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  • 'Prometheus': Ridley Scott returns to space and finds something familiar ✭✭✭

    'Prometheus': Ridley Scott returns to space and finds something familiar ✭✭✭
    Nearly all the bits and pieces in director Ridley Scott's"Prometheus" come from other movies — either one of Scott's or someone else's. More and more, though, I appreciate Scott's fundamental squareness as a filmmaker. "Prometheus" may be the"...
  • Your favorite movie quotes

    Your favorite movie quotes
    There are many pleasures in editing movies content for the Chicago Tribune, not the least of which is working with talented writers such as our critic, Michael Phillips, columnist Nina Metz, writers Chris Borrelli and Mark Caro and gifted colleagues at...
  • Thursday, November 17, 2011

    5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Bill Moller in for Greg Jarrett 6:09 a.m.  Dan Rutherford, the Illinois Treasurer, addresses a couple items including personal Social Security numbers on the outside of thousands of envelopes recently mailed throughout the state as...
  • Saturday, November 19, 2011

    5 - 6 a.m. The Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong 6 - 9 a.m. Mr. Fix-It with Lou Manfredini  9  - 10:30 a.m. WGN Weekend with Bill Moller 10:30 a.m.  Northwestern Pre-Game with Dave Eanet 11 a.m.  Northwestern Football with Dave Eanet...
  • Tuesday, November 22, 2011

    5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Greg Jarrett 7:40 a.m. Chicago Tribune movie critic Michael Phillips joins Greg Jarrett and tells us which movies take advantage of the extended Thanksgiving weekend. He'll give us the scoop on the movies opening on Wednesday: The...
  • Friday, July 6, 2012

    5:30 - 9 a.m.  Bill Leff   in for  Jonathon Brandmeier 7:08 a.m.  Chicago Tribune film critic Michael Phillips joins Bill Leff (in for Jonathon Brandmeier) to give his review of 'The Amazing Spiderman.'9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Mike McConnell  11:05 a.m. ...
  • Thursday, February 16, 2012

    5:30 - 9 a.m.  Jonathon Brandmeier 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Mike McConnell  10:05 a.m.  Congratulations to the most corrupt city! It’s time for a new city slogan! Mike McConnell takes your suggestions. 12 - 3 p.m.   John Williams 1:35 p.m.  A lot of...
  • Thursday, August 4, 2011

    5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Bill Moller in for Greg Jarrett 6:09 a.m.  The U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood updates Bill Moller on the FAA negotiations.  6:39 a.m.  Tribune report John Byrne was the only local reporter allowed inside the Aragon...
  • Chicago schools, preventing violence, and the arts on Chicago Live! this week (Plus a code for discount tickets)

    Chicago schools, preventing violence, and the arts on Chicago Live! this week (Plus a code for discount tickets)
    This week’s Chicago Live! lineup has shaped into a timely gathering of people and organizations working to better Chicago. The just-released film “The Interrupters” is drawing international attention to Chicago’s innovative...
  • Mediators try to make streets a little less mean

    Mediators try to make streets a little less mean
    In its charting of a Chicago epidemic and belief in the power of street-level human empathy, the superb documentary "The Interrupters" comes to us at a time when the notion of conflict resolution has been sidelined utterly on the national political level....
  • A free ticket to Monday's film critic Oscar preview talk at the Biograph

    A free ticket to Monday's film critic Oscar preview talk at the Biograph
    How do movies get picked as Oscar-worthy? Which nominees do critics think have the best shot and why? Are your picks different? It's Oscar week: Join a panel of movie critics Monday night at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater to talk about the year's...