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  • Re-purposing antiques not always a no-no

    Q: We inherited an Orthophonic Victrola VE 8-35X made in 1928. It's all original and includes an instruction manual with needles. We like its look as furniture, but would we ruin value by gutting the interior and installing shelves? A: The reader...
  • Elvis Presley: 5 films to watch on the 37th anniversary of his death

    Elvis Presley: 5 films to watch on the 37th anniversary of his death
    Elvis Presley, who died on this date in 1977 at age 42, starred in 31 scripted motion pictures beginning with 1956's "Love Me Tender" and ending with a thud with 1969's "Change of Habit." Because so many of his later films were so bad, including such...
  • 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...
  • Best Romantic Movies

     
    I was up very early the other morning – courtesy of my early-rising dog – when I caught the last half hour or so of “Pride and Prejudice.” I love the story, and I think they did a fantastic job......
  • 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...
  • Track's credibility takes huge hit with big-name failed drug tests

    Track's credibility takes huge hit with big-name failed drug tests
    Hey, pro cycling: Move over on that trash heap so there is some room for track and field. Almost exactly a decade after the BALCO scandal all but destroyed track's credibility, the sport is facing another legitimacy crisis. Sunday, leading U.S....
  • The Arab Film Festival visits Los Angeles on Friday through Sunday

    The Arab Film Festival visits Los Angeles on Friday through Sunday
    The Arab Film Festival, which opens Friday at the Harmony Gold Theatre in Los Angeles and continues through Oct. 20, is the largest independent annual showcase of Arab films and filmmakers in the United States. Founded in San Francisco in 1996, 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...