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  • 5 favorite yuletide cultural monuments: a canonical list

    5 favorite yuletide cultural monuments: a canonical list
    A personal list, for sharing. You won't find the movies "It's a Wonderful Life" or "A Christmas Story," neither of which I've ever been able to sit through, on this short list. The first I find hopelessly saccharine. As for the second, though as a boy I...
  • Teenlink Events Calendar

    Teenlink Events Calendar
    Things 2Do - August 2014   1 August       Miami       Teen Club: Anime. Come share your interest in Anime, view videos and participate in discussion topics and special events. 3 - 4:30 p.m. at Coral Gables Branch, 3443 Segovia St.,...
  • Among Bob Balaban's Hollywood stories are a few monuments

    Among Bob Balaban's Hollywood stories are a few monuments
    Bob Balaban was born, so to speak, into movie royalty. His father and uncles were founders of the Balaban and Katz theater chain of Chicago movie palaces. His uncle Barney Balaban was president of Paramount for three decades, and grandfather Sam Katz...
  • Reviews: Fox's 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' cracks wise, 'Dads' not so much

     Reviews: Fox's 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' cracks wise, 'Dads' not so much
    Fox premieres two new sitcoms Tuesday. One I would recommend; the other, I would not. Let's begin with the better: "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," which deems Andy Samberg ready for prime time, is set in a New York police precinct; its noble lineage runs back...
  • TCA: HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire' to End After Fifth Season

    The end of the "Boardwalk" is approaching. HBO announced at its Television Critics Assn. press tour session in Pasadena Thursday that "Boardwalk Empire," the 1920s period drama top lined by Steve Buscemi, will come to a close at the end of its fifth...
  • Bill Murray reveals his planned Oscar speech to Charlie Rose

    Bill Murray reveals his planned Oscar speech to Charlie Rose
    Bill Murray talked to Charlie Rose for the full hour of Rose's PBS program this week. Like most interviews with the great Murray, it was full of great, candid insight and this time, Rose even got Murray to reveal what he was planning to say for his...
  • New releases: 'Jimmy P.' from Arnaud Desplechin

     New releases: 'Jimmy P.' from Arnaud Desplechin
    Jimmy P. Available on VOD beginning Feb. 20 French filmmaker Arnaud Desplechin is responsible for some of the most audacious and entertaining films in world cinema today: movies such as "Kings and Queen" and "A Christmas Tale," which take offbeat...
  • Oscar Producers Unveil 47 Presenters for Sunday Show

    In a slight change in procedure, Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron on Monday morning announced the slate of presenters at Sunday's Oscars. The roster includes representatives of Hollywood from the 1950s and 1960s (Kim Novak, Sidney Poitier)...
  • 'Ghostbusters' Star Harold Ramis Dies at 69

    Harold Ramis, the estimable comedy writer, director and actor whose resume includes "Groundhog Day," "Ghostbusters," "Animal House," "Caddyshack" and "National Lampoon's Vacation," died on Monday at age 69. The Chicago Tribune reports that the cause of...
  • 'Caddyshack' right on course as a low-budget laugher

    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...
  • Bill Murray's sharp comic touch saves 'Stripes' from a serious case of silliness

    The review was originally publushed in the Chicago Tribune June 30, 1981. Stripes is a male version of "Private Benjamin" with one critical difference. Whereas Goldie Hawn was ignorant about "the ways of the Army" in "Private Benjamin," Private Bill...
  • Warm and Fuzzy 'Groundhog': Forecast for Bill Murray vehicle is cool and classic

    Originally published in the Chicago Tribune Feb. 12, 1993 The art of the movies is sometimes a matter of personal expression, sometimes a matter of matching the perfect vehicle to a particular star. The latter is the case with "Groundhog Day," a...