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  • Estrenos 'Get on Up' y 'Magic of the Moonlight'

    Estrenos 'Get on Up' y 'Magic of the Moonlight'
    Get On Up * * * Esta biografía sobre James Brown arranca con una singular secuencia. Con pistola en mano, el cantante irrumpe como energúmeno en un seminario preguntando quién utilizó el baño de su oficina. Cuando una atemorizada mujer reconoce su...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 6: Scam alert; Ebola virus; Highland Park

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 6: Scam alert; Ebola virus; Highland Park
    Scam alert "Yesterday a rather pleasant man with an accent called to offer a free evaluation of my computer system. According to him, due to a malicious virus, many computers in my area had been shut down. He, of course, wanted to help me by having me...
  • Andrew Dice Clay As Raw As His Fans Demand

    Andrew Dice Clay As Raw As His Fans Demand
    When Andrew Dice Clay released his debut album, "DICE" in 1989, the parental advisory label simply read "Warning: This album is offensive."  The well-known comedian who recently starred in the award-winning Woody Allen drama "Blue Jasmine" is known as...
  • Box Office: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Astounds With $160.4 Mil Global Debut

    "The Guardians of the Galaxy" touched down with a dazzling $94 million this weekend, proving that Marvel is the new gold standard for movie brands. That set a new record for an August domestic debut, easily trumping the $69.3 million bow of 2007's "The...
  • The 'Magic' Is Gone: The Lazy Nihilism of Woody Allen

    (NOTE: This piece reveals details about the ending of "Magic in the Moonlight.") Amid this unusually busy season for faith-based cinema -- or whatever we should call 2014's bumper crop of Christian-themed and/or spiritually inclined movies, from "Son...
  • Colin Firth shines in 'Moonlight'

    After dealing with the emotional breakdown at the core of "Blue Jasmine," a very contemporary tale of free-falling down the social ladder that won star Cate Blanchett the Best Actress Oscar, director / writer Woody Allen once again seeks refuge in the...
  • Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight' ★&#9733 1/2
    Among recent Woody Allen films, the crabby but pretty "Magic in the Moonlight" is a well-thumbed playing card from the middle of the deck, not one of his fully good ones ("Midnight in Paris," "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"), not one of the whiffs ("Cassandra'...
  • Woody Allen in the rearview mirror

    Woody Allen in the rearview mirror
    Before he made movies — "Magic in the Moonlight" is his 44th film as director in 48 years — Woody Allen worked as a gag writer, then a television writer, then a stand-up comic. Here's a Tribune item from the July 31, 1963, Tower Ticker column....
  • Review: Allen casts a limp spell in 'Magic'

    Woody Allen's late period has been defined by a quality you wouldn't have expected from the man who produced the inspired chaos of "Bananas" or the Fellini-esque carnival of "Stardust Memories": tidiness. For years now, Allen's films have been light...
  • 'Manhattan,' 'Annie Hall' double bill honors Gordon Willis

     'Manhattan,' 'Annie Hall' double bill honors Gordon Willis
    A new Woody Allen film hits the screen just about once a year. But if like the super-intelligent aliens in 1980's "Stardust Memories" you prefer the early, funny ones, the American Cinematheque at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica features a double bill...
  • Elaine Stritch, Acerbic Tony and Emmy Winner, Dies at 89

    Actress Elaine Stritch, star of Broadway hits including "Elaine Stritch at Liberty" and "Show Boat," who was nominated for multiple Tonys and Emmys, winning three of the latter, has died. She was 89. Stritch, an atypical star of stage and screen known...
  • Elaine Stritch, 89: Five noteworthy performances

    Elaine Stritch, 89: Five noteworthy performances
    This post has been updated. See details below. Elaine Stritch, the theatrical force of nature who died on Thursday at 89, was a foul-mouthed New York legend who seemed to deliver her best performances when she was playing thinly veiled versions of her...