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  • Misbehaving cops [Editorial]

    Misbehaving cops  [Editorial]
    Taking their queue from the classic movie "Casablanca," some city officials are declaring themselves "shocked, shocked!" to learn that police brutality is a serious problem in Baltimore. An investigative report on Sunday by The Sun's Mark Puente found the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Like/Dislike with James Wyman, BSO principal timpanist

    Like/Dislike with James Wyman, BSO principal timpanist
    Let's get this out of the way: A timpanist is that cool one in the orchestra who gets to bang on one of those huge drums in the back. Timpani has long been a big part of the life of 30-year-old James Wyman, now in his first year with the Baltimore...
  • Martha Hyer, Oscar-nominated actress, dies at 89

    Martha Hyer, Oscar-nominated actress, dies at 89
    Martha Hyer, the Old Hollywood actress best known for her Oscar-nominated performance opposite Frank Sinatra in 1958's "Some Came Running," has died at age 89, according to the Santa Fe New Mexican. A striking blond glamor girl, Hyer was born in Fort...
  • Retail Therapy: Stock up on shades for summer

    Seeing stars: Stop by the Kaenon Eyewear Sample Sale at 864 W. 16th St., Newport Beach, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday to save up to 75% on new, sample and slightly blemished designer sunglasses for men and women. The line is a favorite among elite athletes...
  • A new era of secrets and spies in Hollywood

    There is a scene that bookends "No Way Out," the 1987 espionage thriller starring Kevin Costner. He's a naval officer, a hero, being interrogated about the murder of the secretary of Defense's mistress. There are hints that he might be a double agent. You...
  • Metropolitan FilmExport at 25: Sammy Hadida's Top 10 Pics

    The Metropolitan FilmExport topper thinks back on the films he's seen and handled in his career and names some of his favorites. 1. King Kong My dad, who was distributing RKO movies in Casablanca, showed us the movie and I was so amazed by the adventure,...
  • 'Watch Dogs' makes Chicago a digitized surveillance state

    'Watch Dogs' makes Chicago a digitized surveillance state
    Books become TV series. Amusement park rides become movies. Pop songs become Broadway musicals. But how do you adapt a city into a video game? How do you digitize the essence of a major American metropolis within the framework of a playable experience?...