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Kim Novak Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

Posted on October 21, 2010 at 7:33 PM Comments comments (1)

Actress Kim Novak, who you might know from Alfred Hitchcock's 1958 film, "Vertigo" has recently been diagnosed with breast cancer. This information was first released yesterday, when I discovered it making headline news on my Internet provider's homepage. It said it was discovered during a yearly mammogram and according to manager, Sue Cameron, is expected to make a speedy recovery.

Get well soon, Kim...

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New Stamp!

Posted on May 22, 2010 at 10:38 PM Comments comments (0)

Katharine Hepburn was immortalized in a United States postal stamp about two weeks ago, with the ceremony taking place in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. (She was born in Hartford, CT, and is laid to rest there, also.) She is now the #16 star to receive a stamp in the Postal Service's "Legends of Hollywood" series, and also includes Jimmy Stewart, Marilyn Monroe and Bogie. They're now available, so make sure to pick up a few if you're a fan.

"Hollywood" Sign Stays Put!

Posted on April 26, 2010 at 9:31 PM Comments comments (0)

The Hollywood Sign, one of the most recognizable landmarks for motion pictures, is now preserved for future generations, thanks to people such as Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, various actors/movie people and a fundraising project—all in the name of land development. Thanks to so many people and their drive to save it, there will be absolutely no building on the 138 acres surrounding the sign that was originally...

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Oscars, Oscars, Everywhere

Posted on March 9, 2010 at 12:01 AM Comments comments (0)

So, I’ve been watching The Academy Awards loyally for the past few years, and I still don’t know why I subject myself to it. They seem to drone on and on—every year just a little longer than the year before, but still, I watch.

 

Why do I bother?

 

On one hand, I always hope that one day, I’ll be nominated for an Oscar. I don’t care for what—it could be for “Best Motion Picture Title”! Being in love with film an...

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