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From the People Archive: Pierce Brosnan Remembers the Wife He Loved and Lost to Ovarian Cancer

From the People Archive: Pierce Brosnan Remembers the Wife He Loved and Lost to Ovarian Cancer
Pierce Brosnan, who stars in AMC’s new Western series The Son, recently opened up about losing his wife and daughter to ovarian cancer. Look back on People’s 1992 cover story on the British actor, as he reflected on his wife’s memory four months after her death — and the profound impact she had on his life.

When His Agent Phoned Pierce Brosnan in early March to tell him that his latest film, The Lawnmower Man, was a box office hit—a Brosnan first—the 39-year-old Irish-born actor remembers how he “whooped and hollered” with his two boys, Christopher, 19, and Sean,
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Palm Springs Film Review: ‘Sealed Cargo’

Palm Springs Film Review: ‘Sealed Cargo’
Billed as fact-based fiction, “Sealed Cargo” manages to eke an awful lot of fun and heart out of the unappetizing notion of police trying to sneak imported toxic sludge into a rural dump site. This buoyant seriocomedy from director/co-scenarist Julia Vargas-Weise juggles a lot of balls with seeming ease, from farcical elements and romance to political commentary. While the film has kept an oddly low profile in playing a long line of second-tier festivals over the past year, it’s selection as Bolivia’s Oscar submission might bring this international co-production some well-deserved interest from offshore distributors.

Whatever the bright green gunk leaking out of heavy-duty barrels is, and wherever it originally came from, it requires handling from workers in full hazmat suits. The film shows the carelessness with which this presumably First World poison is being unloaded on unsuspecting Third World nations when one worker simply pastes
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Patrick Stewart Facts: 27 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the 'X-Men' Star

Born to humble beginnings, Sir Patrick Stewart has worked his way up to become one of the most recognizable stars today.

The veteran stage actor was prolific as a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company for over a decade. However, it wasn't until the late 1980s that Stewart broke out on screen, portraying Captain Jean-Luc Picard on "Star Trek: The Next Generation." Riding that wave, he was cast as the iconic Professor Charles Xavier in the film adaptation of the "X-Men" comic books. This summer, Stewart reprises the role of the mutant Xavier once again in Bryan Singer's "X-Men: Days of Future Past."

From the actor's early work as a journalist to his "bodacious man" award, here are 27 things you probably don't know about Patrick Stewart.

1. Stewart was born in Yorkshire, England to Gladys Barrowclough, a weaver and textile worker, and Alfred Stewart, a Regimental Sergeant Major in the British Army.
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Alt.TV – 15/4/10

Are you bored of the same old TV shows? Tired of the mainstream? Then check out this round-up of alternative movies and series showing on UK television tonight…

8.05pm The Last Patrol (Movies4Men)

An earthquake measuring 9.5 on the Richter Scale splits California into an island with a perpetual dustcloud hanging over it. The survivors of the terrible ordeal have started to come together in the shape of Nick Preston (Dolph Lundgren) an air force captain, and other fractions of the military, including Sarah McBride and Lucky Simcoe, and have situated themselves in a warfare junkyard, holding weaponry from forgotten conflicts. They are searching for food, fuel and fellow survivors, and a possible path into the next world, while also dodging a violent plague that causes the skin to boil.

9.00pm Hellboy II: The Golden Army (Sky Movies SciFi & Horror)

Paranormal investigator Hellboy returns to prevent an ancient prince of
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Captain Kirk Rides Denzel's Death Train

Tony Scott and Denzel Washington have apparently developed an affinity for trains. Next weekend they have The Taking of Pelham 123 hitting theaters and they're already knee-deep in planning another train movie together called Unstoppable. The film stars Washington as an experienced train engineer on the verge of being laid off and replaced by a new conductor. Hr says Star Trek's Captain Kirk Chris Pine has been hired to play the newbie replacement. Together, both engineers will race against time to stop an unmanned, out of control freight train carrying explosives and poison gas. Shouldn't this star Steven Seagal?
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