| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Actor and exec producer Ryan Phillippe's doc "Isolated," which focuses on an ongoing genocide in the Indonesian province of West Papua, is getting some big screen treatment.
Phillippe and Something Kreative, the production company launched by producer...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
WARNING: SPOILERS FOR "THE GOOD WIFE," "HOUSE OF CARDS," "SCANDAL," "HOMELAND," "SHAMELESS" AND "GAME OF THRONES" BELOW
The body count in primetime is rising. Key characters in high-profile dramas are dropping like flies as producers seek the ratings...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Showtime's "Shameless" filmed a Chicago tailgate party and a flash mob in November, and both scenes appear in the Season 4 premiere.
You can watch the premiere, which debuts at 8 p.m. Jan. 12 on TV, online right now. The episode begins shortly after...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 12:40 PM
What does Oscar-nominated actor and former Evanston Township High School student Michael Shannon plan on doing as the most high-profile film of his career, "Man of Steel" — which co-stars Russell Crowe, Amy Adams, Kevin Costner and, in the role of...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:26 PM
I've never been much of a fan of Frank Gallagher, the patriarch of the perpetually down-but-never-out Gallagher kids of Chicago's South Side on "Shameless" (8 p.m. CT Jan. 13, Showtime; 3 stars). But I love the show.
It's not that William H. Macy doesn't...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 5:15 PM
“The Chicago Code” and “The Playboy Club” didn’t make it to a second season, but fellow Chicago-based TV series “Shameless” did. And it has been filming exterior scenes for Season 2 — which premieres on...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 10:58 PM
Dale Sveum celebrated his first night as the Cubs' manager by having dinner Thursday at Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse in River North.
Sveum -- who will be introduced to the Chicago media Friday morning -- was joined by Cubs president of baseball...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 6:26 PM
Jeremy Allen White had been craving Kuma’s Corner all morning when we met in front of the popular Avondale burger joint Wednesday. The 21-year-old actor visits Kuma’s every time he is in Chicago filming exterior scenes for Showtime’s...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 8:30 AM
Despite frequent attempts, many hit British TV series haven't been able to make a successful transition across the big pond to American television. For every success like NBC's "The Office," there's a bomb like the same network's "Coupling." Or, on a...
| 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 29, 2010
Middle of Nowhere
Image Entertainment / 2008 / 96 Minutes / Rated R
Former actor turned director, John Stockwell has made a career out of directing quirky independent films since his critically received 2001 drama, 'Crazy/Beautiful' starring Kirsten...