Aug 8 | The London Free Press

Who you gonna call? A look back at the 'Ghostbusters' phenomenon

Ray: What he means is Old Testament, Mr. Mayor, real wrath-of-God type stuff. Fire and brimstone coming down from the skies! Rivers and seas boiling! As a twentysomething in 1984, I first saw Ghostbusters - or Attack of the Ghosts as it was called in Chinese - in Taiwan while backpacking my way through the ROC, Macau and Guangdong province.


Related Topix: Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Children TV, World News, Taiwan, Family, Comedy Movies, Casper, Supernatural

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Milwaukee movies off the grid: Aug. 8-14

"The Lego Movie" : The final movie in New Berlin's community outdoor movie series is the year's No.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Black Entertainment, Movies, Entertainment

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Blues Brothers Revue coming to Old Whaling Church

Elwood and Jake perform a benefit for the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse on Tuesday.


Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Blues, Celebrities, John Belushi, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Edgartown, MA

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Movie review: - Get On Up'

His life is the subject of this biopic depicting his troubled, early childhood in a rural cabin, where he was underfed by an impoverished mother and abused by his alcoholic father .


Related Topix: Get On Up, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer

Sun Aug 03, 2014


the Official Blues Brothers Revue to Play the Grand, 9/20

Celebrate an evening of music and good times with The Official Blues Brothers Revue, Saturday, September 20 at 8 pm at Galveston's Grand 1894 Opera House.


Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Blues, Galveston, TX, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Paul Shaffer

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Ain't It Cool News

An all-female GHOSTBUSTERS written and directed by Paul Feig??

According to The Wrap , Sony has ditched their Etan Coen draft, as well as the threequel approach, and is going with an all-girl GHOSTBUSTERS reboot which may or may not feature Dan Aykroyd and Ernie Hudson.


Related Topix: Tammy, Melissa McCarthy


Paul Feig Eyed to Direct GHOSTBUSTERS 3; May Be Total Reboot with Female-Led Cast

The Ghostbusters 3 saga continues. It seems like we've been reading about/reporting on a third Ghostbusters film or reboot for close to a decade now, with Dan Aykroyd promising every few months that a new Ghostbusters film is "really close" to happening/shooting/being released.


Related Topix: The Heat, Bridesmaids, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Horror Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Ghostbusters II, 21 Jump Street

Fri Aug 01, 2014


A Week In Movies: Get On Up Premieres, Cooper Cooks In London,...

Stars hit the red carpet for the New York premiere of Get on Up, while Bradley Cooper and Uma Thurman film on the streets of London.


Related Topix: Get On Up, Chadwick Boseman, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Tika Sumpter

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Wall Street Journal

'Get On Up': Boseman Is an Acting Machine

Watch a clip from the film "Get on Up," starring Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, and Dan Aykroyd.


Related Topix: 42, Get On Up, Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown


Dan Aykroyd recalls seeing James Brown perform at a Montreal bar in 1968

Dan Aykroyd , who plays James Brown 's manager in the biopic Get On Up , says he spent an unforgettable night with friends watching the music icon perform on stage decades ago.


Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Blues Brothers 2000, Action Movies, Get On Up, Musical Movies, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Movies, Entertainment

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Globe and Mail

Who you gonna call? Cancon's contribution to the comedy canon of Ghostbusters

The Great Canadian Pop Cultural Infiltration reached its apex of global saturation 30 summers ago with Ghostbusters , a movie that consolidated a decade of Canuck comedic attitudes and influence into an irresistible urban live-action cartoon about the triumph of irony over catastrophe.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Beverly Hills Cop, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Supernatural, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

Fri Jul 25, 2014

95.5 3WS

James Brown Biopic | JH

A star-studded array of celebrities were at New York's Apollo Theater Monday night for the world premiere of the James Brown bio-pic Get On Up .


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Get On Up, US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Democrat, US Politics, Chadwick Boseman, Octavia Spencer

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Donna Dixon, Dan Aykroyd: Premiere for 'Get on Up' shows off couple

Donna Dixon and Dan Aykroyd stepped out at the premiere for "Get on Up," and their appearance started people talking.


Related Topix: Doctor Detroit, Comedy Movies, Comedy, Bosom Buddies, Entertainment, Television, Donna Dixon, Theater, Arts

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Diversity of Mississippi featured in #HappyMS video

Tom Beck, Thabi Moyo, Nina Parikh, Philip Scarborough and Terry Sullivan of Spot On Productions, LLC out of Jackson produced "Happy MS," a video of people across the state dancing to Pharrell Williams' hit song "Happy."


Related Topix: Mississippi, Family, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, North, Ocean Springs, MS, Biloxi, MS


PR :: Ghostbusters & Ghostbusters II in Theaters Aug 29 & Blu-ray Sep 16

University parapsychologists Dr. Peter Venkman , Dr. Raymond Stanz and Dr. Egon Spengler lose a research grant when their experiment methodology is proven to be bogus.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Ghostbusters II, Drama Movies, My Girl, Stripes, Short, War Movies, Harold Ramis


Home Movies: The Unreleased 1984 Oddball Nothing Lasts Forever Can Now Be Seen

The same year as Ghostbusters, Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd graced a sci-fi comedy musical romance directed by SNL auteur Tom Schiller.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Bill Murray, Arts, Cinema, Eddie Murphy, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 22, 2014


'The Blues Brothers' is an enjoyable film

Chicago is one of those cities that inspires enormous affection. In several recently reviewed films, such as "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Life Itself," the windy city's musical culture is evoked, although there is no movie that offers a grander celebration of Chicago and its environs and musical traditions than " The Blues Brothers ," from 1980.


Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Blues, Celebrities, John Belushi, James Brown, Black Entertainment