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Ray Liotta, 'Goodfellas' and 'Field of Dreams' star, dies

May. 26, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

Ray Liotta, the blue-eyed actor best known for playing mobster Henry Hill in “Goodfellas” and baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in “Field of Dreams,” has died. He was 67. Liotta's publicist, Jen Allen, said he was in the Dominican Republic shooting a new movie and didn't...

Film Review: ‘Firestarter’ remake fails to ignite

May. 13, 2022 09:09 AM EDT

For a movie about a girl with pyrokinetic powers, “ Firestarter ” is lacking a certain spark. This new adaptation of Stephen King’s 1980 novel is not scary or thrilling, nor is it emotionally resonant or particularly moving. No, this outing is a dull slog, even with its cool,...