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  • Review: 'Vengeance' by Benjamin Black has little at stake

    Review: 'Vengeance' by Benjamin Black has little at stake
    -------------------- Vengeance A Novel Benjamin Black Henry Holt: 307 pp., $26 -------------------- I've always been a little suspicious of Benjamin Black. Or, more precisely, of the "nudge, nudge, wink, wink" aspect of his identity. Black, after...
  • Mom's a madam in 'And When She Was Good'

    Mom's a madam in 'And When She Was Good'
    Heloise Lewis wears several hats. She's a prostitute who runs an escort business. She's a single mom who voraciously reads classic literature and has a close relationship with her 11-year-old son. And she's entangled with a murderer who also happens to be...
  • Fire hits Tyler Perry's Atlanta studio for second time this year

    Fire hits Tyler Perry's Atlanta studio for second time this year
    Fire hit Tyler Perry's studio in southwest Atlanta on Monday, the second time a blaze has erupted at the entertainment complex this year. A representative for the filmmaker described the new fire as "small," and said it was put out with a fire...
  • 'How to Catch a Monster': Ryan Gosling to make directorial debut

    'How to Catch a Monster': Ryan Gosling to make directorial debut
    Hey girl, it turns out that Ryan Gosling really may be able to do it all. The Oscar-nominated actor who has broken up street fights and saved pedestrians from oncoming traffic is now set to direct his first feature film, "How to Catch a Monster." The...
  • TV review: 'Wallander' returns with 3 brutal, beautiful tales

    TV review: 'Wallander' returns with 3 brutal, beautiful tales
    The new season of the detective series "Wallander" opens with a shocking murder, but the real stunner involves Kenneth Branagh's character Kurt Wallander: He actually smiles. In "An Event in Autumn" (8 p.m. Sunday, WTTW; 3.5 stars), the first of three...
  • Review: 'The Cutting Season' by Attica Locke reaches from the present to the past

     Review: 'The Cutting Season' by Attica Locke reaches from the present to the past
    -------------------- The Cutting Season A Novel Attica Locke Harper/Dennis Lehane Books: 374 pp., $25.99 -------------------- How much do I admire Attica Locke's second novel, "The Cutting Season"? To answer that, I need to go back to her 2009 debut,...
  • Hoffa Case: Soil Tests Show No Evidence of Human Remains

    Hoffa Case: Soil Tests Show No Evidence of Human Remains
    ROSEVILLE, Michigan -- The seemingly never-ending search for the remains of missing Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa hit another dead end Tuesday when soil results taken from the grounds of a home in Michigan showed no evidence that human remains were buried...
  • Film review: Bruce Willis goes back to the future in 'Looper'

    Film review: Bruce Willis goes back to the future in 'Looper'
    Bruce Willis must really like projects that muck with time or at least involve confrontations between past and present: from his first major feature, “Sunset” (old guy vs. young guy, real West vs. more modern myths of the West) through “...
  • A chat with Chabon

    A chat with Chabon
    Michael Chabon's best-selling new novel, “Telegraph Avenue,” is set in and around Brokeland Records, a used-vinyl record store on the border between Oakland and Berkeley, Calif., where Chabon has lived since the late 1990s. The story follows...
  • In 'Argo,' Ben Affleck trades Boston crime for Tehran troubles

    It's no secret that Massachusetts native Ben Affleck loves Boston. After all, "Good Will Hunting" — the film that put him and Matt Damon on the Hollywood map — was set there, as were his first two directorial efforts, "Gone Baby Gone" and "The...
  • Harris Savides dies at 55; cinematographer on 'Zodiac' and 'Milk'

    Harris Savides, who was widely considered one of the most influential contemporary cinematographers, earning acclaim for his canny visual sensibility on such films as "Zodiac" and "Milk," died Wednesday. He was 55. The Skouras Agency confirmed the New...