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  • Movie In The Works About J.R.R. Tolkien And C.S. Lewis – Together!

    07/23/2014 4:09:18 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 4 replies
    Narnia meets The Lord of the Rings in a new movie project slated for release next spring. Tolkien & Lewis will delve into the historical relationship between two of the greatest epic fantasy writers of all time: J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. ADVERTISEMENT Hard-core fantasy fans know that Lewis and Tolkien were friends and colleagues, but the average movie-goer may not even realize that the two authors were connected at all, though their best-known works have become blockbuster Hollywood movies. Indeed, there is much exciting history between the two legendary British authors, and each heavily influenced the other. According to...
  • Locals Renting Rooms for Comic Con

    07/23/2014 12:02:18 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014
    Once a year rental marketIt is that time of year when San Diegans open their homes to strangers. People across the county rent rooms, apartments, condos and houses to visitors of Comic-Con. It is the largest convention in San Diego, and places to stay are hard to find and expensive -- leaving the door open the locals who want to make some extra money renting out space for the convention. But there can be complications. Besides the fact that you are opening your door to complete strangers, many rental contracts and Condo Association rules ban renting out your property. Regardless,...
  • New 'Walking Dead' Season 5 Art ... [title redacted to remove minor SPOILERS]

    07/21/2014 8:27:41 PM PDT · by ConjunctionJunction · 42 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | July 21, 2014 | Dalton Ross
    AMC has released new The Walking Dead art for season five (which premieres in October) just in time for the show’s Comic-Con panel this Friday afternoon in San Diego. ... http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/07/21/the-walking-dead-season-5-art-handcuffs/
  • J.J. Abrams Reveals New X-Wing for "Star Wars: Episode VII"

    07/21/2014 7:17:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 62 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Monday, Jul 21, 2014 | Brett Malec
    In an on-set video promoting Omaze's Star Wars: Force for Change campaign to raise money for UNICEF innovation labs and programs, "Star Wars: Episode VII" director J.J. Abrams reveals the brand new X-Wing starfighter ship that will appear in the upcoming film. In the clip, Abrams stands in front of the war-torn ship while talking about their fundraising efforts. "We cannot tell you how grateful we are for your support," he says. "People from over 119 countries have already participated and that's incredible and we're so grateful. But we're still going, we have one week left. So for this final...
  • Joe Bastardi: Media Just "Want to Be Popular" on Climate Change

    07/21/2014 1:01:30 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 9 replies
    Business and Media Institute ^ | July 21, 2014 | Sean Long
    Climate alarmists sometimes like to claim skeptical scientists don’t exist, but they do, and one meteorologist had a lot to say on the subject. In an interview with the MRC’s Business and Media Institute, well-known meteorologist Joe Bastardi dissected and criticized major aspects of the climate change alarmism movement. Drawing on his knowledge of weather and climate history, Bastardi said that “extreme weather” events the media talk about so much are commonplace and the result of normal variability. He also attacked basic arguments about CO2, scientific consensus and alarmist media bias. Bastardi contended that climate alarmism is “ludicrous” and “not...
  • Monty Python live (mostly), review: poignant and predictable, but tremendous fun

    07/20/2014 5:53:47 PM PDT · by Hillarys Gate Cult · 31 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | 20 Jul 2014 | Ed Power
    Watching the livestream of Monty Python's last ever performance on GOLD, it was impossible not to experience a tingle of sadness. So this was it, the final performance by the most influential comedy troupe of all time. Forty-odd years since Monty Python's Flying Circus revolutionized television humour and unleashed a legion of surreal catchphrases John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones and Michael Palin departed the stage at London's O2 Arena to the strains of their darkly hilarious (or is it hilariously dark?) anthem Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life. Watching the swan-song was a 15,000 live...
  • James Garner Always Stuck To His Guns When It Came To Politics

    07/20/2014 2:09:01 PM PDT · by rey · 56 replies
    Inquisitr ^ | Posted: July 20, 2014 | Inquisitr
    There was more to James Garner than just his acting and racing careers. The beloved actor, who died July 19 (read about his career, life and death in this related Inquisitr article) left behind a legacy of political activism. Like the vast majority of the people in the TV and movie industries, James Garner was a staunch, lifelong Democrat. That’s hardly unusual — according to this article in Suite, Hollywood gives five times more money to Democrats than to Republicans. But where many Hollywood Democrats like to talk the talk, Garner walked the walk — sometimes literally. On August 28,...
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "Paris Holiday"(1958)

    07/20/2014 12:30:51 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 7 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1958 | Gerd Oswald
  • Swede Shoots World's Longest Film: 720 Hours

    07/19/2014 6:04:19 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 47 replies
    VIDEO: Anders Weberg tells The Local about the inspiration behind the the world's longest film, coping with the tragic loss of his son, and the 72 minute 'trailer' which has been wowing audiences. The 46-year-old artist, who lives in southern Sweden, has been working on the magnum opus entitled Ambiancé for the past few years. Weberg has made more than 300 films in the past and he intends Ambiancé to be his final work. "I've always been interested in time," he told The Local during a break from filming. "Time is something we can't do anything about. In the past...
  • A Thor Subject

    07/19/2014 2:52:13 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 51 replies
    National Report ^ | July 19, 2014 | Jim Geraghty
    JULY 19, 2014 A Thor Subject The comics industry grapples with attracting women readers. By Jim Geraghty The surprises came in a trio: First, Marvel Comics announced that the character of Thor, based upon the Norse God of Thunder, would become a woman. The second surprise was the venue in which the switch was announced — ABC’s feminine-minded daytime talk show The View — but perhaps that was predictable, considering that Marvel and ABC Television are both owned by Disney. But the third, and biggest, surprise is that anyone thought this was a good idea. “This is not She-Thor,” senior...
  • Box Office Down; Anti-Obama 'Purge' Rules, 'Sex Tape' Bombs

    07/19/2014 8:06:16 AM PDT · by markomalley · 33 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | 7/19/2014 | John Nolte
    According to Nikki Finke the weekend box office is not only refusing to recover, it has slipped even further behind with a stunning 29% drop over last year. Despite all the industry happy talk around "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," the sequel opened well below where other under-performers have this summer and has no dropped 53% from last weekend. "Dawn" will do fine, no question, but within the context of what this summer needs, it is nothing close to a savior, nor were this weekend's three wide releases. "Planes: Fire & Rescue," "Sex Tape," and "Purge: Anarchy" offered...
  • C_SPAN live will soon be reserved for cable or satellite TV customers.

    07/19/2014 7:19:47 AM PDT · by Bronzy · 27 replies
    New Policy: Real-time online access to C-SPAN, C-SPAN2, and C-SPAN3 will soon be available only to verified customers of C-SPAN's cable and satellite affiliates. A simple sign-in on the "Live TV" page of C-SPAN.org with your cable or satellite company credentials is all that's needed to watch any of our three TV channels in real time. (This process is similar to what's now required to access most other "TV Everywhere" programs or channels.)
  • CBS Airs Feminist’s Anti-Christian Song: “I Wish The Virgin Would’ve Had An Abortion”

    07/18/2014 9:08:08 PM PDT · by Morgana · 43 replies
    life news ^ | Tim Graham
    CBS put on an anti-religion jeremiad early Thursday morning on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: a feminist musician who likes “wearing and making something Satanic since music is so not right now.” Piano-banging rock singer Kristeen Young made her late-night TV debut, accompanied by Foo Fighters stars Dave Grohl and Pat Smear. She sang the song “Pearl of a Girl” that criticizes Islam, Judaism, and Christianity, but most gratuitously proclaims about Jesus “I wish the virgin would’ve had an abortion.” [See video below. MP3 audio here.] It’s a bit hard to make out in Kristeen’s ranty performance on...
  • 25 best Texas movies of all time

    07/18/2014 10:23:53 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 107 replies
    DFW.com ^ | July 16, 2014 | Cary Darling, Robert Philpot and Preston Jones
    We round up our 25 favorite films set in Texas. If you’ve seen them, maybe it's time to see them again. If you haven’t seen them, what are you waiting for?
  • Here's the official synopsis for The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies

    07/18/2014 3:05:38 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 30 replies
    Whilst a synopsis is maybe not entirely necessary given that the title of The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies pretty much sums up what the films about - a battle involving five different armies. Warner Brothers have released the official synopsis. Okay, so it goes into a bit more detail than "there are five armies and they do battle" so it isn't entirely a lost cause like the 'Snakes on a Plane' synopsis might've been, and I'm pretty much allowing my prejudice against the third Hobbit film's name change shine through. I liked 'There and Back Again' dammit!
  • 5-foot-tall Kacy Catanzaro conquers 'American Ninja Warrior' course

    07/17/2014 8:09:48 PM PDT · by RedStateRocker · 25 replies
    You don’t need to be tall to be an “American Ninja Warrior.” Kacy Catanzaro shocked “Ninja” viewers with her height-defying performance on an impossibly challenging obstacle course that required the 5-foot-tall former NCAA Southeast Regional Gymnast of the Year to leap through the air. Though Catanzaro’s height should have hindered her from completing the course, she breezed through some of the toughest obstacles, conquering every last one to become the first woman ever to make it through the Dallas finals and qualify for the Las Vegas finals round.
  • Soviet Fighter - Shot Down Commerical Airline KAL007 - Discovery Channel

    07/17/2014 4:57:55 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 5 replies
    Youtube ^ | 7/16/2014 | Youtube
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  • Just Who Is That Wendy's Girl?

    07/17/2014 9:52:04 AM PDT · by Rides_A_Red_Horse · 108 replies
    Yahoo ^ | July 16, 2014 | Lizbeth Scordo
    She’s got copper-colored locks, a peppy personality, an ethnically diverse group of friends, and she knows how to talk millions of Americans into buying a Monterey Ranch Crispy Chicken Sandwich. She’s the Wendy’s Girl. The actress who has played the all-knowing, slightly kooky burger lover for two years is a 28-year-old Alabama native named Morgan Smith Goodwin. (She added her second surname after marrying Dave Goodwin, manager of New York City restaurant Gramercy Tavern.) And while her character has remained nameless in the fast food chain’s TV commercials, it’s not a far stretch to assume she’s Wendy, the freckled little...
  • Shart Week drops on Comedy Central

    07/15/2014 8:21:27 PM PDT · by Hillarys Gate Cult · 15 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | July 15, 2014 | Hal Boedeker
    In a spoof of Shark Week, Comedy Central will deliver Shart Week. Yes, what a difference one letter can make. "It's gonna be a gas," Comedy Central announced Tuesday, describing it a "weeklong excrement extravaganza." The #ShartWeek programming starts at 8 p.m. Aug. 3, and the theme will be carried through episodes of "Tosh.0," "Futurama," "South Park," "Workaholics," "Chappelle's Show," "Key & Peele" and other series. The week concludes Aug. 9 with 11.5 hours of "poop-themed programming" from 12:30 p.m. to midnight, Comedy Central said. Viewers of "@midnight" can expect Shart Week-themed #HashtagWars segments.
  • Tyrant: the TV series

    07/15/2014 8:06:39 PM PDT · by jsanders2001 · 28 replies
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    Has anyone seen the new TV series, "Tyrant"? It has to do with terrorism and tyranny and tells it from the perspective of the terrosrist's perspective. It portrays the Muslims speaking English while wearing their hijabs and other Muslim attire. I get the feeling that the show was produced to make the Muslims appear more "American" friendly and suspect its a veiled attempt to introduce their lifestyle to Americans to familiarize them with their culture incrementalism style. It would take an idiot to not understand the implications and intentions therein.
  • Ray Lonnen, Harry's Game star, dies aged 74

    07/15/2014 6:51:40 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 4 replies
    He was diagnosed with cancer three years ago and had continued to work, his family said. He died on Friday. Lonnen played the lead in Harry's Game as an undercover British soldier, sent to Northern Ireland to infiltrate the IRA and kill an assassin. He was also in The Sandbaggers, Doctor Who, Rich Tea And Sympathy and Crossroads. The actor also voiced children's animation series Budgie The Little Helicopter.
  • The movie 'America: Imagine the World Without Her' is a loser (Letter to Editor)

    07/15/2014 10:01:31 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 64 replies
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | July 12, 2014 | RUDY M. KUCHTA
    My wife and I are avid movie attendees — dinner and a movie every Friday for more than 50 years. This past Fourth of July was no exception. In the movie guide that day, the PG listed “America: Imagine the World Without Her” (not reviewed). This seemed to be the perfect movie for us, so off we went to the Galleria theater. It started out pretty well, and then George Washington was shot by a sniper and the colonies supposedly lost the American Revolution. That is where the premise of the title ends and the growth of America was described....
  • Stars Remember ‘The Last Starfighter’ Three Decades Later

    07/15/2014 5:38:22 AM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 47 replies
    OBXentertainment.com ^ | 13JUL2013 | Matt Artz
    On July 13, 1984, the young stars of The Last Starfighter saw their careers blast off into outer space, as a friendship was born that carries on three decades later. Today marks the 29th anniversary of the original theatrical release of the groundbreaking sci-fi classic The Last Starfighter, so we figured it’s a perfect time to take a fun look back at the film through the eyes of its stars, Lance Guest and Catherine Mary Stewart, both of whom attended a Q&A panel at the second Blood at the Beach Convention in Virginia Beach in 2012. Guest plays Alex Rogan,...
  • James Bond 24 Movie Release Date Delayed?

    07/14/2014 6:43:13 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 21 replies
    James Bond 24 Movie Release Date Delayed? New Scribes Tapped To Rewrite Script; Cast News Include ‘Harry Potter’ Star Daniel Radcliffe As Villain. Sony Pictures is actively working on James Bond 24 movie that is reportedly scheduled with a release date on Oct. 23, 2015. However, veteran James Bond scribes Neal Purvis and Robert Wade are now tapped to rewrite John Logan's script. "Purvis and Wade have been asked to 'punch up' the script and sprinkle in more gags, emphasising the witty repartee between Daniel Craig's 007 and Naomie Harris's Miss Moneypenny, and focusing on the interplay between Bond and...
  • "Persecuted" Movie in Theaters July 18

    07/14/2014 6:19:17 PM PDT · by Maudeen · 7 replies
    http://www.persecutedmovie.com/trailer ^ | July 14, 2014 | Movie Trailer
    http://www.persecutedmovie.com/trailer
  • He' back! Weird Al Yankovic Parodies Pharrell's "Happy" With "Tacky" —Watch the Hilarious Video!

    07/14/2014 1:05:10 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    EONLINE ^ | 07/14/2014 | ALYSSA TOOMEY
    We wonder if Pharrell Williams has gotten wind of this... "Weird Al" Yankovic debuted the music video for his first single from his upcoming album, Mandatory Fun, on Monday, and, in anticipation of the record's release, the 54-year-old celeb will be sharing eight new videos over the next eight days. The first of which is a parody of the Pharrell's hit jam "Happy" and has been cleverly renamed "Tacky" in an effort to poke fun at the tackiest folks in our society with a little help from Aisha Tyler, Margaret Cho, Eric Stonestreet, Kristen Schaal and Jack Black, who are...
  • TCM Classic Movie Alert 7/14/14

    07/14/2014 9:59:34 AM PDT · by Vision · 5 replies
    TCM ^ | 7/14/14 | Vision
    This is your Turner Classic Movie channel alert! Tonight...For the Defense(1930), 8pm est "An attorney, who specializes in springing criminals out of prison, is faced with a moral dilemma when his girlfriend drunkenly kills a pedestrian with her car and another man takes the blame." Overview & Cast
  • Erin Andrews replaces Pam Oliver on Fox's No. 1 NFL team

    07/14/2014 9:46:50 AM PDT · by C19fan · 21 replies
    SI ^ | July 14, 2014 | Richard Deitsch
    Pam Oliver is no longer Fox's top NFL sideline reporter. And after this coming football season, she will no longer be a sideline reporter at all. Oliver confirmed the news to Sports Illustrated on Sunday night that she will move to the network’s No. 2 team for her 20th NFL broadcasting season. Erin Andrews has been elevated to the No. 1 sideline spot, joining the team of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman. Oliver’s last season working as a reporter on the NFL will be spent with the No. 2 Fox team of Kevin Burkhardt and John Lynch.
  • 'Persecuted': Fred Thompson - 'Tough' To be a Republican In Hollywood

    07/14/2014 9:28:01 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 26 replies
    Breitbart Big Hollywood ^ | 7-14-14 | John Nolte
    Fred Thompson's political career dates back to Watergate. Since, he has been a U.S. Senator and presidential candidate. He now does triple duty in talk radio, as a columnist and as a respected character actor; a profession he's enjoyed success in since 1987. In a Hollywood Reporter interview about his upcoming film "Persecuted," which opens in 600 theatres this Friday, Thompson admits things are tough for Republicans in Hollywood -- even for a veteran like himself: Is it tough to be a Republican actor in Hollywood? It's a tough business for everybody, but if you happen to run across a...
  • Joan Rivers and the Humorless Generation: How the Politically Correct Culture is Killing Comedy

    07/14/2014 7:19:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 07/14/2014 | Jack Kerwick
    Joan Rivers made news recently when she walked off of a CNN set during an interview with Fredericka Whitfield. When Whitfield suggested that Rivers could be “mean,” the latter informed the former that under no circumstances should she be interviewing someone, like Rivers, for whom comedy is a calling. Whatever else may be said of Joan Rivers—I, for one, have never had much to say about her at all—this much seems certain: The woman knows that of which she speaks when it comes to her craft. That is to say, she is acutely aware of the purpose, the invaluable purpose,...
  • Vampires without Glitter or Girl Problems: Inside Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Strain’

    07/14/2014 6:40:49 AM PDT · by C19fan · 25 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | July 14, 2014 | Andrew Romano
    The infected have worms writhing under their skin and vicious stingers waiting to shoot out of their mouths at the slightest whiff of hemoglobin. The Strain isn't Twilight. The Strain isn’t your average vampire show. This much would have been obvious to anyone watching the series’ premiere Sunday night on FX. For starters, there’s the story. A plane lands at JFK, then stops dead on the tarmac. As epidemiologist Ephraim Goodweather (the excellent Corey Stoll of House of Cards) soon discovers, everyone on board is dead—or so it seems. What Goodweather assumes to be a virus actually turns out to...
  • Review: 'Snowpiercer'

    07/13/2014 11:31:20 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 39 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 7-2-2014 | Betsy Sharkey
    The movie takes place in a new ice age brought on by global environmental abuse. Only a few hundred souls remain, and survival is very much at stake. Still, humans bring along the same old emotional baggage. Social class, economic disparity, power, loyalty and petty jealousies play out with a fury that comes from being imprisoned by circumstance. This is year 17 on the train. A generation has never lived anywhere else. Lest that sound too dismal, buried inside the action is a story of hope hard won. It rests with one rebel, Curtis (Evans), a resident of the slums...
  • A DRAMATIC SURPRISE ON A QUIET SQUARE (VIDEOS)

    07/13/2014 4:04:47 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 6 replies
    GoogTube ^ | 11APR2012 | Turner/Time Warner
    To launch the high quality TV channel TNT in Belgium we placed a big red push button on an average Flemish square of an average Flemish town. A sign with the text "Push to add drama" invited people to use the button. And then we waited... Discover here what happened or visit http://www.tntdrama.com for more info. First it happened in Belgium. Then again in the Netherlands.
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "Once Upon A Time In The West"(1968)

    07/13/2014 12:39:04 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 22 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1968 | Sergio Leone
  • The Shape-Shifter: Andy Serkis is Hollywood's Most Bankable Invisible Actor

    07/13/2014 6:52:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    He's been Gollum and King Kong, and plays Caesar in this month's ''Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.'' Over the past decade, Andy Serkis has quietly become Hollywood's most bankable invisible actor. Next, he'll transform again, for ''Star Wars: Episode VII.'' It's the eyes. In the flesh, Andy Serkis doesn't especially resemble his character from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (rated PG-13, out July 11). Walking fully upright and dressed in a black shirt and jeans with holes in both front pockets, he's looking pretty Homo sapiens—not at all like Caesar, the chimpanzee star of the rebooted...
  • Dorothy Gray – Radioactive Cold Cream

    07/13/2014 3:21:06 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 15 replies
    Best Old Commercials ^ | current | Dorothy Gray Ltd.
    Ah, the 1950′s. Scares of Commies, Atomic bombs, and blacks. However, we weren’t so scared of radiation, even rubbing it right into our skin. Dorothy Gray was the best cold cream at cleaning your face because it was imbued with the power of radiation, which would melt the dirty right out of your pores. Hilarious they even test the cold cream on the model’s face by reading it with a Geiger Counter. I’d call this product “Snake Oil” except I’m pretty convinced that it actually did work. Radioactive products in the 1940s and 1950s were considered modern, powerful, wave-of-the-future type...
  • What movie should have had a sequel?

    07/12/2014 8:29:26 PM PDT · by MNDude · 246 replies
    Most of the times, it is better off if the sequel to a movie was not made. There are probably a few movies that would have been nice to have one. Which movie(s) do you think should have had a sequel?
  • What Killed The Romantic Comedy?

    07/12/2014 8:34:28 AM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 78 replies
    THE FEDERALIST ^ | 11 JULY 2014 | RACHEL LU
    “You know of course that we could never really be friends… Men and women can’t be friends, because the sex part always gets in the way.” That’s from the 1989 romantic comedy, “When Harry Met Sally.” But you already knew that. It’s a famous movie and a famous line, and in the 25 years since Nora Ephron’s classic swept the box office, people still love this hilarious and heartwarming tale of true friendship melting into true love.
  • PERSECUTED

    07/12/2014 6:15:59 AM PDT · by ealgeone · 9 replies
    IMDB ^ | 07/18/2014 | Daniel Lusko
    Saw the trailer for this the other night...it looks goooood. Opens July 18, 2014. Let's give it a big opening day.
  • 'Dating Naked' trailer: And you thought Tinder was brutal (NSFW)

    07/11/2014 6:48:14 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 27 replies
    ew.com ^ | July 11, 2014
    It’s naked and really afraid! Below is the first full trailer for VH1′s next-level dating show experiment Dating Naked, where singles go on tropical dates in the buff. The skin-n-blur preview shows attractive nervous singles as they awkwardly navigate first dates without clothes at a tropical resort. Each close-ended episode will feature a man and a woman as they each date two different, naked suitors and each other. At the end of the episode, the two romance seekers decide whether or not to move forward with their prospective love matches. There’s naked dining, naked swimming, naked horseback riding and even...
  • LeBron James decides to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers

    07/11/2014 1:43:35 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 07/11/2014 | MIKE BRESNAHAN
    LeBron James is removing his talents from Miami. Four years after stunning the NBA world with “The Decision,” the Miami Heat forward announced an even larger revelation on SI.com Friday, perhaps destined to be called “The Redemption.” James, 29, will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, close to his hometown of Akron and far from the sunny beaches where he led the Heat to four NBA Finals appearances, two ending in championships. "I’m not promising a championship," James says in the first-person essay. "I know how hard that is to deliver. We’re not ready right now. No way. Of course, I...
  • Jersey Boys -- 4 stars and 4 thumbs up

    07/10/2014 2:28:17 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 51 replies
    self | 7-10-14 | Vanity
    We saw Jersey Boys last night in our local movie theatre. It is the story of Frankie Valli and the 4 Seasons, a singing group of the 1960s, and their rise to fame. It is an adaptation of a stage play. The movie is directed and produced by Clint Eastwood, which is eyebrow raising in itself because it does not seem like a typical Eastwood topic. I approached this movie with some trepidation because of the big, fat R after the title. Normally, I avoid R-rated movies; and I could not find out why it received this rating. However, the...
  • Eddie Murphy Will Be Back in Detroit for 'Beverly Hills Cop 4'

    07/09/2014 7:53:00 PM PDT · by re_tail20 · 80 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | June 27, 2014 | Ryan Reed
    Eddie Murphy's headed back to Detroit in the upcoming fourth installment of the Beverly Hills Cop franchise. According to the Associated Press, the state of Michigan approved $13.5 million in film incentives, based on an estimated $56.6 million of filmmaker spending in the state. The film will be shot in and around Detroit, creating jobs for an estimated 352 workers, the Michigan Film Office announced on Thursday. Beverly Hills Cop 4 – the first in the series since 1994 – will find Murphy reprising his role as police detective Axel Foley. Describing the plot, the film office says the character...
  • Why ABBA Turned Down $1 Billion To Reunite In 2000

    07/09/2014 11:09:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 07/09/2014 | Frank Pallotta
    Swedish pop group ABBA is responsible for hit songs like "Dancing Queen," "Mamma Mia," and "Money, Money, Money." Made up of two sets of then couples — Agnetha Fältskog and Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad — ABBA has sold over 380 million albums and singles worldwide and is the third-best-selling group of all time, behind the Beatles and Queen and ahead of the Rolling Stones. But in 1979, at the height of their success, Fältskog and Ulvaeus divorced while Lyngstad and Andersson called it quits soon after in 1981. By 1982, the group was broken up. In...
  • REVIEW: Halle Berry Stars in CBS’s Extant

    07/09/2014 8:46:09 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 32 replies
    Time ^ | July 9, 2014 | James Poniewozik
    This summer drama mashes up a lot of sci-fi premises we've seen before, but in a way that shows potential. The first episode of Extant (CBS, Wednesdays) establishes with several quick cues that you are looking at the future. When astronaut Molly Woods (Halle Berry) washes up in the bathroom, she pulls up a news feed on the mirror. The garbage can outside her house is a transparent prism that compacts trash elegantly. Also, the show seems to posit an alternative universe in which CBS airs high-profile new dramas and they’re not about cops or lawyers. That particular aspect of...
  • South Korean News Anchor Turns Heads at World Cup

    07/09/2014 1:14:20 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    Malaysia Star ^ | Wednesday July 9, 2014
    Along with football players such as Colombia's James Rodriguez and Germany's Manuel Neuer, South Korean news anchor Jang Ye Won is among the breakout stars of the World Cup 2014 in Brazil. Rodriguez has his stunning chest-and-volley goal against Uruguay and Neuer has his one-handed save from French striker Karim Benzema at close range. Jang has a killer turn-and-smile that is making men around the world go weak at the knees. Social media platforms are flooded with screengrabs and animated .gif clips of the pretty news- caster simply turning her head and smiling sweetly into the camera. That head-turning clip...
  • Sherri Shepherd (The View) wants 'nothing to do' with unborn surrogate baby as reports.....

    07/08/2014 8:04:41 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    mail online ^ | Julie Moult
    FULL TITLE: Sherri Shepherd wants 'nothing to do' with unborn surrogate baby as reports emerge she used an egg donor to conceive She had been excitedly anticipating the arrival of a baby carried by a surrogate - due in just a few weeks. But following the acrimonious breakdown of her marriage to Lamar Sally, reports have emerged that Sherri Shepherd no longer wants anything to do with the unborn child. And according to TMZ, the 47 year-old has no genetic connection to the infant who was conceived through IVF with an egg donor and her estranged husband's sperm. Scroll down...
  • Total strangers meet at the altar and marry at ‘first sight’

    07/08/2014 2:09:40 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 33 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 8, 2014
    Carrion is one of six singles who agreed to legally marry a stranger for the new show “Married at First Sight,” premiering Tuesday at 9 p.m. on FYI (formerly Bio). The extreme social experiment uses four experts — a sexologist, spiritualist, psychologist and sociologist — to create three perfect couples based on scientific matchmaking.
  • President Obama to Fundraise in Austin TX with Director of Pro-Illegal Immigration "Machete" Films

    07/07/2014 7:51:38 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 22 replies
    Breitbart - Big Hollywood ^ | July 7, 2014 | Christian Toto
    Obama Skips Border Chaos, Will Fundraise in Austin with Director of Pro-Illegal Immigration Film President Barack Obama is refusing to visit the turbulent U.S.-Mexican border, where a flood of illegal immigrants continues to overwhelm the region. Instead, Obama will visit the home of Austin-based filmmaker Robert Rodriguez this week as part of a trio of Texas fundraisers. The Austin visit features tickets ranging in price from $5,000 to $32,400. The July 9 fundraiser also will feature actors Rosario Dawson, Danny Trejo and Jessica Alba. Both Trejo and Alba star in Rodriguez's ultra-violent Machete franchise. The first film in the series...
  • America by Dinesh D'Souza

    07/07/2014 9:28:13 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 15 replies
    Dinesh D'Souza's America premiered at selected theaters this weekend and already has hit over 4 million dollars in tickets sales which would rank it in the top ten movies overall currently released and number one for a documentary. Yet, websites such as Rotton Tomatoes has it listed at under 3 million in box office sales. Almost 3,000 audience reviewers rank the movie at 4.5/5 stars whereas a handful of professional critics give it a 12/100 score. Amazing the descrepancy until you read the critic's reviews. Clearly, we're dealing with a liberal leftest assessment of the material in the movie not...