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  • Olivia de Havilland, the last remaining star of Old Hollywood, turns 104; The Only Surviving Star of "Gone With The Wind"

    07/09/2020 7:39:06 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    Celebrity Nine ^ | 07/09/2020 | Variety Staff
    Olivia De Havilland, Late 2019 There are few veterans of Hollywood's Golden Age who are still around, much less still making headlines. But Olivia de Havilland, who turns 104 Wednesday (US time), was always a rule-breaker.She's part of the current furore over Gone With the Wind, since she is the only surviving star of the 1939 epic.In 2017, she also sued FX Networks over her depiction in the miniseries Feud: Bette and Joan, from exec producer Ryan Murphy. After a series of appeals, the court ultimately decided against de Havilland. The ruling represents a rare defeat for her, but serves...
  • A music video for the Chinese drama Guardian - Pussycat by Tom Jones

    07/09/2020 4:00:02 PM PDT · by mairdie · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | 9 July 2020 | MVD
    Da Qing is a member of the cat tribe and is 10,000 years old. He's currently the Deputy Chief of the Special Investigations Division (SID) and helps keep the peace on a planet between three different groups. I just couldn't resist this song. Shows my age.
  • Javicia Leslie Cast as Batwoman After Ruby Rose Exit, Becoming the First Black Actress to Play the Role

    07/09/2020 11:51:47 AM PDT · by C19fan · 78 replies
    People ^ | July 8, 2020 | Ashley Boucher
    The newest Batwoman is here! Javicia Leslie has been cast in the role for The CW's Batwoman series — making her the first Black actress to step into the iconic role for a live-action TV show or movie.
  • 'The car is innocent': Dukes of Hazzard stars say 'the politically correct generation has gotten way out of hand' after controversy over the Confederate flag on the show's iconic General Lee car

    07/09/2020 11:15:33 AM PDT · by C19fan · 51 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 9, 2020 | Ralph R. Ortega
    Dukes of Hazzard co-stars John Schneider and Tom Wopat addressed the long-time controversy over the show's iconic General Lee car, saying political correctness has gone too far as protests mount over the Confederate flag that the famed vehicle features prominently on its roof. Both stars defended the customized 1969 Dodge Charger used in the hit action and comedy show about cousins Bo and Luke Duke, former moonshiners who live in rural Georgia.
  • Netflix axes ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ after two seasons

    07/09/2020 10:57:53 AM PDT · by C19fan · 13 replies
    Hollywood.com ^ | July 9, 2020 | Staff
    Netflix has axed Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina after two seasons. The program, based on the much-loved series Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, starred Kiernan Shipka as the titular Sabrina and also featured Ross Lynch, Miranda Otto, and Lucy Davis. But the second season will mark the end of the series after the final ‘Part Four’ of eight episodes – which is set to premiere later this year (2020). Reflecting on the news, showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa said in a statement: “Working on Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has been an incredible honor from Day One. The cast, beginning with Kiernan as everyone’s favorite...
  • Former Fox News anchor Shepard Smith joins CNBC to host new evening news program - nearly one year after his shock departure

    07/08/2020 12:47:00 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 54 replies
    www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | 15:36 EDT, 8 July 2020 | Updated: 15:40 EDT, 8 July 2020 | By Karen Ruiz
    Shepard Smith landed a role hosting a new evening news program on CNBC The former Fox News anchor will host 'The News with Shepard Smith', this fall The show will air Monday through Friday at 7pm, the network said on Wednesday Smith's new role comes nine months after he left Fox News after 33 years =============================================================================== Former Fox News anchor Shepard Smith has landed a new role at CNBC hosting a one-hour nightly news program, nearly one year after his shock departure from Fox. The network announced on Wednesday Smith will return to cable news this fall as the chief...
  • ‘Wonder Years’ Reboot With Black Family in the Works at ABC, Lee Daniels to Produce

    07/08/2020 11:56:34 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 109 replies
    Variety ^ | July 8, 2020 | Joe Otterson
    A reboot of “The Wonder Years” has landed a pilot production commitment at ABC. The new half-hour comedy series would focus on how a black middle class family in Montgomery, Alabama in the turbulent late 1960’s made sure it was The Wonder Years for them too. That puts the new show in the same time period as the original series, which was set between 1968 and 1973. A mini writer’s room for the show will be opened once ABC approves a pilot script. Saladin K. Patterson will write and executive produce. Lee Daniels and Marc Velez will executive produce via...
  • GROUNDED Tourist stranded in airport for 100 days due to coronavirus in real-life echo of Tom Hanks film The Terminal

    07/07/2020 12:41:07 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 22 replies
    www.the-sun.com ^ | Jul 7 2020, 10:07 ET Updated: Jul 7 2020, 11:07 ET | Henry Holloway
    A TOURIST is pleading to be rescued after spending more than 100 days living in an airport in a real life echo of Tom Hanks film The Terminal. Roman Trofimov has been staying in the departures area of Manila airport in the Philippines since he arrived on an AirAsia flight from Bangkok on March 20. The Estonian, who had been travelling around Southeast Asia, said his passport was taken before he went through immigration. The airline was also unable to return him to Thailand amid restrictions due to coronavirus pandemic He was denied entry into the Philippines as entry visas...
  • A Guardian Music Video - Holding Out for a Hero - Bonnie Tyler

    07/07/2020 11:33:49 AM PDT · by mairdie · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7 July 2020 | MVD
    An action-based music video for the Chinese TV series Guardian. Guardian is set on a planet where there has been peace between the alien invaders, now living beneath the earth, and the surface dwellers. But it looks like the peace is about to end. The two main buddy characters are the Chief of the Special Investigations Division (SID) and the underground Lord who liaisons between the groups. 40 episodes are on YouTube with English captioning. First Episode of Guardian
  • The Shady Bunch

    07/07/2020 6:19:28 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 2 replies
    Twitter ^ | 07/06/20
    The Shady Bunch (A pardoy of the 1970s TV show The Brady Bunch) https://twitter.com/TheUnitedSpot1/status/1280271921477611520  
  • Jonathan Winters Accidentally Glued His Cat to The Floor, on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

    07/06/2020 7:51:32 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 11 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 11, 1974 | n/a
    As stated in one of the comments, "Here we are 46 years later, in a pandemic with extremists rioting... How the world could use a Johnny Carson and Jonathan Winters once again."
  • Nick Cordero, Broadway actor, dies at 41 after battle with COVID-19

    07/05/2020 9:09:58 PM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 202 replies
    CNN by way of WRAL.com ^ | 7/5/20 | Lisa Respers France, CNN
    CNN — Nick Cordero, a Broadway actor who had admirers across the world rallying for his recovery, has died after a battle with COVID-19 according to his wife, Amanda Kloots. He was 41. "God has another angel in heaven now," Kloots posted on her official Instagram account Sunday night. "My darling husband passed away this morning. He was surrounded in love by his family, singing and praying as he gently left this earth." Kloots has been regularly updating her social media accounts with news of her husband's ups and downs as he battled the virus and complications, including an amputated...
  • Kansas City Bomber [scenes from the Raquel Welch film, 1972.]

    07/05/2020 7:52:22 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 33 replies
    Youtube ^ | 7/8/2014 | Warner Bros.
    Baseball has its Bull Durham. Basketball has Hoosiers. Football has Rudy. And the mad sport of roller derby has Kansas City Bomber! Step aside, boys, she's coming through. In the early Seventies, the roller game was the hottest thing on wheels when this smash-mouth spin-fest elbowed its way onto screens.Kansas City Bomber [scenes from the Raquel Welch film, 1972.]
  • Cancel Pastor Chris Hodges? Church of the Highlands faces social media firestorm

    07/05/2020 2:56:00 PM PDT · by justme4now · 14 replies
    al.com ^ | Jun 14, 2020 | Greg Garrison
    Now, questions over Hodges’ support of Trump and social media affinity for Kirk have aroused suspicion. “Some people think it’s deep in his heart,” said the Rev. Gwen Webb, who took part in Birmingham civil rights marches in 1963 and is now associate pastor of Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in west Birmingham. “If they allowed them to continue to meet there (at Parker and Woodlawn), there was going to be a lot of hostility. We really don’t need any more negative pushback in the city. Negative things bring negative consequences.”
  • An American Carol

    07/04/2020 4:25:50 PM PDT · by zadox · 11 replies
    youtube.com ^ | Aug 19, 2008 | watchmoviepreviews
    An anti-American filmmaker who's out to abolish the July Fourth holiday is visited by three ghosts who try to change his perception of the country. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2BKVsjtnWs
  • Good patriotic films you can watch with your family?

    07/04/2020 6:50:17 AM PDT · by MAGA2017 · 97 replies
    Can anyone here recommend good patriotic films that would be suitable for a family to watch together this July 4th weekend? I have kids that range from age 9 to 14. Thank you.
  • Mike Gundy Agrees to Take $1 Million Pay Cut After Review Prompted by Backlash over OAN Shirt

    07/03/2020 1:15:13 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 77 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/03/20 | Dylan Gwinn
    Mike Gundy, the Oklahoma State football coach who faced a strong backlash last month after being spotted wearing an OAN shirt, has greed to accept a $1 million pay cut and a one-year reduction in contract length. “The changes were offered up by Mike Gundy, and I commend him for that. It was his idea to take a million-dollar pay cut,” Oklahoma State Athletic Director Mike Holder said on Friday. “I think it really demonstrates his commitment to being a better coach. He wanted to make a statement that assured all the players that this wasn’t just about talk, this...
  • Decades Presents: The Rod, White & Blue Twilight Zone Marathon on July 4 & 5 2020

    07/03/2020 9:40:04 AM PDT · by Signalman · 31 replies
    Decades Channel ^ | 6/23/2020 | Decades
    Fireworks. Hot dogs. Rod Serling. Some things just go together on the 4th of July. This 4th of July weekend, chill off indoors with a Twilight Zone marathon. We have hand-selected more than 80 of your favorite episodes of the original 1959–64 series. The weekend-long Decades Binge of the bizarre starts at 12p ET | 9a PT on July 4. Tune in to see beloved, bewitching tales like "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet," "It's a Good Life," "The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street," "The Hitchhiker," "To Serve Man"… and dozens more! It all begins with the classic "Time Enough at...
  • Airplane!' at 40: David Zucker defends the comedy classic's controversial jive-talking sequence: 'Everything is so sensitive nowadays'

    07/03/2020 8:52:32 AM PDT · by Stravinsky · 94 replies
    Yahoo! Entertainment ^ | July 2, 2020 | Ethan Alter
    Surely, we can be serious: Forty years ago in the summer of 1980, Airplane! flew into theaters and made the friendly skies safe... for laughter. The disaster movie spoof became an era-defining hit and launched the directorial careers of writing partners David Zucker, Jim Abrahams and Jerry Zucker — better known by their comedic call sign ZAZ. The trio went on to make such oft-quoted favorites as Top Secret!, The Naked Gun and Hot Shots!, but Airplane! remains their crowning achievement, even landing a spot on the Library of Congress’s National Film Registry. ... While Airplane! is filled with gags...
  • Pierce Brosnan says he has ‘no regrets’ about being replaced as James Bond: ‘It’s with you forever’

    07/03/2020 6:47:18 AM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 85 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 2, 2020 | Stephanie Nolasco
    In 2004, Pierce Brosnan received a shocking phone call. The James Bond actor, who was gearing up to do a fifth movie in the 007 franchise, was told by producers the role was being recast. Initially, the star felt he had been “kicked to the curb.” But now, he has no hard feelings against the decision. “There’s no regret,” the 67-year-old told The Guardian on Wednesday. “I do not let regret come into my world… It just leads to more misery and more regrets.” Brosnan made his debut as the British Secret Service agent in 1995’s “GoldenEye.” He went on...