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  • 'X-Men: First Class'

    'X-Men: First Class'
    In a summer that saw a lot of superheroes on movie screens, this prequel to the earlier films based on the Marvel Comics series proved to be smart fun. It traces the roots of Professor Xavier and Magneto before they became enemies, with James McAvoy and...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast April 21, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor James McAvoy was born in Glasgow, Scotland, on this day in 1979. This birthday guy has made a name for himself in films such as "The Last King of Scotland," "The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe" and...
  • 'Gnomeo & Juliet'

    'Gnomeo & Juliet'
    Yes, you-know-which Shakespeare classic gets a makeover with animated gnomes, but there's wit in the freely adapted script ... and lots of terrific music, since the soundtrack offers both new and classic selections by Elton John (also the executive...
  • Reel Critics: 'Rio' takes you on a fun, wild adventure

    Reel Critics: 'Rio' takes you on a fun, wild adventure
    The makers of the "Ice Age" films take their animation skills to the tropics in the rollicking movie "Rio." The story centers on two rare birds living thousands of miles apart. But they are destined to meet in a series of wild adventures that will...
  • 'X-Men: First Class' review: The best superhero movie since 'The Dark Knight'

    'X-Men: First Class' review: The best superhero movie since 'The Dark Knight'
    ***1/2 (out of four) Because even superheroes can have difficult, lonely upbringings, "First Class" charts the origin of Marvel warriors including Charles Xavier/Professor X (James McAvoy), Raven/Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) and Erik/Magneto (Michael...
  • Film Reviews: 'X-Men: First Class,' 'Blank City' and 'Le Quattro Volte'

    Film Reviews: 'X-Men: First Class,' 'Blank City' and 'Le Quattro Volte'
    * * * X-Men: First Class Directed by Matthew Vaughn. Written by Ashley Edward Miller & Zack Stentz and Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn. With James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and Kevin Bacon. (PG-13)  “Never forget — mutant...
  • NewsPlus 4/15/11 with Mark Segraves, Robin Hamilton and Willie Waffle

    NewsPlus 4/15/11 with Mark Segraves, Robin Hamilton and Willie Waffle
    Vince Gray, Dr. Greg Pappas, Robin Hamilton, Robert Redford, James McAvoy, Willie Waffle
  • X-Men: First Class Trailer debuts

    X-Men: First Class Trailer debuts
    Thefirst official trailer for "X-Men: First Class" debuts later Thursday (Feb. 10) on the movie's official Facebook page. They have also released a brand new picture of Magneto -- where do you think he is? Or Just watch it here   The new "X-Men"...
  • Review: 'Gnomeo and Juliet' is expected mixed bag that comes from putting the Bard in the yard

    Review: 'Gnomeo and Juliet' is expected mixed bag that comes from putting the Bard in the yard
    **1/2 (out of four) Two adjacent houses. In one yard, tiny garden gnomes with red hats. In the other, an enemy group of gnomes with blue hats. Can Gnomeo (voiced by James McAvoy) from the blue side and Juliet (Emily Blunt) from the red side find love...
  • 'The Conspirator'

    'The Conspirator'
    Of all the movies Robert Redford has directed, this one got the least theatrical distribution, but it still reflects the Oscar-winning filmmaker's knack for interesting stories and smart casting. It's the tale of Mary Surratt (played by Robin Wright),...
  • Q&A: Irvine Welsh

    Q&A: Irvine Welsh
    Saturday at the Windy City Story Slam’s fourth All-City Championships, six finalists—who emerged victorious from a lineup of a dozen top local storytellers at last week’s kick-ass semifinals competition—take the stage to see who...
  • 'Arthur Christmas' review: Good for a smile and a headache

    'Arthur Christmas' review: Good for a smile and a headache
    **1/2 (out of four) Before “Arthur Christmas,” the theater subjected me to TWO viewings of Justin Bieber’s video for “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.” So pain already was pounding my head. But the computer-animated, 3-D...