US farmers hire movie stars to sell nuts in Asia

US farmers hire movie stars to sell nuts in Asia
Chinese movie star Gao Yuan Yuan ambled in front of blooming almond trees, smelled the flowers, learned about pollination and even got stung by a bee — all while two Chinese television crews filmed her for a documentary and television series focused on California’s almond country.
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The film Strip: Matt Damon makes Adjustments on and off Screen
*Describing his working relationship with co-star Matt Damon, Anthony Mackie said he’s a great guy and the only person he knows that can talk more trash than him. And true to form, when Damon walked into the room at hotel where interviews were being held, he took on the appearance of a befuddled guest exclaiming, […]
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Bambi: Diamond Edition (Blu-ray)
Highly Recommended THE FILM During its nearly 70 years of existence, “Bambi” has grown from a box office disappointment to one of the defining treasures of the Walt Disney Animated Studios. A feature of immense beauty and appealing cartoon behavior, the 1942 picture feels just as alive and relevant all these decades later, sustaining as a richly imagined saga of life and death, discovery, and …
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‘Improvised Life’: Arkin’s Memoir About Making It Up
Ever since he was 5, Academy Award winner Alan Arkin knew he was going to be an actor. When he started performing with Chicago’s Second City troupe, he fell in love with improvisation. His new memoir, An Improvised Life, describes how he has made it all up along the way.
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