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  1. a Birth of a Nationa a " 100 years on, debate on film enduresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    D.W. Griffith's three-hour Civil War epic, "The Birth of a Nation," was released in April 1915 after a special showing in March at President Woodrow Wilson's White House. It is widely recognized as a blueprint for the feature-length movie and as a showcase for Griffith's Tolstoyan command of historical narrative, from the battlefield to the front porch.

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  2. John Travolta's career highs and lowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Berkshire Eagle

    John Travolta, right, touches the face of Idina Menzel as they present the award for best original song at the Oscars. NEW YORK >> Since strutting onto the big screen in "Saturday Night Fever," John Travolta has had a career marked by dramatic ups and downs, from comeback king to Internet meme.

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  3. From 'Pulp Fiction' to Oscar meme, the highs and lows of John TravoltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Vancouver Sun

    Some 350 snakes have been dropped off at the Wildlife Rescue Association of BC. Their hibernation was disrupted by construction workers working for the Corporation of Delta along the dyke in Boundary Bay.

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  4. 100 years on, debate on 'Birth of a Nation' enduresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Star Tribune

    Ku Klux Klan members attacked soldiers in this scene from D.W. Griffith's 1915 film “The Birth of a Nation,” which was set in the Civil War. D.W. Griffith's three-hour Civil War epic, "The Birth of a Nation," was released in April 1915 after a special showing in March for President Woodrow Wilson.

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  5. 'The Princess Bride' star Cary Elwes to share film's stories at Pullo CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | PennLive.com

    Cary Elwes arrives at the LA Premiere Of "Dumb And Dumber To" on Monday, Nov 03, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Pullo Center of Penn State York will host "The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes" on April 30. Elwes has appeared in films such as "Glory," "Saw" and "Robin Hood: Men in Tights," but is perhaps best known for his role as Wesley in the cult classic "The Princess Bride."

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  6. Dalton Got His GunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | City Journal

    Filial devotion is admirable but unreliable, and the late Christopher Trumbo's doting biography of his father, Dalton, is a case in point. Completed by cinema historian Larry Ceplair after Christopher died in 2011, Trumbo charts the rise, descent, and apotheosis of one of Hollywood's most prolific - and devious - scenarists.

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  7. The 300 SpartansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | KIMT

    There's a saying that history is a great teacher. That saying is wrong. If it was right, think how much smarter we'd all be right now.

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  8. Meryl Streep to Narrate New Documentary Shout Gladi GladiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Meryl Streep is set to narrate the upcoming documentary SHOUT GLADI GLADI, which examines the issues surrounding women's health in Africa. The film catalogs the experiences Scottish activist Ann Gloag, who spent time working with women from poor villages in Kenya, Malawi, and Sierra.

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  9. Winter takes major toll on seafood industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | National Fisherman

    Commercial fishermen in Connecticut say this is the worst winter for the state's shellfish industry in at least 35 years. Larry Williams runs commercial oyster and clam boats out of Milford and said he hasn't seen a winter this bad since at least about 1978.

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  10. Rubio Assures CPAC: - Ia ve Learned' Since Immigration DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | National Review Online

    Senator Marco Rubio received a standing ovation from a full, if also initially drowsy CPAC crowd after an engaging speech and Q&A in which he attacked President Obama's executive orders on immigration and said that he knew "the strongest argument" against the immigration bill that he helped draft was proven true.

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  11. Zelda Williams gives first interview since her father Robin Williams' suicideRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Zelda Williams , the only daughter of actor and comedian Robin Williams , has given her first interview since her father's suicide.

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  12. UCLA film festival a fascinating window into our cinematic pastRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Los Angeles Times

    Robert Keith and Ann Sheridan in the 1950 movie "Woman on the Run," directored by Norman Foster. The UCLA Festival of Preservation doesn't have a motto, but if it did it might be "Give me your tired films, your huddled masses of forgotten and decaying cinema, and I will breathe fire into them and set them free."

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    Feb 21, 2014 | The Coast News

    High on spectacle and history, but low on acting caliber and story, "Pompeii" gets trapped in its own unrelenting rain of volcanic fire. Aug. 24, 79 A.D. is the day when slave-turned-gladiator Milo fights in the Amphitheater of Pompeii.

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  14. 'Queen and Country' is Boorman's caustic but loving tribute to his pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Wave

    John Boorman's semi-autobiographical film about his days as a conscript in the British army has to be counted as something magical. Look around the bus or train - look out the window at the people passing by - pick any random person in a crowd, and chances are you'll land on someone who would love to make a movie like "Queen and Country."

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  15. The Boulder International Film Festival Honors Alan ArkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KBCO.com

    The 11th Annual Boulder International Film Festival will take place March 5-8th, featuring nearly 50 films and a tribute to Academy Award winning actor and director Alan Arkin. "A Tribute to Alan Arkin" will feature a presentation of the "Career Achievement Award" to Mr. Arkin and a retrospective of his career, followed by a sure-to-be unforgettable interview with Mr. Arkin conducted by BIFF special event producer Ron Bostwick.

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  16. Queen and Country' Review: Carry On Laughing, Learning and LovingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Wall Street Journal

    The young boy in John Boorman's classic 'Hope and Glory' has grown up in a sequel set almost a decade later Watch a clip from the film "Queen and Country," starring Callum Turner, Caleb Landry Jones and Pat Shortt. Photo/Video: BBC Worldwide Americas In an industry afflicted by sequelitis, it has taken John Boorman almost three decades to make the sequel to his much-cherished "Hope and Glory," but "Queen and Country" turns out to be well worth the wait.

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  17. 'Queen & Country' a so-so sequel to 'Hope and Glory'Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Los Angeles Times

    John Boorman's 1987 masterpiece "Hope and Glory" was autobiographical gold, a young boy's fevered view of the London Blitz: surviving Nazi bombs was fun, but a family on edge? Yikes. Now comes the 82-year-old master's long-awaited sequel, "Queen & Country."

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  18. Classic Hollywood Throwback Thursday Featuring Frank SinatraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Socialite Life

    After going through countless classic Hollywood actors, it only seemed fitting that we bring you a classic singer/actor for today's throwback Thursday . In his heyday Frank ruled the big screen, small screen and the music industry.

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  19. William Hooker and Oscar Micheaux, visionaries across eras and art formsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    William Hooker is sitting on a marble bench at Lincoln Center's David Rubenstein Atrium on a recent Friday, nursing a coffee and holding forth. The 68-year-old drummer is voluble and enthusiastic and direct - like the way he plays his instrument.

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  20. Alan Arkin among Boulder Film Fest's slew of Oscar-winning guestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Denver Post

    "Racing Extinction" and "Facing Down Oblivion." The first is the title of director Louie Psihoyos 's sophomore feature.

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