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  • Donald P. Russo: 'Selma' Oscar snub, success of 'Sniper' upset liberals

    Donald P. Russo: 'Selma' Oscar snub, success of 'Sniper' upset liberals
    Brittney Cooper's recent article in the fashionable leftist online magazine, Salon, excoriated New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd for her column criticizing the movie "Selma."
  • From the archives: A look back at 'Picture' by Lillian Ross

    From the archives: A look back at 'Picture' by Lillian Ross
    Editor's note: As Hollywood celebrates the Oscars Feb. 22, we look back at the original Chicago Tribune review of "Picture: A Story About Hollywood," Lillian Ross' 1952 classic account of the making of "The Red Badge of Courage." The best Hollywood...

    'American Sniper' goes above and beyond war-hero tradition

    Biopics about American war heroes are a Hollywood tradition going all the way back to Gary Cooper starring as the legendary World War I sharpshooter "Sergeant York" and World War II's highly decorated Audie Murphy playing himself in "To Hell and Back."...

    Clint Eastwood returns to the toll of war in 'American Sniper'

    Clint Eastwood returns to the toll of war in 'American Sniper'
    Clint Eastwood has occupied a corner bungalow on the Warner Bros. lot for 40 years, long enough to have directed 28 movies for the studio and know to keep a bag of peanuts handy for the squirrels who like to venture inside his office door. “That...

    Russell Johnson dies at 89; played the Professor on 'Gilligan's Island'

     Russell Johnson dies at 89; played the Professor  on 'Gilligan's Island'
    Russell Johnson's fateful trip started with a three-hour tour in 1964 and lasted the rest of his life. A handsome war veteran who grew up in a Philadelphia orphanage, Johnson spent 14 years playing bad guys in TV and movie westerns. Then he...