People are weird about historical stuff. The hat Lincoln wore the night he was shot at Ford's Theater is on display at the Smithsonian, while Jackie Kennedy's bloodstained raspberry suit is kept in the National Archives, as far from prying public eyes as a suit can get. Someone tried to auction off ... More >>
What should we make of radiant Lincoln and blubbering Private Ryan?
Documentary filmmaker Gaylen Ross's new film Killing Kasztner: The Jew Who Dealt with Nazis hits the screen at Houston's Angelika Theater today. If you don't know the name Rudolf Kasztner, you aren't alone. Although the Hungarian journalist and lawyer saved more than 1,600 Jews during WWII, h ... More >>
Though best known as the talented tonsils behind British hard-rock legends Deep Purple, Ian Gillan has also found the chance to log in some serious studio and road time both fronting his own bands and as a solo artist. Gillan's new CD, One Eye to Morocco (Eagle Records) finds the belter singing not ... More >>
Les Miserables is smart and sumptuous -- and way too tame
From the French, more music, more affairs -- the usual
Freed from his earlier studies in pop redemption, the prince of schmaltz has made what might be the year's best movie