| Apr 29, 2012
| 5:56 AM
The humor at the 98th annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner went to the dogs.
President Barack Obama poked fun Saturday at everything, from the Secret Service scandal to the lavish spending by the Government Services Administration, to...
| May 17, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
Morgan Spurlock evidently forgot that he was making a documentary, not a celeb hangout session.
Sure, it’s fun seeing executive producers Will Arnett and Jason Bateman discuss modern manhood while getting pedicures and massages....
| Oct 15, 2012
| 1:11 PM
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...
| May 18, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd - teamed previously in "The Object of My Affection" - are reunited in this racy and amusing comedy from one of the producers best known for that formula these days, Judd Apatow.
The stars play a suddenly unemployed...
| May 20, 2012
Morgan Spurlock, the clown prince of documentary filmmaking, has examined fast food ("Super Size Me") and product placement ("The Greatest Movie Ever Sold"). Now, in the just-released"Mansome," he turns his attention to the somewhat surprising topic of...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 10:16 AM
Paul Rudd and Michael Shannon are teaming up for a Broadway production of "Grace," a play by Craig Wright that is expected to open Oct. 4 in New York. The production will also star 82-year-old Ed Asner, returning to Broadway for the first time in more...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 9:44 PM
High-profile Hollywood actors and Broadway veterans alike on stage and in the crowd celebrated theater, and the best performances of the year, at the 66th annual Tony Awards Sunday night.
For the third time, actor Neil Patrick Harris hosted the salute to...
| Aug 24, 2012
Brandon Boyd, a giant rock star for nearly the last decade and a half as singer and lyricist for Incubus, arrives in the Tribune Tower lobby by himself.
No publicist. No manager. No entourage. Just a guy in a porkpie hat, comfortable doing an interview...
| Aug 31, 2012
One of the first things you notice during the opening credits of "Sleepwalk with Me" is a producing acknowledgment that reads simply: "In association with WBEZ Chicago's This American Life."
Chicago's largest public radio station is in the movie...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 11:29 AM
“What a fool belieeeeves....”
Age doesn’t matter. Read those four words, cribbed from the chorus of a 1978 Doobie Brothers song. The voice of Michael McDonald just filled your head. It’s automatic (even if the extra e’s...
| Jun 25, 2012
Even in small roles, Elizabeth Banks often has a major impact on her movies. Consider her memorable, unbridled scene in “The 40-Year-Old Virgin,” in which she teaches Steve Carell’s character about the, uh, talents of a handheld...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 4:37 PM
After Eddie Murphy stepped down from hosting the 2012 Oscars, Twitter users have suggested replacements including Neil Patrick Harris, Billy Crystal and Tina Fey....