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  • Gerald Ratner, 1913-2014

    Gerald Ratner, 1913-2014
    Gerald Ratner practiced law in Chicago for more than 75 years and for many decades represented the billionaire Crown family in business and real estate deals that included the sale of the Empire State Building. A baseball player at the University of...
  • NYC Film Czar: Hollywood's Creating Jobs, Not Stealing Them

    The work may be coming from Hollywood, but the paychecks are being spent and saved in the Big Apple, argued Cynthia Lopez, the newly appointed commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, on Tuesday at the LIC Summit in Gotham. "We have...
  • Best Romantic Movies

     
    I was up very early the other morning – courtesy of my early-rising dog – when I caught the last half hour or so of “Pride and Prejudice.” I love the story, and I think they did a fantastic job......
  • Mindy Kaling talks Season 3 of 'Mindy Project' -- a thong-y situation?

    Mindy Kaling talks Season 3 of 'Mindy Project' -- a thong-y situation?
    It's been a little over two months since a heaving Mindy Lahiri and Danny Castellano rekindled their romance atop the Empire State Building in the Season 2 closer of "The Mindy Project." But will a flimsy piece of underwear threaten their rom-com when the...
  • Las Vegas: Hershey's Chocolate World opens on the Strip

    Las Vegas: Hershey's Chocolate World opens on the Strip
    With the opening Tuesday of Hershey’s Chocolate World on the Las Vegas Strip, visitors may feel as though they’ve landed on the Candy Land game board. Hershey’s Chocolate World¬†plans to distribute 1 million free Kisses when it opens...
  • Inside the Office of AMC President and General Manager Charlie Collier

    Charlie Collier is a big believer in the power of circles. That's why he has a round, rather than rectangular, table in his office to facilitate meetings and brainstorming sessions. It's a subtle but significant difference when people face one another...
  • Jessie Mueller's 'Beautiful' dilemma

    Jessie Mueller's 'Beautiful' dilemma
    The Broadway actress Jessie Mueller brought the smartphone camera into focus and tapped on the photo icon. "From Drama Desk winner to photographer,"‎ quipped Jarrod Spector, Mueller's costar in the best musical Tony nominee "Beautiful: The Carole...
  • Local Voices: May 21 edition

    Local Voices: May 21 edition
    Letters to the editor from Highland Park, Deerfield, Mundelein and Waukegan. Gun-control laws I find it interesting that letter writer Jim Strickler (Voice of the People, May 10) accuses the National Rifle Association of "making it as easy as...
  • 'Sharknado 2' aims to have even more bite

     'Sharknado 2' aims to have even more bite
    If it's true that lightning never strikes in the same place twice, then neither does a sharknado. For the sequel to last summer's surprise social media phenomenon, director Anthony C. Ferrante knew he had to take his low-budget sharks-in-a-tornado...
  • 'Holy Land' Filmmaker Launches Production Company, Plans Al Qaeda Movie

    Eitan Gorlin, producer 2001 Israeli movie "The Holy Land," has formed film production company Detente613 with backing from Peter Chernoff and Reuven Kahane. Detente613 is developing "The Shot That No One Heard," centered on Al Qaeda's lesser-known...
  • Trice: How vertical views shape race in fiction

    Trice: How vertical views shape race in fiction
    In its early years, the skyscraper was mesmerizing in the way it shifted our perspective and challenged us to re-conceptualize the world. It said: You recognize the view near the ground, now try it from the 10th floor, the 15th floor and beyond....
  • PASSINGS: Thomas H. Landau

     PASSINGS: Thomas H. Landau
    Thomas H. Landau Architect designed commercial buildings, office towers Architect Thomas H. "Tommy" Landau, 76, whose firm designed a number of prominent commercial buildings in the Los Angeles area, died of lung cancer Monday at his Santa Monica...