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Flashback: Simon and Garfunkel Play Together for Possibly the Last Time

By 2010, Simon and Garfunkel had become an insanely lucrative nostalgia machine that revved up every few years to play stadiums, festivals and arenas …

Bill Graham Civic hosted Apple’s biggest hyperbole-fest ever

We get that yesterday’s Apple event was a marketing thing, which is why every presentation began with whoever was onstage telling us how “thrilled,” “excited” or “really happy” they were to be there. And the exaggeration just continued from those intros.<p>Here are some of the most outlandish and …

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Netflix Film School: These Iconic Westerns Set The Stage For Modern Movies

The Art of Nerding Out<p><i>EDITOR’s NOTE: You don’t have to peruse Netflix for too long to figure out it’s a treasure trove of low-budget B-movies,</i> …

The silent-era film stars who risked life and limb doing their own film stunts

In the second part of our series on early cinema, we celebrate the courage of Buster Keaton in Steamboat Bill Jr – and four other actors who were tough enough to take the knocks on set<p>Buster Keaton was no stranger to landing on his backside, but even he found the Steamboat Bill Jr (1928) shoot …

J.J. Abrams Was Worried Harrison Ford Couldn't Be Han Solo Again

Teacher describes handling gun-wielding teen hostage taker

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thirty-year veteran teacher Twila Smith had scarcely started a new school year when a 14-year-old freshman entered her world …

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