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  • Review: Vin Diesel and 'Riddick' are killer sci-fi fun

    From the dusty annals of a science-fiction franchise belonging to another age — that of "Pitch Black" (2000) and "The Chronicles of Riddick" (2004) and several video-game variations — comes a modestly scaled summer picture continuing a...
  • Review: 'Never Go Back' by Lee Child

    Review: 'Never Go Back' by Lee Child
    Tom Cruise is a tiny, annoying fellow. Jack Reacher is huge and taciturn. So aside from the plot, Christopher McQuarrie's "Jack Reacher" film — a decent actioner, but no "Bourne Identity" — has nothing to do with Lee Child's Reacher novels....
  • Counting down to Lit Fest

    Counting down to Lit Fest
    (This selection is edited for clarity and length.) Tom Acitelli What do you think of when you think of Chicago? Oddly enough, the 1860 Republican convention that nominated Abraham Lincoln. Who is an author you'd like to meet, dead or alive?...
  • ABC's 'Whodunnit?' puts amateur gumshoes to the test

    "Whodunnit?" is not your granddad's game of "Clue," nor is it a fusty version of an Agatha Christie novel. "CSI" creator Anthony E. Zuiker, for his first foray into unscripted TV, has come up with a show he's dubbed a "cinematic murder mystery of...
  • World Book Night announces 2014 picks

    If in general it's better to give than receive, the rule ought to hold true for books -- and giving is the basis of World Book Night, in which millions of books are distributed, for free, by willing volunteers. World Book Night launched in Britain and...
  • Barbara D'Amato

     Barbara D'Amato
    What do you think of when you think of Chicago? When I think of Chicago, I think of Lower Wacker and the tunnels leading off of it. I love the idea that there is a whole network of streets down there where the sun never shines. The streets in the...
  • Amy Timberlake

     Amy Timberlake
    What do you think of when you think of Chicago? I walk everywhere in Chicago — I’ll walk for hours in one direction or another. One of the things I love about the city is that if you walk in the city, you never know what you’ll find...
  • David Suchet bids farewell to Agatha Christie's Poirot

    David Suchet bids farewell to Agatha Christie's Poirot
    GALMPTON, England — The final push to the top of his personal Everest consisted of about 50 dainty steps, in the precise and idiosyncratic gait he has perfected over 25 years. David Suchet paced up to the door of the house, glanced around, gave...
  • Gateway Center for the Arts' 2013-14 theater season

    Gateway Center for the Arts' 2013-14 theater season
    The Gateway Center for the Arts upcoming theatrical season includes a double dose of "Beauty and the Beast" in its offerings. The shows, which range from musicals to mystery to comedy, take place at the center, 880 N. U.S. 17-92, DeBary. For more...
  • Gateway Center opens Agatha Christie's 'Black Coffee'

     Gateway Center opens Agatha Christie's 'Black Coffee'
    The Gateway Center for the Arts next presents the Agatha Christie thriller "Black Coffee." It opens Friday, Jan. 24. The mystery is in the classic Christie mode and features her beloved detective Hercule Poirot, played by Dennis Wooldridge. Poirot is...
  • Talking TV: Time and space and the immortal Doctor Who

    Talking TV: Time and space and the immortal Doctor Who
    No other show in the history of television has journeyed as far and wide, as deep and high as the BBC's sci-fi classic "Doctor Who," which celebrates its 50th anniversary on Saturday. Generations of fans have seen 11 incarnations of the Time Lord from...