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  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: The artistry of creating a letter

    My buddy Ray Early and I were contemplating the ills of contemporary life. From microeconomics to text messaging, nothing was spared from our scrutiny. Our analysis evolved to the paradigm of human communication. “Who writes letters today?”...
  • Italy's duoMo hotel is fit for Fellini

    Italy's duoMo hotel is fit for Fellini
    Even its irreverent name, an odd mix of upper- and lowercase letters, suggests the whimsy of the duoMo hotel. Noted industrial architect Ron Arad headed the design team for this futuristic hotel in Rimini, hometown of Italian director Federico Fellini....
  • PASSINGS

    Tullio Pinelli Co-writer of Fellini films Tullio Pinelli, 100, the Italian screenwriter best known for his close association with director Federico Fellini, died Saturday in Rome, according to European newspapers. The cause of death was not announced....
  • 'Sweet Charity'

    'Sweet Charity'
    Since first produced more than 40 years ago, "Sweet Charity" has undergone an unfortunate metamorphosis from the sweetly sentimental to the downright treacly. Granted, Cy Coleman's music and Dorothy Fields' lyrics combine in some memorable standards ("...
  • Book review: 'Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century'

    Book review: 'Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century'
    Love is a condition of life that rewards all the virtues, except moderation. Thus, our enduring fascination with the compelling and tumultuous relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and the late Richard Burton. Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger are the...
  • Sharing Fellini's dreams: a key to understanding his films

    Sharing Fellini's dreams: a key to understanding his films
    Dreams revolving around childhood, religion, relationships and death permeated Federico Fellini's classic films, such as "La Dolce Vita," "8 1/2 " and "Amarcord." So it's no surprise the Oscar-winning Italian filmmaker had a vivid dream life. From the...
  • 'Federico Fellini: The Book of Dreams'

    'Federico Fellini: The Book of Dreams'
    ANYONE familiar with the films of Federico Fellini knows that he gave importance to dreams. But the extent of that devotion has become fully evident only now, with the publication of "Il Libro dei Sogni" -- "The Book of Dreams." These sketches, mostly...
  • Gore Vidal's 'Point to Point Navigation: A Memoir'

    IN an era when droves of American writers have deserted the novel for the cozier pleasures of the confessional -- and when pouring your heart out, preferably on television, has become a national sport -- Gore Vidal remains an unlikely memoirist. Long ago,...
  • 10 books and movies to prep for a trip to Rome

    If you're planning to visit Rome before you die, it pays to prepare for the experience. Here are 10 books and movies to help you understand what you see in the Roman Forum, at the Vatican and on the Piazza Navona. 1. "The Agony and the Ecstasy" (1961, by...
  • Did Vogue overly-Photoshop Nicole Kidman, Penelope Cruz, Marion Cotillard and Kate Hudson?

     
    The cast of the hotly anticipated musical "Nine" -- Nicole Kidman, Pen??lope Cruz, Marion Cotillard and Kate Hudson -- looks a little bizarre to these eyes on the cover of the November issue of Vogue. What the hey? These are......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Billy Crystal as Oscar host? | Mariah Carey looks 'Precious' | Lifetime kudos for Caleb Deschanel and Sidney Lumet

     
    • Vegas oddsmaker Johnny Avello is at odds with Gold Derby readers about who should host the Oscars. His top choice is Billy Crystal, whom he considers a 5 to 2 favorite to return to the podium. Avello didn't even consider your top pick Ricky Gervais...
  • Kate Hudson sings, hoofs her way through 'Nine'

     
    Whatever your opinion of Kate Hudson's acting abilities, it's hard to deny that her Hollywood pedigree and off-screen romances make her an ideal starlet for "Nine" -- a musical about moviemaking, fame and life led under the glare of the......