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  • Elaine Stritch dies at 89; Broadway actress had blue-collar attitude

    Elaine Stritch dies at 89; Broadway actress had blue-collar attitude
    Elaine Stritch, the raspy-voiced actress whose forceful personality and salty language enlivened the New York stage for more than six decades, died Thursday at her home in Birmingham, Mich. She was 89. Her death was confirmed by her friend, Julie Keyes,...
  • Cameron Crowe Romantic Comedy Pushed Back to May 29

    Columbia Pictures and Regency Enterprises have moved back Cameron Crowe's untitled romantic comedy from December to May 29. Set in Hawaii, the film stars Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone and Rachel McAdams. Cooper plays a military contractor who reconnects...
  • The 'Magic' Is Gone: The Lazy Nihilism of Woody Allen

    (NOTE: This piece reveals details about the ending of "Magic in the Moonlight.") Amid this unusually busy season for faith-based cinema -- or whatever we should call 2014's bumper crop of Christian-themed and/or spiritually inclined movies, from "Son...
  • Colin Firth shines in 'Moonlight'

    After dealing with the emotional breakdown at the core of "Blue Jasmine," a very contemporary tale of free-falling down the social ladder that won star Cate Blanchett the Best Actress Oscar, director / writer Woody Allen once again seeks refuge in the...
  • Colin Firth and Jacki Weaver Try to Pick Their Favorite Woody Allen Film

    Woody Allen has directed so many movies, it's hard to pick just one favorite. At the L.A. premiere of his latest, "Magic in the Moonlight," at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science's Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study on Monday, the...
  • Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight' ★&#9733 1/2
    Among recent Woody Allen films, the crabby but pretty "Magic in the Moonlight" is a well-thumbed playing card from the middle of the deck, not one of his fully good ones ("Midnight in Paris," "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"), not one of the whiffs ("Cassandra'...
  • Woody Allen in the rearview mirror

    Woody Allen in the rearview mirror
    Before he made movies — "Magic in the Moonlight" is his 44th film as director in 48 years — Woody Allen worked as a gag writer, then a television writer, then a stand-up comic. Here's a Tribune item from the July 31, 1963, Tower Ticker column....
  • 'Bullets Over Broadway' to close in New York on Aug. 24

    'Bullets Over Broadway' to close in New York on Aug. 24
    "Bullets Over Broadway," the first stage musical based on one of Woody Allen's movies, is a comedy about the difficulties of mounting a stage production in New York. It's a challenge that the musical's producers may know well given the show's own...
  • Arlene Dahl and Marc Rosen prove celebrity marriage can be long-lasting

    "Liz, you do your column with minor mistakes, so your readers will respond!" said my friend, the late Nora Ephron. She liked to josh with me about making corrections, saying, "You're the only one who does this!" So we were ahead of "social media" all...
  • Ron Galella's 'New York' -- reliving the days of the first paparazzo

    "The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity." -- Dorothy Parker I have written over and over and even did a documentary extolling the talents of the greatest paparazzo of them all, my longtime friend Ron Galella. Ron was chief of...
  • Estrenos 'Get on Up' y 'Magic of the Moonlight'

    Estrenos 'Get on Up' y 'Magic of the Moonlight'
    Get On Up * * * Esta biografía sobre James Brown arranca con una singular secuencia. Con pistola en mano, el cantante irrumpe como energúmeno en un seminario preguntando quién utilizó el baño de su oficina. Cuando una atemorizada mujer reconoce su...