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  • Final 'Hobbit' film draws holiday season crowds at box office

    The last movie of Peter Jackson's three "Hobbit" films rode to the top of U.S. and Canadian weekend box office charts, selling an estimated $56.2 million worth of tickets and boosting the holiday movie season that is crucial to Hollywood. "The Hobbit:...
  • Top 3 Books: Moravian Book Shop Non Fiction Best-Sellers

    SERVANTS: A DOWNSTAIRS HISTORY OF BRITAIN FROM THE 19TH CENTURY TO MODERN TIMES By Lucy Lethbridge (Norton, $16.95) From the immense staff running a lavish Edwardian estate and the lonely maid-of-all-work cooking in a cramped middle-class house to the...
  • The 10 Best Guilty Pleasure Movies of 2014

    When Pauline Kael wrote "movies are so rarely great art, that if we can't appreciate great trash, there is little reason for us to go," she may as well have been describing some of the films on this list. Combining elements of high and lowbrow art with...
  • Phil Klay on the gift of a good book in wartime

    Phil Klay on the gift of a good book in wartime
    Each day from now through Hanukkah and on to Christmas, we'll post an author's reflection on giving books as holiday gifts. Follow us on Twitter @ChiTribBooks to be alerted to new posts and tell us about your book-related holiday memories by using...
  • ‘The Hobbit': Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens on ‘Five Armies’ ending

     
    “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” filmmakers Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh are bidding Middle-earth goodbye […]...
  • 2014 Games: There was ugliness, but diversity won

     
    THE PLAYER One of the most unforgettable video game characters of 2014 was a princess and one whose name most […]...
  • Audiobook roundup: Jeffery Deaver's 'Starling Project,' others

    Audiobook roundup: Jeffery Deaver's 'Starling Project,' others
    The Starling Project by Jeffery Deaver, featuring Alfred Molina, Lisa Stathoplos, David J. Curtis and Aaron Abano, Audible Studios, 4:10, $16.99 "The Starling Project" is pure Jeffery Deaver, with a plot that twists and turns upon itself and a brilliant...
  • For storytellers, last days of 2014 are the worst of times

    For storytellers, last days of 2014 are the worst of times
    In these last days of 2014, it seems like the delicate, freedom-hugging art of narrative storytelling has exploded in our faces. Not unlike the head of a certain political leader in a fictional movie now not coming to a theater near you. Sure, factual...
  • Holiday lights, carol singers and other things that I like

     Holiday lights, carol singers and other things that I like
    Every now and then I make a list of things I've liked lately. Here's one for the end of another fleeting year. 1. Holiday lights This is the season when gaudy passes for beautiful, and nothing's more delightfully gaudy than a spectacle of holiday...
  • Variety's take on 'The Interview'

    Variety's take on 'The Interview'
    Editor's note: Originally scheduled for Dec. 25 wide release, "The Interview" has been shelved by Sony, with no plans for theatrical, VOD or streaming options. Many critics outside Chicago caught earlier press and promotional screenings in Los Angeles,...
  • 'Christ Actually' argues for belief through imitation

    'Christ Actually' argues for belief through imitation
    Advent is upon us. Just days from now Christ will again be born. Can you believe it? Really, can you believe it? Christian writers and other authors taking up the figure known as the Christ often find themselves haunted — or, if you'll have no...