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  • Adaptation of 'Peyton Place' isn't sure where it wants to be

    Adaptation of 'Peyton Place' isn't sure where it wants to be
    The seamy side of gossipy small towns in New England has been a literary fixture since Hester Prynne defiantly sported that scarlet letter, but Grace Metalious' 1956 potboiler, "Peyton Place," ripped the scabs off the secret festering wounds in Eisenhower America.
  • Petro Vlahos dies at 96; advanced blue-screen technology for film

    Petro Vlahos dies at 96; advanced blue-screen technology for film
    In the 1950s, special-effects pioneer Petro Vlahos laid the groundwork that made a modern movie genre possible — the blockbuster. He did it by vastly improving a composite-image process commonly known as the "blue-screen effect" for the 1959 epic...

    Review: Climbing the crime career ladder in 'Live by Night'

    -------------------- LIVE BY NIGHT A Novel by Dennis Lehane William Morrow: 416 p.p., $27.99 -------------------- In a recent interview, Dennis Lehane told fellow author Stephen Anable, "one of the reasons I write is because of all the Jimmy Cagney...

    Review: Tricks of memory feel quite 'Familiar'

    -------------------- Familiar A Novel J. Robert Lennon Graywolf Press: 224 pp., $15 -------------------- J. Robert Lennon's novel "Familiar" is as tightly wound as a great Alfred Hitchcock movie. Elisa Macalester Brown is driving along a highway when...

    Instant Analysis: Ravens come back to beat Broncos in 2OT

    Instant Analysis: Ravens come back to beat Broncos in 2OT
    Baltimore Sun staffers analyze the Ravens' 38-35 victory over the Denver Broncos in the second overtime period in the AFC divisional round. Peter Schmuck, columnist: If anyone had told me that the Ravens would allow two special teams touchdowns, I...