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  • Good News on the Vince Fumo Front

     
    It’s rare these days to get anything resembling encouraging political news. Harrisburg and Washington are disaster areas of dysfunctional partisanship. About the only thing any of our leaders can agree on is that they deserve to be insulated from...
  • Johnny Depp film has Tucson revisiting historic arrest of 'public enemy' John Dillinger

    Johnny Depp film has Tucson revisiting historic arrest of 'public enemy' John Dillinger
    Bank robber John Dillinger might have thought he'd found the perfect hideout in Tucson, Ariz., in January 1934. The dusty city was a far cry from Chicago, where every law enforcer was looking for him. "The Dillinger gang was the most notorious gang in...
  • '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...
  • 10 things you might not know about desperadoes

    10 things you might not know about desperadoes
    "Public Enemies," starring Johnny Depp as bank robber John Dillinger, opens in movie theaters Wednesday. Suddenly, outlaws are in. Here are 10 arresting facts that might have escaped your attention: 1. A Wyoming ne'er-do-well known as "Big Nose George"...
  • Johnny Depp: An outlaw outlook

    Johnny Depp has fond memories of his first machine gun. He was just a bitty kid growing up in Owensboro, Ky., but somewhere around age 5 or 6, he began shooting .22s, then moved on to .38s, .44s and .45s. And then he got his hands on a relative's...
  • 'Public Enemies'

    You don't go to a Michael Mann movie for realism. You go for the sleek, threatening glamour of crime and punishment. From "Thief" to "Heat" to "Collateral" to another vein of wrongdoing in "The Insider," his films ruminate, beautifully, as they place...
  • John Dillinger tours look at his life and crimes

  • 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...
  • Don't tell 'Avatar's' Stephen Lang he's the bad guy: 'I didn't play a villain; I played a man doing his job'

     
    If you bump into actor Stephen Lang, don’t make the mistake of praising him as the best movie villain of 2009 with his predatory performance as Col. Miles Quaritch in “Avatar.” “I didn’t play a villain; I played a man......
  • TV This Week: July 4th – 10th

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here SUNDAY Patriotic meets pyrotechnic in the specials “A Capitol Fourth (2010),”......
  • Movie business hitmen rule the roost: Why is Hollywood still married to the mob?

     
    For the over-60 crowd, making gangster movies is like Viagra. It just keeps the creative juices flowing. The younger generation of moviegoers has only the spottiest of interest in mob stories, since the last actual gangster to even remotely capture......