Killing Me Softly (2002)
The 81-year-old Flack, best known for her monster 1970s hit Killing Me Softly, was appearing at a benefit for the Jazz Foundation of American when she fell ill. She exited the stage on her own.
No immediate update on her condition was available.
Flack has appeared on numerous TV shows and supplied music for the soundtracks of countless films and television spots during her long career. In addition to Killing Me Softly, her hits include The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face and Set the Night to Music.
The Drowning Pool
Warner Archive Collection
1976 / Color / 2:35 widescreen / 108 min. / Street Date February 27, 2018 / available through the WBshop / 21.99
Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Franciosa, Murray Hamilton, Gail Strickland, Melanie Griffith, Linda Haynes, Richard Jaeckel.
Cinematography: Gordon Willis
Film Editor: John C. Howard
Production Design: Paul Sylbert
Original Music: Michael Small
Written by Tracy Keenan Wynn, Lorenzo Semple Jr., Walter Hill from the novel by Ross Macdonald
Produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Looking to make lightning strike twice, Paul Newman returned to his Lew Harper character in another adaptation of a Ross Macdonald tale. The star handles it very well,
Read our recap of each of their performances and then cast your ballot in our poll. And be sure to make your voice heard in our comments section by sounding off on these contestants and the four coaches: veterans Adam Levine and Blake Shelton, third-timer Alicia Keys and newcomer Kelly Clarkson.
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Last year, Platform included celebrated works such as William Oldroyd’s Lady Macbeth — currently playing at Tiff Bell Lightbox — Pablo Larraín’s Jackie, and Barry Jenkins’ Academy Award Best Picture winner, Moonlight. The 12 films in this year’s programme are another showcase for the artistry of a group of bold, dynamic voices in contemporary cinema.
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This year’s lineup presents 12 films from eight countries on five continents. All selected films will compete for the Platform Prize, to be awarded by a jury made up of award-winning filmmakers Chen Kaige, Małgorzata Szumowska, and Wim Wenders.
The program will open with the world premiere of The Death of Stalin, from award-winning director-writer Armando Iannucci (In the Loop, Veep). The historical epic follows the final days leading up to the Soviet dictator’s death.
While we patiently wait for the show’s new network to announce a premiere date, judges and hosts, we’re looking back at where it all began for the biggest stars to come out of the show’s first 15 seasons.
Underwood claimed the Idol crown in season 4. When we first made her acquaintance, she was an Oklahoma farm girl who had never even been on a plane, but her rendition of “I Can’t Make You Love Me” proved she was destined for bigger things.
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The playlist includes catchy dance floor hits such as “Can’t Get You Out of My Head” by Kylie Minogue, “Walk Like an Egyptian” by the Bangles, and Salt-n-Pepa classic “Push It,” to more emotional tunes such as “Killing Me Softly With His Song” by the Fugees and “How Can I Tell You” by Cat Stevens.
Featuring saxophones aplenty,
Directed by Katherine Brooks (Confidential) and Donna Robinson (Dora: A Head Case) the film also stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Grey’s Anatomy, The Good Wife), Orlando Jones (The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea), Ben Mendelshon (Killing Me Softly), Sarah Shahi (The L Word, Person of Interest) and Raffaeloo Degruttola (Blood Moon).
Guns For Hire comes to the UK on DVD courtesy of TriCoast UK. It will be released on DVD in the Us in the 1st quarter of 2016, courtesy of Sony.
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Now That’s What I Call Music! USA has no less than over 60 of the biggest pop & R&B USA hits from our favourite artists from across the pond including Katy Perry, Robin Thicke, Maroon 5, Will.i.am, Jennifer Lopez, Bruno Mars, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake right through to Vanilla Ice and Mc Hammer.
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The Tokyo International Film Festival (Tiff) has named Chinese filmmaker Chen Kaige as jury president for its international competition at the 26th edition (Oct 17-25).
Farewell My Concubine, his most acclaimed film and the first Chinese film to win the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1993, was shown in the special screening section at the 6th Tiff.
In 2008, he was awarded with the Akira Kurosawa Award for the most talented director at the 21st Tiff.
His other features include The Emperor and the Assassin (1999), Golden Globe-nominated The Promise (2005) and Golden Bear-nominated Forever Enthralled (2008) as well as Temptress Moon (1996), Together (2002), Killing Me Softly (2002), To Each His Own Cinema (2007), Sacrifice (2010), and his most recent work, Caught in the Web (2012).
He has served as a judge for the Cannes, Berlin and Venice film festivals as well as several other film festivals in China, Japan and Italy
After beginning her three-month jail sentence on July 8 for failing to pay about $1 million in taxes over the past decade, the 38-year-old Grammy-winning singer wrote a letter to fans, thanking them for their support and opening up about her experience in prison so far.
Hill's team shared the message on her Tumblr page, explaining that she can't personally answer all the fan mail she's received.
"Ms. Hill has received a lot mail, and would like to let everyone know that she is doing well," her Tumblr page reads. "She also asked me to pass along this message:
"I have known since very young to look for the purpose and lesson in everything, including the trials. Although it has taken some adjustment, I cannot deny the favor I have encountered while in here, and general warm reception from a community of people who despite their circumstances,
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