Posts Tagged: WWII

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The Mushroom Kingdom Needs You In These Super Mario Propaganda Posters

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These WWII-style Mario propaganda posters envision a world where Bowser has to drum up support for his endless war against Mario, the red menace.

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WWII Vet 'Grandpa' Jack Potter Is Still Being Evicted From His Home

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Despite an Internet fundraising campaign that netted $139,000, WWII vet Jack Potter is still being evicted by his own daughter after she refused his offer.

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90-Year Old Woman Visits The WWII Museum, Finds Diary Left To Her By High School Sweetheart

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A 90-year old woman visited the WWII museum in New Orleans and discovered a diary left to her by her high school sweetheart, killed in action in 1944.

DIANE ACKERMAN

Jessica Chastain is going to marry Kevin James in 'The Zookeeper's Wife' or something

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Fresh off her second consecutive Academy Award nomination for Zerk Dark Thirty, Jessica Chastain is attached to play the title role in The Zookeeper's Wife, which, surprisingly, is an adaptation of <a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Zookeepers-Wife-War-Story/dp/039333306X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1367419527&sr=8-1&keywords=zookeeper%27s+wife" target="_blank">a 2007 Diane Ackerman book</a>, and not a spinoff of We Bought a Zoo.

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The Coen Bros Are Writing Angelina Jolie's Directorial Follow-Up

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I never got around to seeing<a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1714209/reference" target="_blank"> In the Land of Blood and Honey</a>, Angelina Jolie's directorial debut from 2011, which she also wrote.

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TRAILER: Tommy Lee Jones is General MacArthur in ‘Emperor’

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Coming off his awards-nominated turn as dark meat-loving abolitionist Thaddeus Stevens in Lincoln, professional <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/01/picture-tommy-lee-jones-grumpy-cat-side-by-side-golden-globes-2013" target="_blank">Grumpy Cat</a> Tommy Lee Jones stars as General Douglas MacArthur in Emperor, a film set during the not-depicted-often-enough period in the closing days of WWII, when we had to rush to forgive Japan for all the grimy sh*t they did during the war to pacify their people and turn our attention to fightin' the commies.

BOB BALABAN

George Clooney is making a Nazi movie with Bill Murray and James Bond

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According to reports, George Clooney is set to plant his bony ass back in the director's chair this March, when he'll be directing The Monuments Men - not to be confused with <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/01/monumental-kirk-cameron-dreams-of-a-more-reagan-y-murica" target="_blank">Kirk Cameron's Monumental</a> - with a cast that includes Daniel Craig, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, The Artist’s Jean Dujardin, John Goodman, Hugh Bonneville and Bob Balaban.

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End The Year On Joseph DeMarco’s Star Wars Pin-up 2012 Calendar

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<a href="http://www.joeydemarco.net/">Joseph DeMarco</a> is a professional photographer and a fan of both Star Wars and WWII recruitment/propaganda poster art.

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Is Guy Ritchie Back To Directing Sgt. Rock?

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With all the press that superheroes get, it's sometimes easy to forget that there are other types of comic books like "romance" or the ever-popular "American-G.

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REMINDER: ‘WWII IN HD’ STARTS SUNDAY

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If you follow Warming Glow on a regular basis, you know that I've been excited about the arrival of History's <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/tag/wwii-in-hd">"WWII in HD"</a> for months.


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