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  • Justice, on screen and off

    Academy Award-winning film director Sidney Lumet, who passed away April 9 at age 86, is remembered for classics such as "Twelve Angry Men," the courtroom drama that challenged racial prejudice and which Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has cited as a major influence on her career.
  • Movie gangsters so bad they're good

    Movie gangsters so bad they're good
    One hundred and one years ago, D.W. Griffith gave us "The Musketeers of Pig Alley," often credited as the first gangster film, and once sound came in, nothing hooked movie audiences during the early 1930s more reliably than Edward G. Robinson or James...

    Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, March 16, 1941

     
    March 16, 1941: In one of the famous tragedies of Hollywood lore, Christopher Quinn, the son of Anthony and Katherine De Mille Quinn, drowns in a fish pond on the estate of W.C. Fields, 2015 De Mille Drive. Lee Shippey...

    Universal wants a new ‘Scarface’

     
    The original was a 1930s gangster tale that had hints of Al Capone's rise and eventual fall. It had its Italian/Sicilian touches. Paul Muni and George Raft were in it. The 1980s Brian DePalma remake was about the rise and fall of a Latin emigre druglord....

    Around Town: Foreign films and Spencer Tracy

     
    The week's lineup includes Golden Globe foreign language nominees, a comedian's film festival and a sneak preview of the new action thriller "The Grey."