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  • When celebrity interviews go bad

    When celebrity interviews go bad
    Let us consider for a moment the Hollywood performance that never gets nominated for awards but can be just as indelible as any Oscar-winning role. I'm referring to the celebrity interview that goes viral. Typically interviews that are done during a...
  • 'The Purge' trounces 'The Internship.' Cable show kicks off in D.C.

    'The Purge' trounces 'The Internship.' Cable show kicks off in D.C.
    After the coffee. Before heading into humid downtown D.C. for cable fun. The Skinny: Made the mistake of standing still in a backyard in suburban D.C. on Sunday afternoon, and the mosquitoes ate me up. Lesson learned. I'll be drenched in Off next time....
  • 'Man of Steel' review: Big and strong

    'Man of Steel' review: Big and strong
    *** (out of four) Other than a major influx of action and Kal-El’s/Superman’s mom giving birth, “Man of Steel” opens much like 1978’s “Superman.” Kal-El’s father Jor-El (Russell Crowe) dismisses evil...
  • The Sunday Conversation: Michael Shannon can be such a bad guy

    The Sunday Conversation: Michael Shannon can be such a bad guy
    Actor Michael Shannon's recent high-profile run of villains turns to Superman's nemesis, General Zod, in Warner Bros.' "Man of Steel," opening June 14. Shannon, 38, lives in Brooklyn with actress Kate Arrington and their daughter, Sylvia. Do you...
  • Current events, culture and all that jazz

    Current events, culture and all that jazz
    Can a live lit show about all things current find happiness in a jazz club steeped in a century of history? That’s what Christopher Piatt aims to find out this weekend as he moves The Paper Machete to the storied music club. Piatt, a former Time...
  • 'Premium Rush'

    'Premium Rush'
    Being a bike messenger can be dangerous work, as the character played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt ("Inception") finds in this fast-paced action tale from director and co-writer David Koepp. The deliveryman's latest parcel contains something a corrupt cop...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • REPORT: Russell Crowe to play Superman's father Jor-El in 'Man Of Steel'

    REPORT: Russell Crowe to play Superman's father Jor-El in 'Man Of Steel'
    It's the role Marlon Brando made famous in 1978's "Superman." Jor-El, the hero's father, has some pretty big shoes that need filling. "Man of Steel" producer Christopher Nolan and director Zach Snyder know that, and according to today's report from...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...