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Daily Archives: February 23, 2015

What do Sting, Ice Cube, PJ Harvey, and Meatloaf have in common? Besides music, each has had a significant role in a major feature film over the past few decades. Rock stars have starred in movies since the birth of rock ‘n roll. ‘The King,’ Elvis Presley, made over thirty films across his extensive movie career. Most, if not all,… Read more »

23 February 2015 | Features, Film Lists

On November 10, 2014, one of the greatest legends of Japanese cinema passed away: Having experienced almost 40 years of unparalleled stardom, Ken Takakura’s death of lymphoma at age 83 severed one of the last remaining links to the Golden Age of Japanese Cinema. In America and Europe, he is often called the “Japanese Clint Eastwood”, a term which probably… Read more »

23 February 2015 | Film Lists