16 search results for The Puritan

  • Blur_home_top_story

    Watch: Blur's new song 'Under the Westway' gets a performance video

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Jul 6, 2012

    British band bowed two new tracks earlier this week
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    Blur set to debut two new tracks via Twitter on July 2

    Type: Post | Date: Tuesday, Jun 26, 2012

    British group penned the songs for Aug. 12 Hyde Park gig
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    Recap: 'Sleepy Hollow' - 'Spellcaster' is powerful magic, makes Katrina likable

    Type: Post | Date: Monday, Feb 2, 2015

    Soooo, do all Puritan preachers look like Solomon Kent? Asking for a friend.
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  • Salem_home_top_story

    'Salem' review: Everything old is newish again in premiere episode

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Apr 18, 2014

    A mishmash of history and modern horror doesn't entirely work
  • Shonda Rhimes answers burning 'Scandal' finale questions on Jimmy Kimmel

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Apr 18, 2014

    Shonda Rhimes answers burning 'Scandal' finale questions on Jimmy Kimmel George R.R. Martin reveals what a full-sized “Game of Thrones” dragon looks like Lindsay Lohan confirms her sex list is real on “Watch What Happens Live”
  • Claudette Colbert Collection

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Nov 3, 2009

    Includes:Three-Cornered Moon (1933) I Met Him in Paris (1937) Maid of Salem (1937) Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938) No Time for Love (1943) The Egg and I (1947) Three-Cornered Moon Three-Cornered Moon is regarded by many film buffs as the first of the genuine "screwball comedies." Claudette Colbert stars as the only level-headed member of a wacky Brooklyn family. Her mother (Mary Boland) loses the family fortune in the stock market, forcing Colbert's knuckleheaded brothers to look for work. Unfortunately the boys seem interested only in jobs for which they're uniquely unsuited. Even Colbert has her weak moments, especially when she falls for a callow writer (Hardie Albright), but she eventually finds happiness with sensible doctor Richard Arlen. Three-Cornered Moon was written by the gloriously named Gertrude Tonkonogy. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide I Met Him in Paris After a year-long period of starring in such heavy fare as Maid of Salem, Claudette Colbert returned to comedy with I Met Him in Paris. Colbert plays a successful American fashion designer, squired by three suitors: playwright Melvyn Douglas, playboy Robert Young and hometown lad Lee Bowman. Bowman is fourth-billed, so that lets him out. Young is already married: Strike Two. That leaves Melvyn Douglas, who is indeed the winner of this three-way race. Most of the film takes place at a vacation resort in Switzerland (actually Sun Valley, Idaho), where several minutes of humor is extracted from the three suitors' clumsiness on skis. I Met Him in Paris charmed the critics in 1937; today it seems like just another pleasant diversion, served up by experts in the comedy field. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide Maid of Salem Claudette Colbert is a young freethinking woman living in Salem, Massachusetts during the notorious 17th century "witch trials". Colbert falls in love with adventurer Fred MacMurray, causing no end of scandal with the Puritan townsfolk. A hateful little girl (Bonita Granville) pretends to be "possessed", thereby convincing the Salemites that Claudette is a witch. Tried and convicted of sorcery, the poor girl is sent to be burned at the stake, but is rescued in the nick of time by MacMurray, who convinces the townsfolk that they've been the victim of a hoax. Maid of Salem earned a footnote in entertainment history in 1937 when it was booed off the screen of New York's Paramount theatre by fans who wanted to see the evening's real attraction--a performance by Benny Goodman and his orchestra. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide Bluebeard's Eighth Wife The great Ernst Lubitsch directed this farce (written by Charles M. Brackett and Billy Wilder) about a free-wheeling millionaire, Michael Brandon (Gary Cooper), who enjoys getting married but has a hard time staying married: he's had seven wives and is looking for number eight. He thinks he may have found her in the person of Nicole de Loiselle (Claudette Colbert), whom he meets in a shop on the French Riviera. Unfortunately for Michael, Nicole doesn't like him very much and keeps rebuffing his advances, even though most women would be only too happy to marry him for his money. For just that reason, Nicole's father (Edward Everett Horton), a financially embarrassed French nobleman, strongly suggests that matrimony with Michael would be a good idea, especially since Michael doesn't want to take no for an answer. Nicole eventually relents and weds Michael, but when she tries to get him to change a few of his habits during the honeymoon, he makes plans to divorce her. But Nicole has finally decided that she loves Michael after all, and, as he tries to flee from her, she gives chase, determined to win his heart once and for all. The same story was previously filmed as a silent picture in 1923. ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide No Time for Love Mitchell Leisen utilizes his stylistic pizzazz to enliven this romantic comedy that proves the old adage "opposites attract" -- but only after three or four reels. Clau
  • 10_films_that_define_america_in_2016_home_top_story

    We celebrate the 4th of July with ten films that define America in 2016

    Type: Post | Date: Monday, Jul 4, 2016

    From 'The Right Stuff' to 'Rocky,' these films say something about who we are
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    Let's Pick the Most Hilarious Celebrity Wedding Photo Ever

    Type: Article | Date: Tuesday, May 27, 2014

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West had a pretty normal wedding, all things considered. Let's cheer ourselves up with these incredible wedding photos of yore.
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    'The Martian' and Rooster Teeth part of dazzling Fantastic Fest 2015 line-up

    Type: Post | Date: Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

    The 11th edition of the festival promises to be as rowdy as ever
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