| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:45 AM
NEW YORK — As parents of young girls and as two of Hollywood's most prolific producers, Kathy Kennedy and Frank Marshall believed that "Columbine," journalist Dave Cullen's exhaustive investigation of the 1999 school massacre, contained compelling...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Originally published in the Chicago Tribune July 29, 1980
This latest "Son of Animal House" is set on a country club golf course. But the setting makes no difference; it's the proper mix of dirty jokes, slapstick, and juvenile humor that writer-director...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Whether in front of the camera, in the director's chair or on the page, the late comedy actor, director and writer Harold Ramis could be counted on to deliver antic humor under-girded by surprising intelligence. Following are five films exemplifying...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 8:59 PM
The ampersand strikes again in TNT's latest crime procedural, "King & Maxwell," but two names in the title doesn't always mean double the quality.
Like the network's "Rizzoli & Isles" & "Franklin & Bash," the new series (9 p.m. CT June 10, TNT; 1.5 stars...
| May 23, 2011
"Too Big to Fail," which premieres Monday on HBO, is the latest of that network's high-toned original films ("Recount," "The Late Shift," "From the Earth to the Moon," the upcoming "Game Change") in which a large cast of medium-big-to-big-named actors...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 4:33 PM
It wasn't long ago that the Pasadena Playhouse was struggling to survive and today it's announcing a solid team for its revival of Yasmina Reza's 1998 Tony winning play, "Art." Michael O'Keefe and Roger Bart are joining the previously announced Bradley...
| Feb 5, 2012
Actor Michael O’Keefe is between performances as he sits down for a quick bite in his dressing room. He’s just come offstage at the Pasadena Playhouse, where he appears as Serge, a would-be art collector in the three-person play “Art.&...
| Jun 30, 2010
Warner Bros. / 1980 / 99 min. / R
Thirty years after its initial release, CADDYSHACK remains the "amiable mess" it always was and I use that term in the most affectionate way. With the disparate comic talents of Bill Murray, Chevy Chase,...