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  • Don't Clap!: If we're all quiet enough, maybe Pan and its fairies will die (movie review)

    10/11/2015 1:52:56 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 46 replies
    OC Weekly ^ | October 8, 2015 | Alan Scherstuhl
    There's much to sadly shake your head at in Pan, a sort of Peter Pan Begins that manages the unlikely feat of making battles between flying pirate ships a crushing bore. Most miserably, there's the great heap of action set pieces that are easier to wait out than to track with an instrument so primitive as the human eye—perhaps the singularity is nearing, and director Joe Wright's computers are whipping these scenes up exclusively for the enjoyment of advanced artificial intelligences ... But here's perhaps the most egregious betrayal of audience intelligence in this latest go at monetizing those aspects...
  • Hugh Jackman Joins Anti-Gun, “Not One More” Campaign

    02/11/2015 9:50:36 AM PST · by rktman · 34 replies ^ | 2/11/2015 | Dan Cannon
    Looks like we have yet another actor who can’t help but alienate a large portion of their audience. Australian actor Hugh Jackman has thrown his hat in with the anti-gun crowd and made a post on his Facebook page and Twitter account pushing the “Not One More” campaign (a Bloomberg production).
  • Actor Hugh Jackman reveals skin cancer scare on Instagram

    11/21/2013 5:29:04 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | 11/21/2013
    Australian actor Hugh Jackman said on Thursday that he had a skin cancer scare when doctors diagnosed a mark on his nose as cancerous cells. Jackman, 45, posted a photo of his face and a bandage on his nose on his Instagram page, saying his wife, Deborra-Lee Furness, told him to get his nose checked, and he was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma, cancerous cells that grow on the surface of the skin. "Please don't be foolish like me. Get yourself checked. And USE sunscreen!!!" the "Les Miserables" actor said in the Instagram caption. Representatives for Jackman had no updates...
  • Woman Arrested For Stalking Hugh Jackman In West Village

    04/15/2013 9:26:49 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 8 replies
    CBS Local ^ | April 14, 2013
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Superstar Hugh Jackman has battled all sorts of villains in the movies, but he said a run-in with an accused stalker in the West Village was frightening. As CBS 2’s Dana Tyler reported, the stalker – Kathleen Thurston, 47 – appeared in court in Manhattan Sunday afternoon. She remained silent after the hearing, but police said she had plenty to say Saturday morning when she confronted Jackman outside his gym – telling him she loved him and asking if they were going to get married. --snip-- Police said Jackman tried to defuse the situation with the...
  • Les Miserables: Film Review (Well-sung but bombastic screen version of the musical perennial)

    12/17/2012 9:31:42 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 118 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 12/17/2012 | Todd McCarthy
    Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe sing -- and wage a Sisyphean battle against musical diarrhea -- in Tom Hooper's adaptation of the stage sensation. A gallery of stellar performers wages a Sisyphean battle against musical diarrhea and a laboriously repetitive visual approach in the big-screen version of the stage sensation Les Miserables. Victor Hugo's monumental 1862 novel about a decades-long manhunt, social inequality, family disruption, injustice and redemption started its musical life onstage in 1980 and has been around ever since, a history of success that bodes well for this lavish, star-laden film. But director Tom Hooper has...
  • What's Really Important

    09/08/2010 8:47:18 AM PDT · by Stoutcat
    Grand Rants ^ | 09-08-10 | Gerry Ashley
    [E]very now and then, I need to step away from the sewer of politics and just breath in the beauty of life itself. And the older I get, the more beauty I discover. Some of the most special moments can be found in the examples some people give us of their selfless devotion to causes. Sometimes it’s just a touching moment or lyric that makes me realize the beauty of a phrase or a simple act of kindness. These moments are easy to miss if we are so steeped in the argument of politics that we close our eyes to...
  • Hugh Jackman Named Sexiest Man Alive by People's Magazine

    11/19/2008 6:42:26 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies · 1,727+ views
    SFGate ^ | Nov 19, 2008
    <p>Aussie movie hunk Hugh Jackman has been named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive.</p>
  • Memorial of Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin - Links to Videos Included

    09/19/2006 10:55:52 PM PDT · by Sammynews · 3 replies · 953+ views
    A Memorial for Steve Irwin was held today in his family owned zoo. The likes of Australian PM John Howard, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner, Cameron Diaz, The Wiggles, Larry King, Justin Timberlake, Hugh Jackman, Wes Mannion, Peter Beattie all spoke at the memorial. There were also moving tributes from his daughter Bindi, and dad, Bob. His daughter Bindi said her own tribute from a sheet of paper in front of an image of her dad. She said: "My daddy was my hero - he was always there for me when I needed him." "He listened to me and taught me...
  • Jackman turns down Bond role

    08/17/2005 10:53:32 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 8 replies · 343+ views
    Stuff ^ | August 17, 2005 | Annabel Crabb
    After months of negotiations with the producers of the James Bond films, Australian front-runner Hugh Jackman has refused a three-film deal to play the smooth-talking agent.
  • Common grammar and usage errors

    12/22/2004 9:32:13 AM PST · by georgiadevildog · 210 replies · 2,840+ views
    12/22/04 | Self
    I am starting a grammar thread at the behest of Xenalyte and TheMom. Post your most irritating pet peeves of grammar or usage here.
  • Radio Report: Australian Hugh Jackman Close to Signing Contract As New James Bond

    10/28/2003 10:22:24 AM PST · by hutton · 58 replies · 4,054+ views
    The Real Hollywood ^ | Oxctober 27, 2003 | Jim St. James
    I was driving into work and on the radio they had this syndicated columnist saying that Hugh Jackman was close to being the next James Bond since Pierce Brosnam has indicated he will retire after the next film in 2005. So the next film would be sometime after that. (2 years?)