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  • Oscars: Big stars, confounding choices, enduring fascination

     
    Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep will present at the Oscars this Sunday, and their inclusion will bring needed oomph to the 85th annual awards. Maybe James Bond will help, too. The Oscars will salute the 50-year-old film franchise and offer...
  • Can you name 5 of the top 10 'all-time greatest' movies, TV shows, books etc.?

     
    The new Entertainment Weekly has taken on the bravura task of naming the all-time top 100 movies, TV shows, albums novels, plays (top 50 only), and musicals (top 10 only) of all time. To my mind, each list is infected......
  • Education matters: man vs. machine

    Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
  • Classically Trained: Enjoying Oz with a live score

    Classically Trained: Enjoying Oz with a live score
    I saw a rainbow over in the distance on my way to "The Wizard of Oz" concert Thursday night. Seriously. Luckily there weren't any tornadoes that night to impede mine or other Pacific Symphony concertgoers' progress to the concert hall — just a...
  • Book review: 'Tough Without a Gun: The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart' by Stefan Kanfer

    Book review: 'Tough Without a Gun: The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart' by Stefan Kanfer
    No other star of Hollywood's golden age continues to hold audiences in quite the way that Humphrey Bogart does. The American Film Institute voted him the greatest male star of all time, and his influence as cultural icon and representative of a certain...
  • Of all the gin joints ...

    Of all the gin joints ...
    Casablanca, the classic movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, was on television yet again this week (AMC). I never tire of it. It has so many memorable scenes, like the one where Bogie slams down his fist, hangs his head and mutters,...
  • High school grad can't get film editing career rolling

    High school grad can't get film editing career rolling
    Edgar Andres caught the movie bug when he was 16 years old, after a filmmaker came to his high school to talk about the craft. Soon after, the teen joined a couple of programs, the Urban Oasis Film Academy and Inner City Filmmakers, which teach urban...
  • Book review: 'The Dangerous Otto Katz: The Many Lives of a Soviet Spy' by Jonathan Miles

    Book review: 'The Dangerous Otto Katz: The Many Lives of a Soviet Spy' by Jonathan Miles
    The Dangerous Otto Katz The Many Lives of a Soviet Spy Jonathan Miles Bloomsbury: 366 pp., $26 He had at least 21 aliases. He insisted that he was briefly Marlene Dietrich's husband in 1920s Berlin, which was probably not so, though he was possibly...
  • Best Movie Theater

    Best Movie Theater
    1st) Bow-Tie Criterion Cinemas OK, sure, one of the Criterion Cinemas' major selling points is that you can legally drink and schmooze in the side café with friends before your flick starts. In a blue-law state like Connecticut, there’s no...
  • Classically Trained: Piano-filled concerts coming to Costa Mesa

    In keeping with its "Year of the Piano" programming, the Pacific Symphony will play host to pianist Conrad Tao this week. The 16-year-old Chinese American musician, whose skills have brought him performing alongside orchestras worldwide, is scheduled...
  • PASSINGS: Pauline Betz Addie, Giorgio Tozzi, Harry Redmond Jr., James Woodress, Mark Dantzler

    Pauline Betz Addie 1940s tennis champion in Hall of Fame Pauline Betz Addie, 91, a champion tennis player who won Wimbledon in 1946 without dropping a set during the entire tournament, died Tuesday at an assisted-living facility in Potomac, Md., the...