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Paul Newman

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  • Florida State + potential caning = Cool Hand Luke Singapore style

     
    Go ahead. Be upset. Tout the benefits of caning as a crime deterrent, but being sentenced to "three strokes of the cane" is nothing short of cruel and unusual punishment. Who is writing these laws in Singapore anyway? Carr the floor walker?...
  • Stevie Wonder jams with the kids as stars raise $3M for Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Camps

     
    Paul Newman passed away more than two years ago, but his spirit was going strong last week in New York as stars of music and screen turned out to help raise more than $3 million to send sick kids to......
  • An all-star 'shadowcast' brings 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' to life in L.A.

     
    "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" is, of course, a movie best seen not in the privacy of your own home on DVD but rather screened in a theater with an accompanying live "shadowcast" of devotees who know what they're doing.......
  • 'Jews and Baseball': Ron Howard's a-ha moment with Sandy Koufax

     
    As a Jew who has been a baseball fan his entire life, I guess I'm the perfect target audience for "Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story," which opens Friday at the Music Hall Theater in Beverly Hills and the......
  • Russell Crowe in eclipse: How Hollywood celebrity has changed

     
    Russell Crowe’s new film, “The Next Three Days,” is a box-office stinker. A thriller released by Lionsgate, the movie did a paltry $6.8 million over the weekend, accompanied by a raft of mediocre reviews — one of the worst starts......
  • For Christmas, TCM gives you Elizabeth Taylor — twice

     
    The programmers at TCM have a sense of humor. For Christmas night, they're turning to bickering families -- some of the best-known unhappy families in movie history....
  • USC art exhibition raises a question: Has any strong visual artist also been an accomplished athlete?

     
    Has a reasonably accomplished athlete –- someone who had at least a pretty good run as a team member or solo competitor in intercollegiate or professional sports –- ever gone on to be a reasonably acclaimed visual artist? The question......
  • Chips and salsa that taste good, do good

     
    Here's a sneak peek at what's coming in this week's Food section: The hottest-selling snack item at 256 Ralphs deli sections across Southern California in the first weeks of February wasn't pretzels or cheese puffs, or pita or bagel crisps.......
  • A James Beard nomination I forgot to mention

     
    In my post and news brief about the recent announcement of the semi-finalists for this year's James Beard Foundation Awards, I said that Cindy Wolf, to my knowledge, was the only Baltimore-based chef to make it to the finalist (aka......
  • The Agenda: 'Dirty Harry' and 'Cool Hand Luke' @ Egyptian Theater

     
    This Wednesday, you have to ask yourself one question: Do you feel lucky? Well, do ya, punk? You are lucky, because two of our favorite movies, “Cool Hand Luke,” and yep, “Dirty Harry,” are playing in a real man's double bill....
  • Elizabeth Taylor: One of Oscar’s best friends

     
    When I heard that Elizabeth Taylor had died, I thought the of the streaker. It's one of the most memorable moments in Academy Award history. At the Oscar telecast in 1974, a streaker upstaged host David Niven as he introduced Taylor, who was there to...