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26 min ago | Examiner.com

The Best of 2010: 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World'

One of the most enjoyable experiences I have had with a recent comedy. Based on the graphic novels by Bryan Lee O'Malley and inspired by tons of video games, this is not only a gamer's delight, but a freshly absurd take on romance and relationships.

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Related Topix: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Edgar Wright, Gothic, Celebrities

4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The Best of 2009: 'Me and Orson Welles'

Elegant and wonderful, this is the story of Orson Welles' first big Broadway production and the people surrounding its development.

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Related Topix: Me and Orson Welles, Drama Movies, Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Gothic, Celebrities

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Film Threat

the Bootleg Files: Too Much Johnson

This week, The Bootleg Files is different because we are not focusing on an elusive title that cannot be experienced in commercial home entertainment release.

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Related Topix: Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Gothic, Rochester, NY, Theater, Arts

The Independent

From Mozart to Orson Welles: Creative geniuses who peaked too soon

After the death of Sandy Wilson, 90, who wrote his only hit musical in his twenties, John Walsh wonders what it's like to peak too soon and go on to live a life more ordinary Prolific writer and commentator John Walsh contributes columns to the paper as well as writing features, interviews and restaurant reviews.

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Related Topix: Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Gothic

Wed Aug 27, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

SUPER-WELLESIAN to Play Chicago Fringe Festival, 9/4-7

After a successful run of SAMUEL BECKETT, ANDRE THE GIANT, AND THE CRICKETS, Hawkeye Plainview Productions reteams with multiple Jeff Award winning Oracle Productions' B*Sides program with SUPER-WELLESIAN at this year's Chicago Fringe Festival at the Early and Often Stage, 4751 N. Milwaukee for only three performances September 4 @ 10pm, September ... (more)

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Related Topix: Andre the Giant, Gothic, Celebrities, Man of Steel

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Daily Mail

Airbnb lists current and former homes of the rich and famous

They include the Los Angeles area residences of both Orson Welles and Mickey Rooney, the Burbank home of Ava Gardner, and the Palm Springs home of Bing Crosby.

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Related Topix: Home, Home Listing, Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Gothic, Accord, NY

Fri Aug 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Jen Danby in Sharon Tate in Heaven to Play Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, 10/9-12

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions proudly present Sharon Tate in Heaven on the West Coast.

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Related Topix: Sharon Tate, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, The Fearless Vampire Killers, Los Angeles, CA, Celebrities, Gothic

Thu Aug 21, 2014

TheCelebrityCafe

Orson Welles' unfinished film 'Too Much Johnson' now streaming online

Any time a previously unavailable Orson Welles work is posted online, cinephiles should get excited.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Gothic, Celebrities

Wed Aug 20, 2014

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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Related Topix: Celebrities, Gothic, The Walking Dead, Entertainment, Television, Norman Reedus, Video Games

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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Related Topix: Gothic, Celebrities, Arts, Cinema, Twitter, Ferguson, MO

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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Related Topix: Gunn, Mystery Movies, Easy-Listening, Peter Gunn, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Days of Wine and Roses, Celebrities, Gothic

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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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Stanford, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Theater, Celebrities, Gothic, Startups, Apple

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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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Gothic, Celebrities

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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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Gothic, Celebrities

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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Related Topix: Gothic, Celebrities

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