| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:35 AM
At long last, what seemed like an endless summer is over at the movies, anyway.
It's time to put aside all that comic book reading that we call "research," sweep the word "sequel" aside and get serious about movies, because "serious movie season" is...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Having already worked together on the forthcoming "Hercules," Paramount and MGM look ready to join forces on another famous character.
Sources tell Variety Paramount will co-produce and distribute MGM's upcoming remake of "Ben-Hur."
Timur Bekmambetov ("...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 9:36 AM
"About Last Night," which is about hookups and relationships and the photogenic allure of the revitalized downtown Los Angeles, comes with a strange pedigree. First in its line was David Mamet's mean, sad, funny 1974 comedy "Sexual Perversity in Chicago,"...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The question to be asked of "About Last Night," the so-called reimagining of the 1986 screen adaptation of David Mamet's caustic one-act dating comedy "Sexual Perversity in Chicago," is not: "Is it better than the first film?" because it's a draw, at...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:04 AM
The new rom-com remake "About Last Night" finds Michael Ealy and Joy Bryant following in the footsteps of Rob Lowe and Demi Moore, who in the 1986 adaptation of David Mamet's play "Sexual Perversity in Chicago" played a fetching young couple grappling...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:30 PM
MGM has partnered with Paramount Pictures as the worldwide distributor of the sequel to 2010′s "Hot Tub Time Machine."
Paramount will distribute the film theatrically and via home video worldwide next year, but has not yet chosen a release date....
| Jan 28, 2013
| 3:55 AM
Crispin Hellion Glover (films "Back to the Future," "Alice in Wonderland," "Hot Tub Time Machine, "River's Edge") performs his solo work, "Big Slide Show, Parts One and Two" on Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9 at 7 p.m. at Hartford's Real Art Ways, 55...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Less than 48 hours after Pete Wentz denied that Fall Out Boy was reuniting and told the Tribune "don't hold your breath that it's happening," the Chicago-area quartet’s website revealed Monday that the band has a new album and tour on the way....
| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:22 AM
When the competition on the ice ended last week in Boston with the Blackhawks hoisting the Stanley Cup trophy, the competition among Chicago's trendiest hangouts began.
American Junkie co-owner Bradley Parker said he texted three Blackhawks players to...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Let's start with the story behind "We're the Millers," the new comedy starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis.
The writers of the very funny "Wedding Crashers," Bob Fisher and Steve Faber, came up with the idea and wrote the first drafts of "The...
| May 9, 2013
"Peeples" is an African-American "Meet the Parents" that slips funnyman Craig Robinson into the Ben Stiller role. Casting the musically minded Robinson in this formula comedy about screwing up your first encounter with your potential in-laws is like...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 8:04 AM
John Cusack dined at Accanto in Logan Square Sunday. Accanto had been closed for a two-week summer vacation but opened exclusively for Cusack and his friends. The "Hot Tub Time Machine" star ordered the strawberry risotto.
Sienna Miller and a guest dined...