| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:33 AM
J.K. Rowling's first book aimed at adults will be called "The Casual Vacancy," and will be released Sept. 27, her British publisher announced today.
Of course, Rowling's Harry Potter series appealed to kids and adults alike, so she comes with a ready-...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 8:58 AM
For a lightweight comedy about two unconventional dudes sheltering a fugitive space alien, "Paul" sure comes weighted down with conventional movie "values."
We all know the list by now: It's better to be socially inept and unkempt than neat and...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Dec 05 (TheWrap.com) - Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of blockbusters from âPirates of the Caribbeanâ to âTop Gun,â has all but closed a deal to make movies for Paramount when his deal at Disney expires next year, according to three individuals...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:33 AM
PARIS (Reuters) - The rush to Paris's Charles-de-Gaulle airport for flights to China began on Friday, October 11. A first set of bankers booked onto the 10-hour overnight Air China Flight; over the next 48 hours, they were followed by top management...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Excited about the upcoming holidays? Here's your go-to guide for tri-county holiday events.
Make sure to check back soon - new events will be added throughout the holiday season
HOLIDAY FANTASY OF LIGHTS
Through Dec. 18. The park...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:35 AM
If you want a clear example of the differences between critics and moviegoers, Tuesday's DVD and Blu-ray offerings provide a three-parter.
Ask yourself how you would rank "We're the Millers" (New Line, $35.99 Blu-ray / DVD / digital combo), $28.98 DVD),...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:13 PM
In a new feature on The Theater Loop’s Funny page, freelance writer Jason Heidemann trolls Chicago’s stand-up clubs, wandering all over the city and suburbs. In this space, he’ll report back his musings on the jokes, the talent and the...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Kirk Jenkins doesn’t seem to notice the young woman suspended in the air in front of him, contorting her body […]...
| Sep 29, 2013
In his first novel, the surprise best-seller “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” (2009), Jamie Ford told the story of a Chinese-American boy and his romance with a Japanese-American girl while her people were interned during World War...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:22 PM
When “The X-Men” debuted 50 years ago, it was part of a wave of Marvel Comics spearheaded by writer/editor Stan […]...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:37 PM
Broncos quarterback in first AFL season
Frank Tripucka, 85, who quarterbacked the Denver Broncos in their inaugural AFL season and later allowed his No. 18 to be unretired so Peyton Manning could wear it, died Thursday in Woodland Park,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:30 PM
If the point of prison is to reform, then the experience hasn't done Dom Hemingway much good. Judging by Jude Law's opening monologue -- a long, colorful ode to his macho character's manhood, delivered under highly ironic circumstances -- the hot-headed...