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  • Which network TV shows are on the bubble?

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014

    Which network TV shows are on the bubble? In 2012, more parents named their daughters “Khaleesi” than “Betty” “Glee’s” Chris Colfer to guest on “Hot in Cleveland”
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    Meet the 'Amazing Race' Season 24 All-Stars cast

    Type: Gallery | Date: Monday, Jan 27, 2014

    Name: Leo Temory Age: 27 Hometown: Torrance, Calif.   Current occupat...
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    The Top 100 comics of 2013: #25-11

    Type: Gallery | Date: Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013

    Written by Kelly Sue DeConnick Drawn by Emma Rios Published by Image Comics...
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    Off Label

    Type: Event | Date: Friday, Aug 9, 2013

    Prescription drugs, drug trials, and treatments are the subject of this documentary.
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    Philadelphia Eagles team with Marvel for mascot origin story

    Type: Article | Date: Friday, Nov 15, 2013

    Special comic book depicts the origin of the Eagles' mascot Swoop
  • All You Need is Love - The Story of Popular Music: Good Times (Rhythm and Blues) - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Sep 22, 2009

    This documentary about the history of popular music in America focuses on R&B, and its various incarnations as Motown, Philadelphia Sound, and Soul. Artists featured in concert footage and interviews include Aretha Franklin, Ike and Tina Turner, Johnnie Ray, and more. ~ Cammila Albertson, All Movie Guide
  • In a Dream - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Sep 29, 2009

    For decades, Isaiah Zagar has been one of Philadelphia's best known and most respected visual artists, crafting mosaic murals from tile, paint, and cement that express the joy of life and the power of the spirit in a style that's both impressionistic and whimsical. Filmmaker Jeremiah Zagar is Isaiah Zagar's son, and in 2005 Jeremiah set out to make a documentary about his father's life, art, and working methods, a project he began at the urging of his mother, Julia Zagar. Jeremiah urged his father to be completely honest with him, and Isaiah complied to a degree the filmmaker never expected, as Isaiah shared stories of being sexually abused as a child, his bouts with mental illness, his powerful love for his wife, his occasional infidelities, and his fears that advancing age is leading him into a new bout with insanity. Jeremiah Zagar's first feature-length film, In a Dream, is both a moving tribute to his father's art and his parents' love affair and a portrait of a complex, caring, but deeply troubled man whose demons have never entirely let him be. In a Dream received its world premiere at the 2008 South By Southwest Film Festival, where it received the Emerging Visions Audience Award. ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide
  • John Wayne John Ford Film Collection

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

    Includes:They Were Expendable (1945), MPAA Rating: NR Fort Apache (1948), MPAA Rating: NR The Three Godfathers (1948) She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) The Searchers (1956) The Wings of Eagles (1957) Directed by John Ford (2006) They Were Expendable John Brickley (Robert Montgomery) believes in PT boats, and as a lowly U.S. Navy lieutenant stationed in the Philippines, that makes him a radical thinker. "Your boats maneuver beautifully," an admiral (Charles Trowbridge) tells him, "but if I'm going into combat, I prefer something a little more substantial." The gently delivered but stinging dismissal stirs the resentment of Lt. "Rusty" Ryan (John Wayne), who tartly tells Brickley that he wants to be transferred to destroyers. The Pearl Harbor bombing makes transfer impossible, especially with the Japanese preparing to invade the islands. So Brickley and Ryan go to work, first as message carriers between the Philippines and Corregidor, then, finally, as ship hunters. They record some successes, but it's a doomed effort: The Americans are hopelessly outnumbered by the Japanese, and with almost all of the Pacific Fleet destroyed at Pearl Harbor, they know help won't arrive to save them. As the Japanese push the U.S. forces back, Brickley and Ryan and their crews hop from island to island, scrounging supplies and taking casualties but keeping up the fight. Just as it appears that they will be forced to fight on Corregidor against the Japanese, they get rescued; they're ordered home to promote their PT-boat successes, and they take the last plane out, hoping to return and avenge their defeats. ~ Nick Sambides, Jr., All Movie Guide Fort Apache The first of John Ford's "Cavalry Trilogy", Fort Apache stars John Wayne as captain Kirby York and Henry Fonda as Custer clone Lt. Col. Owen Thursday. Resentful of his loss in rank and transfer to the West after serving gallantly in the Civil War, the vainglorious Thursday insists upon imposing rigid authority on rough-and-tumble Fort Apache. He is particularly anxious to do battle with the local Indians, despite York's admonitions that the trouble around the fort is being fomented not by the so-called savages but by corrupt white Indian agents. Thursday nonetheless ends up in a climactic set-to with Indian chief Cochise. He and his men are needlessly slaughtered, but the Eastern press builds "Thursday's Charge" into an incident of conspicuous valor--and York, ever loyal to the cavalry, is not about to tell the whole truth. The bare bones of Fort Apache's plotline are fleshed out with several subplots, including the romance between Thursday's daughter Philadelphia (Shirley Temple) and Lt. Mickey O'Rourke (John Agar), the son of Fort Apache veteran Sgt. Michael O'Rourke (Ward Bond). There's also plenty of time for the expected drunken-brawl humor of Victor McLaglen. Not in the least politically correct, Fort Apache is a classic of its kind, and together with Rio Grande (1950) the best of the John Ford/John Wayne Cavalry films. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide The Three Godfathers John Ford had already directed one of the three previous film versions of Peter Kyne's novel under the title Marked Men (1919) with his mentor Harry Carey, a great cowboy star of the silent era who had recently died. It's not difficult to see how the story's sentimentality and Christian symbolism might have appealed to the director's sensibility. John Wayne stars as Bob Hightower, the leader of a trio of thieves who rob a bank in Arizona and take off with the posse of Sheriff Buck Sweet (Ward Bond) in close pursuit. Although they need to stop to water their horses and care for the wounds of Abilene (Harry Carey Jr.), their accurate suspicion that the sheriff is laying an ambush for them at the Mohave water tank leads the gang toward the more distant Terrapin tanks. However, en route, they're waylaid by a terrible sandstorm which scatters their horses. Forced to go on foot, they come upon a lone woman (Mildred Natwic
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    My One and Only Thrill - Melody Gardot

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Apr 7, 2009

    The return of the 23-year-old vocal wonder
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