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  1. Marilyn Monroe, The ActressRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Rochester Business Journal

    Although Marilyn never won any Academy awards for any of her films or any such remarkable critical acclamation during her time but she is now considered one of the greatest movie stars of all time. She is still the talk of the town because of her films, her style, mess of a personal life and several marriages.

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  2. Great Movie Characters: Frank Galvin in The VerdictRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Switched

    Frank Galvin is a man who has given up. A once-promising honors graduate of Boston College Law School, partner in one of the city's most prestigious firms , Galvin discovered too late that he had the biggest Achilles Hell an attorney can be cursed with: a conscience.

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  3. Earl Holliman followed his dream from Shreveport to HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Earl Holliman's bio says he hitchhiked from Shreveport to Hollywood as a kid to make his way in the movies. He did, eventually, as his massive IMDB.com credits list attests.

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  4. 'Little House on the Prairie' movie has off-screen dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Off-screen drama surrounding the proposed big-screen adaptation of 'Little House on the Prairie' was revealed in internal Sony emails published by WikiLeaks. Super producer Scott Rudin was super passionate about the project last summer and suggested megastars Angelina Jolie and Tom Cruise for the iconic roles of Ma and Pa Ingalls, according to hacked Sony emails published by Wikileaks.

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  5. Graphic III Art Bra AuctionRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Humorist/political raconteur Kinky Friedman and news anchor Crestina Chavez have signed on as featured hosts of GRAPHIC III , an event benefiting the Breast Cancer Resource Centers of Texas that will showcase and auction off art , experiences, and "art bras" designed and signed by everyone from Matthew McConaughey and Lance Armstrong to the Dixie Chicks and Los Lonely Boys . Latin roots rocker & troubadour Patricia Vonne will provide the music for the event.

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  6. Theater insiders talk 'Pippin'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    "Pippin" has been a stage favorite since it debuted on Broadway in 1972. But the show went from perennial performances in regional and amateur theaters before becoming a hot ticket again on the Great White Way in 2013, winning four Tony Awards.

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  7. Book review: 'The Clint Eastwood Westerns' by James L. NeibaurRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    In 1964, Sergio Leone's "A Fistful of Dollars" exploded onto theater screens, changing the western genre as we know it. And that was in no small part due to Clint Eastwood 's portrayal of the film's protagonist, the Stranger.

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  8. 5 movies to avoid while bakedRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Nuvo.net

    In this companion piece to "19 Movies to Watch While Baked," I've suggested five flicks to avoid, lest they harsh your mellow. Twin Peaks was a landmark TV series.

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  9. Alan Rickman admits to almost turning down iconic Die Hard roleRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | IndieLondon

    To many film fans, the British thespian will always be best remembered for playing super-smart terrorist Hans Gruber opposite Bruce Willis in the original Die Hard . celebration of his work ahead of the release of his second directorial effort, A Little Chaos , Rickman recalled his initial disdain at being offered the role of Gruber.

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  10. Trace Adkins Takes Ole Opry Tradition on USO Tour to Middle East and EuropeRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Grammy-nominated megastar Trace Adkins is celebrating the Grand Ole Opry's 90th anniversary and its rich history with the USO throughout his ten-day, three-country, troop-filled trip abroad. Currently in the Middle East on his tenth USO tour, Adkins is bringing a bit of the Opry tradition to troops and military families with their first 90th Anniversary Circle Throwdown.

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  11. Arizona hoping to avoid fires during long wait for monsoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTAR

    Experts were hoping a good amount of winter snow would top off a good monsoon season to stave off wildfires, but that didn't happen. Instead, the state faced a relatively dry winter, worsening drought conditions.

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  12. Analyst: Summer jobs will be there for high school studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTAR

    Parents, there's no need to worry: An analyst said there should be plenty of summer jobs for your high school-aged kids. Theresa Maher with Jobing.com expects summer hiring to be up from last year, with the retail sector leading the way.

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  13. REVIEW: The SalvationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Basingstoke Gazette

    FILMED in Johannesburg with a Danish director and a largely European cast, The Salvation saddles up as a revisionist western to rival Clint Eastwood's Oscar-winning masterpiece Unforgiven. For all the undeniable style that Kristian Levring's film boasts, including stunning cinematography courtesy of Jens Schlosser, this revenge thriller trots rather than canters to a disappointingly familiar beat.

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  14. Michael Douglas Goes 'Beyond The Reach'; James Franco,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deadline

    Michael Douglas and Jeremy Irvine are hunter and hunted in their new film, Beyond The Reach , which hits theaters and on-demand this weekend via Lionsgate/Roadside Attractions. The movie, developed by Douglas' Furthur Films, should get some support from Q&As attended by Irvine and director Jean-Baptieste Lonetti at the Hollywood Arclight this weekend.

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  15. Almanac for Friday, April 17, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Aries. They include American industrialist and financier J.P. Morgan in 1837; baseball Hall of Fame member Cap Anson in 1852; Danish author Karen Blixen , who wrote under the name Isak Dinesen, in 1885; Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev in 1894; novelist and playwright Thornton Wilder in 1897; actor William Holden in 1918; television journalist Harry Reasoner in 1923; music promoter Don Kirshner in 1934; musician Jan Hammer in 1948 ; actor Olivia Hussey in 1951 ; actor Sean Bean in 1959 ; actor Henry Ian Cusick in 1967 ; singer Liz Phair in 1967 ; singer/model Victoria Beckham in 1974 .

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  16. Kristen Stewart rises above in - The Clouds of Sils Maria'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Burlington Times News

    "The Clouds of Sils Maria" is a smart, funny, intelligent look at fame, ego and aging from French writer/director Olivier Assayas. That it stars the elegant and charming Juliette Binoche, a frequent Assayas collaborator, is little surprise.

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  17. Will Hollywood ever scale King's Dark Tower?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Trojan

    Stephen King's sprawling fantasy saga The Dark Tower has been languishing in development hell for the better part of a decade now, passed along from studio to studio like a cursed object from one of the author's myriad horror novels, leaving nothing but bloated budgets and devastated dreams in its wake. Last week, however, Sony Pictures announced its intention to finally bring King's self-described magnum opus to life onscreen.

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  18. Tangerines' Review: A Bleak HarvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

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  19. Michael Douglas on Catherine Zeta-Jones: 'We're Stronger Than Ever' Post-SeparationRead the original story

    Yesterday | WVII

    Though they've had their very public ups and downs, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones are now doing better than ever. The 70-year-old actor recently sat down with Ellen DeGeneres, which airs Thursday, and gave an update on his marriage to the 45-year-old The Legend of Zorro star.

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  20. Guantanamo gets new fighter-pilot base commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Virginian-Pilot

    Cmdr. David Culpepper, commanding officer of Strike Fighter Squadron 195, greets his daughter during a homecoming celebration at the airfield at Naval Air Facility Atsugi on Nov. 19, 2011. A career Navy fighter pilot and former "Top Gun" instructor will take charge at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in a low-key ceremony Friday, completing a transition that started in January with the unceremonious removal of the base's last commander.

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