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Celebrate the golden tickets, the oompa loompas, the pure imagination with the cast for the 50th anniversary of “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory”

HOLLYWOOD – The original 1971 version of “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Family” celebrates its 50th anniversary. Gene Wilder brought Willy Wonka to life in a film based on the children’s novel “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”. Five lucky kids who find gold tickets in their chocolate bars win a …

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Four must-see LGBTIQ + film festivals in Europe

Much of Europe is very welcoming to LGBTIQ + tourists, with vibrant nightlife scenes and a plethora of cultural events geared towards the LGBTIQ + community. These not only include pride celebrations, but also tours, exhibitions and film festivals. So if you are an LGBTIQ + movie fan, here are …

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On this History Day – June 22 – Almanac

Today is Tuesday, June 22, the 173rd day of 2021 with 192 to follow. The moon is growing. The morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, and Uranus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Saturn and Venus. People born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include …

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Blinded by a glorious day of Euros football

It was a weekend of humility for those of us who spent the preparation for the European Championships warning against boring football and exhausted and half-interested players. Saturday was a glorious technicolor football tournament day – possibly the best football day played anywhere in the world this year. It blinded …

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20 behind-the-scenes musical facts

What I wouldn’t give to see the version of La La Land located in Boston. 1. Director Julie Taymor sat next to Sir Paul McCartney the first time he watched Across the universe, and during the “All My Loving” sequence, he started singing in a low voice. At the end …

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She fell nearly 2 miles and walked away

In 1968, the Koepckes left Lima for an abandoned patch of primary forest in the middle of the jungle. Their plan was to conduct field studies of its plants and animals for five years, exploring the rainforest without exploiting it. “I was not really thrilled with the prospect of being …

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