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  • Kodak to keep making movie film, with Hollywood's support

    It looks like Hollywood's in for some more Kodak moments. Eastman Kodak Co., one of the world's most recognizable film suppliers, is finalizing agreements with industry leaders to keep celluloid in the future of film. "After extensive discussions with...
  • 'Brando's Smile' biography goes below the surface to find the actor

    Susan L. Mizruchi was 12 and living in upstate New York when she turned on the TV one day and watched Marlon Brando playing Fletcher Christian in the 1962 version of the seafaring tale "Mutiny on the Bounty." She was as she described it "struck by the...
  • Sundance's 'The Honorable Woman' a brave foray into conflict

    In recent weeks, the creator of "The Honorable Woman," an eight-part series debuting Thursday on Sundance, has gone out of his way to express what the show is not: A reaction to recent events. Although the story deals specifically, vividly and...
  • Documentary 'Maidan' polarizes participants in Ukraine revolution

     Documentary 'Maidan' polarizes participants in Ukraine revolution
    Watching dramas or comedies in the cities where they were shot is a fairly common experience. But it's not often one views a film about a revolution just blocks from where the uprising happened. That surreal situation has been playing out over the...
  • 'Duck Dynasty' audience ebbs even as Phil controversy fades

     'Duck Dynasty' audience ebbs even as Phil controversy fades
    Late last year, the Robertson family of the cable TV smash "Duck Dynasty" waded into a treacherous swamp. Outrage exploded after Phil Robertson, the show's long-bearded patriarch, called homosexuality a sin and denied seeing black people mistreated in...
  • 'Alive Inside' illustrates music's joyous power for dementia patients

     'Alive Inside' illustrates music's joyous power for dementia patients
    One of the most joyous moments in "Alive Inside," a documentary exploring how music helps reawaken memories and emotions in dementia patients, occurs when a nursing-home resident with dementia reacts to hearing his favorite music. Henry Dreher, 94 at...
  • 'Made in L.A. 2014': Jennifer Moon continues phoenix rise at Hammer

    'Made in L.A. 2014': Jennifer Moon continues phoenix rise at Hammer
    The first time divine intervention struck, Jennifer Moon was in college. The Korean American artist had been lounging on a lower-level bunk bed in a dingy student apartment on UCLA's campus when she made a deal with a cosmic entity named Bob. "I was...
  • REVIEW: 'The Importance of Being Earnest' at Oak Park Festival ★★★

    REVIEW: 'The Importance of Being Earnest' at Oak Park Festival ★★★
    "In matters of grave importance, style, not sincerity, is the vital thing," observes Gwendolen in "The Importance of Being Earnest." That line serves as a mission statement for Oscar Wilde's comedy — the urtext for all drawing-room witfests that...
  • Chicago French Film Festival 2014 lineup

     Chicago French Film Festival 2014 lineup
    The Fourth Annual Chicago French Film Festival is at the Music Box Theatre through Tuesday, featuring 10 selections in all. I got a look at three — each different in tone and genre, but remarkably sharp and well-made. "Playing Dead" ("Je fais le...
  • Florida travel calendar for August

    Florida travel calendar for August
    Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
  • Ruben Blades, Gustavo Dudamel can't quite connect with Bowl

    Ruben Blades, Gustavo Dudamel can't quite connect with Bowl
    Two years ago, on a warm July evening in Caracas, Gustavo Dudamel and his Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra were joined by Panamanian salsa star Rubén Blades for a huge outdoor concert. Bringing together for the first time two Latin American musical icons,...