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  • Theater Review: 'Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo' on Broadway

     
    Charles McNulty reviews Robin Williams in Rajiv Joseph's "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo" on Broadway...
  • Can Robert Zemeckis be saved from Image Movers?

     
    I was showing the kids one of my favorite movies, “Cast Away,” on a sleepy Sunday evening when that title crept up on screen during the opening credits of the Robert Zemeckis masterpiece. “Image Movers.” That's the digital...
  • Around Town: Superman flies again and the New Wave returns

     
    A Francois Truffaut retrospective, an animation festival and a screening of 1978’s “Superman” are among this week’s highlights....
  • 'Another Happy Day': Ellen Barkin on working with father, son

     
    Ellen Barkin's breakout role was back in 1982 when she co-starred in Barry Levinson's theatrical debut "Diner." Now 30 years later, she has found a role with equal magnitude, ironically written by Levinson's son Sam, who penned "Another Happy Day." She...
  • Gotti movie has a BIG name director — Barry Levinson

     
    That “Gotti: Three Generations” movie that's been making a lot of noise with casting news (Travolta, Pesci, maybe Lohan) but which lost its director, Nick Cassevetes now has a big claim to legitimacy. Barry Levinson is a long way from “...
  • Al Pacino joins John Travolta, Lindsay Lohan in 'Gotti' cast

     
    Al Pacino cast in 'Gotti: Three Generations' with John Travolta as Neil Dellacroce. Academy Award-winner Al Pacino will be joining John Travolta in the "Gotti: Three Generations" biopic, which chronicles the doings of the Gambino crime family,...
  • Gotti movie gains a Pacino

     
    The “Gotti: Three Generations” picture that is, if nothing else, dominating casting headlines this spring, just added another Oscar winner. Al Pacino has joined Joe Pesci, John Travolta (as John Gotti), Kelly Preston and Lindsay Lohan in the...
  • David Mamet: How Liberal Hollywood is just like brain-dead Big Government

     
    I've been reading David Mamet's new book, "The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture," which is a full-frontal attack on American Liberalism, which Mamet views as basically bringing about the end of Western civilization as we know it......
  • Monster Mash: Lucian Freud's final portrait; 'Diner' headed to Broadway

     
    Sheryl Crow, Barry Levinson turning 'Diner' into Broadway musical...
  • Q+LA Ellen Barkin

     
    Opinionated in a way only a dyed-in-the-wool Bronx native can be....
  • 'You Don't Know Jack'

    'You Don't Know Jack'
    Al Pacino recently won an Emmy Award for his portrayal of "death doctor" Jack Kevorkian in this HBO film directed by Barry Levinson ("Rain Man"). A patient's right to determine his own fate is debated as Kevorkian stands trial over his apparatus that...
  • Close-up on Redding

    Close-up on Redding
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Named Reading in 1729 for John Read, the first white man to settle in the area, and also influenced by Reading in Berkshire, England. Changed to Redding when it was incorporated, most likely to match the pronunciation of the English...