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  • Sundance Film Review: 'Happy Christmas'

    Another half-formed feature from indie cinema's most prolific doodler, "Happy Christmas" demonstrates that Joe Swanberg makes better babies than movies. The evidence is Swanberg's 2-year-old son Jude, who handily upstages anything co-stars Melanie Lynskey...
  • Sundance: Sex, Science and the Comedy of Discomfort

    SCOTT FOUNDAS: They say dogs come to resemble their owners (or vice versa), but if you hang around a film festival long enough, do you start to resemble the movies? That thought crossed my mind on Sundance's final Sunday, when, as I was leaving a...
  • Chicago writer gets 'Girls' gig

    Chicago writer gets 'Girls' gig
    More TV work is in the future for Chicago playwright Tanya Saracho, a co-founder of Teatro Luna who only last year landed her first TV gig writing for Lifetime's “Devious Maids.” Over the weekend Saracho said she learned that she will next...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Obvious Child'

    Until now, audiences haven't had much choice when it comes to how pregnancy is handled onscreen. Attacking the status quo with infectious humor rather than strident criticism, Gillian Robespierre's uproarious "Obvious Child" centers a good, old-...
  • Sundance: Festival Suffers From Too Much Brooklyn

    Robert Redford had said that he wanted this year's Sundance film festival, which celebrated its 30th anniversary, to go back to its independent roots. But even as some of the films felt smaller and took bigger risks, that didn't mean they struck a chord...
  • Golden Globes 2014 nominees complete list

    Golden Globes 2014 nominees complete list
    The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominees for its Golden Globes awards Thursday morning. Actors Olivia Wilde, Zoe Saldana and Aziz Ansari shared the following list of nominees in TV and film. The 71st Golden Globe Awards, hosted...
  • Gene Kelly plays way against type in the 1944 noir 'Christmas Holiday'

    Gene Kelly plays <i>way</i> against type in the 1944 noir 'Christmas Holiday'
    Looking over the Siskel Film Center schedule recently, a little-known film from 1944 called "Christmas Holiday" starring Gene Kelly caught my eye. Hang on. Hang on! Gene Kelly made a Christmas movie? How have I missed this? "It's one of the oddest...
  • Critic's Notebook: Lena Dunham grows up, and so does 'Girls'

    From the moment we met her two years ago, Lena Dunham has been as much character as creator. Her story — a 23-year-old with one small film to her credit handed the reins of a high-profile, frantically marketed HBO series — bled through the...
  • Lena Dunham in Vogue: Los Angeles makes her 'very sad'

    Lena Dunham in Vogue: Los Angeles makes her 'very sad'
    Lena Dunham is even more of a New Yorker than you might think. Los Angeles, in fact, makes her "very sad." And she's not even considering the traffic. The "Girls" creator and star and quintessential Big Apple millennial graces the February cover of...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle' Lead Golden Globes Nominations

    While "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" (with seven noms each in the the 71st annual Golden Globes) had the most reason to celebrate, the biggest adrenaline rushes were for "Rush," "Philomena," "Mandela: The Long Walk Home" and "Labor Day," which...
  • Golden Globes to honor Woody Allen, whether he wants it or not

    Golden Globes to honor Woody Allen, whether he wants it or not
    How do you give a lifetime achievement award to a director still very much in motion, to an artist who refuses to settle down, to someone who actively does not want one? Woody Allen is in the midst of a run of box-office successes and critical acclaim....
  • Golden Globes nominations: 'Good Wife,' 'House of Cards' get TV nods

    Golden Globes nominations: 'Good Wife,' 'House of Cards' get TV nods
    The nominations for the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday morning by the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. at the Beverly Hilton. In a sign of the ever-increasing breadth of quality television and the sometimes idiosyncratic taste of the...