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'The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection: Romance' Arrives On DVD April 2

March 31st, 2013 6:55am EDT
The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection: Romance
Warner Bros. is releasing another new DVD box set as part of their 90th Anniversary initiative running throughout 2013. "The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection: Romance" will be available April 2 - just two days before the actual 90th anniversary. The collection features several romantic classics and modern favorites.  

Relive your favorite moments with Rhett and Scarlett in "Gone With the Wind." Watch Russian doctor Doctor Zhivago pursue the woman he loves during Russia's turbulent political changes of World War I. See Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman in "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof."

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Must-Have For Film Lovers: 'Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection: Best Pictures'

January 29th, 2013 1:09am EST
Warner Bros. 20 film collection best pictures
Warner Bros. is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, and the film studio is comemmorating the milestone by releasing several box sets, including the newly released 20-film collection featuring "Best Pictures."

The "Best Pictures" compliation is now available in stores and online (get it HERE at the WB shop). The collection features a variety of films from different eras, giving viewers a glimpse through time via some truly remarkable films.

1929-1942 (A New Era)

The Broadway Melody (1929)
Grand Hotel (1932)
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
Gone With The ...
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Casablanca Piano Sells At Auction For $600,000

December 16th, 2012 4:45pm EST
Casablanca
The piano which featured in one of movie classic Casablanca's pivotal scenes has been sold at auction for $600,000.

The upright which Dooley Wilson performed "As Time Goes By" on in the 1942 film went under the hammer at Sotheby's on Friday.

Experts had predicted the piano, which Sotheby's sold to a Japanese movie memorabilia collector for $154,000 in 1988, would fetch as much as $1.2 million.
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'Casablanca' Oscar To Go Under The Hammer

June 26th, 2012 7:58am EDT
Casablanca
The Best Director Academy Award handed to Michael Curtiz for 1942 classic Casablanca is expected to sell for more than $2.5 million when it goes up for auction this week.

The gold statue, which late moviemaker Curtiz won in 1943, had already garnered $369,000 in an online bid by Monday, and organizers anticipate it could sell for as much as $3 million by the time the auction closes.

Magician David Copperfield had previously paid $231,500 for the Oscar, but bosses at auctioneers Nate D. Sanders are refusing to name the latest seller.

The Academy Award will be sold to the highest bidder...
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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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'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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Samuel L. Jackson Beats Chris Brown; Cast Your Votes In Round 2 Of 'Celeb Madness' (Pt. 2)

March 23rd, 2009 2:40pm EDT
Samuel L. Jackson
Cast your votes for your favorite celebs in Round 2 of Starpulse.com's first annual "Celebrity Madness" tournament! With round one over, you've narrowed the field of 64 down to 32 and we've got 16 more matchups for you to vote on in both our men's and women's brackets!

Round 2 will consist of four parts with eight matchups in each one for you to vote on. Links to both men's and women's below.

-Click here to see the results of the first round!

For more information on the "Celebrity Madness" tournament and to get updated & printable brackets, go HERE.

The Matchup

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Play Starpulse's 'Celebrity Madness 2009 - The Men' (Round 1, Group 4)

March 19th, 2009 4:20pm EDT
Leonardo DiCaprio
Cast your votes for your favorite male & female celebrities in Starpulse.com's First Annual "Celebrity March Madness" showdown! In the spirit of the NCAA Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments, we bring you two celebrity tournaments throughout the month of March that will determine the number one male and female celebrity - chosen by YOU!

All you have to do is cast your vote in the poll under the picture for one of the two celebs in each matchup! At the end of the round, we'll tally the votes and get the next round underway. There's even a bracket (updated after each round) with all ...
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Cliffs Notes For Chick Flicks

March 3rd, 2009 2:51pm EST
The Notebook
Ever wonder what your wife is talking about when she mentions "that scene" from When Harry Met Sally? Or why your female co-workers start giggling when they refer to Bob in cubicle 8 as "Mr. Big"? Do you feel you're missing out on some cornerstone of pop culture, but just can't bring yourself to sit through all those tear-jerkers with a box of Kleenex and a carton of Jamoca Almond Fudge?

Well fear no more, because we've done the couch work for you - with this quick reference guide you'll never again be left scratching your head during a heated Julia Roberts/ Sandra Bullock debate.

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Top 10 Date Movies That Aren't Romantic Comedies

February 10th, 2009 10:19am EST
Mr. and Mrs. Smith
Every Valentine's Day the same question is heard all over the country: "What am I going to do for my sweetie?" Too often guys are stuck watching the typical romantic comedy and subjected to the four-hour wait at the over-priced restaurant. In this new economy people are looking for alternatives to the typical Valentine's celebration. This year tell that special someone you care by making dinner at home and renting one of these great date movies, that aren't romantic comedies. They will satisfy both of you and get you in the mood for dessert, each other, served with whipped cream on top.

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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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'One Tree Hill': A 1940's Swing

November 20th, 2008 8:43am EST
One Tree Hill
Monday night's episode of "One Tree Hill" may not have fit into the context of the current storyline, but it definitely provided fans with a glimpse into the writing style of Chad Michael Murray. Whether or not fans loved it or not, the 67-year-old flash to the past introduced avid OTH fans to another world devoid of the usual drama and old antics seen each week. The unique spin on familiar characters and their lives arrived as a welcomed change to break up the familiar pace fans had been used to for several years.

As Casablanca streamed from his TV, Lucas Scott worked on writing hi...
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Top 10 James Bond Opening Sequences

November 14th, 2008 3:04pm EST
Casino Royale
Opinions may vary about which Bond movie has the best villain (From Russia With Love), the best Bond girl (Dr. No) or the worst theme song (The Man With The Golden Gun), but one thing people can agree on is that the opening sequences have only gotten better over the years.

Here's a list of the best opening sequences of Bond films in honor of the 22nd 007 movie opening today:

10) Licence To Kill

The film opens with Bond in a tuxedo ready to get married, or is he? And there's a ruthless bad guy, Sanchez, played by Robert Davi. We know he's ruthless because he orders Benicio De...
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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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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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Starpulse Top 10 Red-Hot Romantic Movies

November 5th, 2007 4:54pm EST
Top 10 Red-Hot Romantic Movies
In the midst of Googling some date-night movie ideas, many people come across lists of the most romantic films of all time. The only problem is that the majority of those currently dating are typically young and, to no one's surprise, probably aren't interested in cuddling up to archaic classics like "Casablanca" and "Doctor Zhivago." Although oldies can sometimes be goodies, it's time for a new, up-to-date listing of romantic movies from this era. The ten following motion pictures are sure to bring some laughter, tears, and joy to anyone looking for a good romance story.

10. The Wedd...
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Public Can Vote On Most Famous One-Liner Of All Time

September 25th, 2007 7:00pm EDT
Ask any movie or TV buff what their favorite one-liner is and you're bound to hear such quips as "I coulda been a contender," "I'll be back" and "Is that your final answer."

They're unforgettable lines that linger long after the show is over. But which are the most memorable? Boston's legendary Brigham's Ice Cream today announced its first survey to find the Top 10 List of Famous One-Liners of all time.

"Sometimes it takes only a word, or just a few, to become immortalized in film and television history," said Brigham's CEO Chuck Green. "In our first Top 10 List of Famous One-Lin...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 29

August 29th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Carla Gugino
Happy Birthday to Simple Plan bassist David Desrosiers (1980), actress Carla Gugino (1971), singer Me'Shell NdegeOcello (1969), Cocteau Twins singer Elizabeth Fraser (1963), actress Rebecca De Mornay (1962), King of Pop Michael Jackson (1958), TV host Robin Leach (1941), film directors Joel Schumacher and William Friedkin (1939), actor Elliott Gould (1938), Arizona senator John McCain (1936), singer Dinah Washington (1924; d. 1963), musician Charlie Parker (1920; d. 1955), "The Jeffersons" star Isabel Sanford (1917; d. 2004), actor George Montgomery (1916; d. 2000), and "Casablanca" actress...
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New AFI Special Counting Down 100 Greatest Movies Of All Time To Air June 20

April 19th, 2007 9:42am EDT
The Godfather
AFI'S 100 Years... 100 Movies -- 10th Anniversary Edition, a new entertainment special counting down the 100 greatest movies of all time, will be broadcast on June 20 on CBS. During the broadcast, the confidential list of the 100 greatest movies will be revealed by some of Hollywood's biggest stars. Citizen Kane, Casablanca, The Godfather, Titanic and Lord of the Rings are among 400 films to vie for the title of greatest movie of all time.

The program will consider classic favorites and newly eligible films released from 1996 to 2006. AFI has previously announced it will now undertake ...
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Show Your Best Kiss And Win An iTunes Gift Card

February 11th, 2007 8:00pm EST
Heather Graham
Valentine's Day is approaching and it's time to pucker up [for the camera]! The buzz is Gray Matters has the sexiest, steamiest screen kiss we've seen in years. Think you can beat it?

If you think you have the best kiss – better than the one between Gray (Heather Graham) and Charlie (Bridget Moynahan) in Gray Matters – then prove it and enter the Show Us Your Best Kiss contest for your chance to win a $100 gift card to I-Tunes or Sephora.

The Show Us Your Best Kiss contest is featured on the Gray Matters official site and YouTube.

A sophisticated comedy about love, life and b...
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Valentine's Day Romantic Movie Guide

February 1st, 2007 8:00am EST
The Notebook
Valentine’s Day is just a heartbeat away, so take your sweetie by the hand, grab some chewy chocolate treats, put extra butter on your popcorn, and check out some of Starpulse’s top romantic movies of all time.

Starpulse Top Romantic Movie List:

Casablanca

Breakfast at Tiffany's

Summertime

African Queen

Sabrina

Doctor Zhivago

Love Story

The Graduate

Hannah & Her Sisters

Gone with the Wind

Moonstruck

An Officer and a Gentleman

The Bridges of Madison County

Titanic

Ghost

When Harry Met Sally...

Sleepless in Seattle

The Princess Bride

My Best Fri...
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AFI To Count Down The 100 Greatest Movies Of All Time

January 19th, 2007 11:17am EST
Casablanca
American Film Institute (AFI) today announced the 10th annual installment of its Emmy Award-winning "AFI's 100 Years..." series. "AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies -- 10th Anniversary Edition" will count down the 100 greatest movies of all time in a three-hour television event on CBS in June.

The program will consider classic favorites and newly eligible films released from 1996 to 2006. AFI will undertake this program every 10 years to mark changing cultural perspectives.

"AFI has created the most comprehensive and credible examination of excellence in American film with the AFI's 10...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 10

January 10th, 2007 3:00am EST
Donald Fagen
Happy Birthday to NFL quarterback Jake Delhomme (1975), Crash Test Dummies singer Brad Roberts (1964), "Sunny Came Home" singer Shawn Colvin (1956), German guitarist Michael Schenker (1955), 80s singer Pat Benatar (1953), boxer George Foreman (1949), character actor William Sanderson (1948), Steely Dan singer/keyboardist Donald Fagen (1948), English singer Rod Stewart (1945), folk singer Jim Croce (1943; d. 1973), actor Sal Mineo (1939; d. 1976), baseball legend Willie McCovey (1938), historic author Stephen Ambrose (1936; d. 2002), film executive Roy Disney (1930), and "Casablanca" star Pa...
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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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Kenny G's 'I'm In The Mood For Love ...' Drops Nov. 14

October 13th, 2006 12:32pm EDT
Kenny G
Internationally celebrated recording artist Kenny G will release his first newly recorded all-instrumental album of popular material in more than four years, when “I'm In The Mood For Love ... The Most Romantic Melodies Of All Time” arrives in stores on November 14th.

Following his heart, the world's most renowned soprano saxophone stylist lends his instrumental craft, for the first time, to an entire program of romantic songs featuring several of today's most recent chart hits: "If I Ain't Got You" (Alicia Keys), "You're Beautiful" (James Blunt), and "You Raise Me Up" (Josh Groban).
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 29

August 29th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Michael Jackson
Happy Birthday to Simple Plan bassist David Desrosiers (1980), actress Carla Gugino (1971), singer Me'Shell NdegeOcello (1969), Cocteau Twins singer Elizabeth Fraser (1963), actress Rebecca De Mornay (1962), King of Pop Michael Jackson (1958), tv host Robin Leach (1941), film directors Joel Schumacher and William Friedkin (1939), actor Elliott Gould (1938), Arizona senator John McCain (1936), singer Dinah Washington (1924; d. 1963), musician Charlie Parker (1920; d. 1955), "The Jeffersons" star Isabel Sanford (1917; d. 2004), actor George Montgomery (1916; d. 2000), and "Casablanca" actress...
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Casablanca Tops List Of 'Movies Film Fans Should Watch'

July 18th, 2006 9:59am EDT
Casablanca
Casablanca has topped a list of movies all real film fans should watch. The tear-jerking war romance heads a list of classics, drawn up by Radio Times magazine as a 'Film Buff's Guide'. Full List Below!

Despite the list featuring a number of box office flops - including the biggest disaster in cinema history, the 1980 anti-western Heaven's Gate - the author of the list, Radio Times film editor Andrew Collins, has defended his peculiar choice of entries.

He said: "Snobbery does not belong to the film buff." He also pointed out that, to truly reflect on the greatest cinema of all ti...
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Here's Looking At You, Kid: 'Casablanca' Named Greatest Screenplay of All Time

April 7th, 2006 1:14pm EDT
Casablanca
For the first time ever, the Writers Guild of America, East and the Writers Guild of America, West are celebrating the best screenwriters and their timeless works with the release of the 101 Greatest Screenplays list. The finest achievement in film writing? The classic 1942 love story Casablanca. Rounding out the top three are The Godfather and Chinatown.

Any film, past or present, English-language or otherwise, was eligible. The resulting list is like a travelogue of the greatest films of the century, with all decades from the 1930s on represented among the rankings.

"101 Greates...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 10

January 10th, 2006 3:00am EST
Rod Stewart
Happy Birthday to NFL quarterback Jake Delhomme (1975), Crash Test Dummies singer Brad Roberts (1964), "Sunny Came Home" singer Shawn Colvin (1956), German guitarist Michael Schenker (1955), 80s singer Pat Benatar (1953), boxer George Foreman (1949), character actor William Sanderson (1948), Steely Dan singer/keyboardist Donald Fagen (1948), English singer Rod Stewart (1945), folk singer Jim Croce (1943; d. 1973), actor Sal Mineo (1939; d. 1976), baseball legend Willie McCovey (1938), historic author Stephen Ambrose (1936; d. 2002), film executive Roy Disney (1930), and "Casablanca" star Pa...
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