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  • Boardwalk Empire Season 4 episode 2 recap: Resignation

     
    “A servant is not greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who dispatched him.” With such pointed scriptural citation does Jeffrey Wright bring his mesmerizing presence to  HBO's Boardwalk Empire Season 4, playing Dr....
  • 'Mud'

    An old cliche indicates a person's name is Mud, but it actually is in the case of writer-director Jeff Nichols' engrossing drama casting Matthew McConaughey as the title character, a fugitive who tells two idolizing Southern youngsters (Tye Sheridan,...
  • Kirsten Dunst to Star in 'Midnight Special'

    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...
  • Michael Shannon, enjoying storefront return, extends his stay

    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...
  • Joel Edgerton to battle Christian Bale in 'Exodus'

    Joel Edgerton to battle Christian Bale in 'Exodus'
    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...
  • More Michael Shannon for Chicago

    More Michael Shannon for Chicago
    Michael Shannon, a star of "Man of Steel" and many a Chicago storefront, has added an encore in Chicago. After finishing his extended run of "Simpatico" at A Red Orchid Theatre, Shannon will perform in "White Rabbit, Red Rabbit," an absurdist...
  • 'Man of Steel' Ready to Take Flight on Disc, Digital Platforms in November

    Warner Bros. will offer up no fewer than five versions of Superman reboot "Man of Steel" when it becomes available on homevideo on Nov. 12. The studio will sell a Blu-ray 3D combo pack, for $45; a Blu-ray combo pack ($36); two-disc DVD special edition ($...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky handles business before Florida trip

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky handles business before Florida trip
    Before gangster Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) explores a money-making opportunity in Florida, he takes care of business on his Atlantic City turf in Episode 38 (“Resignation”) of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.”   First there&...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky rejects Arnold for land deal

    A high-stakes poker game convinces Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) that New York mobster Arnold Rothstein (Michael Stuhlbarg) and a Florida land deal don’t mix in Episode 40 (“All In”) of “Boardwalk Empire,” recently renewed...
  • On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 2-8

     
    On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 2-8: Now You See Me A team of illusionists use their trickery to pull off bank heists during their performances, giving the money to the audiences in attendance. Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman (PG-13, 1:55) ...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire's' Capone is ... a family man?

    'Boardwalk Empire's' Capone is ... a family man?
    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,...
  • Film Review: Superman without humor or emotion

    Film Review: Superman without humor or emotion
    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...