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  • Comedian David Koechner drops 'Delight' on Chicago, Q&A

    Comedian David Koechner drops 'Delight' on Chicago, Q&A
    America knows an inappropriate traveling paper salesman named Todd Packer and a loudmouthed sportscaster in a tall cowboy hat named Champ Kind. But only few have gone inside the true, brilliantly bizarre mind of David Koechner. On Friday night, Koechner...
  • REVIEW: 'Cheap Thrills' ★★ 1/2

    REVIEW: 'Cheap Thrills' ★&#9733 1/2
    It starts with a trip to the bar to drown his sorrows, or at least steel his courage. Craig (Pat Healy) has been laid off. How can he tell his wife (Amanda Fuller) that they're about to be evicted? How will he support her and their baby? Before this...
  • Historic Patio Theater to close in April

    Historic Patio Theater to close in April
    The historic Patio Theater in Portage Park has been in Demetri Kouvalis' family since 1987. His father ran the movie theater until 2001, when the air conditioning broke. The repairs were more than the family could afford, and the theater, built in 1927,...
  • Audio/Q&A: 'Cheap Thrills' star Sara Paxton isn't easily disgusted

    Audio/Q&A: 'Cheap Thrills' star Sara Paxton isn't easily disgusted
    Opening Friday, "Cheap Thrills" is filled with disturbing behavior as Craig (Chicago native Pat Healy) and his old friend Vince (Ethan Embry) earn cash in a series of escalating games overseen by a wealthy couple (David Koechner, Sara Paxton). Yet the...
  • Interview: Odd jobs made David Koechner a comedic Champ

    Interview: Odd jobs made David Koechner a comedic Champ
    You don't spend nearly a decade in Chicago pursuing a career in improv comedy without working a couple of jobs to sustain yourself — just ask David Koechner. The actor and comedian best known as Champ Kind in the “Anchorman” films...
  • DVD Review: Anchorman 2 features lots of bonus material

    DVD Review: Anchorman 2 features lots of bonus material
    This combo pack of two Blu-rays and one DVD may have the most extras of any new major studio release. (There might be some titles that had this much on their second or third home video release in a “Gold” or “Collector's” or...
  • Three takes on 'Anchorman 2,' season one of 'Broadchurch'

    One thing we can be sure of about "Anchorman 2": It was not too tightly written. The sequel to the 2004 film reunited the original cast (Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner and Christina Applegate) and then apparently just let any...
  • MTV Movie Awards 2014: Complete list of winners and nominees

    MTV Movie Awards 2014: Complete list of winners and nominees
    Proving that maybe the tastes of MTV are not so different from those of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, three Oscar-nominated films -- "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle" and "The Wolf of Wall Street" -- are among the movie of the...
  • Allentown native Fred Galle excited to see 'Anchorman 2' deleted scenes

    To quote "Anchorman's" Ron Burgundy, Allentown native Fred Galle is kind of a big deal. Ever since the former sales executive left the corporate world to pursue an acting career, he's worked almost nonstop, popping up on TV shows such as "The Vampire...
  • Review: 'Cheap Thrills' full of indecent, horrific proposals

    Review: 'Cheap Thrills' full of indecent, horrific proposals
    What would you do for $500? For $15,000? For $250,000? That's the engine behind "Cheap Thrills," which begins as a simple "guy walks into a bar" story and snowballs into a mind-blowing little horror show. Directed with screw-tightening efficiency by E....
  • MTV Movie Award nominations announced

    MTV Movie Award nominations announced
    The nominations for the 2014 MTV Movie Awards have been released, with “American Hustle” and “The Wolf of Wall Street” leading the nominations with eight each. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” follows close behind...
  • 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues'

    It was a long time coming, but television newsman Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell, of course, who co-wrote the film with director Adam McKay) and his crew go back before the cameras in a sequel that's virtually sure to please fans of the original comedy....