| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:04 PM
In the opening moments of "The Spectacular Now," 17-year-old Sutter is trying to bluff his way through the infamous personal essay on a college application. He is fortified by drink as he tries out charm, wit, cynicism and insult — everything but...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Are you a hipster searching for a hipster TV set? Then look no further than LG.
The South Korean company has announced a new retro TV set that is sure to be a hit with the nostalgia-seeking, record-player-loving crowd.
Complete with working volume and...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Hot off the success of "The Bling Ring" and "Spring Breakers," the new distribution company A24 will again take a run at the crossover of smart youth and art house pictures with the August release of "The Spectacular Now," starring Shailene Woodley and...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Fox Searchlight Pictures has lost a key ruling in its long-running legal fight with former interns who worked on 2010's "Black Swan" and other movie productions.
U.S. District Judge William Pauley issued a summary judgment on Tuesday in New York, saying...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 2:53 AM
After three earlier screen successes, the Marvel Comics icon gets a movie reboot from director Marc Webb ("(500) Days of Summer") and star Andrew Garfield ("The Social Network") as Peter Parker acquires amazing abilities that help him battle his father'...
| Oct 15, 2012
Regina Spektor has performed in Chicago numerous times, including a Lollapalooza stint in 2007, but while she’s in town you won’t find her at the clubs favored by the Rihanna-Katy Perry-Ke$ha set. Instead, before her performance Wednesday at...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 12:34 PM
Maybe "New Girl" could have been made without Zooey Deschanel, but it's hard to imagine.
Virtually no other current performer so perfectly embodies the kooky, endearing quality required by the Fox sitcom that debuts Tuesday, Sept. 20.
"I would like to...
| Sep 26, 2012
Joseph Gordon-Levitt may now be starring in the time travel film “Looper,” but the actor has long made giant leaps look easy.
From “10 Things I Hate About You” to “Mysterious Skin” to “Brick” to “(...
| Dec 6, 2010
| 4:35 PM
The "Easy A" star is best known for being a redhead, but Emma Stone has returned to her natural (!) blonde hairstyle to take on the role of love interest Gwen Stacy in the forthcoming "Spider-Man" reboot, showing off her new look at The Trevor Project's...
| Dec 6, 2010
| 9:32 PM
I go to film festivals to see the kind of idiosyncratic, personal movies big Hollywood studios rarely make anymore. But for the last 15 months, I've been watching a wonderfully engaging film festival with passionate and provocative movies on TV,......
| Jan 5, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Hitchcock. King Lear. C.S. Lewis â Dakin Matthews has played his share of hefty dramatic roles on Los Angeles and Orange County stages as well as in television and film. Theatergoers familiar with Matthews' deft touch should catch his memorable......
| Jan 18, 2011
| 9:37 PM
Cutesy. Warm, in the “(500) Days of Summer” doomed romantic way. Love the “Can we stopÂ running? I'm almost 30.” Malin Akerman and Kate Mara and Richard Jenkins and “Happythankyoumoreplease” is another limited release....