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  • A dark whirlwind in totalitarian world of 'Vatzlav'

     A dark whirlwind in totalitarian world of 'Vatzlav'
    "Vatzlav" "What country, friends, is this?" Since we're in Trap Door territory, it's safe to assume that the title character in Slawomir Mrozek's "Vatzlav" hasn't washed ashore on Illyria – and he's not going to meet many friends. And though there...
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  • At memory competition, the diverse contestants are unforgettable

    At memory competition, the diverse contestants are unforgettable
    Each morning, Brad Zupp puts on noise-canceling headphones and a pair of goggles, the lenses blacked out except for tiny peepholes that keep each eye focused downward. He sits at his desk, shuffles a deck of playing cards and gives himself 70 seconds to...
  • 'Last Comic' Solid in Return for NBC; Fox's 'Gang Related,' CW's 'Labyrinth' Open Modestly

    Back for the first time in four years, NBC's "Last Comic Standing" looked pretty good in its season premiere Thursday, a night that also saw soft numbers for Fox drama "Gang Related" and CW's acquired movie "Labyrinth." According to preliminary...
  • Hollywood's Growing Faith in Christian Movies

    Sony's Christian drama "Heaven Is for Real," which opens Wednesday, is the latest offering in a year with an uncommonly large slate of religious-themed wide releases. Although there's long been a robust DVD market and numerous indie releases, more...
  • 'Suicide fence' for 15th Street Bridge hit a speed-bump

    'Suicide fence' for 15<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Street Bridge hit a speed-bump
    Q: No one has worked on the new 15th Street Bridge sidewalk since the bridge opened to traffic on Dec. 20. It took forever and a day to build the bridge, yet four months later, no one can walk across it. When will the sidewalk be completed? Soon the major...
  • Eddie Redmayne Starring in Sex-Change Drama 'The Danish Girl'

    British actor Eddie Redmayne will star in Working Title's romance drama "The Danish Girl," a film inspired by one of the first men to undergo a sex-change operation. The project will re-team Redmayne with director Tom Hooper, two years after they...
  • This much is true: The stories at 'Biggest Liar Contest' won't be

    This much is true: The stories at 'Biggest Liar Contest' won't be
    Fans of falsehood, devotees of deceit, boosters of bull, er, baloney, this is your event. The "25th Annual Chicago's Biggest Liar Contest" is 7 p.m. Saturday at the Ravenswood United Church of Christ on the North Side, with 11 contestants vying for the...
  • Variety Critics Weigh in on a Strong 67th Cannes Film Festival

    JUSTIN CHANG: Shortly after the Cannes Film Festival lineup was unveiled more than a month ago, I cautioned festival-goers against jumping to the conclusion that this year's slate would be dull, disappointing, a waste of time, etc. I'm happy, if hardly...
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  • Seth MacFarlane on 'Million Ways to Die' and Taking Projects That 'Terrify' Him

    Directing, co-writing, producing and starring in his latest movie, a comedy Western called "A Million Ways to Die in the West" while juggling the production of four primetime series during the past year wasn't enough for the multihyphenate. So he also...