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Latest around the region - The Missoulian
Latest around the regionThe MissoulianRoxanna Leslie Sullivan and Edward Kiel Duckworth, Aug. 23. Karee Lyn Vierya and Bradley Boone Harrison, Aug. 23. Rebecca Patricia Nielsen and Kristopher Levi Thayer, Aug. 23. Mikelle Rose Clark and Zachari Carl Sommers, Aug. 23. Stephanie Marie ...and more »
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 7:37 am
5 explanations from comedians about
5 explanations from comedians about Canadians in HollywoodMacleans.caLeslie Nielsen (Airplane!, The Naked Gun): “We're nuts. I don't know exactly what it is but it is a characteristic that is partly Canadian, because Canadian humour is off the wall. No matter how quiet and easygoing we seem in the stories they tell ...
Posted on 31 August 2014 | 7:08 am
Pumpkin craze makes lattes, vodka into
Pumpkin craze makes lattes, vodka into comfort foodThe ColumbianU.S. pumpkin-flavored sales jumped 14 percent to about $308 million in 2013, according to Nielsen. New and seasonal food offerings have become a key strategy Starbucks and other restaurants use to boost sales. McDonald's began selling its pumpkin ...
Posted on 31 August 2014 | 6:02 am
10 Reasons Why George A. Romero Is the Man -
10 Reasons Why George A. Romero Is the ManIFC9. Creepshow. Romero directed this classic 1982 film anthology based on Stephen King short stories, among which you'll find an evil Leslie Nielsen murdering Ted Danson by drowning. 8. Creepshow 2. Romero wrote the screenplay for the sequel, based on ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 7:25 am
Florida vs. Idaho: Breakin' It Down -
florida.247sports.comFlorida vs. Idaho: Breakin' It Downflorida.247sports.comLike the immortal Leslie Nielsen uttered in Naked Gun as cars exploded in an inferno behind him, “There's nothing to see here, please disperse.” Even with a solid dose of improvement, Idaho is as bad as it gets (until Eastern Michigan comes to town ...and more »
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 4:18 am
Prom NightHad Leslie Nielsen never been cast in Airplane!, he still would have had a decent working career. He certainly never would have gone down as one of the great entertainers, but the man would have had work. After all, he did have a few noticeable (if not ...
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 12:02 am
Leslie Nielsen BiographyLeslie Neilsen was an actor known for his deadpan comic delivery in such films as Airplane! and The Naked Gun . Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, in 1926, Leslie Nielsen made his big screen debut in Forbidden Planet. In the 1960s and '70s, he took on a ...
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 10:00 am
Leslie Nielsen keeps fans laughing fromThey say that laughter never dies and legendary comedian Leslie Nielsen has proved them right. The late comic, who had audiences around the world in hysterics in his hit films Airplane! and The Naked Gun, has had the last laugh thanks to a cheeky ...
Posted on 3 June 2011 | 8:35 am
Leslie Nielsen Dead at 84Legendary funny man Leslie Nielsen died today of complications of pneumonia in a hospital near his home in Fort Lauderdale, this according to his agent. He was 84. His agent tells TMZ Nielsen passed surrounded by his wife and friends at about 5:34 PM ET.
Posted on 29 November 2010 | 3:00 am
Leslie Nielsen: top 10 linesDr Rumack: You'd better tell the Captain we've got to land as soon as we can. This woman has to be gotten to a hospital. Frank Drebin: It's the same old story. Boy finds girl, boy loses girl, girl finds boy, boy forgets girl, boy remembers girl, girl dies ...
Posted on 28 November 2010 | 8:57 pm
Correction: Obit-Leslie NielsenIn a story Nov. 29 about the death of Leslie Nielsen, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he played the king of France in "The Vagabond King." He played Thibault.
Posted on 1 December 2010 | 8:41 am
'Airplane!', 'Forbidden Planet' actorDespite decades spent playing sober commanders and serious captains, Leslie Nielsen insisted that he was always made for comedy. He proved it in his career's second act.
Posted on 28 November 2010 | 6:11 pm
5Top: Movies that revolve around eatingWhen a young woman (Lumi Cavazos) is kept from marrying the man she loves, her culinary creations become the manifestation of her broken heart. Shedding a few tears into the batter of the wedding cake she makes when her lover marries her older sister, the resulting dessert makes the entire party weep. When he gives her a dozen roses and she uses the petals in a quail recipe, the result is a dish that makes everyone at the table feel, well, extra spicy. Many movies tap into our feelings about eating, but this is one where a chef’s creations express the emotional state of their creator. Mexican cuisine gets a series of delectable close-ups in this adaptation of the Laura Esquivel novel (featuring a screenplay by Esquivel herself).
Posted on 27 July 2009 | 10:58 am
‘The Women’ a flick chicks will hateLargely forgotten among the heyday of MGM musicals in the post-WWII period is 1956’s “The Opposite Sex,” a disappointing attempt to inject men, music and Metrocolor into George Cukor’s 1939 classic “The Women,” which featured an all-female cast. Whereas “The Women” featured immortals like Norma Shearer, Rosalind Russell and Joan Crawford exchanging barbed dialogue by Anita Loos and Claire Boothe Luce, “Sex” gave us such inadequate substitutes as June Allyson and Joan Collins; even worse, the man these two were fighting over was no longer unseen on screen — he had somehow become the utterly bland, pre-“Airplane!” Leslie Nielsen.
Posted on 9 September 2008 | 1:01 pm