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  • Could you explain the Higgs boson for me again slowly, please?

    Could you explain the Higgs boson for me again slowly, please?
    When a beat reporters go to work, they know what they’ll be covering: courts, crime, city hall, etc. General assignment reporters like me know one thing: each day will be different than the last. My recent subjects have ranged from mobile homes to...
  • A free ticket to Monday's film critic Oscar preview talk at the Biograph

    A free ticket to Monday's film critic Oscar preview talk at the Biograph
    How do movies get picked as Oscar-worthy? Which nominees do critics think have the best shot and why? Are your picks different? It's Oscar week: Join a panel of movie critics Monday night at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater to talk about the year's...
  • Florida past, present collide and plot is the victim

    'A Dark and Lonely Place' By Edna Buchanan. Simon & Schuster, 415 pages, $26 As legends go, John Ashley and his gang of bank robbers, moonshiners and pirates who worked the state's back roads during the early 1900s probably have been forgotten by most...
  • 'J. Edgar' review: A non-controversial movie about a controversial figure

    'J. Edgar' review: A non-controversial movie about a controversial figure
    ** (out of four) Clint Eastwood knows a great deal about many subjects: grumbling, the West, gunfire, stubble. Then there are topics, recent years have proven, about which Mr. Eastwood has fewer insightful thoughts: kidnapping, apartheid, the...
  • John Dillinger's death

    John Dillinger's death
    Twenty-three people died of the heat on this date, but the death that drew the most attention was that of a 31-year-old Indiana man who, on his birthday a month earlier, had been declared Public Enemy No. 1 by the FBI. At the time of his death, handsome,...
  • John Dillinger tours look at his life and crimes

  • 'Go Down Together' by Jeff Guinn and 'Bonnie and Clyde' by Paul Schneider

    'Go Down Together' by Jeff Guinn and 'Bonnie and Clyde' by Paul Schneider
    Go Down Together The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde Jeff Guinn Simon & Schuster: 468 pp., $27 Bonnie and Clyde The Lives Behind the Legend Paul Schneider Henry Holt: 384 pp., $27.50 Within minutes of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow's...
  • Dillinger reloaded

    I am the great-nephew of John Dillinger. I was recently featured in P.J. Huffstutter's L.A. Times article "Safeguarding the legacy of a crook." I would like to clarify a few statements within the article. My purpose in granting interviews is to bring...
  • Johnny Depp Will Make 'Public Enemies'

    With a springtime gap in his schedule, Johnny Depp has signed on for Michael Mann's "Public Enemies." The period drama, one of many pre-actors strike projects revving up at Universal, focuses on the government's attempts to stop some of the most famous...
  • Channing Tatum Goes From 'Step' to Depp

    "Step Up" star Channing Tatum and Oscar nominee Marion Cotillard are expected to co-star with Johnny Depp and Christian Bale in a new film. According to Variety,Tatum and Cotillard is in negotiations to appear in "Public Enemies," from director Michael...
  • Pop & Hiss goes to the movies: Elliot Goldenthal brings out the tension in ‘Public Enemies’

     
    Michael Mann's "Public Enemies," which chronicled the life of bank robber-turned-tragic-hero John Dillinger, is rich in music. Otis Taylor's bluesy banjo of "Ten Million Slaves" makes an early appearance, and jazz vocalist Diana Krall sings the standard...