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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Lots of magic — but little illumination — in 'Houdini'

     Lots of magic — but little illumination — in 'Houdini'
    Oscar winner Adrien Brody is the big get for History's biopic "Houdini," an attempt to reveal the man behind the great-escape legend. It is also, one assumes, a bid to re-ignite the network's original drama flame sparked by 2012's similarly star-studded...
  • Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin to Star in MGM's 'Me Before You'

    "Game of Thrones" actress Emilia Clarke and "Hunger Games" actor Sam Claflin are in negotiations to star in MGM and New Line's "Me Before You." Thea Sharrock will direct. Based on the Jojo Moyes novel, the story revolves around a girl in a small town...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Renowned Irish Author And Humanitarian To Speak At Quinnipiac University

    Celebrated Irish author and humanitarian Don Mullan will discuss "The Christmas Truce and the Great War" on at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24, in the Center for Communications and Engineering, Room 218, on Quinnipiac University's Mount Carmel Campus....
  • Telluride: From 'Birdman' to 'Mommy,' Festival Soars Above the Fray

    JUSTIN CHANG: How was your Telluride, Scott? Mine was terrific -- though I should note that I don't really have a frame of reference, being a first-timer at this annual mountainside mecca for movie lovers. Still, I'm happy to report that just about...
  • 'Testament of Youth' to World Premiere at London Film Festival

    LONDON -- James Kent's "Testament of Youth" will world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival, where it plays as the Mayor of London's Centerpiece Gala screening. The pic, which is based on Vera Brittain's memoir of World War I, stars Alicia Vikander,...
  • Participant Joins Steven Spielberg-Tom Hanks Cold War Thriller

    Participant Media is joining DreamWorks Studios on Steven Spielberg's untitled Cold War Spy thriller starring Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance and Amy Ryan. Participant is also on board "The Light Between Oceans," written and directed by Derek Cianfrance and...
  • Season Preview 2014: What to watch on TV in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: What to watch on TV in Orlando
    Here are the synopses, time slots and premiere dates, where available, for new series and programs from the broadcast networks, cable channels and PBS. Schedules can change. TV critic Hal Boedeker assesses the programs. ABC SELFIE, 8 p.m. Tuesday:...
  • World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits

    World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits
    The assassination of Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand, which is officially recognized as the start of World War I, was 100 years ago this year. So World War I is the predominant theme in historical exhibits in 2014 (even though the United States didn't...
  • TV Picks: 'Houdini,' 'Breathless,' 'Doctor Who'

    TV Picks: 'Houdini,' 'Breathless,' 'Doctor Who'
    Oscar-winner Adrien Brody is the obvious draw for History's four-hour, two-part bio-pic "Houdini," which attempts to show the man behind the great-escape legend. That it winds up spending most of its time showcasing all the escapes, relying almost...
  • Richard Griffiths' World War I Drama 'Private Peaceful' Gets U.S. Distribution

    BBC Worldwide North America has acquired all rights in the U.S. and Canada to "Private Peaceful," featuring the final performance by the late Richard Griffiths. The World War I drama, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, is directed by Pat O'Connor ("...
  • Venice Q&A: Jordanian 'Theeb' Director Abu Nowar

    Jordanian director naji Abu Nowar's bold first feature, "Theeb," is a Bedouin Western shot in the Jordanian desert with real Bedouins. Nowar, who studied screenwriting at the Sundance Institute Lab's first Middle East program in Jordan, combines...