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Steve Jobs plays dual role of hero, villain in the movies

In this Oct. 14, 2008 file photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs smiles during a product announcement at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, Calif.  Jobs became renowned for conjuring a “reality distortion field” that made people believe whatever he wanted. If he were still around, it’s easy to imagine that Jobs would be summoning all his powers of persuasion to protect a legacy that’s getting muddied with each cinematic take on his fascinating life. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple co-founder Steve Jobs became renowned for conjuring a “reality distortion field” that made people believe whatever he wanted. If he were still around, it’s easy to imagine that Jobs would be summoning all his powers of ...

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Musical of film ‘Diner’ postponed until fall

NEW YORK — The musical based on the film “Diner” has postponed its Broadway opening. Producers said late Sunday night that the Kathleen Marshall-directed show with songs by Sheryl Crow will make its debut on Broadway in the fall, instead ...

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Steven I. Platt: Lessons learned from violent, tragic acts

As I watched the violent reality unleashed on innocent moviegoers who sought diversion or perhaps refuge from the routines of their daily lives by attending the newest Batman movie at its midnight premiere in Aurora, Colo., I couldn’t help but flash back to the previous senseless violent tragedies I have witnessed on television during my 65 years on this earth.

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Bill would boost film tax credit program

ANNAPOLIS — John Latenser missed his family while working out of state, but the film location manager with 18 years of experience had to make a living. So after Maryland tax credits for film production companies were eliminated in 2008, ...

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