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  • Goodfellas, Wiseguy inspiration Henry Hill dies

    Goodfellas, Wiseguy inspiration Henry Hill dies
    Once in a while, a movie adaptation creates a character that is drawn so well it becomes anĀ  archetype, a measuring stick for all other similar characters. Think John Wayne, the western tough in "True Grit," which was adapted from the Charles Portis novel. Or Ray Liotta, the New York hood in "Goodfellas," adapted from the book "Wiseguy."
  • Comedy meets game show in Expert of Nothing

    Comedy meets game show in Expert of Nothing
    Here's an all-too common scenario at a bar: A random topic — be it essential new-wave albums or Martin Scorsese's best films — comes up and an expert suddenly emerges. The know-it-all rapidly cites a dizzying array of research and anecdotes,...

    'Boardwalk Empire' finale recap, 'Margate Sands'

    'Boardwalk Empire' finale recap, 'Margate Sands'
    "Everyone dies. Not everyone keeps their promises." The finale of "Boardwalk Empire's" third season provided more closure than excitement, capping off what has certainly been one of the worst years in Nucky Thompson's life. After last week set the...

    The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night

    The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night
    "TV is a vast wonderland. There's no place like TV. Except for HBO, it's not TV." That was the opening lyric sung by Jane Lynch, and it left me ice cold. It didn't work as a show tune, and it failed worse in its attempt to cut it as both salute and...

    Moviegoers are showing signs of 3-D fatigue

    Moviegoers are showing signs of 3-D fatigue
    Debora Bell would be glad "if 3-D went away." The Rockville printer is just the kind of filmgoer Hollywood wants to keep happy. Her family goes to movies every week. They get to the first screenings they can, usually at the 3-D-equipped AMC Columbia or...