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2014-04-16 12:25:57

American Composer To Be Commemorated with 11 CD Soundtrack Collection NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony/Legacy Recordings will celebrate American composer Henry Mancini (April 16, 1924 - June 14, 1994) with a variety of collectible commemorative titles to be released throughout 2014. The new official Henry Mancini website (www.HenryMancini.com) will launch on April 16, 2014, the composer's 90th birthday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060130/LEGACYLOGO The...

2009-09-04 10:22:29

British filmmaker Guy Ritchie is to follow up his movie Sherlock Holmes with a big-screen adaptation of the comic book, Lobo, Variety reported. Production on the film about an alien interstellar bounty hunter is slated to begin early next year, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said. Ritchie, who is perhaps best known as pop star Madonna's ex-husband, previously directed RocknRolla, Snatch and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.

2009-08-11 20:51:17

Two thieves arrived at an upmarket London jeweler by taxi and left in high-end getaway cars with items worth millions of dollars, police said. The thieves left Graff Diamonds in fashionable Mayfair with 40 million pounds ($67 million) worth of watches, necklaces and earrings, The Independent reported Tuesday. Police said the thieves, two men dressed in suits, appeared to know the most expensive items. Police released footage of the heist from security cameras Tuesday. Investigators say at...

2009-05-30 12:22:08

U.S. actor Denzel Washington says he offered support to fellow movie star John Travolta in the wake of the death of Travolta's son. Washington, who recently worked on the remake of The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 with Travolta, said at a news conference Friday he has spoken with Travolta since the actor's 16-year-old son Jett died in the Bahamas in January, People.com reported. Needless to say, he's struggling, Washington said of his Pelham co-star. So more than talking to him, I listened to him,...

2009-04-23 09:49:00

Black brings the hilarious sarcasm of his 'Let Them Eat Cake Tour' to Central California FRIANT, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Table Mountain Casino is pleased to continue their string of sold-out top name headliner shows with comedian Lewis Black, widely revered as the world's most-annoyed comedian, for one show only at the Table Mountain Event Center on Tuesday evening, May 19. Casino Guests will be treated to a side-splitting performance featuring Black's trademark nonstop ranting and...

2009-02-11 09:21:00

Casino Continues String Of Sold Out Shows Brings Little Big Town---Fresh From The Grammys FRIANT, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Table Mountain Casino, voted the People's Choice Award Winner for Best Local Casino, and widely known as The Ultimate Entertainment Destination continues to bring the hottest entertainment to the heart of California! Starting the year with back-to-back sold out performances of Las Vegas Headliner and America's Got Talent Winner Terry Fator and iconic Superstar...

2009-01-07 16:26:17

The daylight heist in which robbers dressed as Hasidic Jews relieved a New York Diamond District wholesaler of his jewels reads like a movie script. And it was -- the New Year's Eve actual robbery re-enacted the opening scene from 2001's Snatch, in which actor Benicio Del Toro led a crew of diamond thieves who disguised themselves as Hasidic Jews, the New York Post reported Wednesday. Dressed in black coats and hats and sporting phony beards, the still-at-large robbers flashed fake IDs to a...

2009-01-01 18:45:07

Donald E. Westlake, a prize-winning author and Oscar-nominated screenwriter, has died in Mexico, apparently of a heart attack, his wife said. He was 75. Westlake, who won three Edgar awards for his novels and was nominated for an Academy Award in 1991 for the screenplay for The Grifters, died Wednesday night as he prepared to go to dinner, his wife, Abigail Westlake, told The New York Times. Westlake was named Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of American in 1993. Beginning with The...

2008-11-28 21:50:59

British actor Michael Caine revealed the unfilmed ending of his classic heist flick The Italian Job to a crowd at the 2008 Visit London Awards Thursday. The conclusion of the story told in the 1969 movie has been debated for years. The film ends with the gang of thieves left hanging -- literally -- as their bus filled with gold dangles over a precipice and Caine's character Charlie Croker is heard saying: Hang on a minute, lads. I've got a great idea. The Daily Mail said the 75-year-old actor...

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