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Films and TV shows of the moment. And also Theater and Performing Arts




Polanski: forgiven in France, guilty in the U.S?

Since he was arrested last Saturday in Switzerland while on his way to Zurich Film Festival, which is holding a tribute to him, the least we can say is that regarding the ‘Roman Polanski case’, public opinion is divided, even among the Sama Team. The legal fate of director Roman Polanski shows there are still major cultural differences between Europe and the U.S… The facts are these (from CNN): The director pleaded guilty in 1977 to a ...


Patrick Swayze has passed away…

  Actor Patrick Swayze has passed away after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Very sad news. He was best known for his roles in hit films Dirty Dancing and Ghost, and I was shocked (but sadly not surprised…) when I read the news early this morning when I arrived at the office. He was a great actor and a great dancer too, his films are among my favorites.   In March 2008 he announced he was suffering from an especially deadly form of ...


Avatar: International teaser trailer has arrived!

The Sama Team is talking about it since it’s been officially online last Friday: Avatar‘s international teaser trailer has arrived and it’s huge. James Cameron‘s newest creation takes us to a spectacular new world beyond our imagination. The trailer gives the world its first glimpse of the alien world dreamed up by the famous director. Synopsis: Avatar is the story of an ex-Marine who finds himself thrust into hostilities on an ...


Julie & Julia: ‘Bon appétit!’

For our first post in the ‘Bon vivant’ Category, we wanted to honor one of the many epicurean pleasures a ‘bon vivant’ enjoys. Food, that it. Food in a movie. “Julie & Julia” is an upcoming 2009 comedy-drama film, written and directed by Nora Ephron, depicting events in the life of famed chef Julia Child. Based on two bestselling memoirs: Powell’s Julie & Julia and My Life in France, by Julia Child with ...






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