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  • Chicago cop-turned-actor Dennis Farina dies at 69

    Chicago cop-turned-actor Dennis Farina dies at 69
    Dennis Farina, the former Chicago cop who went on to star in "Law & Order," "Luck" and numerous films, has died. He was 69. Farina died Monday morning in Scottsdale, Ariz., after suffering a blood clot in his lung, his publicist Lori De Waal said Monday....
  • 'Law & Order' star Dennis Farina dead at 69

    'Law & Order' star Dennis Farina dead at 69
    Dennis Farina, the character actor best remembered for "Get Shorty" and "Law & Order," is dead at age 69, a publicist announced. He died Monday morning in a Scottsdale, Ariz., hospital, after suffering a blood clot in a lung, the actor's rep, Lori De...
  • Vin Diesel Draws From Indie Past With 'Riddick' and Upcoming 'Hannibal'

    Just over a decade ago, Vin Diesel shot from near-obscurity to earning a $10 million payday in what seemed like record time, racing from an ensemble role in "Saving Private Ryan" to headlining "XXX" in nearly four years. But those who think of Diesel as...
  • Burbank interview: 'Riddick's' Vin Diesel flexes muscle behind the scenes too

    Burbank interview: 'Riddick's' Vin Diesel flexes muscle behind the scenes too
    On-screen, Vin Diesel's default setting can be described as coiled rage and brutal efficiency. In the films that put him on Hollywood's star map, the buff and bald actor hefts big guns: from artillery to his own softball-sized biceps. He punches the...
  • The war within, explored in 'Omar,' 'Canopy' and 'Break Loose'

    The war within, explored in 'Omar,' 'Canopy' and 'Break Loose'
    — The state of war is also a state of mind, terrifying even the bravest as it changes and challenges them. This is what we are seeing reflected on movie screens. The stories of foot soldiers are shifting, becoming more intimate, more stripped to...
  • Tom Hanks casting away one of his Pacific Palisades properties

     Tom Hanks casting away one of his Pacific Palisades properties
    Actor-producer-director Tom Hanks has listed a house in Pacific Palisades for $5.225 million. The Spanish-style villa, built in 1929, features archways, frescoed ceilings, a library, a sky-lit kitchen, a sun room, a beauty salon, four bedrooms, 5.5...
  • Review: 'World War Z' gets a rise from the undead

    Birds do it. Bees do it. Even educated fleas do it. And as it turns out, zombies do it as well. They swarm. And when they're done swarming, they swarm all over again. That unstoppably manic movement is the most unexpected part of "World War Z" as well...
  • 'Cinco de Mayo' film, timely history lesson

    'Cinco de Mayo' film, timely history lesson
    In Rafa Lara's film "Cinco de Mayo: The Battle," calendar dates are superimposed over the action counting down to May 5 — the day in 1862 when a ragtag Mexican army defeated France in the fight for independence. It may not be the only countdown...
  • Critic's Notebook: Movie violence must not be stopped

    Critic's Notebook: Movie violence must not be stopped
    I abhor violence. As a rookie police reporter years ago I saw the damage guns, knives, broken bottles, metal pipes, hands — humans — can inflict. From the terrifyingly premeditated to the unfortunately accidental, those images still have the...
  • History of the movies journey worth taking

    In recent weeks the nervous future of the movies, as a business and as an occasional, accidental art form, has been subjected to unusually heavy scrutiny and speculation online and in print. This comes after an Oscar-sanctified movie year in which...
  • 10 things you might not know about Abraham Lincoln

    10 things you might not know about Abraham Lincoln
    Steven Spielberg's film about a long-limbed, inspirational figure is finally coming to theaters. No, it's not a re-issue of "E.T." It's "Lincoln," starring Daniel Day-Lewis. Here are 10 facts about "Honest Abe": 1 Lincoln detested the nickname Abe, and...