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August 2008 Archives

Stephenie Meyer: The Most Famous Author You’ve Never Heard Of?

posted by Donna Freitas

Well she is according to a major USA Today story anticipating the midnight madness about to befall us this evening when “Breaking Dawn,” Book 4 of the “Twilight Series” releases. And apparently, Stephenie Meyer is the world’s newest celebrity author […]

‘Frozen River’: Life on Thin Ice

posted by Kris Rasmussen

So far my favorite movie–okay, actually the only movie I have really enjoyed so far here at the Traverse City Film Festival– has to be “Frozen River.” It was a prize winner at Sundance earlier this year (Grand Jury Prize: […]

This Week’s Idol Chatter Summer Movie Trivia Answer

posted by Kris Rasmussen

This week’s vampire themed question– in honor of this weekend’s release of “Breaking Dawn”– was: What two-time Oscar winner was originally supposed to play Lestat in “Interview with a Vampire”? Idol chatter readers were right when they named several A-list […]

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Focus on the Family Makes Another Winner
While many films focus on outlandish extremes or make believe, it is refreshing to know that films like “Irreplaceable” are made, by Focus on the Family, to help change the world and bring light to real issues that we face on a daily basis – both directly and indirectly. May 6, 2014 “Irre

posted 12:42:52pm Apr. 15, 2014 | read full post »

The JESUS Film Celebrates 35th Anniversary
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkv7R5twZE0[/youtube] The original JESUS film has transformed millions of lives in many of the most remote areas of the globe. Since its theatrical release in 1979, the original JESUS film, re-mastered and re-titled The JESUS Film in honor of its 35th annive

posted 2:47:07pm Apr. 07, 2014 | read full post »

Mickey Rooney Passes at 93
Mickey Rooney, born as Joseph Yule Jr, passed away April 6, 2014 at the age of 93. Rooney was a well-known actor and entertainer. He has one of the longest careers of any actor, spanning over 92 years. Rooney began as a child actor and was making films for ten decades - from 1920 - 2010. Until his

posted 12:07:38pm Apr. 07, 2014 | read full post »

Another Legend Announces Retirement
[youtube]http://youtu.be/H9eYkpgeeI8[/youtube] After 32 years and 6,000 episodes, David Letterman has decided he will retire at the end of his contract with CBS in 2015. “(Les) and I ... we have had this conversation in the past, and we agreed that we would work together on this circumstance a

posted 9:14:52am Apr. 04, 2014 | read full post »

Kate O'Mara Dies at 74
Actress Kate O'Mara died Sunday, March 30, 2014 in a nursing home in Sussex due to a short illness. O'Mara is best known for her role as Cassandra 'Caress' Morrell on the 80's show Dynasty. The actress appeared on Dynasty for two seasons before parting ways. O'Mara made appearances in several

posted 12:16:13pm Mar. 31, 2014 | read full post »


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