| Mar 24, 2011
| 10:47 AM
Usually when a made-for-video sequel to a theatrical movie is developed, it doesn't involve most of the actors who were in the original picture.
That makes this effort different, since Billy Zane - who starred in the initial story - returns as a now-...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 11:02 AM
Things turn decidedly creepy in this only mildly thrilling thriller for a college freshman (Minka Kelly, "Friday Night Lights") whose new roomie (Leighton Meester, "Gossip Girl") seems to be everything one could want in a space sharer ... at first,...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 6:42 PM
The Chicago International Film Festival didn’t have to look far when choosing a movie to kick off its 47th annual edition. “The Last Rites of Joe May” — starring Dennis Farina as an aging con man with little to his name besides...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:40 AM
Following the debut of her talk show Monday, Rosie O'Donnell and her girlfriend and family had dinner at Paris Club. Singer Gloria Estefan had dinner at Paris Club after appearing on the show Tuesday, as did actor John C. Reilly following his Chicago...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 10:39 AM
The stars were out in force for the opening night of the 47th Chicago International Film Festival. The evening began with the premiere of "The Last Rites of Joe May" at the Harris Theatre at Millennium Park.
Chicago connections were prominent with...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 11:40 AM
Rosie O’Donnell ordered crab cakes and beer during her three-hour lunch Thursday at Market. The West Loop bar & restaurant is a short walk away from Harpo Studios – home to “The Rosie Show.”
Rapper/actor Common had dinner with...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 12:18 PM
The oversized invitation for the opening of Ian Schrager's newest hotel, Public Chicago, stated "no jacket required and dress knockout." And even though the party was intended to be a celebration of the hotel, formerly the Ambassador East, it also...
| May 22, 2009
| 4:30 PM
Great bad guy: Hakeem Kae-Kazim (AP) Yes, almost the long weekend, but before "24" becomes a distant memory (how's that for a non-sequitur? Hey, it's late...) I wanted to post one last thought about an actor named Hakeem Kae-Kazim.......
| May 19, 2009
| 4:30 PM
(Getty) Herewith the line-up, gang. And go to the jump for show description. Quickie (quickie) analysis: Courteney Cox! Rebecca Romijn! Reiko Aylesworth! Sonya Walger! Elizabeth Mitchell! And Patricia Heaton! You go, girls. Oh, and Kelsey Grammer too. DAY...
| May 29, 2009
Love N' Dancing isn't a "Lifetime Original Movie." Not yet. But you can hear the commercials for it as you watch it.
"She couldn't feel until she learned to move. He couldn't hear until he listened to his heart. And switched on his hearing aid."
| Jun 3, 2008
ABC remains busy on the pilot front this summer, with Billy Zane and "Six Degrees" star Dorian Missick among the network's latest signees.
Zane ("Titanic," "BloodRayne") will star opposite Teri Polo in ABC's drama "Finnegan," according to The Hollywood...