| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:24 PM
DALLAS — It was, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said, as if the sky were weeping too.
On a cold and rainy day, thousands gathered in downtown Dallas' Dealey Plaza to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy....
| Nov 26, 2013
With the passing of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy last week, and the accompanying fusillade of documentaries purporting to prove there was a conspiracy behind it, we might expect (and hope) that cabalistic...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:00 PM
"Parkland" hangs on a split second on Nov. 22, 1963, when a president was shot, a country was wounded and a city was brought to its knees. This unsettling film zeros in on the initial impact — just four days — for those closest to the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:29 AM
"Dr. Who," "Dr. Who" and more "Dr. Who." By now even those few Americans still disavowing their inner geeks and/or Anglophiles must know the British sci-fi classic "Dr. Who" is about to celebrate its 50th anniversary (yes, it debuted in Britain on the...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 12:21 PM
DALLAS — It's a site, and sight, both eerie and fascinating.
Peering through thick glass, I see a collection of scuffed boxes up against a corner window, the sniper's nest from which Lee Harvey Oswald is said to have shot President John F....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:40 PM
The way we live now is not the way we lived then, because it never is. Time and circumstance change.
But in a group show called “The Way We Live Now” at Gallery Luisotti, shadowy or invisible forces seemingly beyond our immediate reckoning...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 12:32 PM
In a night of unexpected winners, Italian documentarian Gianfranco Rosi's study of the denizens of a famous highway circling Rome, "Sacro GRA," was awarded the Venice Film Festival's highest honor, the Golden Lion Award, Saturday.
The Silver Lion Award,...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Has Zac Efron been to rehab in recent months? That was the word out Tuesday from unnamed sources, alleging to several media outlets that the "17 Again" actor had wrapped up treatment about five months ago.
Efron, whose newest flick, "Parkland,"...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
This is what we get for saying that television has eclipsed film as an art form: an Emmys that was just as bad as most Oscars.
Though hosted by über-showman Neil Patrick Harris and marked by the sort of dark-horse upsets (Jeff Daniels for lead in a...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Bryan Cranston was the man of the hour at the Governors Ball after the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday.
Early in the evening Jeff Daniels, who beat Cranston for the actor in a drama Emmy, left quietly down a back escalator. He had his Emmy in...
| Mar 17, 2008
Las Vegas, a city forged on gambling, booze and flesh, has been strangely reluctant -- and perhaps a little nervous -- to make money off its mob roots. Until now.
On a recent drizzly night, a small, white Vegas Mob Tour bus rumbled past aging strip...