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  • Film review: Plot isn't the point in 'Premium Rush'

    Film review: Plot isn't the point in 'Premium Rush'
    Early on in “Premium Rush,” our hero — Wilee (Joseph-Gordon Levitt), the fastest bike messenger in New York — is accosted by a nicely dressed but thuggish man (Michael Shannon), who identifies himself as Forrest J. Ackerman...
  • "Premium Rush" y "Hit and Run"

    "Premium Rush" y "Hit and Run"
    Premium Rush * * * 1/2 Si el recién fallecido rey de la adrenalina Tony Scott hubiera visto Premium Rush, de seguro habría amado esta película y, quizás, hubiera querido dirigirla. De una mejor manera, claro está. No estoy sugiriendo que el filme sea...
  • Premium Rush

    Premium Rush
    This movie couldn’t have had better timing. Lance Armstrong was stripped of all his Tour de France wins, and star Joseph Gordon-Levitt played Robin in the latest Batman. And I can’t fault him for wanting the big paycheck in a cheesy chase...
  • Nelsan Ellis: 'True Blood' and true to school

    Nelsan Ellis: 'True Blood' and true to school
    Here's how things usually go in Chicago's off-Loop scene. Friends who studied theater together decide to form their own Chicago theater company. They do their shows, but they also tend to their own careers. If the group is talented, things go well and the...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast August 7, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Michael Shannon was born in Lexington, Ky., on this date in 1974. This birthday guy earned an Oscar nomination for his performance in the 2008 movie "Revolutionary Road." Shannon currently stars as Agent Van Alden on the series...
  • Stars turn out for Chicago Film Critics Awards

    Stars turn out  for Chicago Film Critics Awards
    The Chicago Film Critics Awards returned to the Broadway Playhouse at the Water Tower Jan. 7. This salute to Hollywood's best included Comedy Awards, conceived by Sharee Pemberton who produced the show along with film critic and Chicago Film Critics...
  • Superman movie sets up shop in the Loop

    Superman movie sets up shop in the Loop
    Goodbye Smallville. Hello Metropolis. The filming of the new Superman reboot, "Man of Steel," left Plano after 14 days of shooting in the Western suburb and is expected to film in Chicago Wednesday through September 17. According to signs hanging on...
  • Prepare yourself for gawk-apalooza

    Prepare yourself for gawk-apalooza
    There isn't going to be a better time all year for star sightings in Chicago than this weekend. Lollapalooza will not only bring 100-plus acts to the city, but also draw dozens of celebrities who are just as excited as the rest of us to watch their...
  • Superman flying in stealth mode in West suburbs

    Superman flying in stealth mode in West suburbs
    How secretive was the filming of the new Superman reboot, “Man of Steel,” on Route 56 in Sugar Grove earlier this week? Sean Michels, village president of Sugar Grove, was left in the dark on what exactly took place during the shoot, and...
  • Warner Bros releases photo of Henry Cavill as Superman in 'Man of Steel'

    Warner Bros releases photo of Henry Cavill as Superman in 'Man of Steel'
    Warner Bros. released the first image of Henry Cavill as Superman and he looks -- well, he looks just like almost every other Superman. But that's not necessarily a bad thing. If you mess with the red and blue costume too much, you might end up with...
  • Plano prepares for Superman

    Plano prepares for Superman
    Not much is known about Plano, a Western suburb nearly 60 miles outside of Chicago, but that will change starting on Monday. That’s when the star-studded Superman reboot, “Man of Steel,” begins what is scheduled to be a 12-day shoot on...
  • Fall Sneaks list

    Fall Sneaks list
    SEPT. 9 All's Faire in Love A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...