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Thursday Jul 24 | Film Comment

Soul Brother #1 comes to the Film Society in "James Brown: The...

When people think of James Brown, they think of his unforgettable charisma behind the mic and on the stage.

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Sport Movies, Rocky IV, Drama Movies, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, 9, Blues

Thursday Jul 24 | Examiner.com

'Rush' is very impressive

A biography of Formula 1 champion driver Niki Lauda and the 1976 crash that almost claimed his life.

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Related Topix: Rush, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Blues, Celebrities, Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Bruhl

Thursday Jul 24 | Daily Herald

Sci-fi thriller 'Lucy' a breathless mix of silliness, smarts

"Lucy," Luc Besson's cautionary thriller about the dangers of being too smart, is a breathless piece of stylized sci-fi action inspired by graphic novels, M-rated video games and classic car chases from "The Blues Brothers" and "To Live and Die in L.A." It carries just enough basis in scientific fact to cement the progressively sillier parts of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Blues, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Myrtle Beach Legends in Concerta s Taylor Swift tribute artist turns heads a " and her own

Elizabeth Scarborough of Charleston, paying tribute to Taylor Swift in a special engagement through Aug. 16, among the summer lineup through Aug. 31: the Blues Brothers , Michael Jackson , Madonna , Elvis Presley , and Aerosmith's Steven Tyler .

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Country, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Myrtle Beach, SC, Blues, Dance, Black Entertainment, Michael Jackson, Madonna

South China Morning Post

Steven Bishop, songwriter to the stars, is excited about his Hong Kong debut

Back in 1976, not many aspiring singer-songwriters recording their debut albums were lucky enough to have Eric Clapton turn up at the studio to contribute a couple of guitar solos.

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Animal House, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Media, National Lampoon, Celebrities, John Belushi, Blues

Examiner.com

'Adventures in Babysitting' is great fun

Danger and excitement come together in Chicago, at least according to filmmakers.

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Related Topix: Adventures in Babysitting, Short, Comedy Movies, Adventure, Blues, Celebrities, Elisabeth Shue

Kent Online

Medway Council cancels blues gig planned for Chatham Waterfront

Music fans have been left disappointed after a blues, rock and soul concert the first gig of its kind in Medway - has been cancelled, The 80s blues band Nine Below Zero were due to be headlining, joined by The Brothers Grimm Medway's answer to the Blues Brothers - and supported by The Substitutes and Ol' Pal's Act.

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Related Topix: Blues, Nine Below Zero

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Free Republic

Is We're the Millers perhaps the funniest film ever made?

It was funny, and a lot better than I though it would be, but funniest movie ever? No.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Mel Brooks, Blues

Examiner.com

'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.

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

Daily Herald

Editorial: Memories add strength to fabric of suburbs

The Blues Mobile makes its way down Phil's Beach in Wauconda during filming of the "The Blues Brothers" 35 years ago.

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Related Topix: Wauconda, IL, The Blues Brothers, Blues, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Mount Prospect, IL, Schaumburg, IL, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

OregonLive.com

ArtSplash 2014: Tualatin's annual festival offered paintings, jewelry and the odd space bounty hunter

There was a little something for everyone at Tualatin Commons this weekend. While Claire and April Johnston of Aloha doodled on the ground with chalk paint, Meylan Thoresen carved away on a new wood slate.

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Related Topix: Blues

ContactMusic.com

Dan Aykroyd Opens Late Night Show With James Brown Tribute

Actor Dan Aykroyd made quite an entrance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in America on Friday night by performing one of his favourite James Brown tunes with rock 'n' roll veteran Bobby Rush .

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Dan Aykroyd, Black Entertainment, James Brown, Blues

Sun Jul 20, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Dan Aykroyd Opens Late Night Show With James Brown Tribute

Actor Dan Aykroyd made quite an entrance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in America on Friday night by performing one of his favourite James Brown tunes with rock 'n' roll veteran Bobby Rush .

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Dan Aykroyd, Black Entertainment, James Brown, Blues

OregonLive.com

ArtSplash 2014: Tualatin's annual festival offered paintings, jewelry and the odd space bounty hunter

There was a little something for everyone at Tualatin Commons this weekend. While Claire and April Johnston of Aloha doodled on the ground with chalk paint, Meylan Thoresen carved away on a new wood slate.

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Related Topix: Blues

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Daily Herald

Wauconda hosts the blues during charity festival this weekend

"Bang'n Blues," a benefit blues music festival, is Friday, July 18, through Sunday, July 20, on Bangs Lake in Wauconda.

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Related Topix: Wauconda, IL, Life, Charity , Blues

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Franklin News-Post

Dancing duo places sixth at nationals

Courtesy Photo: The Blues Brothers perform at the national Dance Machine Inc. contest held recently in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Blues, Franklin County, NC, Arts, Dance, Celebrities, John Belushi, Wilkesboro, NC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Alabama Live

'Blues Brothers' Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi are back in black tonight at the Alabama...

Dan Aykroyd, left, starred as Elwood Blues and John Belushi played "Joliet" Jake Blues in the 1980 comedy "The Blues Brothers."

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Blues, Celebrities, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Entertainment

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Herald

Wauconda remembers 'The Blues Brothers' shot in town 35 years ago

It was early September 1979, and the actors were in town filming "The Blues Brothers" -- the John Landis-directed, cameo-filled movie that's arguably the greatest musical-action-comedy ever made.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bass Player

Donald "Duck" Dunn's Dynasty

If you're under 50 years old, you most likely became aware of him as the pipe-smoking, red-haired bass player in the Blues Brothers movie.

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Patch.com

SNL Legend Dan Aykroyd Coming to the North Shore

Comedy legend Dan Aykroyd will be signing bottles of his Crystal Head Vodka on Friday, July 25 at Kappy's in Peabody.

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Dan Aykroyd, Peabody, MA, Blues

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