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  1. Super Bowl of movies: The greatest football films of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The London Free Press

    In most minds, the NFL eclipsed baseball as America's Game in recent years, with the sheer bombast of the Super Bowl, the value of the franchises and the excitement of the tailgate parties. Put it this way: Has any World Series anthem singer ever received as much attention as the Super Bowl halftime show headliner? But in one category feature films it's still a dead heat.

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  2. Super Bowl of movies: The greatest football films of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | JAM! Showbiz

    In most minds, the NFL eclipsed baseball as America's Game in recent years, with the sheer bombast of the Super Bowl, the value of the franchises and the excitement of the tailgate parties. Put it this way: Has any World Series anthem singer ever received as much attention as the Super Bowl halftime show headliner? But in one category feature films it's still a dead heat.

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  3. The first of many parties for the Paramount's 100thRead the original story

    Yesterday | Austin American Statesman

    HISTORY: Paramount 100th anniversary party No. 1. The mood turned merry. Austin Theatre Alliance chief Jim Ritts welcomed everyone to the Paramount Theatre on Tuesday.

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  4. Then and now: Celebrating 100 years of the Paramount Theatre through picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CultureMap

    The theater originally opened as the Majestic on October 11, 1915. It wasn't known as the Paramount until Paramount Pictures bought it in 1930.

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  5. Happy Hundredth Birthday, Paramount TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Austin Chronicle

    It was, Harry Houdini told the assembled supporters of the Paramount Theatre , a great pleasure to be back on its stage after a 99-year absence, to celebrate the centenary of Austin's greatest stage: an anniversary year that will see a calendar of free events and the return of both Lyle Lovett and a lost gem to the building.

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  6. How To Be A Spy, According to Groucho MarxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Time

    ... the other hand, refraining from revealing anything too sensitive. Plausibility was not, however, a concern for Groucho Marx, whose commitment to absurdity was as fervent as Americans creator Joe Weisberg's is to verisimilitude. Appearing in LIFE in ...

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  7. At cinemas: Uncovering the horrors of the HolocaustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Copenhagen Post

    The annual media circus that is the Academy Awards is now in full swing following the announcement of the nominations last week. It's reassuring to see mediocrity isn't everywhere there are some genuinely deserving films on the table with Boyhood receiving nine nominations, Ida and Leviathan up for best foreign film and CitizenFour in the running for best documentary but seriously, no Lego Movie ? Birdman , in which a middle-aged actor's career anxieties take centre stage on Broadway, also has the Academy all of a flutter with nine nominations.

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  8. BFI launches special Marx Brothers seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Independent

    ... screenings, at the special BFI season on London's South Bank. This, for example, is surely one of the best of Groucho Marx's many memorable exchanges with the stately woman, Margaret Dumont (referred to by Groucho when he picked up a belated Academy ...

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  9. Santa Monica's Aero Theatre regulars believe in the joy of moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Los Angeles Times

    "I didn't really have any friends or knew what to do around town," said Jordan. But then one day the family was driving on Montana Avenue and saw the marquee of the vintage Aero Theatre.

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  10. As American as Duck Soup, the Marx Brothers and Stepping In ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | JD Supra

    I am at the end of my week of Marx Brothers themed posts. As you can tell, I am a huge fan and several of you have asked which is my favorite film.

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  11. Derek Malcolm recommends Duck SoupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | This Is London

    ... time at the Hampstead Everyman in the early Sixties, and not long afterwards briefly met one of its stars, Groucho Marx. I told him that the packed audience laughed so much that I could only hear half of the dialogue."Lucky chap," he said, "you ...

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  12. The Marx Brothers Mirror Scene: Absurdity and Comments by a SEC CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | JD Supra

    I continue my Marx Brothers' themed week by today looking at what I and many others believe to be their most cherished routine: the Mirror Scene . Danny Leigh, in his article in the Financial Times , entitled " Souped-up comedy ", wrote, "The set-up is deathlessly simple.

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  13. Marx Brothers Compliance Week Continues - The Stateroom Scene and High-RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | jdsupra.com

    I continue my exploration of the Marx Brothers' movies by looking at the famous Stateroom scene from the MGM release A Night at the Opera. In researching this I was somewhat stunned to find that the scene was written and developed with the Brothers by that silent comedy great Buster Keaton, who was at the time a gag writer for MGM.

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  14. Marx Brothers Compliance Week Continues - The Stateroom Scene and High-RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | JD Supra

    I continue my exploration of the Marx Brothers' movies by looking at the famous Stateroom scene from the MGM release A Night at the Opera. In researching this I was somewhat stunned to find that the scene was written and developed with the Brothers by that silent comedy great Buster Keaton, who was at the time a gag writer for MGM.

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  15. Rubber Ducky Day party games, snacks, stories, crafts, printable coloring pagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Examiner.com

    "Rubber Ducky, you're the one." And he has his own holiday. Rubber Duck Day is Jan. 13 Why not celebrate with a party ? Here are rubber duck-themed crafts, games, books, movies, snacks and free printable coloring pages.

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  16. Re: Time to 'fess upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | EETimes

    According to the book I mentioned below, tea was marketed into England as a method to increase the consumption of sugar that was in surplus in the West Indies. I believe it's in John Dickson Carr's mystery novel Hag's Nook that the irascible detective Dr. Gideon Fell talks at length about why the traditional drink of Britain is beer , not tea .

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  17. @Elizabeth: Of course then I'll want a nice teapot with a stainless...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | EETimes

    I can see from some of the other posts that I need to expand my horizons and get some more loose tea. Of course then I'll want a nice teapot with a stainless steel strainer and maybe a warmer.... @betajet: When you're treating people with contempt [...] "one of those" gets you both .

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  18. What's the Password for Compliance? Swordfish and Lessons for the CCORead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | JD Supra

    I continue my exploration of the Marx Brothers this week by looking at their most successful commercial film made for Paramount, Horse Feathers. While Duck Soup is and always will be my favorite film due to its overall and complete anarchy, Horse Feathers comes in a close second.

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  19. betajet @MeasurementBlues: When I explained that I didn't drink it,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | EETimes

    In this case I'd go with "one of those". My understanding is that "one of those" can be applied to people as well as things, and implies that the people are further away than "one of them".

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  20. Re: Tea or Coffee?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | EETimes

    Well, this is certainly the way most people treat Martin , so I guess "one of those" it is LOL @MeasurementBlues: When I explained that I didn't drink it, someone accused me of being "one of those." In this case I'd go with "one of those".

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