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By Henry Scarupa and Henry Scarupa,Knight Ridder News Service | November 1, 1990
It's Saturday night at the Golden Ring Mall's Theater No. 3 -- and it's wild in there.As usual.A man dressed in bra, garter belt, black fish-net stockings and heels sashays brazenly up and down the aisle. Moviegoers shout catcalls and four-letter words at the characters on the screen, tossing handfuls of rice, rolls of toilet paper and decks of playing cards.Last Saturday, it was time for a toast -- or perhaps a cascade of toasts -- to celebrate the 15th anniversary of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," the transvestite fantasy film that has been wowing crowds at hundreds of movie houses nationally.
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By Henry Scarupa and Henry Scarupa,Knight Ridder News Service | November 1, 1990
It's Saturday night at the Golden Ring Mall's Theater No. 3 -- and it's wild in there.As usual.A man dressed in bra, garter belt, black fish-net stockings and heels sashays brazenly up and down the aisle. Moviegoers shout catcalls and four-letter words at the characters on the screen, tossing handfuls of rice, rolls of toilet paper and decks of playing cards.Last Saturday, it was time for a toast -- or perhaps a cascade of toasts -- to celebrate the 15th anniversary of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," the transvestite fantasy film that has been wowing crowds at hundreds of movie houses nationally.
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By The Hollywood Reporter | February 3, 1995
"Five Guys Named Moe," the hit stage musical featuring the songs of Louis Jordan, and the cult classic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" are set to become animated TV shows for children.The series are part of an ambitious development slate at Nelvana Ltd., the Toronto-based film and TV company, which is one of the largest producers of animated programming for the U.S. networks. Besides producing series such as "Babar," "Rupert" and "The Care Bears," the company also converted the dark comedy "Beetlejuice" into an animated kids' show.
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March 12, 2000
Charles Gray, 71, a character actor whose chillingly villainous roles included James Bond's archenemy Ernst Blofeld, died Tuesday in London. He was best known to international audiences as Blofeld, the villain with the white cat in his arms, in "Diamonds Are Forever," and as the narrator in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." Veronica Cooper Converse, 86, the widow of "The Pride of the Yankees" star Gary Cooper, died Feb. 16 in New York. Bill Daniels, 79, a cable television pioneer who blazed the way with Daniels Communications Inc., died Wednesday in Los Angeles after a long illness.
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By Steve McKerrow and Steve McKerrow,SUN STAFF | October 31, 1995
Have a heaping helping of Halloween horror -- a new movie that resurrects the Munster family, Tim Burton's haunting "Edward Scissorhands," a profile of Edgar Allan Poe and even "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" on cable.* "Here Come the Munsters" (8 p.m.-10 p.m., WBFF, Channel 45) -- Look for Yvonne "Lily" DeCarlo, Al "Grandpa" Lewis, Butch "Eddie" Patrick and Pat "Marilyn" Priest from the original 1964-1966 CBS series in cameo appearances. In the new film reviving the ghoulish but lovable characters, Edward Herrmann is, appropriately enough, Herman Munster; Veronica Hamel plays Lily, and Robert Morse is Grandpa.
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By Knight-Ridder | November 20, 1991
Anyone who proposes a film musical is undoubtedly aware of that costly 1982 flop "Annie," a textbook example of everything that can go wrong with such a project. Nonetheless, the producers of two forthcoming musicals believe that the sun will come out tomorrow and shine on their ventures.The producers of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" are planning "The Revenge of the Old Queen." It's not precisely a sequel to "RHPS," whose fans like to dress as their favorite characters and recite dialogue as the film runs.
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By Chris Kaltenbach and Chris Kaltenbach,SUN MOVIE CRITIC | August 30, 2002
Rock music and the movies haven't always worked together well - some early efforts to showcase them together proved embarrassing to both - but when the connection has clicked, the results have been some of the most entertaining movies of the past 40 years. They've also proven some of the most culturally significant, signposts forever capturing not only a time and place, but an attitude. This weekend, AMC's annual Film Preservation Festival showcases some of the best films to come out of that mix of genres.
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By Teresa Gubbins and Teresa Gubbins,DALLAS MORNING NEWS | March 9, 1996
Despite limited cult success the first time around, the animated 1981 film "Heavy Metal" returned to theaters yesterday with remastered soundtrack and color.When first released, the film, a spinoff of the Heavy Metal comic book published by the National Lampoon organization, followeda mini-wave of post-'60s adult animation led by Ralph Bakshi's "Fritz the Cat." "Heavy Metal" consists of six short science-fiction stories, each drawn by a different group of animators, but all sharing an emphasis on sex, drugs and rock and roll.
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SPECIAL TO THE AEGIS | March 19, 2013
Owl Magazine , the student magazine of Harford Community College in Bel Air, recently won national honors in the Apple Awards Competition sponsored by the National College Media Association. The Winter 2012 issue placed second in the category of Best Magazine Cover. The front page was designed by Brianna Breece, a graphic design major, and featured photography by English major John Morin. The front-page models were HCC students Laurise McMillian and Marcell Betts. "A Crash Course in Counter Culture" from Owl Magazine's Summer 2012 issue also placed second in the category of Two-Page Spread, a category judging design, photography and writing quality.
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By Jaclyn Peiser | July 3, 2012
At an open-air studio in Rishikesh, India, Allison Korycki fell in love with yoga, participating in her first class as monkeys hung on the doors of the classroom. Now, the 25-year-old Korycki, who lives in Charles Village, is the director of operations at Charm City Yoga, where she teaches three classes a week. She took a breather to tell us her feelings about Meat Loaf and her favorite yoga pose. What's on your iPod? The Phish set list from Bonnaroo 2012. I had a blast! Song are you loving right now?
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By David Bianculli and David Bianculli,Contributing Writer | October 25, 1993
There's not a great quantity of watchable television on tap this evening, but what there is boasts a very high level of quality. Leading the list: a camp musical and a sober and sobering documentary.* "I'll Fly Away" (8-9 p.m., WETA-Channel 26) -- Something as simple as a little boy's lost hat leads to misunderstandings and prejudicial charges in this first one-hour episode of "I'll Fly Away." Sam Waterston, Regina Taylor star. PBS repeat.* "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" (8-10 p.m., WBFF-Channel 45)
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