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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....
  • On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 11-17

     
    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....
  • Sighting: Obama's McCormick Place rally leaves celeb supporters star-struck

    Sighting: Obama's McCormick Place rally leaves celeb supporters star-struck
    Barack Obama once again seemed to have a firm grip on the Hollywood vote during this year's election, so it's no surprise that stars came out to support the president Tuesday at his election night rally at McCormick Place. And because, to them, there...
  • Interview: 'Iron Man' vs. 'Man of Steel'? Gwyneth Paltrow shows mettle

    Interview: 'Iron Man' vs. 'Man of Steel'? Gwyneth Paltrow shows mettle
    If there was any sort of competition between the year’s most anticipated superhero films, “Iron Man 3” and “Man of Steel” — which opened at the U.S. box office six weeks apart — “Iron Man” actress...
  • Interview: It'll take Superman to pull Michael Shannon away from theater

    Interview: It'll take Superman to pull Michael Shannon away from theater
    What does Oscar-nominated actor and former Evanston Township High School student Michael Shannon plan on doing as the most high-profile film of his career, "Man of Steel" — which co-stars Russell Crowe, Amy Adams, Kevin Costner and, in the role of...
  • Broadway review: 'Grace' at its best when it has faith in its characters

    Broadway review: 'Grace' at its best when it has faith in its characters
    NEW YORK — When Craig Wright's offbeat play "Grace" was produced at the Northlight Theatre in Skokie in 2006, the central problem was one that befalls many contemporary dramas seemingly about conservative Christians. The central characters, Steve...
  • For Shannon and Van Swearingen, you can bet it's personal

    For Shannon and Van Swearingen, you can bet it's personal
    Anyone walking in off the street just to see General Zod up close is likely to be bemused and perhaps confounded by Sam Shepard's "Simpatico," a bizarre and byzantine drama even by Shepardian standards. But for anyone who has watched Michael Shannon and...
  • This weekend: ‘Saturday Night Live,’ ‘Boardwalk Empire’ return; ‘Weeds’ ends

     
    Jason Sudeikis is back, and “Saturday Night Live” still has him. The NBC late-night institution starts its 38th season at 11:30 p.m. Saturday, and in very good news for the show, Sudeikis will continue to play Mitt Romney and Joe Biden. Jay...
  • “Boardwalk Empire” Season 3 premiere recap

     
    In spite of its tendency to be rendered down to facile, generally wrong cartoons to protect children’s and patriots’ delicate sensibilities, history poses a filthy canvas. Those who choose to paint on it can hew to its boring conventions, as...
  • Broadway's 'Grace' makes Paul Rudd, Michael Shannon and Ed Asner look bad

     
    It takes some doing to make Paul Rudd, Michael Shannon and Ed Asner look bad, but "Grace," a mess of a play at Broadway's Cort Theatre, does....
  • ‘Man of Steel’: New trailer shows plenty of Superman action

     
    Zack Snyder's “Man of Steel” is set to take flight June 14, and a new trailer released Tuesday offers some ......
  • ‘Man of Steel’ poster shows Superman in cuffs

     
    It's been a big day for movie posters. First, the “Star Trek Into Darkness” poster was released, and now we ......