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  • A look at the magicians of cinema

    From its earliest days, cinema has borrowed heavily from the world of magic. Illusion, after all, is part of the moviegoing experience — the phrase "the magic of movies" is both literally and figuratively true.
  • Bette Midler $400 seats a record high, Geffen Playhouse confirms

    Bette Midler $400 seats a record high, Geffen Playhouse confirms
    The Geffen Playhouse confirmed Monday that the $397 it’s currently charging for the best seats to Bette Midler’s upcoming one-woman show have set a house record, blowing beyond the previous pricing pinnacle of about $250. Pricing for “...

    Film review: 'Deceptive Practice' weaves its own kind of magic

    Film review: 'Deceptive Practice' weaves its own kind of magic
    Regard the hands of Ricky Jay. Watch them making cards do things cards never have done before, things cards didn't even know they could do. And for this master of manipulation, cards are just the beginning. Seeing is definitely not believing in the...

    Summer Movie Sneaks complete list

    The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Sneaks list: In the...

    Film: "Deceptive Practices" Follows Master Magician Ricky Jay

    Film: "Deceptive Practices" Follows Master Magician Ricky Jay
    Deceptive Practices: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay Opens Friday, June 7, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org   Magic tricks are best seen up close. For maximum mind-blowing effect, you want to be able to...