| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The addition of a second wild-card team has spawned so many different playoff scenarios during the final week of the season that it’s still impossible to predict what might happen with just one regularly scheduled day left in the regular season.
| Nov 23, 2012
| 12:25 PM
It's not often that a sequel is better than the original, especially when the original is as dazzling as BBC America's miniseries "The Hour" was last year.
But that's the case with the intoxicating mix of lust, longing, superb acting and a little bit...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Hollywood's most successful director turns on a dime and delivers his most restrained, interior film. A celebrated playwright shines an illuminating light on no more than a sliver of a great man's life. A brilliant actor surpasses even himself and makes...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 8:30 AM
You knew it was only a matter of time before there would be cross promotion between the “Chicago Fire” TV show and the Major League Soccer club by the same name.
Eamonn Walker -- who plays Battalion Chief Wallace Boden on the upcoming NBC...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 11:29 AM
Yes, Mandy Patinkin saw "Saturday Night Live" spoof "Homeland" in a sketch this month. And no, the South Side native and Kenwood Academy High School alum wasn't insulted by Bill Hader's impression of him or the exaggerated impersonations of his "Homeland"...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Harper: 436 pp., $28.99
Strange things are happening in Appalachia. The natural world as we know it is coming to an end, overheated by human greed.
| Dec 19, 2012
| 10:23 AM
The Library of Congress announced the names of 25 films Wednesday that are to be enshrined in its National Film Registry. Of those 25, 5-1/2 were based on books or stories. The half? Read on.
The 1983 film "A Christmas Story" -- with Ralphie, a frozen...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter spoke to the media before tonight American League Division Series Game 1 at Camden Yards, the first postseason game in Baltimore since 1997.
Here's a full transcript of Showalter's pregame news conference:
| Dec 30, 2012
Designer merry go round
Stefano Pilati was out at Yves Saint Laurent and in at Ermenegildo Zegna. Versus, Azzaro and Vionnet lost their designers, and Jil Sander was back in at Jil Sander, after Raf Simons left that label for Dior. Nicolas Ghesquière...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Abraham Lincoln's fortune at the theater appears to be taking a turn for the better, because the Steven Spielberg-directed biography bearing his name was nominated this morning for seven Golden Globes. HBO continues to set the bar on the small screen as...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 11:33 AM
It's a good-news, bad-news scenario for fans of AMC's “The Walking Dead.” The cable outlet renewed the hit zombie series ......