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  • Deirdre Capone softens a notorious icon

    Deirdre Capone softens a notorious icon
    What's in a name? If you're a Chicagoan and your surname is Capone, everything. There is perhaps no more notorious name associated with the city (except perhaps Gacy, or for a time, Bartman). Growing up, Deirdre Marie Capone lived what she calls a "shame-...
  • Critic's Notebook: Movie violence must not be stopped

    Critic's Notebook: Movie violence must not be stopped
    I abhor violence. As a rookie police reporter years ago I saw the damage guns, knives, broken bottles, metal pipes, hands — humans — can inflict. From the terrifyingly premeditated to the unfortunately accidental, those images still have the...
  • Report: Makers of 'Scarface' to reunite for 'Happy Valley' movie

     
    Last fall, Al Pacino reportedly considered playing Joe Paterno on the big screen. Now, according to the entertainment website Deadline.com, Pacino will reteam with his 'Scarface' director for the film. Deadline reports that Pacino and director Brian De...
  • Best Travolta-Cage Movies

     
    Family legend has it that my dad took my mom to the movies at the shore one time to see "Face/Off." This was a bad idea. She thought the movie would be about hockey. When she realized it was about......
  • Summer reading: Current events

    Summer reading: Current events
    Allah, Liberty and Love The Courage to Reconcile Faith and Freedom Irshad Manji Simon & Schuster: $25 The author looks at the contentious world views sometimes dividing Muslims and non-Muslims and suggests solutions to transcend those differences....
  • Film review: Brad Bird adds wit to 'Mission: Impossible'

    Film review: Brad Bird adds wit to 'Mission: Impossible'
    “Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol” gallops into theaters almost exactly on schedule — its predecessors came out in 1996, 2000 and 2006 — and (more importantly) just in time to rescue Tom Cruise's flagging box-office...
  • Actor puertorriqueño se le mide a la aventura

    Aunque el nombre de Luis Guzmán no resulta muy conocido para muchos, lo cierto es que el actor boricua ha estado escalando posiciones en la escena de Hollywood durante los últimos 30 años. Durante mucho tiempo Guzmán fue contratado para hacer papeles...
  • Sue Mengers dies at 79; top talent agent

    Sue Mengers dies at 79; top talent agent
    Sue Mengers, an unapologetically brash talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79. For two decades, Mengers was one of...
  • George Kuchar dies at 69; influential underground filmmaker

    George Kuchar dies at 69; influential underground filmmaker
    George Kuchar was perhaps the most prolific and influential filmmaker most moviegoers have never heard of. With his twin brother, Mike — and later, alone — Kuchar made some of the earliest films in the 1960s explosion of underground movies....
  • Brian DePalma directs!

     
    The iconic filmmaker Brian DePalma will try to end a long, lean stretch with a remake of the French film “Crime d'amour.” The original film starred Ludivine Sagnier and Kristin Scott Thomas (speaking French, naturalmente). DePalma, now 70,...
  • Another Good Story Ruined -- The Battle of Los Angeles

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo I haven’t talked to a movie publicist since Brian De Palma’s ghastly “The Black Dahlia” came out, but I was recently bombarded with pitches to do some sort of story about the rather comical February.......