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  • Drake-performing_home_top_story

    HARD L.A. festival, free Drake NY concert canceled over security issues

    Type: Article | Date: Tuesday, Jul 13, 2010

    Concert industry just can't catch a break this summer
  • Rock_collage_home_top_story

    Sex, drugs and 15 great rock and roll movies

    Type: Article | Date: Sunday, Jun 17, 2012

    Tom Cruise isn't the only movie star who knows how to rock
  • School-of-rock-2003_home_top_story

    15 great rock and roll movies

    Type: Gallery | Date: Sunday, Jun 17, 2012

    Richard Linklater spins Jack Black's manic energy into pure gold in this ...
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    NHL Western Conference Playoff: Los Angeles Kings at Vancouver Canucks

    Type: Event | Date: Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012

    Location: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, BC
    The Kings try to upset the Canucks in Game 1.
  • Battleroyaledvdcap5_home_top_story

    Surprise: CW Prez downplays potential for a 'Battle Royale' TV series

    Type: Article | Date: Monday, Jul 30, 2012

    'We're not in development...all that existed was a phone call'
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    De La Soul is making its entire catalog available for free download

    Type: Article | Date: Thursday, Feb 13, 2014

    Kicks off on Valentine’s Day
  • The Girl From Monaco - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Dec 15, 2009

    A bodyguard hired to look after a lawyer ends up protecting the man from himself in this breezy comedy from France. Bertrand Beauvois (Fabrice Luchini) is a successful fiftysomething attorney who's hired to represent Edith Lasalle (Stéphane Audran), who has been charged with killing a man with ties to the Russian mafia. Edith's adult son, Louis (Gilles Cohen), has been warned that Russian strong-arm men may try to silence his mother and her legal team, so he hires a private security team to protect them and Bertrand finds he's shadowed at all times by stone-faced Christophe Abadi (Roschdy Zem). Bertrand doesn't see the need for Christophe's presence, but when the lawyer has trouble brushing off a former girlfriend he'd rather not see, the bodyguard turns out to be a valuable ally. Bertrand and Christophe strike up a friendship, as the former is increasingly impressed with the latter's street smarts and good judgment, but when Audrey Varela (Louise Bourgoin), a gorgeous woman nearly half Bertrand's age, begins throwing herself at him, Christophe has a hard time convincing his client that something is clearly not right. La Fille de Monaco (aka The Girl From Monaco) received its North American premiere at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide
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    Matt Damon goes 'Mad Max' in new 'Elysium' image

    Type: Article | Date: Friday, Jun 7, 2013

    'District 9' star Sharlto Colpey is not to be messed with
  • Chantal Akerman in the Seventies

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Jan 19, 2010

    Includes:La Chambre (1972), MPAA Rating: R Hotel Monterey (1972) Je Tu Il Elle (1974) News from Home (1976) Les Rendez-Vous D'Anna (1978) La Chambre No synopsis available. Hotel Monterey No synopsis available. Je Tu Il Elle Je Tu Il Elle was the first feature-length effort from avant-garde filmmaker Chantal Akerman. The story, simple in extreme, concerns a high-strung woman taking a lengthy journey through France. Her life up until now has been one huge question mark. By dwelling long and hard on every experience, she hopes to find answers during her cross-country odyssey. Chantal Akerman herself plays a major role in Je Tu Il Elle, which also features Niels Arestrup and Claire Wauthion. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide News from Home This free-form drama offers slices from a French woman's life as she attempts to make a living in New York City. The stories unfold as a young filmmaker back in France reads the letters her mother has sent to her from the Big Apple. ~ Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide Les Rendez-Vous D'Anna Anna (Aurore Clement) is a film director whose job takes her all over western Europe. In each place she either already has some intimate connection, or readily makes one. People seem drawn to her, but inevitably insist on sharing their inmost secrets and discontents with her, despite her obvious and profound lack of interest in these revelations. This does not deter Anna from continuing to meet people, and she genuinely connects with them occasionally, as when she sees her mother briefly in Brussels. ~ Clarke Fountain, All Movie Guide
  • Dracula - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Sunday, Sep 13, 2009

    "I am....Drac-u-la. I bid you velcome." Thus does Bela Lugosi declare his presence in the 1931 screen version of Bram Stoker's Dracula. Director Tod Browning invests most of his mood and atmosphere in the first two reels, which were based on the original Stoker novel; the rest of the film is a more stagebound translation of the popular stage play by John Balderston and Hamilton Deane. Even so, the electric tension between the elegant Dracula and the vampire hunter Professor Van Helsing (Edward Van Sloan) works as well on the screen as it did on the stage. And it's hard to forget such moments as the lustful gleam in the eyes of Mina Harker (Helen Chandler) as she succumbs to the will of Dracula, or the omnipresent insane giggle of the fly-eating Renfield (Dwight Frye). Despite the static nature of the final scenes, Dracula is a classic among horror films, with Bela Lugosi giving the performance of a lifetime as the erudite Count (both Lugosi and co-star Frye would forever after be typecast as a result of this film, which had unfortunate consequences for both men's careers). Compare this Dracula to the simultaneously filmed Spanish-language version, which makes up for the absence of Lugosi with a stronger sense of visual dynamics in the lengthy dialogue sequences. In 1999, a special rerelease of Dracula was prepared featuring a new musical score written by Philip Glass and performed by The Kronos Quartet. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide
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