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  • 5 favorite yuletide cultural monuments: a canonical list

    5 favorite yuletide cultural monuments: a canonical list
    A personal list, for sharing. You won't find the movies "It's a Wonderful Life" or "A Christmas Story," neither of which I've ever been able to sit through, on this short list. The first I find hopelessly saccharine. As for the second, though as a boy I...
  • Peter O'Toole: The chronic actor

    Seamus Peter O'Toole was an alcoholic and actor but, thankfully, not in that order. He would win worldwide recognition after he played the title role in David Lean's magnificent "Lawrence of Arabia," which was not only a grand spectacle but historically...
  • Film Review: 'They Are the Dogs'

    A clever idea flies off the rails pretty quickly in Hicham Lasri's unsubtle and uneasy meld of satire and political commentary, "They Are the Dogs." Expectations run high at the energetic start, when an apathetic journalist covering protests in Casablanca...
  • Grab your dancing shoes and wallet for a night at the notorious Flamingo

    Grab your dancing shoes and wallet for a night at the notorious Flamingo
    If I had that time-traveling car from the movie "Back to the Future," the prospect of a New Year's Eve in Orlando's past inspires plenty of fantasy destinations, from a big-band dance at the Coliseum to dinner at Freddie's Steak House. But there's one...
  • 'Pi' Star Sean Gullette Talks About Making 'Traitors' in Morocco and His Sophomore Project

    A Boston native living between Tangier and New York, Sean Gullette, the star of Darren Aronofsky's "Pi," made a bold directorial debut with "Traitors," a suspense-packed thriller starring promising newcomer Chaimae Ben Acha as the leader of a punk rock...
  • Pope Francis can be a player in Ukraine's identity crisis

    As pro-Western and pro-Russian Ukrainians battle over the future orientation of their country, there is a world figure who could offer an important symbolic gift to European-minded Ukrainians: Pope Francis. Stalin supposedly dismissed the importance...
  • Jules Witcover: Deniability becoming a problem for Obama

    WASHINGTON -- Probably not since Claude Rains as Police Capt. Louis Renault in "Casablanca" claimed he was "shocked, shocked" to learn gambling was going on in Rick's Café has there been a more celebrated a case of deniability than the defense of...
  • Chris Christie has some explaining to do to readers

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he was unaware, but apparently staffers in his administration dished out some old-fashioned political punishment -- by playing with people's lives. For the handful of people who might not know by now, until...
  • After 75 Years, 'The Wizard of Oz' Still Has Secrets to Tell

    In case there was any doubt, "The Wizard of Oz: The Official 75th Anniversary Companion" confirms that no film has entered our pop-culture subconscious as deeply as that 1939 MGM classic. Even a quick glance at the just published book conjures up names...
  • Heads Keep Rolling in Hollywood

    From the time the first movie studios were founded, Wall Street has viewed the entertainment business somewhat like the Tea Party views Washington: Spending is too high, ambitions are too grandiose. That's why investors see the continuing wave of...
  • Dubai Announces Muhr Arab Feature Films Lineup

    ROME - The Dubai International Film Festival has announced the lineup of its Muhr Arab feature film section which will focus on "Arab citizens and their condition after the momentous changes that have recently taken place in their respective countries,"...
  • Score One for Movie Maestros: Audiences Grow for Film-Music Concerts

    On a Friday night last month at UCLA's Royce Hall, British conductor John Wilson led a 97-piece orchestra and 36-voice choir in two hours of selections from classic MGM musicals. By the end of the performance, an invitation-only crowd of 1,000 industry...