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  • Meet Jason Travis, the movie buff in our midst

    Meet Jason Travis, the movie buff in our midst
    In the early days of the tourist boom that now has the city awash in bus-boat-foot tours, clogging the summer sidewalks, streets and river, I remember a "guide" on one of the boat tours who had, shall we say, a unique take on our town. He would point to...
  • 'Hundred-Foot Journey' Producer Talks Food, Family and France

    What ingredients go into a movie that's part foodie pic and part heartwarming ode to family? A dash of Steven Spielberg, a soupcon of Oprah Winfrey, and a heaping helping of actors -- including Helen Mirren and Om Puri. Stirring the batter are director...
  • Foodie montages aside, 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' unsurprising, unnecessary

    If food be the music of love, eat on. Perhaps not quite how Shakespeare put it, but then, the Bard never got to see "The Hundred-Foot Journey," an impossibly overstuffed culinary culture clash rom-com in which an imperious French restaurateur and a...
  • Om Puri's Long 'Journey'

    "Fat noses have no place in the Hindi film industry," Om Puri is fond of saying. "But it is not so in the West -- otherwise Anthony Quinn would have never been an actor." Puri certainly nose -- make that knows -- of what he speaks. When he was starting...
  • Is August no longer filled with Hollywood's dog days?

    Is August no longer filled with Hollywood's dog days?
    T.S. Eliot deemed April the cruelest month in his poem “The Waste Land,” but, when it comes to movies, August can be pretty brutal too. This month has long had a reputation as a kind of cinematic island of misfit toys stranded between the...
  • Hollywood sequels: Everything old is new again

    "HAS there ever been a summer of 23 sequels before?" asks The Hollywood Reporter's Todd McCarthy. (We here, writing for the older masses, are ever-grateful to the lush-looking Reporter for keeping us so ably up to date.) Reporter McCarthy goes on: "The...
  • Sterling Bay retools old buildings, reshapes neighborhoods

    Sterling Bay retools old buildings, reshapes neighborhoods
    The future of Oprah's studio. The arrival of Google in the West Loop. And the potential to transform the old Main Post Office, a ruin so monumental it straddles an expressway. Each turnaround could improve a neighborhood. Combined, they could remake a...
  • Michael C. Hall continues his serial home buying, selling spree

    Michael C. Hall continues his serial home buying, selling spree
    Michael C. Hall has listed a property in Los Feliz at $4.5 million. Considering that the "Dexter" star and serial home buyer purchased the place a year ago at $3.825 million, he may not make much of a killing after improvements and commissions. The...
  • Billie Letts dies at 76; author of bestseller 'Where the Heart Is'

    Best-selling author Billie Letts, whose 1995 novel "Where the Heart Is" was selected by Oprah Winfrey for her book club and then adapted into a movie, has died in Oklahoma. She was 76. Letts died Saturday in Tulsa of acute myeloid leukemia. Her...
  • Forgotten teams like Buffalo need a jolt of Bon Jovi

    Forgotten teams like Buffalo need a jolt of Bon Jovi
    Jon Bon Jovi. Does the name mean anything to you? How about Donald Trump? OK, how about Terry Pegula? They head the three groups that reportedly have bid for the Buffalo Bills. You remember the Bills, right? Probably not, which is why the NFL...
  • Gay Males Choose Ellen DeGeneres as Their Favorite Celebrity Endorser

    Gay males have crowned talkshow personality Ellen DeGeneres their most admired celebrity, and have singled out her recent pitch work with Maybelline as the advertising campaign they liked most in the past year. DeGeneres closely aligns with the celebrity...
  • North and South American Pix Among Locarno Fest Mix

    ROME -- The 67th Locarno Film Festival has unveiled a promising lineup, which sees particularly strong presences from both North and South America, more established auteurs competing alongside lots of newcomers, and a distinct diversity of genres and...