| Jun 14, 2013
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| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:37 AM
Colum McCann: The New York-based, Irish-born writer won the National Book Award in 2009 for his seventh novel, "Let the Great World Spin," and deservedly so. It's a magnificent, moving work that braids the stories of several New Yorkers during the...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:30 AM
When future generations want to understand how we lived at the dawn of the plugged-in, privacy-free, Paris Hilton-ized 21st century, there will likely be few films more instructive than "The Bling Ring." A spiritual sequel of sorts to "The Social Network,...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The fashionistas have invaded the Croisette.
The 66th Cannes Film Festival kicked off Wednesday night with a two-day celebration of the longstanding love affair between the film and fashion worlds rekindled by Prada-packed "The Great Gatsby" and Un...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The Good, the Baz and the Ugly
It donât mean a thing if it ainât got that bling in Baz Luhrmannâs "The Great Gatsby," which arrives six months after its originally scheduled December release date but...
| May 3, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Rebecca Hall loves designer labels. While promoting her new film "Iron Man 3," Hall showed off her expensive tastes on the red carpet.
"Shopping is a bit of a relaxing hobby for me, which is sometimes troubling for the bank balance," Hall told Vogue...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:34 AM
Director/producer/writer Baz Luhrmann must be pretty proud of his latest offering, "The Great Gatsby," due out May 10. At least it looked that way Tuesday night in New York at Prada's cocktail reception kicking off the SoHo store's exhibit of the movie'...
| May 6, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Call it the Great Gats-lash.
In the lead-up to the arrival of Baz Luhrmann’s kinetic reimagining of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby,” in theaters Friday, most critical thumbs are pointing either sideways or downward....
| May 7, 2013
| 9:01 AM
All eyes in the fashion world were on the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala -- aka the Met Ball -- in NYC on Monday. This is the annual event at which celebrities and fashionistas kick it up a notch and wear their most dramatic looks....
| May 6, 2013
| 10:32 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - With their black leather, studded jackets, ripped jeans, bondage trousers and messages of rebellion and anarchy, punks from the 1970s probably never envisioned that a major museum would be celebrating their influence on fashion 40...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Baz Luhrmann's big-screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel "The Great Gatsby" isn't set to hit theaters until May 10, but long before the first flapper has flapped, it's become one of the most name-checked, on-trend, fashion-influencing...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Children's/young-adult author Judy Blume and graphic novelist/cartoonist Art Spiegelman will be honored as part of this year's Printers Row Lit Fest, which runs June 8 and 9 in the South Loop.
Blume, the author of such beloved works as "Are You There...