| Feb 18, 2011
| 1:12 PM
In the new sci-fi flick I Am Number Four (based on the young adult novel of the same name), a handsome but misunderstood space alien (played by Alex Pettyfer) crash-lands on Earth, being hunted by the same villains that destroyed his home world. While...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 10:36 PM
Reaching, perhaps, the pinnacle of his pop-culture status, the once-anonymous Chicagoan behind the popular and profane @MayorEmanuel Twitter account appeared Tuesday night on Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report,” meeting fellow satirist...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
Rough timing: Less than one day after Staff Sergeant Nantz (Aaron Eckhart) receives clearance to retire from the Marines, a worldwide extraterrestrial invasion (centralized in L.A. since aliens are, like, so Hollywood) requires him...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 5:55 PM
The New York
International Autoshow is back for 2011 and the press preview was held this week.
There was almost as many introductions as there are at freshman orientation. A couple highlights:
Ford brought out its' flagship sedan with a new face, a new...
| May 1, 2011
A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
| May 6, 2011
Here's something about dealing with criticism that they don't tell you on the way to becoming one of America's biggest pop singers. All the tequila shooters, glitter lipsticks, sold-out world tours and slavish affection from boys in spirit animal hoods...
| Jul 1, 2011
Transformers: Dark of the Moon *1/2
Michael Bay sigue empeñado en disparar la adrenalina de los espectadores a punta de balas y explosiones, descuidando lo que verdaderamente genera emoción en la audiencia: un buen argumento. Transformers: Dark of the...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 11:47 AM
* * * Horrible Bosses
Directed by Seth Gordon. Written by Michael Markowitz and John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein. With Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day and Kevin Spacey. (R)
You'd think with the job market this tight there would be more...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 5:47 PM
Director Michael Bay is getting some grief about his recycling habits.
No, he wasn't caught putting plastics in the paper bin, but he is being called out for putting clips from an old movie into his latest addition to the ‘Transformers’...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 7:44 PM
Few movie stars ever make it to the top of Hollywood's A-List. But Tom Hanks is one of them. He is now involved in writing, directing and starring in a personal film of his own choice. He plays the lead character in "Larry Crowne," a kinder, gentler story...
| Jun 29, 2011
The big holiday weekend kicked off at midnight with the much anticipated movie, Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
The Tourism Department must be proud - Navy Pier to Michigan Avenue, LaSalle Street, Trump Tower to Wacker Drive. Chicago is front and...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 7:05 AM
What do you do if your assignment is to cover the much-anticipated two-month filming of “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” in downtown Chicago – from where and what they filmed to what the cast has to say about filming here -- but access...