Visit Rick's Cafe -- the ultimate 'Casablanca' respite
'Casablanca' was named Best Picture at the 16th Annual Academy Awards, and it's widely considered one of the most romantic films of all time.
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The Washington Post
John Banville, giving an Irish lilt to Ray Chandlera s L.A.
Irish dame, gorgeous, loaded, living in early 1950s L.A. Got a husband and a boyfriend.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Greek artist is among the last painting movie billboards
One artist has been painting movie posters for more than 40 years for a historic theater, and he's among the last in Europe.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Chandler's second career was the one that stuck
The biography of Raymond Chandler, progenitor of the hard-boiled detective story, reveals a well-educated and cosmopolitan man.
The Jersey Journal
Family Viewing: 'Casablanca'
Dooley Wilson, Humphrey Bogart and a bottle of bourbon in 'Casablanca.' Guess who's the third wheel in this scene? Once upon a time: Everybody comes to Rick's - or so it seems in French Morocco, where his Cafe Americain draws everyone from Nazi officers to members of the Resistance.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Wrongly accused of his wife's murder, an escaped convict hides out in an artist's apartment in this classic film.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Daily Beast
The Hippest Guy in the RoomBy Mark Jacobson
Reporter, promoter, raconteur, and all-'round man about town, the late great Harold Conrad roars back to life in Mark Jacobson's classic profile.
"Badges? We don't need no stinkin' badges!"
In B. Traven's 1927 novel, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre , part of the plot involved outlaws pretending to be police in order to murder the American gold prospectors for whatever loot they could steal.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Tulare County Symphony brings classic film 'Casablanca' to life
After a captivating and successful night at last year's screening of "Psycho" with the Tulare County Symphony, director Bruce Kiesling is bringing another classic movie to the screen at the Visalia Fox Theatre.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Henninger: Putin Carterizes Obama, Totally
Air-dropping himself into Kiev Tuesday, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the Russian seizure of Crimea is "not 21st-century, G-8, major-nation behavior."
Watching the Future: Remakes, Redux, Redoux, Reflux
A few days ago, like most Internet denizens, I brought up YouTube to watch the brand-new trailer for Gareth Edwards's film version of Godzilla , coming this summer.
Hollywood stars behind the scenes
Portraits and behind-the-scenes photographs of more than 40 Hollywood stars are to be exhibited at The Lightbox gallery and museum in Surrey.
Cape Cod Times
Cape Cod's most precious resource
Carolyn Wass, executive director of the Broad Reach Victorian Assisted Living in Chatham, invited my sister to her facility's Oscar-movie theme party on Feb. 21. My sister knows I'm a movie buff, so she invited me, and decided we would go as Katharine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart as they appear in "The African Queen."
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Mystery picture of Bogart and Bacall
This undated photograph of movie stars Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart appears on the California state controller's list of unclaimed property.
The Bachelor Watch: The Women Tell All About Juan Pablo, Fantasy Suites And Who Will "Win"
Our journey of watching Juan Pablo's journey to love has almost come to a close and before next week's Most Dramatic Finale Ever, this week we take a knee to let the women preach.
Mission Impossible: No ifs, ands or 'butts' about cigarette waste
Daddy was a Camel man in a John Wayne World. If the cigarette wasn't lit, it was already held in his sun-darkened hands for the first opportunity.
Why Leonardo DiCaprio Didn't Win the Oscar
The toughest Oscar race this year was for best actor. Right until the awards began the race was almost certainly down to Chiwetel Ejiofor for 12 Years a Slave and Matthew McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Book review: 'Stirling Silliphant: The Fingers of God'
The young press agent asked an Oscar-winning actor what he considered the key to success in Hollywood.
Into the Vault
Of all the movies, in all the theaters, in all the world, "Casablanca" is a piece of cinematic history that only gets better as time goes by.
Tricia's retro film review: Play It Again, Sam
Play it Again, Sam is the 1972 comedy film based on the Woody Allen play. Allan Felix is a huge Humphrey Bogart fan, who is also divorced from his wife Nancy.