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  • CityVille's new neighborhood: China

     
    Zynga "friends" Tencent in China in a deal to distribute CityVille to the Chinese Internet giant's social networks, Pengyou and Q Zone....
  • AMC and Anthony Bourdain say you’d better watch “Mob Week”

     
    Yeah, tough guy, I’m lookin’ at you. So you’ve seen Goodfellas more times than there are oranges in The Godfather. And you’ve seen The Godfather and The Godfather: Part II — judiciously skipping the oft-maligned Part III &#...
  • Boardwalk Empire Season 3 finale recap: “Margate Sands”

     
    Terence Winter wound the spring tight in Season 3 of Boardwalk Empire, each violent twist seeing a piece of Nucky Thompson’s East Coast criminal syndicate fall away and leaving the Atlantic City boss seemingly alone, friendless and on the lam from...
  • Book review: 'The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of His Friend Marilyn Monroe' by Andrew O'Hagan

    Book review: 'The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of His Friend Marilyn Monroe' by Andrew O'Hagan
    There ought to be a category in each bookstore for charm — the books with a little bit of Old World ease and humor that make you smile. The leaders in this genre would be P.G. Wodehouse (especially the Jeeves books), E.F. Benson ("Mapp and Lucia")...
  • 'The Godfather': A restoration offer they couldn't refuse

    'The Godfather': A restoration offer they couldn't refuse
    Fans who pick up the recently announced "The Godfather: The Coppola Restoration," due out from Paramount Home Entertainment on DVD and Blu-ray on Sept. 23, are likely to see things in the 1972 Mafia saga and its two sequels they've never noticed before....
  • Seagal's court brawl wraps

    After six years of legal sniping, actor Steven Seagal and his former business partner, Julius R. Nasso, buried the hatchet Sunday, ending a bitter court battle that had spawned allegations of contract breach and Mafia extortion. As a result of the...
  • Tips for visiting western Sicily

    Here are some tips gathered from my trip last fall to western Sicily: * Pack cottons and sunglasses. Summer lasts six months a year and is hot and uncomfortable. * Expect almost everything to be closed from 1 to 5 p.m., when Sicilians take cover from...
  • Review: A Prophet

    Amid the two most recent European imports that de-romanticized or played with the formulas of gangster films (Gomorrah and Il Divo, respectively), it’s almost a surprise to see a modern Mafia movie that restores the genre to the operatic gravity...
  • Lifetime Exposes 'Blonde Charity Mafia'

    Lifetime has greenlit an unscripted series that's been described as its own version of "The Hills" -- except it will take place in the shadow of Capitol Hill. The cable channel has ordered six episodes of a show about three "gorgeous, twenty-something...
  • 'Hitched or Ditched,' 'Blonde Charity Mafia' set for CW summer

  • Harmonic Convergence

    Harmonic Convergence
    For almost as long as there’s been rock ’n’ roll, Los Angeles has been a city at the center of its history and mythol­ogy—a town in which legends are made, burned, rebuilt, merchandised, forgotten. The city has had its fair share of native rock talent and...