| Apr 9, 2012
Do not read this interview with “Queens of Country” star Lizzy Caplan and picture her as moody Janis Ian from “Mean Girls.”
This year Caplan becomes a leading lady, not a sidekick. She not only delivers a knockout turn in “...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 1:32 PM
It looks like "Community" will be back Feb. 7, but nothing is a certainty when it comes to NBC and this show. The network seems to be treating it like a bastard stepchild.
On Tuesday, the network announced its midseason premiere dates for three new...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:29 AM
"Falling Skies"will invade San Diego Comic Con on July 13, the latest TV series to announce a panel at the giant fan event July 11-15. Last year more than 100 TV shows were represented at SDCC, and this year's list is growing larger every day.
| Jul 13, 2012
| 11:27 AM
Goodness knows how the coming round of the NBC comedy will play out, since its central voice, creator-producer Dan Harmon, has been let go from the show, but he was still present for these episodes about the faculty and students of a community college....
| Aug 3, 2012
| 7:52 AM
The Lollapalooza sightings have begun.
“Community” actress Alison Brie and rumored boyfriend and “21 Jump Street” actor Dave Franco had dinner Thursday at RPM Italian. Franco, brother of James Franco, took in the Lollapalooza...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:44 AM
The pre-wedding prelude actually does last that long for a seemingly dissimilar couple played by Jason Segel - who also co-wrote the movie - and Emily Blunt in another comedy from producer Judd Apatow that combines raunch and sweetness.
| Mar 8, 2012
| 8:59 AM
After leaving the air on Dec. 8, NBC's quirky comedy "Community" -- beloved by a rabid few but, unfortunately for ratings-starved NBC, not adored by double-digit millions of Nielsen families -- returns on Thursday, March 15, to finish out its third season...
| Apr 26, 2012
*** (out of four)
Fear not, fans of Jason Segel’s proudly non-muscular flesh. His full-frontal scene may have been cut from “The Five-Year Engagement,” but a few shots of his backside remain. Eat your heart out, Clooney.
As in the...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 7:35 AM
A lot of terrible romantic comedies come along in a given year, and after five or six you begin to question your belief in anything — romance, comedy, movies, even terribleness itself. Before you know it you're trying to break the fever and hit...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 1:07 AM
I don’t mind a comedy going for two hours but when a lot of it isn’t working, I start to wonder why they didn’t just cut 20 minutes off the thing. I often watch movies with Jason Segel wanting to punch his face. I’m not sure why....
| Sep 24, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Another semester gets underway at Greendale Community College -â Home of the Human Beings! -â and itâs the start of a new season for âCommunityâ too. Hereâs where I was going to insert my screed about yet another appea...