| Mar 26, 2013
Q: What's the difference between a calzone and a strombolli? I might have misspelled that. It's early and my coffee hasn't kicked in.
—Susan Durian, Chicago
The calzone is defined as a "half-moon shaped stuffed pizza" by "The Deluxe Food Lover's...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 4:09 PM
PARIS — This city is as much a feeling as it is a place. So when you're planning a whirlwind visit, don't feel that you have to hit every room of the Louvre — or even one.
You would be better served by simply strolling along the Seine River...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 7:36 AM
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,...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 8:51 PM
Este año el Festival Internacional de Cine de Palm Beach dará pantalla a la cultura latina. El certamen que arrancó el jueves estrenará alrededor de 40 películas provenientes de distintos países, dentro de las que se destacan producciones rodadas en...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Decades ago, Woody Guthrie wrote the sparse lyrics for a song he never got around to recording, “New Multitudes,” a plea to future generations to stay the course: “Give me my new multitudes/Gonna build my world over/Gotta have new...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 11:09 AM
As of a week ago, only three Hitchcock films were available on Blu-ray(“The Lady Vanishes,” “North by Northwest” and “Psycho”). But now that number has doubled, thanks to MGM's Blu-ray releases of “Rebecca,”...
| Feb 19, 2012
THE BEST WAY
From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) to Naples is offered on Lufthansa and British. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $466, excluding taxes and fees. You then take the hydrofoil or ferry to Capri; prices start about $15, one...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:57 AM
For the first time since 1929, when the clubby, self-promotional and studio-driven Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognized “Wings” and “Sunrise” in the first Academy Awards ceremony, a black-and-white silent...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 6:42 AM
The enduringly popular movie gets another lavish home-video rendering in a new edition including both DVD and Blu-ray copies of the film, plus new special features in two documentaries, one a profile of director Michael Curtiz. Humphrey Bogart and...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:42 PM
On Sunday, Hollywood celebrates itself and honors its own. All eyes (or most of them anyway) will be on the presentations of the Academy Awards.
But do the Oscars always end up in the right hands? Opinions abound on this topic, and what follows is only...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Several TV networks will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, with news specials, live coverage from Ground Zero, films and special episodes of scripted series. Many of those specials begin this week, and I've tried...