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  • Calling Martin Scorsese -- 'Hotel on Place Vendome' needs your movie magic

    "MY HEART is French, my a-- is international!" So said the Gallic actress Arletty, remarking on her affair with a German officer, during World War II. This is from Tilar J. Mazzeo's book "The Hotel on Place Vendome." I've written of this book, and...
  • Movie Quote Quiz

    Movie Quote Quiz
       Last Friday’s Movie Quote Quiz remains almost half-unanswered, presumably because of unfamiliarity with our new blog platform and some technical issues we’ve been experiencing.    So I decided to repost it today, including the answers...
  • Travel Books: Peeling back Miami's layers; globe-trotting with a twist

    Travel Books: Peeling back Miami's layers; globe-trotting with a twist
    "Miami: A Cultural History" Interlink, $15 The latest in Interlink's Cultural History series, "Miami: A Cultural History" offers an insightful look at the Florida melting pot. As author Anthony P. Maingot notes, Miami has the highest percentage of...
  • Hollywood's hedgehog mentality threatens its survival

    To understand what's wrong with Hollywood today, you have to go back to the British philosopher and historian Sir Isaiah Berlin and his concept of the hedgehog and the fox. Riffing off a fragment attributed to the ancient Greek poet Archilochus,...
  • Roots Run Deep at Hollywood in Vienna, Where Randy Newman Is Being Honored

    Vienna might be synonymous with Mozart and Strauss, but Sandra Tomek, founder and director of Hollywood in Vienna, perceives equally strong ties to such movie maestros as Max Steiner and Erich Wolfgang Korngold, who established themselves in the...
  • Democrats feign outrage over Rick Scott using governor's office to advance his re-election

    Democrats feign outrage over Rick Scott using governor's office to advance his re-election
    Original post | 11:46 a.m. March 27 Updated | 10:54 a.m. March 28 With Gov. Rick Scott using official events for campaign purposes, Democrats are acting like Claude Raines, in perhaps the best scene in "Casablanca." (That’s when Raines, the...
  • Rupert Murdoch may not take no for an answer from Time Warner

    Rupert Murdoch wants one more jewel for his crown. The 83-year-old media mogul's audacious $80-billion bid to acquire Time Warner was rejected, but people close to Murdoch say that he hasn't given up. Time Warner's stock soared 17% on Wednesday amid...
  • Fragile Germany fears U.S. spying

    Fragile Germany fears U.S. spying
    A decade ago in Berlin, a well-informed source cautioned me, half tongue-in-cheek, against holding meetings in a certain hotel not far from the Brandenburg Gate. It seems that a U.S. trade delegation had stayed there not long before and prepared a...
  • Rob Reiner visits Chicago, talks real estate and film career

    Rob Reiner visits Chicago, talks real estate and film career
    Tony Madonia, real estate agent, watched the front doors of the Legacy at Millennium Park. For a guy who sells luxury condos, he did not seem especially relaxed, so we reminded him that he was not being asked to sell a $1.6 million apartment to director...
  • Turner Classic Movies Celebrates 20th Anniversary on Monday

    If Turner Classic Movies had only been endowed with films from the pre-1948 MGM library, it would have been the channel of cinefiles' dreams. If it had only had the pre-1950 Warner Bros. library, it would have been a 24/7 haven for film buffs. If it had...
  • TCM: That's entertainment for 20 years

    TCM: That's entertainment for 20 years
    Turner Classic Movies, one of the best channels ever, marks its 20th anniversary Monday. Movie fans everywhere say, "Thanks for the memories." Viewers know that TCM is an oasis, free of commercials and editing, in an often obnoxious TV universe....