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Powers Boothe, Star of Tombstone, Deadwood Dies at 68

Powers Boothe, Star of Tombstone, Deadwood Dies at 68
The Hollywood community is in mourning once again after another beloved performer was lost this weekend. Powers Boothe, an Emmy-winning character actor with several diverse roles to his credit, passed away at the age of 68 on Sunday. The actor's death was first announced online in a tweet from actor Beau Bridges, and was later confirmed by his rep, Karen Samfilippo. The rep confirmed that he died in his sleep from apparent natural causes.

The Entertainment Weekly report doesn't reveal if there will be an autopsy performed or not. The actor was born June 1, 1948 in Snyder, Texas, USA, the son of a sharecropper who spent his youth chopping cotton and became the first member of his family to attend a university, receiving a fellowship to Southern Methodist University to study acting, where he received a degree in Fine Arts. After performing in Oregon, Connecticut and Philadelphia, the actor arrived in New
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YouTube Launches Minis + Movies Channel For All Your Made-For-tv Needs

YouTube has transformed itself into what was once the harbinger of Rick Astley videos and dudes filming what would happen when they bet they could totally jump off that roof into something somewhat more respectable. Via Sonar Entertainment, Youtube launched Minis + Movies, a new paid subscription channel that brings classic miniseries and made-for-tv movies to your computer screen. So while you won’t be able to watch such modern classics as Sharknado or Jersey Shore Shark Attack or Sharktopus through this subscription service, Sonar owns a catalog of over 500 titles that will be available for viewing. In case you were wondering, yes, they do have the Tia, Tamara and Taj Mowry film Seventeen Again. Thank you for asking. The great part of exploring many of these telefilms is stumbling upon certain gems that Hollywood heavy hitters made at the beginnings of their careers. The Sonar catalog features flicks like Jennifer Garner’s 1999 action-disaster vehicle Aftershock: Earthquake in New York and
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Sonar Entertainment Brings Tommy Lee Jones, Angelina Jolie and Zooey Deschanel to YouTube

Sonar Entertainment Brings Tommy Lee Jones, Angelina Jolie and Zooey Deschanel to YouTube
Sonar Entertainment has launched "Minis + Movies," a new paid YouTube channel featuring miniseries and TV movies, the company said Monday. "Lonesome Dove," starring Tommy Lee Jones and Robert Duvall, "Tin Man," starring Zooey Deschanel" and "True Women," starring Angelina Jolie, are among the initial titles available to subscribers. Additional titles will become available each month. Subscribers can fork over either $1.99 a month or $19.99 a year for the channel, the latest pay channel on the world's largest video platform. Also read: Will People Pay for YouTube? Some of Its Biggest Stars Are
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What to Buy This Week: DVD and Blu-ray releases for April 23rd 2012

Another week, another Monday. So it’s time for the rundown of DVDs and Blu-ray’s hitting stores online and offline this week. It’s another packed week, with plenty of movies waiting to take you money, so let us breakdown the new releases and highlight what you should – and shouldn’t – be buying from today, April 23rd 2012.

Pick Of The Week

Hirokin: The Last Samurai (DVD/Blu-ray)

Hirokin, a reluctant hero marked by a dark past, must fulfill his destiny when forced to choose between avenging the murder of his family or fighting for the freedom of a people long abused. Hirokin Review

And the rest…

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (DVD/Blu-ray)

Disgraced journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Daniel Craig) accepts an invitation to surreptitiously investigate a forty year old unsolved murder on behalf of the victim’s uncle, Swedish industrialist Henrik Vanger (Christopher Plummer). Meanwhile, tattooed hacker Lisbeth
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SCOREcast No. 25: Special Guest: Emmy Award-winning composer Bruce Broughton

SCOREcast No. 25

Podcast Shownotes

Original Air Date: December 18, 2009

Focus: December Theme (Gear), and an interview with composer Bruce Broughton

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It's SCOREcast's Silver Anniversary, and we are celebrating Big!

In our 25th episode, Deane and Lee visit with ten-time Emmy Award-winning composer Bruce Broughton about the current union discussions and his role in the newly formed ad-hoc group, the Association of Media Composers and Lyricists (Amcl).

Much, much more after the jump....

Bruce Broughton has written the scores for such major motion pictures as "Tombstone," "Lost In Space," "Young Sherlock Holmes" and "Bambi II." With 23 nominations, he has received the Emmy award a record ten times, most recently for his score to the HBO movie, "Warm Springs." His television credits include the main title themes for "Jag" and Steven Spielberg's "Tiny Toon Adventures," as well as the scores for countless television series ("Dallas," "Quincy," "Hawaii Five-o") and movies
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