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  • This town is rated noir

    NOIR is the indigenous Los Angeles form: It was created here, it grew up here and from here it spread, not only as a genre but as a way of looking at life, character and fate. As a framing lens, it's now so powerful that it seems not only to be a strategy...
  • Student: 'All I saw was the flash of shooting'

    Jillian Martinez, a Northern Illinois University freshman from Carpentersville, said she was sitting at the back of the Cole Hall auditorium in an ocean science class when the gunman entered the room about 3 p.m.. "There's this door in the lecture hall...
  • Fatal advice to The Enforcer, 'Dont take any firearms'

    Fatal advice to The Enforcer, 'Don’t take any firearms'
    Jerry Wooters' wife assumed they were going out with another policeman when he told her they were having dinner with a friend. But their companion was Jack Whalen, who brought along his society wife, Kay. Then Jean Wooters figured that Whalen was an...
  • Giving Angela Carter her due

    By Richard Rayner "A good writer can make you believe time stands still. Yet the end of all stories, even if the writer forbears to mention it, is death," wrote the English writer Angela Carter, who died 16 years ago this month. At the time Carter was...
  • From the archive: Distraught family at a loss over girl's slaying in alley

    The last time Mya Lyons' family saw her alive, she was dressed head to toe in pink. Pink shoes, pink pants, pink T-shirt. It was her favorite color -- one that also is featured prominently in her bedroom filled with Dora the Explorer dolls, Barbies and...
  • 'Fast & Furious': Does the reunion have the goods?

    Most people in Hollywood are bad at math, which is probably why actors are so wildly overpaid and movie budgets are always spiraling out of control. But in what other business could you possibly write the following equation: 0 x 0 x 0 x 0 = $100 million?...
  • Intense security a force Loop reckons with

    The president-elect's security force was an unavoidable presence in the Loop on Monday morning as Barack Obama met with John McCain in Chicago's Kluczynski Federal Building. Thirty-eight floors below, dozens of officers from Federal Protective Services...
  • In rustic Mandeville Canyon, where the deer and the Hollywood stars play

    In rustic Mandeville Canyon, where the deer and the Hollywood stars play
    Miles away from the bustle of the Sunset Strip and the glitz of Beverly Hills, there's another place where Hollywood lives: the leafy Brentwood neighborhood of Mandeville Canyon. A ranch once owned by actors Robert Taylor and Barbara Stanwyck is on the...
  • Mega-church has talks on gay issues

    For Dotti Berry, healing the rift between religious conservatives and gay-marriage advocates could be as simple as replacing both sides' stereotypes with a human face. "You can't hate someone whose story you know," Berry said Sunday in Fox River Grove....
  • Snubbed by Oscar, but beloved

    Snubbed by Oscar, but beloved
    OK, so Angelina, Denzel and Keira didn't get asked to the Oscar prom. They shouldn't shed too many tears over their absence from this year's nominations. After all, they're in very good company. From Humphrey Bogart ("The Maltese Falcon") and Marilyn...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: Monty Python on IFC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 18 - 14 in PDF format This week's TV Movies COMPLETELY DIFFERENT: 'Monty Python: Almost the Truth (The Lawyer's Cut)' concludes at 9 p.m. on IFC. Clockwise, from left,......
  • Only one of Oscars' top winners added to National Film Registry

     
    Every year since 1989, the National Film Registry -- a branch of the Library of Congress -- has chosen 25 movies to preserve for posterity. This year, as usual, most of its choices aren't the ones deemed the best of their day by Hollywood -- that is,...