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  • TV Review: 'The Comeback'

    Prescient in several key respects, "The Comeback" felt a tad inside baseball when it made its debut in 2005, chronicling the misadventures of a desperately needy sitcom star, seeking rebirth through a reality show and what turned out to be secondary...
  • Review: '1,000 Times Good Night'

    Review: '1,000 Times Good Night'
    As the photojournalist at the center of "1,000 Times Good Night," a seasoned pro who specializes in war zones, the reliably riveting Juliette Binoche is an outraged witness and relentless chronicler. She's also a woman at a crossroads. Healing from an...
  • Review: 'Camp X-Ray'

    Review: 'Camp X-Ray'
    One thing director Peter Sattler gets right in the new film "Camp X-Ray" is the way life can entrap even without prison walls. Pvt. Cole, a young soldier played by Kristen Stewart, joins the Army to escape small-town Florida and ends up guarding Ali, a...
  • Review: 'Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me'

    Review: 'Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me'
    In 2011, while country crooner and legendary guitarist Glen Campbell prepared to tour in support of his latest album, his family revealed that he had received a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. Remarkably, the Campbells not only proceeded with a "Goodbye...
  • Review: 'On Any Sunday'

    Review: 'On Any Sunday'
    There's something about motorcycles and motorcycle documentaries that brings out the kid in us all. The immediacy of the experience, the speed, the hair's breadth away from danger — good films get across the intoxicating hobby and sport that is...
  • Review: 'Low Down'

    Review: 'Low Down'
    It'll be a chilly day in hell before John Hawkes gets an Oscar nomination for his work in the cinematic memoir "Low Down," given the focus on Michael Keaton for "Birdman" and Benedict Cumberbatch for "The Imitation Game" and so on. So be it. "Low Down"...
  • 'Rosewater' finds Jon Stewart in solidly serious mode

     'Rosewater' finds Jon Stewart in solidly serious mode
    Jon Stewart has made such a career out of mocking the news that it's a bit of a shock to find that "Rosewater," his debut film as a writer-director, is so earnest and straightforward you'd guess it was directed by Dan Rather and not the host of Comedy...
  • 'Dumb and Dumber To' just a chip off the older blockheads

    Two hours is a whole lot of dumb. So in that respect "Dumb and Dumber To," starring the off-the-chain, goofballing Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, delivers on its promise. The sequel's definitely been dumbed down, which is not really an issue. If you buy a...
  • Anjelica Huston speaks at Humanities Fest

    Anjelica Huston speaks at Humanities Fest
    The 25th annual Chicago Humanities Festival, built around the theme of "Journeys," wrapped up in a most appropriate manner on Friday night with Anjelica Huston, who spoke candidly and sometimes emotionally about the many roads that made up her life's...
  • Review: FKA twigs mesmerizing at Metro

    Review: FKA twigs mesmerizing at Metro
    Tahliah Barnett, the artist known as FKA twigs, got her start as a dancer, twisting and turning as music video scenery. But if her subsequent, fast-evolving career as a musician, and specifically the strength of her skeletal yet utterly entrancing debut...
  • Review: Bobby Broom has 'Shining Hour' at Jazz Showcase

    Review: Bobby Broom has 'Shining Hour' at Jazz Showcase
    Chicago guitarist Bobby Broom chose well in naming his most recent album "My Shining Hour," for this year has amounted to a glowing passage in his career. The recording has won richly deserved critical praise and listener popularity, but that's just...