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"Ben-Hur" (2016) gets a mismatch of material and manpower

At least the mismatched creative team behind 2016’s Ben-Hur knows how to release its pent-up energy. Director and Roger Corman graduate Timur Bekmambetov would appear a strange, even unseemly, choice to direct the latest big screen adaptation of Lew Wallace’s epic novel, most notably adapted for film in 1959 by William Wyler, and after the fact, that supposition rings true. 636 more words


"America's Idea of Irish Too Theatrical, Says Boyd" - Stephen Boyd Interview Mar 9, 1960

The Galveston Daily News, 09 March 1960

Irish actor Stephen Boyd, looking forward to his St. Patrick’s Day singing debut, says America’s impression of fellow Gaels is off base. 353 more words

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MGM Reports Strong 2016 Results Despite 'Ben-Hur' Losses

MGM Holdings Inc., the parent company of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., has reported 2016 results that were 3% above the guidance it issued in September for adjusted EBITDA. 310 more words


Long Movies Worth Your Time...

If you’re going to spend two and a half hours watching a movie you might as well make it a good one… Nick Digilio and listeners add and react to this list of… 49 more words

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Stephen Boyd- "Tiger by the Tail" 1959-1960 articles

This is a fascinating article released just as Boyd’s career was rocketing at the opening of Ben Hur in late 1959. Famed columnist Hedda Hopper, always a major fan of Boyd’s, highlights some of Stephen’s persistent characteristics – specifically his desire to have more character roles instead of leading men parts. 415 more words

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Stephen Boyd photos from Ben Hur Premiere in New York City, 1959

Stephen Boyd with Martha Scott, at the Ben Hur premiere in New York City, 1959 – source Ben Hur DVD release, extra features

Ben Hur cast members Stephen Boyd, Haya Hayareet, and Charlton Heston arrive at New York CIty Ben Hur Premiere, 1959, source Getty Images

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What is the Purpose of the Law for Christians?

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Matthew 5:13-20

This scripture occurs immediately after Jesus’ discussion of the tragedy of unsalty salt and obstructed light which we discussed… 1,644 more words

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