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  • 'Maze Runner' Off to Fast Start at Foreign Box Office

    "The Maze Runner" doesn't open domestically for a week, but international audiences are already embracing the science fiction thriller. The 20th Century Fox release racked up a strong $8.3 million across five markets last weekend, with debuts that...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Labyrinth of Lies'

    A principled young prosecutor in post-WWII Germany uncovers inconvenient truths about his country's recent past in "Labyrinth of Lies," an intelligent and arresting fact-based drama that plays like a more streamlined version of the high-minded, blunt-...
  • 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' offers action and commentary

     'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' offers action and commentary
    Captain America: The Winter Soldier Disney/Buena Vista, $29.99; Blu-ray, $32.99/$39.99 Available on VOD This year's assortment of superhero movies has been a lively and thought-provoking bunch, and that tone was set early on by Marvel's pre-summer...
  • 'The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay' is this year's One Book, One Chicago

    'The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay' is this year's One Book, One Chicago
    "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay" (Picador 2000), the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Michael Chabon, is this year's selection for One Book, One Chicago, the Chicago Public Library announced Friday. The story is about Joe Kavalier and Sammy...
  • Fall arts preview 2014: Museum listings

    Fall arts preview 2014: Museum listings
     "Citizen Culture: Artists and Architects Shape Policy"  Through Dec. 13 A group exhibition exploring the connections between art and politics will also provide a platform for open dialogue and engagement with the community. Santa Monica Museum of...
  • Fall Author Talks Include Doris Kearns Goodwin, Karl Rove

    Fall Author Talks Include Doris Kearns Goodwin, Karl Rove
    Events featuring authors of books about witches and vampires, suspense and mystery and politics, religion and history, as well as books for young readers, are among those coming our way this fall. Here are highlights of literary events scheduled from...
  • Authors On Vintage Baseball, Auto Racing And Cats Giving Talks At Twain House

    Authors On Vintage Baseball, Auto Racing And Cats Giving Talks At Twain House
    Books about auto racing, baseball and cats will be discussed at programs at the Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, and writing workshops and courses are being offered there. >>On Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m., five experts from...
  • Muti's clout, prestige should make for a stable transition at the CSO

     Muti's clout, prestige should make for a stable transition at the CSO
    Riccardo Muti's towering authority, musical and otherwise, should reassure members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's extended family that stability and continuity will be maintained while management undergoes significant transition. Jeff Alexander,...
  • Fall arts preview 2014: Theater listings

    Fall arts preview 2014: Theater listings
    'Happy Days' Sept. 13-Oct. 12 Director Andrei Belgrader reimagines Samuel Beckett's existential fable as a parable about climate change and environmental catastrophe with Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams. Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 N....
  • '10:04' by Ben Lerner is an artful look at Ben Lerner

    '10:04' by Ben Lerner is an artful look at Ben Lerner
    It is a rare skill, crafting prose that reads like stream of consciousness, and Ben Lerner has it. He's as smooth as W.G. Sebald, witnessing the world go by, detouring into elegant loops of memory and self-doubt, then returning, effortlessly. This...
  • In 'This Changes Everything,' Naomi Klein sounds climate alarm

    In 'This Changes Everything,' Naomi Klein sounds climate alarm
    Naomi Klein has made a career critiquing the effects of global capital and consumerism. Her 2000 book "No Logo" looked at the exploitation of workers by large multinationals, including Nike; her follow-up, "The Shock Doctrine" (2007), examined the ways in...