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Stephanie Butterfield
Sam Elliott a Leading Man Again at 71 No Cowboy Hat Required Sam Elliott, Katharine Ross, Sundance Kid, Tom Selleck, Rugged Look, Acting Skills, The Big Lebowski, Harrison Ford, Hollywood Actor

Mr. Elliott has spent close to 50 years as America’s screen cowboy. But now he finds himself in demand in different kinds of roles.

The cast and crew of kids—including director Larry Clark, writer Harmony Korine, and stars Leo Fitzpatrick, Chloë Sevigny, and Rosario Dawson—reflect on the seminal 1995 film.

Larry Clark’s movie shocked audiences and critics when it was released in 1995, and two decades later, it still feels controversial. The cast looks back.

Don't flush the loo roll and never finish your food or you'll seem rude: 25 potential culture shocks from around the world (and how to avoid them) Travel General, Film Studies, Culture Shock, Interesting News, Travel News, Manners, Mail Online, Daily Mail, Good To Know

Culture shocks around the world (and how to avoid them)

When visiting a new country, there are often local customs that can come as a surprise to travellers, such as the 3am loud call to prayer in Istanbul, as this infographic reveals.

Maurice Rowland (left) and Miguel Alvarez were working at an assisted living home last fall. When it shut down, Maurice -€- the cook --” and Miguel — the janitor --” stayed (without pay) to take care of the residents left behind.

The True Story of the Cook and Janitor Who Cared for Patients at an Abandoned Nursing Home Is Being Made Into a Film

‘If we left, they wouldn't have nobody,’ said Alvarez. ‘We were just the cook and the janitor.’

Determined: Bob Johnson said he almost wanted to 'break into tears' at times when meeting with advertisers and distributors as he built up BET. But he persevered and the network went on to find huge success

Bob Johnson shares the barriers he overcame to build BET

The multimillionaire entrepreneur said at times he felt like 'breaking into tears' back in 1979, as he struggled to get advertisers to understand his vision for the television network.

Chinese woman, recalls agony of having her feet bound as a child

Chinese woman, 84, recalls agony of having her feet bound as a child

Wang Huiyuan, 84, who lives in the rural Tonghai County, Yunnan, had the excruciating 'beauty treatment' in the 1930s, decades after it had been officially banned in 1902.

Movie Mashup Pays Tribute To William H. Macy, Cinema's Number One Loser William H Macy, Boogie Nights, Film Studies, Action Film, Air Force Ones, Independent Films, Screenwriting, Number One, American Actors

A Loving Tribute To Cinema's Number One Loser

He may be cinema’s biggest loser, but William H. Macy never fails to win our hearts. Macy first rose to prominence with his Oscar-nominated turn a...

Famous Motivational Writer Leaves Husband For Best Friend.I felt so bad and disappointed, I mean this was Elizabeth Gilbert,my good role model.

'Eat Pray Love' author Elizabeth Gilbert splits from her husband

Author Elizabeth Gilbert announced that she and Jose Nunes, her husband of 12 years, are separating. She wrote about how she fell in love with him in her book Eat Pray Love.