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Actor Known for The Sopranos, Home Alone Dies

John Heard was 72

(Newser) - Actor John Heard, best known for playing the father in the Home Alone movie series, has died, the AP reports. He was 72. His death was confirmed by the Santa Clara Medical Examiner's office in California on Saturday. TMZ reported that Heard was found at a Palo Alto hotel... More »

One Famous Movie Home Sells, Another Is Available

House in 'Ferris Beuller' under contract; Old Man Marley's from 'Home Alone' for sale

(Newser) - It took five years and a series of price reductions, but a home made famous in Ferris Bueller's Day Off is finally under contract. Cameron's home—the place where he sends his dad's Ferrari down a ravine—has gone under contract in Highland Park, Illinois, after the... More »

Could the Burglars Have Survived Home Alone?

Yes, but with serious injuries, says a doctor

(Newser) - Home Alone is a modern Christmas classic—but, as Lauren Hansen points out in The Week , it requires quite a suspension of disbelief. Could the "Wet Bandits," played by Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern, really have taken an iron to the face, a blow torch to the head,... More »

For Sale: Home Alone House

Yours, for a slim $2.4M

(Newser) - If you happen to have a cool $2.4 million, a love of celluloid history, and a penchant for making booby traps designed to keep burglars away, have we got a house for you. The red-brick Georgian of Home Alone fame is officially on the market. Located in Winnetka, a... More »

Like Home Alone? Follow Twitter Recreation

Project has accounts for all 22 characters, linked via list

(Newser) - A British studio is using Twitter’s new(ish) list feature to re-create the Christmas classic Home Alone online, with each of the film’s 22 characters having a Twitter feed. So if you can’t be near a TV, or maybe just want to experience Macaulay Culkin’s star turn... More »

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