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  • Movie secrets are there, in the script!

    Movie secrets are there, in the script!
    You know what "Star Wars" is about? I mean, really about? Vietnam. It's a critical allegory of the war: The Rebels are the scrappy Viet Cong, hastily assembled, devoted and relentless; the Empire is the American military, tripped up by an enemy using guerrilla tactics and inferior weaponry. Oh, there's more here, but...
  • 'Lincoln' aims to enlighten as it entertains

     'Lincoln' aims to enlighten as it entertains
    In "Lincoln," director Steven Spielberg and screenwriter Tony Kushner have pulled off the improbable: They have built this season's prestige hit around congressional proceedings that might seem more appropriate for C-SPAN than the big screen. Any...

    Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast May 31, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Tom Berenger was born in Chicago today in 1949. This birthday earned an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of the malevolent Sgt. Barnes in Oliver Stone's war epic "Platoon." Berenger has starred in such films as "Gettysburg," "Major...

    'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close' review: An awful book becomes even worse for some new reasons

    'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close' review: An awful book becomes even worse for some new reasons
    0.5 stars (out of four) When people jumped from the burning towers of the World Trade Center, no pretty piano music accompanied their fall. Yes, “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,” the most insulting 9/11-related movie since Oliver Stone&...

    Bar review: Baltimore Taphouse is a low-key beer mecca

    Bar review: Baltimore Taphouse is a low-key beer mecca
    Baltimore Taphouse in Canton looks just fine when you walk in. It's a long, narrow hall, with plenty of beer on tap and a pool table at the back. But the first sign that you might be in better hands than you thought is found above the cash register....