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  • Book review: 'Nicholas Ray' by Patrick McGilligan

    Book review: 'Nicholas Ray' by Patrick McGilligan
    Nicholas Ray faced a roomful of film students. They had come to learn from the director who'd made James Dean an icon in "Rebel Without a Cause" and a gunslinger of Joan Crawford in the distaff western "Johnny Guitar." Ray began a mock exercise in filming...
  • Through a lens

    Through a lens
    It goes without saying, though I'll say it anyway, that Charles Osgood is my favorite photographer, but it was nice to see many other great Tribune photographers gathered Tuesday in the Tower, talking about their work in a new book, "Chicago in Season."...
  • 10 things you might not know about guns

    10 things you might not know about guns
    There's a lot of crossfire about guns these days. The Obama administration is under siege over Fast and Furious, a federal sting operation that allowed firearms to go to Mexican drug traffickers and was linked to the slaying of a Border Patrol agent....
  • God Squad: Turning the dead into electricity poses moral issue

    Question: "Soylent Green" is one of my favorite movies. It reunites two of America's great actors, Charlton Heston and Edward G. Robinson, bringing both full circle from their iconic roles in "The Ten Commandments" to a bleak portrayal of a dystopian...
  • James Franco: versatilidad artística y académica

    James Franco se ha convertido en uno de los actores más promisorios de Hollywood. A los 33 años, el artista ya tiene a su favor una nominación al Oscar, un Globo de Oro y un Independent Spirit Award, premios codiciados por la gente del espectáculo....
  • Freida Pinto rises up in new "Planet of the Apes"

    Freida Pinto rises up in new "Planet of the Apes"
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Indian actress Freida Pinto got her big break when director Danny Boyle cast the ex-model as the love interest in the 2008 Oscar-winning hit "Slumdog Millionaire." Now, she's hitting silver screens in her first big-budget, effects-...
  • Mesa Musings: 'Peter Pan' image doesn't fly

    How would you like to be remembered? Each of us enters our Golden Years with that question in mind. What's my legacy? If you had a choice, would you prefer to be remembered as: a generous philanthropist; connoisseur of the arts; devoted spouse,...
  • En Cartelera: "The Rise of the Planet of the Apes" y "Life Above All"

    <b>En Cartelera:</b> "The Rise of the Planet of the Apes" y "Life Above All"
    The Rise of the Planet of the Apes **1/2 Algunas veces los animales son más inteligentes que los humanos, parece ser la moraleja que vende The Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Esta premisa se vuelve muy inquietante cuando descubrimos que también sirve...
  • Ernie Barnes dies at 70; pro football player, successful painter

    Ernie Barnes dies at 70; pro football player, successful painter
    Ernie Barnes, a former professional football player who became a successful figurative painter, known for depictions of athletes and ordinary people whose muscled, elongated forms express physical and spiritual struggles, died Monday at Cedars-Sinai...
  • Peter Dennis dies at 75; actor made a career of one-man 'Pooh' readings

    Peter Dennis dies at 75; actor made a career of one-man 'Pooh' readings
    Peter Dennis, a British actor who toured for decades in his one-man show of readings from “Winnie-the-Pooh” and other A.A. Milne classics, died April 18 of cancer at his Shadow Hills home, said his wife, Diane. He was 75. Dennis was 36 before...
  • The creation of R. Crumb's 'Genesis'

    The creation of R. Crumb's 'Genesis'
    The artist who gave the comic-book world Mr. Natural, Angelfood McSpade and Fritz the Cat has a new cast of characters: Adam, Eve, Noah, Abraham and, well, You Know Who. R. Crumb, the Albrecht Dürer of the urban demimonde, has just published “The...
  • Charlton Heston, 84; actor, Oscar winner, played grand figures

    Charlton Heston, 84; actor, Oscar winner, played grand figures
    Charlton Heston, the Oscar-winning actor who achieved stardom playing larger-than-life figures including Moses, Michelangelo and Andrew Jackson and went on to become an unapologetic gun advocate and darling of conservative causes, has died. He was 84....