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Archaeologists Uncover Coffin Within A Coffin At Richard III Dig Site
2013-07-30 05:31:20

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online During the University of Leicester's month-long excavation of the Grey Friars church site where the remains of King Richard III were previously exhumed, a stone coffin was unearthed just last week. Upon the archaeologists' decision to remove the lid of the coffin, the team made an unexpected discovery: another coffin buried within the first. The team of Leicester archaeologists is now planning to investigate the contents of the...

2009-01-13 10:00:00

Woody Allen Directs A Menage-A-Trois of Sexy Comedic Performances, From The Weinstein Company and Genius Products Film Also Garnered a Threesome of Acting Nominations for Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Rebecca Hall SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Oscar(R)-winning writer and director Woody Allen (Match Point) uses the vibrant energy of Barcelona, Spain, as his canvas to paint a sexually-charged but ultimately hilarious portrait of love in Golden Globe Best Picture (Musical or...

2008-10-13 09:00:30

By FIONA LEITH GHOST Today, Five, 9pm Back when Hollywood made romcoms that passed the test of time Demi Moore, Patrick Swayze and Whoopi Goldberg, above, stepped forward to create a classic. Moore loses husband Swayze in a mugging, but in steps Goldberg as the medium through whom the pair can be reunited at the pottery wheel of life. (1990) THE SEA INSIDE Tuesday, Channel 4, 1.10am Long before Javier Bardem was sporting an Oscar-worthy mop top in No Country For Old Men, he...

2008-08-28 18:00:35

Visiting Spain, a visitor can soon find himself surrounded by smug American yuppies and the painters, poets and musicians who populate Barcelona and spend their bohemian days idly debating the merits of love and art - when they're not wrapped up in making them both, that is. Somehow, Woody Allen makes us not just tolerate them but find ourselves engaged in their adventures in "Vicky Cristina Barcelona," his strongest film in quite a while. He seems freer here, more comfortable in his rhythm...

2008-08-17 12:00:24

By Glenn Whipp For its first hour, Woody Allen's latest, "Vicky Cristina Barcelona," unfolds pleasantly enough, a two-girls-and-a-guy romantic comedy that's funnier than anything Allen has produced this decade. Then another girl - Penelope Cruz - enters the picture and "Vicky" catches fire, turning the movie into a different two-girls- and-a-guy flick, this one possessing the kind of dizzy, daffy passion you thought Allen could no longer conjure. Woody should forget Scarlett Johansson,...

2008-08-17 12:00:24

By MAL VINCENT By Mal Vincent The Virginian-Pilot Free love is not free. There are complications, albeit surprisingly minor ones, when a suave painter named Juan Antonio picks up two American-tourist yuppies in Barcelona and his wild ex-wife shows up at the door after attempting suicide. It's a Woody Allen movie, which means some of you will stop reading here while others will start panting with anticipation. Allen has a way of separating people into pro and con camps. You have to...

2006-05-22 04:42:46

CANNES (Hollywood Reporter) - Penelope Cruz and Pedro Almodovar love each other. That was evident from the love-fest they held at the recent press conference for their new film "Volver." Cruz deflected questions about her love life to gush about her devotion to Almodovar. "I sound like a groupie," Cruz said Friday after a 10-minute discourse on how fabulous Almodovar is. "My career and even my life wouldn't be the same without him. (In) whatever subject he touches on film, he really...

2006-05-19 08:58:43

By Kerstin Gehmlich CANNES, France (Reuters) - Spanish director Pedro Almodovar said on Friday that Hollywood's "straitjacket" production system held little attraction for him as a filmmaker when compared to the freedom he enjoys in Europe. The Oscar-winning director, who has won dozens of international awards with his Spanish language movies has returned to his family roots with the bitter-sweet comedy "Volver" at the Cannes Film Festival and said he has yet to see a proposal for a...

2006-01-30 09:25:00

MADRID (Reuters) - A film shot in English, "The Secret Life of Words," won top honors at Spain's equivalent of the Oscars on Monday. The movie, which offers a tender and thoughtful portrayal of how people deal with painful pasts, took four prizes at the glittering Goya awards ceremony, including best film and best director for Spain's Isabel Coixet. "The Secret Life of Words" tells the story of Josef, played by American actor Tim Robbins, who is badly burned and temporarily blinded...

2006-01-29 22:28:11

MADRID (Reuters) - A film shot in English, "The Secret Life of Words," won top honors at Spain's equivalent of the Oscars on Monday. The movie, which offers a tender and thoughtful portrayal of how people deal with painful pasts, took four prizes at the glittering Goya awards ceremony, including best film and best director for Spain's Isabel Coixet. "The Secret Life of Words" tells the story of Josef, played by American actor Tim Robbins, who is badly burned and temporarily blinded...