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Lauren Bacall, 1924-2014

August 13th, 2014 2:55am EDT
Hollywood Legend Lauren Bacall Suffers Stroke, Dies At 89
Legendary actress Lauren Bacall has died after suffering a massive stroke.

The 89-year-old actress, born Betty Joan Perske, was at her home Tuesday morning when it happened, a family member told TMZ.com.

Bacall, who was one of the most prolific leading ladies of Golden Age of motion pictures, got her start in the 1944 film "To Have And To Have Not" opposite future husband Humphrey Bogart. The couple would go on to make three more films together, including the classic "Key Largo."

Despite winning a Golden Globe and landing two Tony Awards for her parts in Broadway shows "Applause" and "Wo...
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Check Out 'The Ultimate Gangster Collections' From Warner Bros. On Blu-ray May 21

May 17th, 2013 6:27am EDT
Ultimate Gangster Collection
Warner Bros. is in the midst of celebrating its 90th anniversary and is releasing two great gangster collections just in time for Father's Day.

Eight of the studio's greatest gangster films, including one of Paramount's best, will be released in "Ultimate Gangster Collection: Classic" and "Ultimate Gangster Collection: Contemporary."

The four films in the Classic Collection have been remastered for their Blu-ray debuts. They include:

-"The Public Enemy" starring James Cagney
-"White Heat" starring James Cagney
-"Little Caesar" with Edward G. Robinson as hoodlum Rico Bandello
-"The Pet...
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Check Out The 'Casablanca' 70th Anniversary Edition On March 27

March 24th, 2012 7:03am EDT
Casablanca
The captivating wartime adventure of romance and intrigue from director Michael Curtiz defies standard categorization. "Casablanca" is the story of Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), a world-weary ex-freedom fighter who runs a nightclub in Casablanca during the early part of WWII.

Despite pressure from the local authorities, notably the crafty Capt. Renault (Claude Rains), Rick's cafe has become a haven for refugees looking to purchase illicit letters of transit which will allow them to escape to America.

One day, to Rick's great surprise, he is approached by the famed rebel Victor Laszlo (Pa...
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Clint Eastwood Attends Grand Opening Of Warner Bros. Theater At The Smithsonian

February 7th, 2012 10:56am EST
Clint Eastwood Smithsonian
Last week, The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History celebrated the grand opening of the new Warner Bros. Theater in Washington, D.C., with a ribbon cutting and presentation of the Smithsonian Bicentennial Medal to Clint Eastwood for his contribution to the American experience through film.

The medal recognizes Eastwood’s six decades of captivating national and international audiences through his work as an award-winning actor and director.

Accompanying the opening of the theater, a new display of objects will be on view showcasing the unique brand of Hollywood storytelling an...
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'Diamonds Are Forever' Movie Poster Fetches Fortune At Auction

June 16th, 2011 8:17am EDT
Sean Connery
The original poster artwork for James Bond movie Diamonds Are Forever has sold at a London auction for more than $125,000.

The hand-painted piece made more than three times the original estimate of $38,000 after a collector bid $126,800 at the Christie's sale on Wednesday.

The rare poster features a miss-spelling of actress Lana Wood's name and depicts 007 star Sean Connery holding a gun with two Bond girls at his side.

A poster for the 1942 Humphrey Bogart classic Casablanca also went under the hammer, fetching a staggering $48,000.
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Leonardo DiCaprio And Kate Winslet Named Top Movie Couple

March 23rd, 2011 9:15am EDT
Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet's doomed relationship in 1997 film Titanic has earned them the title of most romantic onscreen couple of all time.

More than 500,000 people were polled for the ABC TV and People magazine movie rundown, and the stars earned almost a quarter of the votes for their turn in James Cameron's epic.

The romance between Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh in 1939 classic Gone with the Wind was rated the second most romantic film pairing, while Richard Gere and Julia Roberts' unlikely coupling in Pretty Woman landed them third in the survey.

Casablanca couple Humphrey B...
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Check Out 'The African Queen' On DVD & Blu-ray March 23

March 20th, 2010 7:00am EDT
The African Queen
Adapted from a novel by C.S. Forester, "The African Queen" stars Humphrey Bogart in his Oscar-winning portrayal of Charlie Allnut, the slovenly, gin-swilling captain of a tramp steamer called the African Queen, which ships supplies to small East African villages during World War I. Katharine Hepburn plays Rose Sayer, the maiden-lady sister of a prim British missionary (Robert Morley).

When invading Germans kill the missionary and level the village, Allnut offers to take Rose back to civilization. She can't tolerate his drinking or bad manners; he isn't crazy about her imperious, judgmenta...
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Spotlight On Oscar's Best Pictures

January 7th, 2009 12:15pm EST
Oscar
January is the start of award season which means it's a tense time in Tinsel town! Actors are either being recognized or shunned for their tremendous work, agents are either celebrating with their stars or firing their "has-been" actors and we are betting on who is going to take home the Oscar! The stars, the fashion, the ambiance, the parties and actually taking home an Oscar along with the bragging rights that come along with it make this time of year so exciting!

The category of Best Picture is a huge deal and to be a part of the movie that wins is an honor! To say that you starre...
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Best Movie Lines That Have Stuck In Pop Culture

June 5th, 2008 9:00am EDT
The Sixth Sense
There are some movies that live forever in the minds of humanity generation after generation. They span decades, continents, and cross racial and gender divides. What creates that certain magic is intangible, but it inevitably involves the memorable quotes that make their way into pop culture and every day speech.

These quotes have a universal quality, whether humorous or tragic, and they take you back to that exact moment in the film when Marlon Brando screams into the air or Humphrey Bogart gently touches Ingrid Bergman's chin. These iconic moments are not only remembered but consta...
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Dolph Lundgren Discusses 'Missionary Man,' Filmmaking And Being The Bad Guy

February 12th, 2008 10:52am EST
Dolph Lundgren
Dolph Lundgren has stared in over 30 action films, portraying, among many others, He-Man, The Punisher, and Ivan Drago in Rocky IV. After killing hundreds of bad guys, leaping from dozens of exploding cars and buildings, and saving plenty of damsels in distress, Dolph is tackling his greatest challenge yet: directing. Starpulse caught up with the action star to discuss filmmaking, playing the bad guy, and learning to trust the audience.

What is it that inspired the story of Missionary Man?

I like Westerns. They're simple, mythical, and I thought it'd be a way to learn some skills a...
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Point/Counterpoint: Should Hollywood Stop Remaking Classic Films?

January 18th, 2008 1:45pm EST
Rob Zombie
Over the years many classic movies have been remade. Don't get me wrong, some of those remakes have been really good. But the majority of the movies have been really bad.

These days, special effects are being taken to a whole new level, but that's not always a good thing. One of the main reasons these films are classics is because CGI was in the distant future. People loved the original "Godzilla" because you can see the man in the Godzilla costume crushing a cardboard box, also known as Tokyo.

There are few movies that have scared me, and one of those films was the 1978 movie "Ha...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 25

December 25th, 2007 3:00am EST
Sissy Spacek
Happy Birthday to English singer Dido (1971), Cranberries guitarist Noel Hogan (1971), stolen base leader Rickey Henderson (1958), Eurythmics singer Annie Lennox (1954), "Carrie" actress Sissy Spacek (1949), country singer/actress Barbara Mandrell (1948), Margaritaville singer Jimmy Buffett (1946), Jimi Hendrix Experience bass player Noel Redding (1945; d. 2003), baseball legend Nellie Fox (1927; d. 1975), Twilight Zone writer/creator Rod Serling (1924), American bandleader Cab Calloway (1907; d. 1994), Casablanca star Humphrey Bogart (1899; d. 1957), actresss Evelyn Nesbit (1884; d. 1967),...
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Steve Guttenberg Talks To Starpulse About His Charity, Being Famous & Why He Sometimes Lies To The Press

October 17th, 2007 11:24am EDT
Steve Guttenberg
Recently, Steve Guttenberg appeared at New York's Upright Citizens' Brigade (UCB) Theater for an installment of "Inside Joke," a live talk show about the craft of comedy. Certainly there's much to be learned in the arena of humor from the star of films such as Police Academy, Cocoon, Short Circuit, and Three Men and a Little Lady, but The Gute also has much to say on the subjects of community, fame, and responsibility, not to mention some info on a few forthcoming acting roles and a book.

How did your appearance at the UCB Theater go?

I had the best time and now that I'm back in ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 25

December 25th, 2006 3:00am EST
Annie Lennox
Happy Birthday to English singer Dido (1971), Cranberries guitarist Noel Hogan (1971), stolen base leader Rickey Henderson (1958), Eurythmics singer Annie Lennox (1954), "Carrie" actress Sissy Spacek (1949), country singer/actress Barbara Mandrell (1948), Margaritaville singer Jimmy Buffett (1946), Jimi Hendrix Experience bass player Noel Redding (1945; d. 2003), baseball legend Nellie Fox (1927; d. 1975), Twilight Zone writer/creator Rod Serling (1924), American bandleader Cab Calloway (1907; d. 1994), Casablanca star Humphrey Bogart (1899; d. 1957), actresss Evelyn Nesbit (1884; d. 1967),...
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TCM Celebrates Legendary Hollywood Stars This August

June 28th, 2006 2:32pm EDT
John Wayne
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) struts its stuff in August with the annual Summer Under the Stars festival, a month-long celebration during which each day is dedicated to one of Hollywood’s most enduring personalities. This year’s festival is bigger than ever, with more than 400 movies and specials featuring 31 top stars.

It kicks off Monday, August 1, with a tribute to legendary actress Angela Lansbury, who sits down with TCM host Robert Osborne to discuss her life and career in a one-hour Private Screenings interview. Though perhaps best known today as author and sleuth Jessica Fletch...
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1940s Director Vincent Sherman Dies at 99

June 20th, 2006 9:32am EDT
Hollywood filmmaker Vincent Sherman died on Sunday night of natural causes - just one month ahead of his 100th birthday. The acclaimed director dominated cinema in the 1940s and 1950s before being ostracized for his suspected communist sympathies. He later went on to direct a string of hugely successful TV series including The Waltons and Baretta.

Aside from his string of hit films, Sherman was famed for romancing his leading ladies, including Bette Davis, Rita Hayworth and his three-movie dalliance with Joan Crawford.

Francine York, his companion for the last nine years, says, ...
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Today's Celebrity Birthdays, Dec. 25

December 25th, 2005 3:00am EST
Jimmy Buffett
Happy Birthday to English singer Dido (1971), Cranberries guitarist Noel Hogan (1971), stolen base leader Rickey Henderson (1958), Eurythmics singer Annie Lennox (1954), "Carrie" actress Sissy Spacek (1949), country singer/actress Barbara Mandrell (1948), Margaritaville singer Jimmy Buffett (1946), Jimi Hendrix Experience bass player Noel Redding (1945; d. 2003), baseball legend Nellie Fox (1927; d. 1975), Twilight Zone writer/creator Rod Serling (1924), American bandleader Cab Calloway (1907; d. 1994), Casablanca star Humphrey Bogart (1899; d. 1957), actresss Evelyn Nesbit (1884; d. 1967),...
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