| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Really, in the grand scheme of things, it's a minor, minor point, somewhere between apocalyptic and not-very-apocalyptic-at-all: The 24-hour Starbucks in Piper's Alley, the large, busy one that hugs the corner of North Avenue and Wells Street in Old Town,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Knowing that a married woman is more likely than a bachelorette to win a child custody case, Julia Sagorsky (Wrenn Schmidt) proposes to Richard Harrow (Jack Huston) in “Marriage and Hunting,” Episode 45 of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.&...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:58 AM
The Steppenwolf Theatre Company production of David Lindsay-Abaire's Broadway drama "Good People," and its lead actress, Mariann Mayberry, emerged triumphant at the Joseph Jefferson Awards held at the Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace on Monday...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:20 PM
The saga of Superman is rebooted by director Zack Snyder ("300") in a visually stunning reimagining with a darker tone than the Christopher Reeve-starring adventures ... not a surprise, since the producers include Christopher Nolan, who gave Batman new...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 11-17 Superman may be the headliner for this week's releases, but a number of smaller films are making their debuts and are worth checking out. This might be a good opportunity to catch a foreign film or a documentary, too....
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:52 PM
“Man of Steel” arrives on Blu-ray and DVD Tuesday, and Warner Bros. is ramping up the hype with a live […]...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Al Capone, arguably the most famous gangster ever, has grown into a mythic figure, a sort of cigar-chomping, fedora-wearing, machine gun-wielding, vicious, ruthless monster.
To Deirdre Marie Capone, he was simply Uncle Al.
Technically, her granduncle,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Kirsten Dunst is on board Warner Bros.' science-fiction drama "Midnight Special" opposite Michael Shannon and Joel Edgerton.
Studio set up the project earlier this year with "Mud" director Jeff Nichols helming from his own script in which a father...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Zack Snyder's new take on the most famous of comic book heroes could just as easily be called "Superman Returns...Again," but Warner Bros. presumably was in no hurry to remind us of Bryan Singer's 2006 disappointing "Superman Returns." Compared to the...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:52 PM
The A Red Orchid Theatre production of Sam Shepard's "Simpatico" has been a very tough ticket in town this summer, mostly due to the presence of Michael Shannon, the TV and movie actor who has returned to his theatrical roots in Chicago.
A Red Orchid...
| Sep 5, 2013
How many alternative rock lead singers go on to a successful career in stage magic? The answer is just one: Rob Zabrecky. In the '90s, Zabrecky fronted the Los Angeles band Possum Dixon, which released three albums through Interscope...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Joel Edgerton is headed to ancient Egypt to play Ramses opposite Christian Bale's Moses in Fox's Biblical tentpole "Exodus."
Fox confirmed that the Australian actor, most recently seen in "The Great Gatsby," is in talks to play the Egyptian Pharoah in...