| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Do you need closure?
Then the following story may disappoint.
It will leave you with few answers, only questions. It will frustrate you, entice you with its potential, and then, just when you think you're seeing an act of resolution, it will simply,...
| Jun 19, 2013
Bernard "Bernie" Sahlins, co-founder and former owner of The Second City, the influential Chicago comedy venue that pioneered rapid-fire comedy sketches using ideas plucked from the audience, died Sunday at his home in Chicago. He was 90.
His wife, Jane...
| May 25, 2013
Back in 1999 — a gut-wrenching 14 years ago — a theater just north of Wrigley Field was filled on weekend nights with the nervous laughter of people on dates. "Pick-Ups and Hiccups" (a title with admirable descriptive prowess), was a hugely...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Those expecting Wes Anderson's signature fantastical visuals from the highly-anticipated "The Grand Budapest Hotel" will not be disappointed with the film's recently release poster, which features a detailed pink hotel and plenty of famous names.
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Fox Searchlight has dated Wes Anderson's next ensemble film "The Grand Budapest Hotel," starring Ralph Fiennes, for March 7, 2014.
The studio, which will release the first trailer for the film, revealed the poster on Monday.
"Grand Budapest Hotel,"...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:23 PM
In some ways the 2013 Lafayette football team is plagued by something I'm calling, for lack of a better term, "Groundhog Day" Syndrome. Remember the Bill Murray movie? Funny stuff. But with Lafayette, there is nothing funny about it. "Groundhog......
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:51 PM
"The Grand Budapest Hotel" opens for business March 7, 2014, with the release of Wes Anderson's much-anticipated new film.
Anderson's 2012 effort, "Moonrise Kingdom," made more than $45 million in the U.S. and earned an Oscar nomination for original...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:39 PM
A busy week for Wes Anderson watchers has been capped off by the arrival of the trailer for his upcoming "The Grand Budapest Hotel," which opens March 7, 2014.
The film has a typically large and outstanding cast that mixes together Anderson regulars...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Bill Murray set to star in Barry Levinson's "Rock the Kasbah."
QED's Bill Block, Venture Forth's Jacob Pechenik and Shangri-La Entertainment's Steve Bing will produce. Mitch Glazer penned the script.
Story follows a burned-out music manager who goes...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Miami Marlins' President David Samson is taking a swing at acting.
"I've been acting for 40 years," says Samson, laughing. "I've always liked it. I've always studied it."
But this time it's a role outside of Major League Baseball. Samson will portray...
| Jul 10, 2013
Dear Readers: I'm marking my 10-year anniversary of writing the "Ask Amy" column by rerunning some of my favorite Q-and-A's from a decade of advice. Over the years I've composed hundreds of "scripts" for people who struggle with "how to say it." My goal...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 3:32 PM
In “R.I.P.D.,” Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges portray deceased lawmen who keep the peace from beyond the grave -- the odd-couple partners protect the living from malevolent spirits who refuse to go quietly into the afterlife.