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  • 'Premium Rush' review: Ride, Joseph, ride!

    'Premium Rush' review: Ride, Joseph, ride!
    *** (out of four) The makers of “Premium Rush” could have cast Bow Wow as a bike messenger and Ray Liotta as a cop, and still delivered its package, generically and according to protocol. Thankfully, this snappy little action flick from...
  • 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...
  • City Paper's own condescending movie awards, the Alties™

    Which will it be: the stuttering king, the cocky internet whiz-kid, or the teen girl hiring an avenging gunslinger? The usual media chatter suggests The King’s Speech, The Social Network, and True Grit look like early favorites to score big when the...
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  • Michael Shannon to perform next season at A Red Orchid

    Michael Shannon to perform next season at A Red Orchid
    Michael Shannon will return to A Red Orchid Theatre in Chicago next season to star in a show, the actor has said. “It’s going to be our 20th anniversary at Red Orchid next season, so I’m going to come back and do a show,”...
  • A Red Orchid announces 2012-13 season, featuring Michael Shannon

    A Red Orchid Theatre has announced its 2012-13 slate, marking the Old Town theater company's 20th season of shows. The year begins in October with the world premiere of "The Opponent," penned by Brett Neveu, the writer with a long association with A...
  • The Chicago actor's dilemma: Love Chicago but leave it

    The Chicago actor's dilemma: Love Chicago but leave it
    "No actor should be in Chicago 'cause they wanta make money," a character says in "The Last Duck," a new play that includes a brief but pointed look at our Second City complex. "It's more about art," the guy says. "You know, whatever that means. Or you...
  • History is set for 'Iceman Cometh,' even as its future still is unsure

    History is set for 'Iceman Cometh,' even as its future still is unsure
    On Sunday, the iceman goeth. Unless you happen to be Nathan Lane's long-lost great-uncle from Tipperary, or come with your own pot of gold, good luck getting a ticket. At press time, it was not yet clear whether Robert Falls' Goodman Theatre production...
  • List of films and release dates in summer 2012

    List of films and release dates in summer 2012
    May 4 The Avengers A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...