| Mar 3, 2015
| 6:24 PM
"Just when I thought I was out … they pull me back in." – Michael Corleone, "The Godfather Part III"
That's what I said to myself when I saw the message on my phone. Editors from the Naperville Sun were looking for someone to write from the...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 4:22 PM
I usually don't watch the Academy Awards because the show is boring, it takes too long, and at my advanced stage of codgerdom, I no longer recognize any of the actors and actresses as stars or care to see any of the movies they make.
I lost interest...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 6:44 PM
New works by Rajiv Joseph, Melissa Ross and Itamar Moses as well as a new Theatre Movement Bazaar piece inspired by "The Godfather" will be part of the 2015 Pacific Playwrights Festival, held from April 24 to 26 at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa....
| Feb 20, 2015
| 3:05 AM
On several of my previous submissions, I have referenced "The Godfather," based on the behavior of Obama officials and their contemptuous testimony to Congress. Recent comments by President Obama and a looming confrontation with Israel make an analogy...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 9:41 AM
Palm Beach Opera director Daniel Biaggi has a word to describe "Enemies, a Love Story," the Holocaust-themed dark comedy making its world premiere this weekend in West Palm Beach: "risky."
To mount the first original opera in the company's 53-year...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 12:07 PM
Buried within the splendid Roger Ebert documentary "Life Itself" lies a mini-debate over what might be called critical etiquette. Specifically, while Ebert formed close relationships with directors and other talent whose work he critiqued, longtime Time...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:43 AM
There's enough story presented in Wednesday's first episode of "Empire," the new Fox melodrama about a New York City family feuding over control of its record label, to sustain several TV seasons.
A long run would be a good thing for the show's...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 2:05 PM
Actor and producer Kevin Costner put up millions of his own money to finance his latest film, "Black or White." He also shares starring roles with fellow Oscar winner Octavia Spencer ("The Help"). Both are excellent as the opposing grandparents of a...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 9:04 AM
I think Chicago Symphony Orchestra concert goers need a refresher course on civility. Last night's performance by the CSO, playing the score to “The Godfather,” was remarkable and very well played by the orchestra.
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:14 PM
Some of the fanciest felines in the Mid-Atlantic region will be strutting their stuff at the annual Cat Fanciers' Association show in Newport News on Saturday.
From the Persians to the Birmans, they will all be there.
And it got us to thinking. Why...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 12:47 PM
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The RedEye CSO The Godfater Twitter Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) starts at 10:00 AM (CT) on Friday, January 29, 2015 and ends at 1:00 PM...