| Aug 23, 2011
| 10:21 AM
Summer provides the ideal cover for dipping into what used to be called "drive-in fare" — exploitation bottom-feeders with grossly misleading posters, gorgeous bodies and itty-bitty heads. Besides, in a few short weeks, fall will be here and we'll...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 7:09 AM
The Chase brother worth rooting for — no, not the handsome one with the blank look stapled to his face — will finally get his payday. With the help of Andrew Dice Clay, Johnny Drama stood up to the network and made them cave to their actors'...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 9:57 PM
On a recent Friday night, Hollywood Casino in Perryville whooped, shrieked and fluttered with the shrill din of thousands of slot machines at full blast. Crowds flitted from shiny penny slots to $1 machines, hoping to hit it big, or simply spend a night...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:30 AM
After convincing some 91,000 fans to donate $5.7 million toward the making of a "Veronica Mars" movie, you'd think show creator Rob Thomas would take a breather. After all, no film on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter had ever raised that much, and now...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Sarah Jessica Parker has welcomed a reporter to her townhouse in New York City's West Village for an interview and a peek inside, and SJP fans with enough fortitude to withstand the interview's rapid-fire pace are welcome to sneak a peek.
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:22 PM
For the first 25 years of her life, Katie Heaney basically didn't date.
She had crushes, sure, but not on boys who felt the same way at the same time. And to the men who did like her as she got older, she was polite and friendly, but when it didn't feel...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:05 AM
SEATTLE She's tiny. Can barely finish a plate of berries.
She's left-handed. Says things like "No. Way." And to every person who approached her at the downtown Nordstrom shoe department last week, she extended a hand.
"I'm Sarah Jessica," she said....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:10 PM
The final shoe has yet to drop for "Sex and the City's" Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda, according to the franchise's star, Sarah Jessica Parker.
But that doesn't necessarily mean a third "Sex and the City" film based on the HBO comedy is...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Samsung Electronics Co. struck social media gold when Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres used one of its smartphones to take what has now become the world's most famous selfie.
DeGeneres never mentioned Samsung, a major Academy Awards...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:32 PM
LONDON — The early months of a new year tend to be something of a frozen tundra for London theater — but 2014 has already seen some green shoots and the spring season looks set to be lush.
That said, the best of the openings so far have been...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:18 PM
The musical "Little Shop of Horrors" takes place in an unspecified city only identified as "urban skid row."
So when William Whitney was tapped to direct the Cedar Crest musical that spoofs 1950s sci-fi movies, he decided to take the setting local by...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Just because you're a jock doesn't mean you can't get in touch with your feelings. With Valentine's Day upon us, it's a great time for Chicago athletes to take a break from their ultra-competitive personas and give us a peek at their romantic side. Namely...