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  • Schmich: Ebert reflects well on Chicago

    Schmich: Ebert reflects well on Chicago
    This column originally ran in the Chicago Tribune on Oct. 21, 2011. Some years ago when I was new to Chicago, I spotted Roger Ebert in the frozen-foods aisle of a grocery store. He was famous by then, and I did what any normal person does at the sight...
  • Ebert and Siskel interview each other

    Ebert and Siskel interview each other
    This story originally ran in The Tribune's Arts & Entertainment section on April 19, 1998. Movie critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert have co-hosted the weekly, nationally syndicated film review TV show “Siskel & Ebert” for the past 23 years,...
  • Nora Ephron, Roger Ebert: Because they could not stop for death

    Nora Ephron, Roger Ebert: Because they could not stop for death
    There is something very unusual about Nora Ephron's bio in the Playbill for her new play, "Lucky Guy," a piece about famed tabloid newspaperman Mike McAlary, which opened Monday night on Broadway and stars Tom Hanks. The little sketch of Ephron, stuck...
  • Roger Ebert: Not just a film critic, the film critic

    Roger Ebert: Not just a film critic, the film critic
    For as long as I can remember following movies, I remember following Roger Ebert. I remember looking forward to watching every episode of “Siskel & Ebert” as a kid. I remember the “Siskel & Ebert” episode of “The Critic,&...
  • The Latest: Engaging 'Memories'; Thrill lives up to name

    The Latest: Engaging 'Memories'; Thrill lives up to name
    Wine Memories Lenard Davis AuthorHouse; 146 pages Poor Merlot. After Paul Giamatti uttered that now-famous line in the 2004 romantic comedy "Sideways" — the one about not drinking Merlot. Seriously, do I even need to quote it? — news...
  • Miller: No clear winner in Oscar contest

    Miller: No clear winner in Oscar contest
    For some in Newport-Mesa, the 85th annual Academy Awards telecast may have prompted a three-word response: "Oh, hey, guys." Within minutes of the show's beginning, William Shatner, who recently brought his one-man show to the Segerstrom Center for the...
  • Chicago Magazine's '100 Most Powerful Chicagoans' ranking released

     
    Some highlights from the list. 1 Rahm Emanuel 2 Michael Madigan 8 Toni Preckwinkle 10 David Axelrod 13 Dick Durbin 15 Sam Zell 20 Lisa Madigan 22 Ed Burke 24 Karen Lewis 30 Garry McCarthy 37 Cardinal Francis George 45......
  • Six Ways of Looking at The Big Lebowski

    Six Ways of Looking at The Big Lebowski
    Dude Fest Feb. 9, 10:15 p.m., Spotlight Theatres Front Street, 39 Front St., Hartford, (860) 422-7713, spotlighttheatres.com   As a glorious paradox: There are plenty of reasons for the enduring success of Joel and Ethan Coen's The Big Lebowski,...
  • City Lights: The spiritual side of 'Groundhog Day'

    A major spiritual milestone is coming up this month. We can call it the year 20 A.P. That A.P. stands for "After Phil" — or Phil Connors, the protagonist of the Bill Murray comedy "Groundhog Day." How many other movies starring "Saturday Night...
  • ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D’: Bill Moseley reflects on a monster career

     
    It was a typical day at the office for Bill Moseley. “I was lying on the floor of the house, ......
  • Roger Ebert Fractures Hip Dancing, His Wife Jokes

    Roger Ebert Fractures Hip Dancing, His Wife Jokes
    We're not quite sure if Roger Ebert's dance moves would earn the film critic two thumbs up. "Roger in hospital with hip fracture (tricky disco dance moves) but he is doing well, asking for computer, will probably tweet," his wife Chaz tweeted on...
  • Film critic Roger Ebert hospitalized with a broken hip

     
    Film critic Roger Ebert has been hospitalized with a fractured hip, but he and his wife both tweeted positive messages within hours....