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  • 'About Time' and the Pleasures of the Time-Travel Romance

    "About Time," Richard Curtis' third and final film as a director, is -- wait a second. Today's theme being time travel, let's suspend that thought and return to the not-terribly-distant past -- specifically, to the fall of 1980, when Universal (the...
  • 10 things you might not know about conspiracy theories

    10 things you might not know about conspiracy theories
    We're approaching the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, an event that wrenched this nation and spawned countless conspiracy theories. Was Kennedy killed by the Cubans? The CIA? The Mafia? The military-industrial complex?...
  • 'Munger Road' sequel foiled by financing snags

     'Munger Road' sequel foiled by financing snags
    Forget “Who done it?” The real mystery surrounding the sequel to the indie horror flick “Munger Road” — which revolved around a killer on the loose in the St. Charles area and ended with one of more abrupt cliffhangers you&...
  • Hal Needham dies at 82; legendary Hollywood stuntman turned director

    Hal Needham dies at 82; legendary Hollywood stuntman turned director
    Stuntman and director Hal Needham spoke with a down-home twang but was as Hollywood as air kisses and car chases — and had the scars to prove it. In a career that spanned hundreds of TV episodes and feature films, he tumbled down cliffs, leaped...
  • Tom Arnold lets writer know: 'I'm on to you'

     Tom Arnold lets writer know: 'I'm on to you'
    A few weeks back, I reviewed the movie "Pulling Strings," a bilingual, cross-cultural romantic comedy set around the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City. I found the film to be unexpectedly charming, with a sort of breezy appeal many recent Hollywood rom-coms...
  • Non-fiction filmmakers to tap Chicagoans with money and pull

    Non-fiction filmmakers to tap Chicagoans with money and pull
    Of the five films nominated for the best documentary Oscar this year, two of them — "How to Survive a Plague" and "The Invisible War" — got funding and support from Good Pitch. Two out of five. Talk about validation. Launched in the UK about...
  • Pedigreed or not, Chicago Int'l Film Festival films entice

    Pedigreed or not, Chicago Int'l Film Festival films entice
    "Inside Llewyn Davis" takes place in 1961 in the Greenwich Village acoustic folk scene as it approaches a musical nervous breakdown. The movie opens commercially Dec. 20. But Chicago area fans of the Coen brothers don't have to wait that long. They can...
  • Film Critic Stanley Kauffmann Dies at 97

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Stanley Kauffmann, the erudite critic, author and editor who reviewed movies for The New Republic for more than 50 years, wrote his own plays and fiction, and helped discover the classic novels "Fahrenheit 451" and "The Moviegoer," died...
  • Stanley Kauffmann dies: Film critic helped define a generation

    Stanley Kauffmann dies: Film critic helped define a generation
    Stanley Kauffmann, the longtime film and theater critic of The New Republic who in the 20th century helped define movie reviews as an intellectual form, has died. He was 97. Kauffmann died from complications of pneumonia in New York. A tribute will be...
  • Roger Ebert at the movies

    He was the fat one, Gene Siskel was the other one. That's how lots of us thought of them when they teamed up to review the movies and bicker with each other, though not necessarily in that order, back in the long ago ... when was it, the otherwise...
  • Film Review: 'I Spit on Your Grave 2'

    Steven R. Monroe's 2010 remake of the enduring 1978 cult hit "I Spit on Your Grave" was surprisingly strong, so it's disappointing that this sequel -- from the same director, although definitely not the same scenarists -- should prove exactly the kind...
  • Variety's Picks: 'Breaking Bad: The Middle School Musical,' Lady Gaga, Madden NFL 25, More

    Variety selects the videos (below), games, apps, books, music and more (photo gallery, above) you should know about each week. Breaking Bad: The Middle School Musical Rhett & Link The comedy duo, known for their viral advertising videos, direct a cast...