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  • Blu-ray Review: A bit of a 'Titanic' waste

    Blu-ray Review: A bit of a 'Titanic' waste
    There are literally dozens of movies about the Titanic; this 1953 Hollywood version is one of the three best-known (the other two being Roy Ward Baker's “A Night to Remember” and James Cameron's modest little 1997 chamber drama). Like Cameron, director Jean Negulesco (Fox's go-to guy for melodrama at the time), writer/producer Charles Brackett (after the severing of his amazing 12-year collaboration with Billy Wilder), and co-writers Walter Reisch and Richard Breen focused primarily on the romantic lives of fictional characters. Barbara Stanwyck and Clifton Webb are the central pair, with Robert Wagner and Audrey Dalton representing young love.
  • Alex Theatre hosts event dedicated to writer-director Billy Wilder

    Alex Theatre hosts event dedicated to writer-director Billy Wilder
    Billy Wilder was a lover of words, and a writer above all else. He said many times in interviews that his move into the director's chair was simply to protect his scripts. Wilder cared deeply about the language, rhythm and timing he spent months...

    The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...

    Kim Novak: Top of the world in ‘Vertigo’ and in her life

     
    Kim Novak stars in the movie acclaimed the greatest of all time, yet she is critical of her contributions to “Vertigo.” “I don't think it's one of my best works, but to have been part of something that has been accepted makes me feel...

    Reagan legacy will survive Chicago wrecking ball

     
    Wednesday's print column Ronald Reagan's childhood home is demolished at 832 E. 57th Street in Chicago, April 2, 2013. The building sits at the corner of Maryland and 57th Street across from The Center for Care and Discovery - The...