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Jersey Boys, The Film – More Drama, Less Music

Friday, June 20th, 2014
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Clint Eastwood brings the long-running, Tony Award-winning musical about the Four Seasons to the big screen, but his version plays up the darker side of

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Clint Eastwood Is Bringing Jersey Boys to the Big Screen

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
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Perhaps no other Broadway musical in recent history has created such a large and loyal fan base as Jersey Boys, the story of four guys

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Heresy – Well Conceived But…

Friday, October 12th, 2012
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Heresy is a nifty concept: Mary (Annette O’Toole) and Joe (Stephen Mellor) have come to a Homeland Security Office to discover the reason for, and

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Ropes, Whips and Songs About Cows
Definitely Not Just for Kids

Monday, July 23rd, 2012
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Eight year-old Chris McDaniel longed to be a cowboy. “I tried to ride the family dog.” Growing up in a generation where Wild West heroes crowded

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Drive: A Neo-Noir Masterpiece

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
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Movies always have the chance to surprise us; not just in the sense of the OMG plot twist we never ever saw coming but in

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Turner Classic Movies—Where Stars Shine

Friday, August 20th, 2010
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By Charlene Giannetti Reality shows make overnight celebrities of normal (or next to normal) people. In a time when Snooki becomes a media sensation without

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Five Simple Father’s Day Gifts Any Dad Would Love

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010
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With the ongoing recession and the trend toward value and economy, Woman Around Town went in search of some Dad-themed gift items with “pop” (no

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Invictus: Clint Eastwood’s Tribute to Mandela

Sunday, January 10th, 2010
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Invictus, Clint Eastwood’s latest movie, is about leadership, loyalty, love of country, forgiveness, and the power of moral authority to bring change to a nation.

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