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  • Book review: 'Tough Without a Gun: The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart' by Stefan Kanfer

    Book review: 'Tough Without a Gun: The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart' by Stefan Kanfer
    No other star of Hollywood's golden age continues to hold audiences in quite the way that Humphrey Bogart does. The American Film Institute voted him the greatest male star of all time, and his influence as cultural icon and representative of a certain...
  • Movie review: 'Rango'

    Movie review: 'Rango'
    A marvelous mash-up of Old West and newfangled, "Rango" rewrites the animation playbook with its eye-popping critters and varmints, and its hero's tale (tail?) of a chameleon desperate for a SAG card and a town desperate for a sheriff. What fun. In a...
  • Nonfiction

    Nonfiction
    The Age of Movies The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael Edited by Sanford Schwartz Library of America, $40 Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best. Alice James A...
  • Serially thrilling

    The serial novel conjures up images of a bygone century, of a time when Charles Dickens made his name by teasing out the life and death of Little Nell in monthly installments. But one need only look to the flurry of posts on Jacket Copy last month...
  • Maurice Jarre dies at 84; composer for 'Lawrence of Arabia'

    Maurice Jarre dies at 84; composer for 'Lawrence of Arabia'
    Maurice Jarre, the French-born composer who won Oscars for his powerfully evocative scores for the David Lean epics "Lawrence of Arabia, "Doctor Zhivago and "A Passage to India," has died. He was 84. Jarre died in his sleep Saturday at his home in Malibu...
  • Actor Paul Newman dies at 83

    Actor Paul Newman dies at 83
    Paul Newman, the legendary movie star and irreverent cultural icon who created a model philanthropy fueled by profits from a salad dressing that became nearly as famous as he was, has died. He was 83. Newman died Friday at his home near Westport, Conn.,...
  • Jack Cardiff dies at 94; Oscar-winning British cinematographer

    Jack Cardiff, the British cinematographer who won an Academy Award for his stunning color work on the 1947 drama "Black Narcissus" and later became an Oscar-nominated director, has died. He was 94. Cardiff, who as a cinematographer was known as a pioneer...
  • Stuart M. Kaminsky dies at 75; prolific mystery writer

    Stuart M. Kaminsky dies at 75; prolific mystery writer
    Stuart M. Kaminsky, a writer of impressive range who created four distinctive detectives for series set in Los Angeles, Chicago, Florida and Moscow, has died. He was 75. Kaminsky, who joined the elite of his craft in 2006 when the Mystery Writers of...
  • Jeff Dowd on Jeff Bridges: A unique American icon

     
    Jeff Dowd is an indie film producer and promoter who is known to one and all as the Dude, having served in large part as the inspiration for Jeff Bridges' immortal Dude character in the Coen brothers' "The Big Lebowski."......
  • On the market: Buying real estate in Europe

     
    Tired of the U.S. housing market? Maybe it's time for a quick look at what's going on across the pond. Admittedly, the scenery is amazing. But experts say it's important to explore all your options when considering an international purchase.......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Clooney & Streep dazzle at NYFCC awards | 'Princess and Frog' score croaks at Oscars

     
    • Reporting from the New York Film Critics Circle award gala Monday, Melena Ryzik writes, "It’s early yet, of course, but it seems as if George Clooney is the 'Avatar' of thank-yous. It’s hard to argue with his significant appeal, especially when...