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Let's Name Every Easter-Themed Movie You Could Possibly Watch This Sunday

Let's Name Every Easter-Themed Movie You Could Possibly Watch This Sunday

There's a movie for every special occasion/holiday, but when it comes to Easter you've got a lot of very, very different viewing options. Why go the traditional bunnies and kiddies route (a la Hop) or take a more pious tack (Passion of the Christ, anyone?) when there are so many other, less predictable ways to celebrate? I'll start with a few to whet your whistle as you dip into the chocolate basket this Sunday...
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Exclusive Clip from West Side Story's 50th Anniversary Blu-Ray: Remembering Natalie Wood

We've long admired Natalie Wood's ability to freak the hell out in a bathtub, but she's most known for her roles in Rebel Without a Cause and West Side Story -- the latter of which is celebrating its golden anniversary this fall. In this exclusive clip from the new 50th Anniversary Blu-Ray, we learn that Mrs. Robert Wagner and her costar Richard Beymer did not get along. Also: Beymer is holding up very well 50 years later!

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Here's Your Chance to Own a Pair of Dorothy's Ruby Slippers

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Everett Collection / Rex Features ( 435946C )

Dorothy's ruby slippers,

'THE WIZARD OF OZ' FILM STILLS - 1939

Good news and bad news, Oz fans. The good: This December, Profiles in History will be selling a pair of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz as part of their "Icons of Hollywood" auction. This particular pair boasts leather soles that were painted red for the film and an inside lining that reads "#7 Judy Garland." Additionally, the pair being sold is the actual set of shoes shown at the end of the film when Dorothy clicks her heels. The not so good news, for those on a budget: Dorothy's ruby slippers are estimated to sell for between $2 million and $3 million. Good luck, bidders! [EW]

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Which American Film Icons Deserve to Have Their Faces on Money?

Which American Film Icons Deserve to Have Their Faces on Money?

Over in progressive Sweden, cinema icons Ingmar Bergman and Greta Garbo are among six famous Swedes whose faces will appear on currency in 2014. Garbo, silent film veteran and one of the greatest actresses of the Golden Age of Hollywood, replaces noted 18th century botanist Carl Linnaeus on the 100 kronor bill; Bergman, one of the most influential filmmakers of the 20th century, gets his own brand-spanking new 200 kronor banknote. But this begs the question: Which influential and iconic American filmmakers similarly deserve to have their faces on dollar bills?

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