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Forgotten Friday Flick: Do You Remember Comedy Crime Drama 'Buffalo '66'?

6/5/2015 12:15pm EDT
Buffalo 66
Being in a spirited film fest mood, it felt right this week to tackle some controversial indie material that pushes creative boundaries – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s film divided cinema geeks when it hit the scene as it announced a wacky talent with an equally insane film vision to the movie world. Utilizing his own unique brand of hyperkinetic bravado, the writer/director/actor of this odd egg aligned himself with amazing actors and creative crew to create a film unlike any other. Can a maniac be the hero – it’s "Buffalo '66!"

Billy Brown is a strange guy with a s...
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Gone But Not Forgotten: Remembering The Celebrities Who Left Us In 2012

12/31/2012 3:00pm EST
Whitney Houston
As 2012 comes to a close please click through to take a look back and remember all the actors, actresses, musicians, singers, writers, directors, producers and others who have entertained us over the years but left us during the past year.

They may be gone but their legacies will live on... R.I.P.

Etta James the "At Last" singer died of complications from Leukemia on January 20 at age 73.

Welcome Back Kotter star Robert Hegyes, who played Juan Luis Pedro Phillipo de Huevos Epstein on the show, died of a heart attack at age 60 on January 26.

Singer & reality TV star Leslie Cart...
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RIP Ben Gazzara, Star Of 'Big Lebowksi,' 'Run For Your Life'

2/4/2012 8:37am EST
Ben Gazzara
Stage and screen legend Ben Gazzara has died after losing a battle with pancreatic cancer - the same disease that killed his "Road House" co-star Patrick Swayze.

Gazzara, who was 81, died at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan on Friday.

A native New Yorker, the Emmy winner studied with drama guru Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio and became a Broadway stage sensation in the 1950s thanks to leading roles in plays like "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" and "A Hatful of Rain."

Gazzara made a string of TV appearances in the late 1950s and hit the big screen in "Anatomy of a Murder," opposite James Stewar...
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'(500) Days Of Summer' & Other Films With Great Impromptu Music Scenes

12/21/2009 10:15pm EST
500 Days of Summer
(500) Days of Summer was one of the best movies of the year. The Golden Globe nominated film will be released on DVD on December 22nd

, and for those who haven't seen it - we recommend you check it out.

We especially love the musical scene where Joseph Gordon-Levitt charms the audience with his dance moves to Hall & Oates "You Make My Dreams Come True." His character, Tom, falls head over heels in love with Zooey Deschanel's character, Summer, and what better way to express his love than in song? When he thinks about her he wants to sing and dance and everyone else is as happy as he is...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 28

8/28/2009 3:00am EDT
LeAnn Rimes
Happy Birthday to:

Country singer LeAnn Rimes (1982)

"Kung Fu Panda" star Jack Black (1969)

"90210" star Jason Priestley (1969)

Scottish actor Billy Boyd (1968)

Canadian country singer Shania Twain (1965)

Actress Amanda Tapping (1965)

Daytime actress Emma Samms (1960)

"City Slickers" actor Daniel Stern (1957)

Actor David Soul (1943)

Velvet Underground guitarist Sterling Morrison (1942; d. 1995)

Actor Ben Gazzara (1930).

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Celebrity Birthdays, August 28

8/28/2008 3:00am EDT
LeAnn Rimes
Happy Birthday to country singer LeAnn Rimes (1982), "King Kong" actor Jack Black (1969), "90210" star Jason Priestley (1969), Scottish actor Billy Boyd (1968), Canadian country singer Shania Twain (1965), actress Amanda Tapping (1965), daytime actress Emma Samms (1960), "City Slickers" actor Daniel Stern (1957), baseball player/manager Lou Piniella (1943), actor David Soul (1943), Velvet Underground guitarist Sterling Morrison (1942; d. 1995), actor Ben Gazzara (1930), and Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy (1828; d. 1910).

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Celebrity Birthdays, August 28

8/28/2007 3:00am EDT
LeAnn Rimes
Happy Birthday to country singer LeAnn Rimes (1982), "King Kong" actor Jack Black (1969), "90210" star Jason Priestley (1969), Scottish actor Billy Boyd (1968), Canadian country singer Shania Twain (1965), actress Amanda Tapping (1965), daytime actress Emma Samms (1960), "City Slickers" actor Daniel Stern (1957), baseball player/manager Lou Piniella (1943), actor David Soul (1943), Velvet Underground guitarist Sterling Morrison (1942; d. 1995), actor Ben Gazzara (1930), and Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy (1828; d. 1910).
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 28

8/28/2006 3:00am EDT
LeAnn Rimes
Happy Birthday to country singer LeAnn Rimes (1982), "King Kong" actor Jack Black (1969), "90210" star Jason Priestley (1969), Scottish actor Billy Boyd (1968), Canadian country singer Shania Twain (1965), actress Amanda Tapping (1965), daytime actress Emma Samms (1960), "City Slickers" actor Daniel Stern (1957), baseball player/manager Lou Piniella (1943), actor David Soul (1943), Velvet Underground guitarist Sterling Morrison (1942; d. 1995), actor Ben Gazzara (1930), and Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy (1828; d. 1910).
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