| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:56 AM
Most of the audience flocking to “The Book of Mormon,” which officially descended on Chicago Wednesday night like satirical manna from some warped “South Park” heaven, are looking for amusement and escape. They'll surely find...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:36 AM
When Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg submitted “This Is the End” to the ratings board of the Motion Picture Assn. of America, the co-directors didn't just expect their raunchy Judgment Day comedy to be slapped with an NC-17 rating -- they...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 9:20 AM
"Monsters University" easily graduated at the top of the box-office class this weekend — even as "World War Z" finished with a better-than-expected grade.
Pixar's 3-D animated film starring a bunch of furry creatures was No. 1 with a stellar debut...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Judgment Day comes to Hollywood with a vengeance in "This Is the End." Jonah Hill is in bed with the devil — in James Franco's mansion. An inferno rages in the front yard, and movie star egos are filleted for fun. When the apocalyptic comedy gets...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:26 AM
A quick glance at recent movie openings might give you the impression that Hollywood has something against humanity, which has been brought to the brink of annihilation in such films as "Oblivion," "After Earth," "Rapture-Palooza" and now "This Is the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW ORLEANS — The music is blaring inside James Franco's house and there's booze — and drugs — everywhere. Actor Michael Cera is snorting lines of cocaine, while comedian Aziz Ansari is trying (and failing) to hook up with Rihanna....
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The snow is piling up on the streets of small-town Utah, and James Franco is talking about sex.
He is talking about sex in the way James Franco talks about sex: as a narrative tool, as a humanizing mechanism, as a way to help us understand academic...
| May 12, 2013
| 4:32 AM
It was Kristen Wiig's Greatest Hits Night on "Saturday Night Live" as the cast alum returned to the show just a year after leaving, this time as a first-time host....
| Sep 5, 2012
He did what, with his what?! A college sophomore allegedly threatened to slap a police officer "across the face with his penis" after he was caught urinating in public, according to reports.
Craig McIntire, 21, a student at Miami University of Ohio,...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Timing is everything in comedy. When a neighborhood-watch volunteer was charged with shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martinearlier this year — in real life, that is — 20th Century Fox changed the title of its forthcoming comedy from...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:47 AM
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9:35 a.m. Ants are receiving special attention because they’re not just any ants....They are Chicago ants! We're not kidding. Hear the details with Mike McConnell.
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