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Denzel

The Equalizer – Denzel vs. The Russians

Friday, September 26th, 2014
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The new Cold War between Russia and the U.S. has been bad news for everyone but film makers. Gone are the days when the screenwriters

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Foyle and Stalin

The War Is Over, But Foyle’s Battle Continues

Saturday, September 14th, 2013
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The familiar typewriter that has opened the first seven seasons of Foyle’s War is now typing in Russian, just one hint that we have moved

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Ellen Crosby’s Multiple Exposure
Launches an Intriguing New Series

Thursday, August 15th, 2013
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Photographer Sophie Medina is no stranger to danger. Her assignments often take her to war zones while her husband, Nick, works for the CIA. Returning

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Intrigue in Vienna with The Third Man

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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The Third Man was mysterious, atmospheric, and filled with memorable performances by Joseph Cotton and Orson Welles. Set in post World War II Vienna, the

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Mayan Calendar

Cinemapocalypse

Friday, December 21st, 2012
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As many of you are well aware, the Mayan prophecy dictates that 12/21/12 is the beginning of the End. (End of Times that is!) Now

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Bond Villains – Evil, Diabolical, and Fascinating

Saturday, November 17th, 2012
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There were spies everywhere—on stage, in the audience, lurking in the corridors. Once they lived clandestine lives, spying for their countries, facing dangers, risking their

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Gary and Chess

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy—It’s No James Bond

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012
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“These days nothing is genuine.” So grumbles Control (a wonderfully misanthropic John Hurt), the head of the Circus—aka British intelligence—and, he’s right. Tinker Tailor Soldier

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Iron Curtain: The Good News—It’s a Hit!
The Bad News—It’s in East Berlin!

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
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Iron Curtain is a remarkably funny musical about what happens when you actually get what you ask for. Set during the Cold War, two show

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