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  • Golden Globes to honor Woody Allen, whether he wants it or not

    Golden Globes to honor Woody Allen, whether he wants it or not
    How do you give a lifetime achievement award to a director still very much in motion, to an artist who refuses to settle down, to someone who actively does not want one? Woody Allen is in the midst of a run of box-office successes and critical acclaim....
  • Fillet of Solo Festival puts focus on storytelling

    Fillet of Solo Festival  puts focus on storytelling
    The 17th annual Fillet of Solo Festival kicked off last week in Rogers Park and highlights, as always, the art of the monologue. The production values tend to be minimal because the focus here is storytelling. The fest continues through Jan. 19 at...
  • Critic's Notebook: Lena Dunham grows up, and so does 'Girls'

    From the moment we met her two years ago, Lena Dunham has been as much character as creator. Her story — a 23-year-old with one small film to her credit handed the reins of a high-profile, frantically marketed HBO series — bled through the...
  • Golden Globes

     
    During their opening monologue at Sunday night's Golden Globes awards show, co-hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler joked that the only people watching were women and gay men. But I don't think I'm the only straight guy who enjoys seeng......
  • Osceola Center for the Arts opens 'Don't Drink the Water'

    Osceola Center for the Arts opens 'Don't Drink the Water'
    Osceola Center for the Arts tonight opens its production of Woody Allen's "Don't Drink the Water." This comedy takes place inside an American embassy behind the Iron Curtain. An American tourist, a caterer by trade, his wife and daughter rush into the...
  • Critics' Choice Movie Awards: '12 Years a Slave' wins for best film

    Critics' Choice Movie Awards: '12 Years a Slave' wins for best film
    It's been a good week for "12 Years a Slave," Steve McQueen's unflinching portrait of slavery in the U.S. The historical drama won the Golden Globe on Sunday for dramatic film and earned nine Oscar nominations Thursday morning. And at the Critics'...
  • Anuncian nominaciones para los Premios Oscar 2014

    Anuncian nominaciones para los Premios Oscar 2014
    El cineasta mexicano Alfonso Cuarón fue nominado el jueves para un Oscar al mejor director por su drama espacial "Gravity", que competirá también por otras nueve estatuillas, entre ellas las de mejor actriz con Sandra Bullock y la de mejor película....
  • City Lights: Send us your Oscar picks

    City Lights: Send us your Oscar picks
    Forget Best Picture, forget Best Director, forget the screenplay and acting categories. On Oscar night, my attention is going to be focused squarely on Best Makeup and Hairstyling. That's the one where "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" scored a...
  • Oscar nominations 2014: Screenwriters put character first

    Oscar nominations 2014: Screenwriters put character first
    The 10 films nominated for this year's Academy Awards for original screenplay and adapted screenplay tell diverse and distinctive stories: those of a couple squabbling on a Greek vacation, an Irish mother searching for the child she was forced to give up,...
  • 2014 Oscar Nominations: 'American Hustle,' 'Gravity' Lead with 10 Each

    "American Hustle" and "Gravity" led nominations for the 86th Academy Awards with 10 each, followed by nine for "12 Years a Slave." The trio will compete for best picture in a category that this year has nine entrants, also including "Captain Phillips,"...
  • Oscars snub Oprah, Tom Hanks, Robert Redford, 'Blackfish'

    Oscars snub Oprah, Tom Hanks, Robert Redford, 'Blackfish'
    No Oprah Winfrey. No Robert Redford. No Tom Hanks. And no "Blackfish," either. The nominations for the Academy Awards, announced this morning, contained major suprrises. "American Hustle" and "Gravity" lead the field with 10 nominations apiece,...
  • Oscars nominations 2014: Five races to watch Thursday morning

    Oscars nominations 2014: Five races to watch Thursday morning
    We're presuming that if you're reading this that you're awake (and if you're here on the West Coast, may we ask "why?" or is that a little nosy?) and ready and raring to devour the motion picture academy's Oscar nominations when they're revealed beginning...