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  1. Silent Film Faust uses lack of dialogue as a conversation starterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Arbiter

    Popular movies today often utilize booming music and sound effects that coax the ears and mind into believing it is a part of the visual experience. But before sound recording was possible, movies had to make do without sound effects.


  2. For GOP's Scalise, Being No. 3 Boosts PopularityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News Max

    Let's count the ways Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise has grown in popularity since he became the third most powerful man in the Republican-led House. More than a dozen political action committees, including the American Hotel and Lodging Association, Comcast, Capital One and the International Dairy Foods Association, quickly donated to the newly installed whip's campaign while previous contributors - Facebook, Microsoft and Halliburton - wrote another check.


  3. Netflix Pacts for Original Canadian Thriller Series 'Between'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Netflix has cut a three-way deal for original survivalist thriller series "Between," under which the streaming service will premiere it alongside its debut on Canadian TV and subscription VOD. The first season of "Between," with six hour-long episodes, will premiere on Rogers Broadcasting's City stations and Canadian SVOD service Shomi as well as on Netflix outside of Canada where the service is available.


  4. A Little Chaos review - "uneven and unremarkable but also rather enchanting"Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Radio Times

    A Little Chaos is a British costume drama about two landscape architects who fall in love. Thankfully, it isn't as stilted or dreary as this description might suggest, as Alan Rickman ensures that his second film in the director's chair - following The Winter Guest - is moderately charming and enjoyable.


  5. 23 Actors Who Turned Down Huge Movie RolesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Michael Keaton may be best known for his 1989 role as Batman, but he recently revealed that he turned down another huge role as the lead in "Groundhog Day" because he simply "didn't get it." Harrison Ford wasn't originally sought out to play Han Solo, nor was Scarlett Johansson the original choice for Marvel's Black Widow.


  6. Abingdon: Where the Stars Align Gala Honors Dick Cavett Tonight ; Klea Blackhurst and More to PerformRead the original story

    6 hrs ago |

    Emmy and OBIE award-winning actor John Cunningham , whose credits include 19 Broadway productions , is set to emcee the event, which begins at 6:00pm. The entertaining evening honors Emmy Award-winning talk show host and actor Dick Cavett , star of Hellman v.


  7. Michael Keaton Feels 'Blessed' for Starring Role in "Birdman"Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WMGL-FM North Charleston

    Twenty-five years ago, Tim Burton's Batman , starring a then 37-year-old Michael Keaton, kickstarted the cinematic superhero era. "I've done a lot of things, you know, besides wearing a big, rubber suit," Keaton told ABC News' Nightline .


  8. Blake Lively's Pregnancy Cravings - Late Night Trips for Ryan ReynoldsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | National Ledger

    Blake Lively is having some pregnancy cravings - the pregnant actress wants ''organic hand-churned pumpkin-flavored ice cream'' late at night. The former 'Gossip Girl' actress is pregnant with her first child and has husband Ryan Reynolds attending to her every need, including late-night shop visits to pick up her favorite foods and regular massages.


  9. Rene Russo Quit Hollywood To Become A Dairy FarmerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Actress Rene Russo took time away from Hollywood a decade ago to perfect her gardening skills and become a dairy farmer. After shooting back-to-back films for years, the Outbreak star decided it was time to take a break from showbusiness after filming Yours, Mine & Ours and Two for the Money in 2004 and 2005.


  10. Gisele Bundchen slams 'unattainable' beauty adsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    The Brazilian supermodel - who is the new face of Chanel's No 5 fragrance - admitted that while adverts for such brands can be seen as ''aspirational'', they are often nothing more than a distant reality for the majority of women. The 34-year-old beauty told The Sunday Times Style magazine: ''Sometimes I feel like adverts like this can make women feel so distant.


  11. Maggie Smith gets honor from the queenRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    British royalty has met acting aristocracy, as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II bestowed an honor on Maggie Smith during a ceremony at Windsor Castle. Smith, who plays the imperious Dowager Countess of Grantham on 'Downton Abbey,' was made a member of the Order of the Companions of Honor on Friday in recognition of her six decades in theater, cinema and television.


  12. The Look Of Power: How Women Have Dressed For SuccessRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | WGBH

    Remember power suits? At the same time women were entering the corporate workplace in large numbers, the power suit began to pop up. It was usually a long jacket with the kind of big, padded shoulders Joan Crawford made famous, a straight skirt and often, a floppy silk bow tie that Little Lord Fauntleroy would have been at home in.


  13. Story Arc Review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #1-6Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Silver Bullet Comics

    The first part of a new story may not be the best place to do a Story Arc Review of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 , so let's call it an early-season report card instead. The show always did tend to start strong, meander a bit, put up some fake big bads, get distracted awhile, either start cooking on all burners or veer wildly off course, trot out the real big bad and then speed headlong to some kick-butt finales.


  14. Nixon comes alive in a new show from Harry ShearerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    But no one has done it more faithfully than Shearer, who, in his new series, mimics Nixon unimpeachably while reenacting real-life scenes as the man known to detractors as Tricky Dick - all to hilarious effect. The creatively peripatetic Shearer's credits include "This Is Spinal Tap!," "The Simpsons" and the 30-year-old humor-and-politics "Le Show" on public radio.


  15. Decision to continue yatra during winters welcomedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Express India

    The tourism industry in Uttarakhand has welcomed the state government's decision to continue the chardham pilgrimage even in winters, saying the move will help revive the economy of the region hit hard by last year's natural calamity. Tourism committees of Gangotri and Yamunotri dham and hoteliers of Yamuna valley at a meeting held in Uttarkashi yesterday commended the state government's decision saying it will help people in chardham area get employment for the whole year.


  16. Beckham and Ritchie team up for whisky adRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Drinks Business

    David Beckham and Guy Ritchie have joined forces to create a TV advertising campaign for Diageo's Haig Club whisky. Ritchie, director of such films as Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels as well as the recent Sherlock franchise, cast Beckham, the ex-England footballer and global brand, as one of a group of friends making their way through the highlands of Scotland to an estate in Glen Affric near Inverness.


  17. Eddie Murphy lands lead role in CookRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Eddie Murphy has been cast in the lead role in new drama movie 'Cook', which is being directed by Bruce Beresford. The 53-year-old actor has been cast in the drama movie - based on a true story - as a chef who is hired by a dying man to make meals and care for his girlfriend and daughter after he has passed away.


  18. Bing Crosby, great entertainer and mean father? American Masters' docu tells allRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Dreamin' of a white Christmas? You may also be dreamin' of Bing Crosby, whose crooin' made White Christmas the best-selling Yuletide song. Ever.


  19. The Ultimate Musician Movie Cameo QuizRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | River Front Times

    Not all cameos are equally coveted: A good cameo creates an undeniable rush that widens the eyes and forces the viewer to blurt out the musician's name when he or she appears on the big screen, like Anthony Kiedis in Point Break .


  20. Gypsy - reviews of 'sumptuous' Sondheim revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The First Post

    A revival of Stephen Sondheim's Gypsy has opened at the Chichester Festival Theatre. Based on the memoirs of burlesque star Gypsy Rose Lee, with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, the 1959 musical features a score by Jule Styne including classics such as Let Me Entertain You, and Everything's Coming Up Roses.