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  • Roger Ebert predicted the future of the movies in 1987

     
    Roger Ebert predicted the future of the movies in 1987...
  • Roger Ebert’s memoir, ‘Life Itself’

     
    This book dropped on my desk Friday and I almost recoiled. A Roger Ebert memoir? What can you say about it? If it's trite, self-serving, and/or badly-written, who wants to beat up on the sick man? If it's great, who'll believe you? You're taking pity on...
  • Sunday, February 13, 2011

    5-5:30 a.m. The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter 5:30-6 a.m. Love Changes Life 6-6:30 a.m. The Lutheran Hour 6:30-9 a.m. The Sunday Papers with Rick Kogan 7:30 a.m. Northwestern University's Bill Savage joins Rick to talk about the upcoming "Chicago...
  • Review: 'Loveless' chronicles snappy, frequently jerky life of a 40-something New York bachelor

    Review: 'Loveless' chronicles snappy, frequently jerky life of a 40-something New York bachelor
    *** (out of four) Though the lines on his face suggest he should have settled down years ago, Andrew (Andrew von Urtz) mostly lives a moment-to-moment lifestyle, half-assing a desk job while trying to finance a movie and kinda-sorta keeping his ex-...
  • February 14 - 18

    Emii - Heart Health - Cash Cab Chicago - Tom Green - Swimsuits and Snow Boots - Nora Dunn - Paul Rodriguez - Pocket Circus - Matthew Santos Monday, February 14 Emii http://www.emii.net Dr. David E. Montgomery - Heart Health Bad: Being Sedentary:...
  • December 1: Midday Fix - Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet

    December 1: Midday Fix - Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet
    Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet The Nutcracker December 17-19 McAninch Arts Center 425 Fawell Blvd. Glen Ellyn For tickets: (630) 942-4000 www.atthemac.org Kenneth von Heidecke, considered to be protege of America's most legendary Prima...
  • City Lights: Movie experience still worthwhile

    On New Year's Day, my wife and I saw Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" at the Cinemark at Bella Terra. For those who haven't seen it yet, it's about a young orphan who lives in a train station in Paris and finds escape through the silent movies that play at the...
  • Mediators try to make streets a little less mean

    Mediators try to make streets a little less mean
    In its charting of a Chicago epidemic and belief in the power of street-level human empathy, the superb documentary "The Interrupters" comes to us at a time when the notion of conflict resolution has been sidelined utterly on the national political level....
  • 'Chico & Rita' animated by the spirit of Cuban jazz stars ✭✭✭✭

    'Chico & Rita' animated by the spirit of Cuban jazz stars ✭✭✭✭
    "Rango"probably has the animated feature Academy Award in the bag, but the film that deserves it? A wonderful Spanish-British co-production called "Chico & Rita," making its Chicago debut for a week's run at the Gene Siskel Film Center. I suppose if you...
  • 'Life Itself': Ebert autobiography a charming remembrance

    'Life Itself': Ebert autobiography a charming remembrance
    In his easygoing, candid and altogether charming autobiography, or, as he calls it, "Life Itself: A Memoir," Roger Ebert fails to mention me: The nights he and I had many drinks on the porch of his house on Dickens Street and elsewhere, the favorable in-...
  • June 13 - 17

    Cirque du Soleil - Phunny Business - Fathers' Day Gifts - Ahmed Ahmed - Jo Koy - Rent the Runway - Sha Na Na - Bobcat Goldthwait - Jeffrey Ross - Melissa Villasenor - AVERY*Sunshine - Dot and Ziggy - Deon Cole Monday, June 13 Cirque du Soleil's OVO...
  • 'Qwerty' review: Angriest rom-com ever?

    'Qwerty' review: Angriest rom-com ever?
    *1/2 (out of four) To each their own and all, but the Chicago-made romantic comedy “Qwerty” possesses a pretty warped perception of behavior that could be regarded as charming. When Scrabble devotee Zoe (Dana Pupkin) calls her boyfriend...