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Brendan Gleeson, son Domhnall, compete for IFTA's Best Actor prize

Brendan Gleeson, son Domhnall, compete for IFTA's Best Actor prize

Beloved Irish actor Brendan Gleeson and his son Domhnall were both nominated for the Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actor in a Film Thursday.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.
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Neil Jordan laments the end of 'The Borgias'

Neil Jordan laments the end of 'The Borgias'

NEW YORK, July 1 (UPI) -- Northern Irish filmmaker Neil Jordan says he wasn't satisfied with the way his historical drama "The Borgias" ended its three-season run on Showtime last month.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
'The Borgias,' starring Jeremy Irons, to end after three seasons

'The Borgias,' starring Jeremy Irons, to end after three seasons

LOS ANGELES, June 5 (UPI) -- Showtime says its Budapest-shot historical drama "The Borgias" will wrap this month after three seasons.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 25, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012.
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Neil Jordan to adapt 'Skippy' book

Neil Jordan to adapt 'Skippy' book

LONDON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Irish filmmaker Neil Jordan has been tapped to direct the big-screen adaptation of Paul Murray's Dublin-set novel "Skippy Dies," the movie's producers said.
Jeremy Irons to star in Showtime series

Jeremy Irons to star in Showtime series

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Showtime says it has ordered 10 episodes of a one-hour drama series about the infamous Italian Renaissance family, The Borgias.
Jordan directing Farrell in 'Ondine'

Jordan directing Farrell in 'Ondine'

TORONTO, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Neil Jordan is currently shooting his latest film "Ondine" in Ireland with Colin Farrell and Stephen Rea, Paramount Vantage said Thursday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 25, 2008.
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The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007.
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Foster, Howard to star in Neil Jordan film

NEW YORK, March 27 (UPI) -- "Inside Man" fixer Jodie Foster says her next project will be Irish filmmaker Neil Jordan's thriller, "The Brave One."

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2006 with 309 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Friday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2005 with 309 to follow.
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'Stepford' rules at Golden Trailer Awards

LOS ANGELES, May 27 (UPI) -- The trailer for "The Stepford Wives" took three prizes in Los Angeles at the fifth annual Golden Trailer Awards.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2004 with 310 to follow.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for March 22-28.
By United Press International

Interview of the week: Neil Jordan

NEW YORK, April 3 (UPI) -- Over the past decade, Irish novelist-turned-filmmaker Neil Jordan achieved greatness making thoughtful, provocative dramas like "The Crying Game," "Michael Collins," "Interview with the Vampire" and "The End of the Affair." Now he turns to lighter fare wi
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Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Cher says she doesn't like Michael Jackson any more because of the way he treats his kids.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Turtles bassist Charles Portz, who was born in 1945 (age 58); John Evans, keyboardist with Jethro Tull, and Milan Williams of the Commodores, both in 1948 (age 55); country's Reba McEntire in 1954 (age 48); and Cheryl "Salt" Jame
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The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2003 with 309 to follow.
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Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(March 28) Today's birthdays include Turtles bassist Charles Portz, who was born in 1945 (age 57); John Evans, keyboardist with Jethro Tull, and Milan Williams of the Commodores, both in 1948 (age 54); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(March 23) Today's birthdays include Doc Watson in 1923 (age 79); Ric Ocasek, formerly of The Cars, who was born in 1949 (age 53); Chaka Khan, whose real name is Yvette Marie Stevens, in 1953 (age 49); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2002 with 309 to follow. The moon is waxing, moving toward its full phase.
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