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  • 'Looper' review (****): The year's most excitingly original movie

    'Looper' review (****): The year's most excitingly original movie
     **** (out of four) Personally, I prefer sci-fi with a relatively low quantity of sci. Writer-director Rian Johnson seems to feel the same. In his spectacular "Looper" Johnson creates a futuristic world and connects the dots as needed, but several times...
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt: actor camaleón en "Looper"

    Aunque la magia y la actuación son profesiones completamente diferentes, algunas veces éstas se mezclan y confunden gracias al talento de actores como Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Como cualquier mago de salón que convierte pañuelos en palomas, este artista borra...
  • Reel China: A crash course in different storytelling traditions

    Reel China: A crash course in different storytelling traditions
    BEIJING — Every movie project involves a certain amount of negotiation, but finding middle ground proved no easy matter when writer-director Daniel Hsia tried to film "Shanghai Calling" in China. To secure permission to make his story about a...
  • Time-traveling 'Looper' starts strong, remains intriguing ★★★

    Time-traveling 'Looper' starts strong, remains intriguing ★★★
    For about an hour "Looper" really cooks. Its second half is more of a medium boil, and less fun. But watching it, I realized how few commercial entertainments hold up straight through to the end-point. Even a clever and idiosyncratic filmmaker such as...
  • Animated 'Hotel Transylvania' to scare off 'Looper'

    Animated 'Hotel Transylvania' to scare off 'Looper'
    "Hotel Transylvania" will suck the life out of its rivals at the box office this weekend, as the animated monster flick is set to dominate ticket sales.  The 3-D film should easily claim the No. 1 position with a solid debut of around $35 million,...
  • Movie Reviews: "Looper", "Pitch Perfect", "Hotel Transylvania"

    Movie Reviews: "Looper", "Pitch Perfect", "Hotel Transylvania"
    WGN's Dean Richards reviews this weekend's new releases. Before you head out to the theatre, sign up for the Dean's List Mobile Club by texting the word 'DEAN' to 97999 to get his weekly movie review alerts sent directly to your phone.    
  • Del Close: Dueling scripts detail improv pioneer

    Del Close: Dueling scripts detail improv pioneer
    Charna Halpern's script about her late iO (formerly ImprovOlympic) co-founder Del Close opens with the vastly influential, hard-living, difficult, brilliant improvisation pioneer glimpsing a TV on which his former student Betty Thomas is thanking him...
  • 'The Croods' is weekend's No. 1, 'Olympus' beats expectations

    It was a weekend of firsts at the box office. The No. 1 spot went to the first cave-man family in "The Croods," and "Olympus Has Fallen" star Gerard Butler had his first strong showing at the multiplex in years. The 3-D animated family film beat out...
  • University of Chicago Medicine's top official faces a challenging 2013

    University of Chicago Medicine's top official faces a challenging 2013
    Nearly every morning, before 7 a.m., Dr. Kenneth Polonsky is dropped off near the Lakefront Trail on Chicago's South Side, a few steps from Lake Michigan. He carries no briefcase, wears no suit and has no cup of coffee, the standard trappings of his...
  • For the record

    For the record
    Priest abuse files: An article in the Dec. 8 Section A about the upcoming release of the personnel files of priests in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles accused of sexually abusing children referred to Roger M. Mahony as a former cardinal. He stepped down as...
  • 'Zero Dark Thirty' named best 2012 film by National Board of Review

    'Zero Dark Thirty' named best 2012 film by National Board of Review
    "Zero Dark Thirty," Kathryn Bigelow's drama about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, was named the best film of the year Wednesday by the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures. The movie, set to open in limited release Dec. 19, took home two other...
  • Movie makeup: The good, the bad and the 'J. Edgar'

    Movie makeup: The good, the bad and the 'J. Edgar'
    Attention, vampires. Later this week, while you're watching the final installment in the "Twilight" series, if the quality of the new film is consistent with the earlier films, well, you will probably find yourself wondering if it's just you or do all...