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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBefore Tony Soprano or Don Corleone or Tony Montana there was Lucky Luciano -- the real-life patriarch of modern organized crime. Luciano was the Sicilian immigrant who rose to power in the Mafia in the U.S. in the 1920s and transformed it into a...
McClatchy-Chicago Tribune newspapersCuban writer Jose Lezama Lima's description of Havana—"an unnameable feast"—fits the city's last great era like the flawless suits from Pepe Sastre fit the best-dressed mobsters of the glittering casino years. Here was a posh gambling scene...
Zap2It.comFans of CBS' Thursday hit "Without a Trace" got a bit of a surprise in the March 9 episode titled "Check Your Head." In a bowling-alley scene at the end of this unusually loopy episode about a missing supposed agoraphobic, Anthony LaPaglia and Enrique...
Staff WriterThere was the corrupt sheriff who encouraged gambling houses to flourish, and even held a share in one. Preening gangsters such as Julian "Potatoes" Kaufman, Jimmy "Blue Eyes" Alo and Longy Zwillman strutted about town, pockets filled with ill-gotten...
Times Staff WriterWalter Hill's "Undisputed," a boxing/prison picture as smart as it is brawny, shows what seasoned Hollywood pros can still accomplish without pretensions and overwhelming special effects. "Undisputed" is a compelling entertainment because of Hill and co-...
The Hartford CourantCONTINUED ... To understand their skepticism is to understand that the land is contaminated and people here continue to suffer from the fallout of 1,000 or more nuclear test explosions, the last in 1992. It is to understand that Yucca Mountain, which is...
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