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4 hrs ago | Joystiq

Silent Hills Swedish radio broadcast hints at aliens

The playable teaser for Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro's Silent Hills offers a hint at the game's premise: aliens.

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6 hrs ago | SFGate

(left to right) Noemi Berkowitz, Sarah Gage, Weston Gaylord, Dante Belletti

Noemi Berkowitz , Sarah Gage, Weston Gaylord and Dante Belletti star in Stanford Repertory Theater's version of Orson Welles' radio drama "War of the Worlds," which shocked listeners in 1938.

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Related Topix: Stanford, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Theater, Arts, Moby Dick Rehearsed, Drama Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Gothic, Thriller, War of the Worlds, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Siris

Links of Note

Sartre argued that it was not cinema and Borges said it was tedious. * Thony Christie, Galileo, Foscarini, The Catholic Church, and heliocentricity in 1615 Part 1 - the occurrences: A Rough Guide .

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Steven Richman revives Henry Mancini's effort to bring jazz to American TV

In the fall of 1958, television in the United States made a bold move into the genre of film noir .

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Examiner.com

War of the Worlds at Stanford

Stanford Repertory Theater 's War of the Worlds is a playful mastery of the ideas of reality and performativity, realism and illusionism juxtaposed with the amazing talents of the Stanford Theater and Performance department.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sunherald.com

Fire engulfs part of base of New Jersey bridge

The fire is located on the base of a bridge support for the span that connects Newark and Jersey City.

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Palo Alto Weekly

Worth a Look

"When I Am Gone" is part of the exhibition by Dana Harel at Palo Alto Art Center.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

SF Signal

1939 Retro Hugo Award

BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION : The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells. Written by Howard Koch & Anne Froelick, directed by Orson Welles A special Committee Award, decided by the Loncon 3 committee rather than being voted on by the membership, was awarded to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in recognition of the first published appearance of Superman.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

MarketWatch

Media Blitz: Amazon's Jeff Bezos: A 21st Century Citizen Kane

With print journalism struggling to remain relevant and profitable in the digital age, the Washington Post stands as one of the industry's great hopes.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Drama Movies, Jeff Bezos, Journalism, Celebrities, Gothic

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Nebraska To Be Shown In Color, Despite Alexander Payne's Best Wishes

In his later years, filmmaker Orson Welles bore witness to an atrocity he probably saw as the most denigrating compromise between art and commerce.

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Gawker

Drunk History Revisits Citizen Kane with Jack Black and John Lithgow

Tonight on Drunk History , show creator Derek Waters will be looking incredibly debonair as screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz-alongside Jack Black as Orson Welles and John Lithgow as the real-life Charles Foster Kane, William Randolph Hearst-as comedian Steve Berg tells the story of Citizen Kane .

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Examiner.com

Spend a hour with Orson Welles and his two horrifying radio shows

Go back in time and listen to some classic radio shows with the great actor himself, Orson Welles.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Mountain View Voice

A whale of a show

For any fan of the great, late director and playwright Orson Welles or for those who are only familiar with his films, Stanford Repertory Theatre's production of "Moby Dick -- Rehearsed" offers a rare chance to view his theatrical genius in full.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Hilobrow

Dolores del Rio

In photographs, Mexican movie star DOLORES DEL RA O is not the passive object of your gaze - her eyes assault and challenge you, transmute you.

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Related Topix: Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Gothic, El Indio, TX

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Examiner.com

Would Spielberg Approve of His Classics Being Remade?

Who could imagine Steven Spielberg giving the okay for JAWS or E.T. The Extra Terrestrial to be remade? Much less him giving these films positive feedback after such films were released.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Jaws, Family, Drama Movies, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Steven Spielberg, Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, It's a Wonderful Life, Gothic

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Free Republic

A FRiday night movie - "The Stranger"

Excellent 1946 Thriller/Noir featuring Edward G. Robinson as a Nazi hunter whose investigations bring him to a small town in Connecticut.

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Related Topix: Film Noir, Thriller, Mystery Movies, The Stranger, Western, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Edward G. Robinson, Celebrities, Gothic

Stanford

Repertory Theater in throes of whale hunt, preparing for aliens

Perhaps it was Orson Welles' fascination with magic as a youth that inspired him to turn a 200,000-word novel into a 90-minute play.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Gothic, Celebrities, Herman Melville, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Age

Vienna really is the espionage capital of the world

Orson Welles as black marketer Harry Lime in this photo from the 1949 spy thriller set in Vienna, 'The Third Man'.

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Related Topix: World News, Austria, Gothic, Celebrities, Anna Chapman

MTV

Watch The 'Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda' Trailer IMMEDIATELY, Internet

Forget " Citizen Kane ," there's a new Hollywood gold standard for cinematic achievement and it is clearly Syfy's latest movie masterpiece, " Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda."

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Financial Times

Film reviews - The Lady from Shanghai; Branded to Kill

Black-and-white movies are flying out from the past like moths from the curtains.

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