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    Natalie Maines - "Mother"

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2013

    The solo debut from Natalie Maines
  • My Fair Lady - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Oct 6, 2009

    At one time the longest-running Broadway musical, My Fair Lady was adapted by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe from the George Bernard Shaw comedy Pygmalion. Outside Covent Garden on a rainy evening in 1912, dishevelled cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle (Audrey Hepburn) meets linguistic expert Henry Higgins (Rex Harrison). After delivering a musical tirade against "verbal class distinction," Higgins tells his companion Colonel Pickering (Wilfred Hyde-White) that, within six months, he could transform Eliza into a proper lady, simply by teaching her proper English. The next morning, face and hands freshly scrubbed, Eliza presents herself on Higgins' doorstep, offering to pay him to teach her to be a lady. "It's almost irresistable," clucks Higgins. "She's so deliciously low. So horribly dirty." He turns his mission into a sporting proposition, making a bet with Pickering that he can accomplish his six-month miracle to turn Eliza into a lady. This is one of the all-time great movie musicals, featuring classic songs and the legendary performances of Harrison, repeating his stage role after Cary Grant wisely turned down the movie job, and Stanley Holloway as Eliza's dustman father. Julie Andrews originated the role of Eliza on Broadway but producer Jack Warner felt that Andrews, at the time unknown beyond Broadway, wasn't bankable; Hepburn's singing was dubbed by Marni Nixon, who also dubbed Natalie Wood in West Side Story (1961). Andrews instead made Mary Poppins, for which she was given the Best Actress Oscar, beating out Hepburn. The movie, however, won Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor for Harrison, and five other Oscars, and it remains one of the all-time best movie musicals. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide
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    The 25 Greatest Superhero Movies of All-Time

    Type: Gallery | Date: Thursday, Apr 10, 2014

    Released: 2011 Director: Kenneth Branagh Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddles...
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    Is Marvel's win streak in danger with 'Guardians of the Galaxy'?

    Type: Article | Date: Friday, Feb 21, 2014

    HeroFix examines why 'Guardians' is Marvel's biggest risk yet
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    Review: 'Game of Thrones' Season 3 DVD does right by The Red Wedding and more

    Type: Post | Date: Monday, Feb 17, 2014

    Come for the seasons, stay for another charming Maisie/Sophie/Isaac commentary
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    12 glaring 'Star Wars' prequel mistakes we hope JJ Abrams doesn't make

    Type: Gallery | Date: Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014

    Even though we all knew Anakin Skywalker was eventually going to turn to the ...
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    Press tour: 'The Following' is just as violent in season 2

    Type: Article | Date: Monday, Jan 13, 2014

    Or maybe not. Not even Kevin Bacon and Kevin Williamson can agree.
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    25 Most Anticipated Movies of 2014

    Type: Gallery | Date: Monday, Dec 30, 2013

    In Theaters: February 7 Director: Phil Lord and Chris Miller Cast: Chris Pr...
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    Top TV Shows of 2013 - Best of the Rest

    Type: Gallery | Date: Monday, Dec 23, 2013

    Cinemax's first wholly-original series ("Strike Back" is an interna...
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    'Breaking Bad,' Netflix hit it big with WGA nominations

    Type: Post | Date: Thursday, Dec 5, 2013

    By submitting 'Orange Is the New Black' as a comedy, Netflix got 5 nominations
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