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Sun Movie CriticHail, hail, the "Gang"'s finally here. That would be "Gangs of New York", Martin Scorsese's long-awaited latest, an epic tale of love and loyalties, played out among the rival immigrant groups of 19th-century New York City. Not since "Titanic" has a film...
Tags: Adrien Brody, Retirement, Ice Cube, Bars and Clubs, Kevin Bacon
Special to SunSpotThere are certain staples of college literature classes. Profound novels by Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Charles Dickens and other titans of British and American literature, for example. Books that provide a perspective on class and racial...
Special To The SunFew speak of Annapolis' cultural life with greater authority than Anna Greenberg. A self-described "professional volunteer" who has twice served as president of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's Board of Trustees and continues to be active on other...
Tags: Francis Poulenc, Dance, August Wilson, Itzhak Perlman, Culture
Sun StaffIn the most dismal slums of East Baltimore, on narrow alley streets where sunlight barely shines, George A. Dangerfield Jr. roams like a feudal warlord. He is only 29. But he controls an empire of more than 120 rental houses that includes long...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesThe signs of a seismic shift became clear a year or so ago, in even the nonhipster communities of Los ......
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesPERSPECTIVE It’s probably no coincidence that television reached a new level of critical respectability after its most serious shows embraced ......
Hardly more than a year ago, I made my first contact with “Little Dorrit” when I read a newly published biography of Charles Dickens. Then, a friend, the late Robert Molten, bound several editions of Harper’s Magazine (1856) into three...
Tags: Labor Legislation, Business, Slavery, Philosophy, Barack Obama
Lifeline Theatre, a venerable Off-Loop theater on Chicago's North Side, has announced its 2013-14 season. Mainstage productions slated include (in the fall) Karen Tarjan's adaptation of the novel "The Killer Angels" by Michael Shaara; a new adaptation...
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"Manifest Injustice" is an apt, allegorical title for Barry Siegel's latest book, which makes three points didactically: First, the law can be an ass — to a greater extent than Charles Dickens imagined. Second, when it comes to administering...
Tags: Judges, Punishment, Trials, Values, Psychiatrists
As right as Dickens. That's what President Barack Obama suggested about his tax plan when he recently used "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens to frame his case for rate increases. A "Scrooge Christmas" is what the country will get if lawmakers won't...
L.A. NOWSince her days as a high school free spirit, Courtney Aoki developed a tougher exterior, with a heavy-metal edge. Tattoos began covering her body, including one of a black widow on her chest with the number 13. Her Facebook page......
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