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  • Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again

    Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again
    John Ridley's Hendrix biopic, All Is by My Side, starring dead ringer and Outkast member André Benjamin as Jimi (but without any of Jimi's actual music), premiered last month at the Toronto Film Festival (to mixed reviews). On Nov. 5, Bloomsbury publishes...
  • One Direction, 'A Christmas Story': holiday treats

    Classic movies and repeated specials will be plentiful this week as we head toward Christmas on Thursday. But there are some new programs as well. "One Direction: The TV Special" will feature footage from a concert for lucky fans at Universal Orlando...
  • Around the remote: Television picks for Dec. 21-27

    DON'T MISS: "Homeland" We were so ready to give up on this spy thriller after a clunky Season 3 in which Brody met his maker. But Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin and company have revived our interest with a turbocharged fourth season that, sadly, comes to an...
  • TV picks for the week of Dec. 21-27

    Enjoy one last shot of televised Christmas cheer before the pre-midseason doldrums set in. Here's what caught my eye on television this week: Sunday: "The Sound of Music," 6 p.m., ABC: The hills are alive and so is this panda that I thought was a stuffed...
  • 'The Affair,' the best TV dramas of the year and 'The Great American Novel'

    'The Affair,' the best TV dramas of the year and 'The Great American Novel'
    I was never one of those critics who measured television against literature, theater, film or any of the other forms of entertainment and art that have traditionally been considered more serious or elevated. In fact, for decades, I have been arguing...
  • Seasonal songs from TV shows we'd like to hear, or maybe not

    Seasonal songs from TV shows we'd like to hear, or maybe not
    TV shows, while not typically known for their contributions to music, often rejoice in the sounds of the season. Last month, PBS' period drama "Downton Abbey" released a Christmas album featuring selections from cast members that included Charles...
  • Obama, Marco Rubio, Sony CEO: weekend guests

    Obama, Marco Rubio, Sony CEO: weekend guests
    UPDATED: Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will be a guest on three Sunday morning programs, and President Barack Obama will be on one. The Sunday morning guest list: Obama and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., talk to CNN's "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon....
  • Mary McNamara's best TV shows of 2014

     Mary McNamara's best TV shows of 2014
    Here is Mary McNamara’s look at the best of 2014 in television. Best dramas with 12 or fewer episodes "Game of Thrones" (HBO) "Orphan Black" (BBC America) "Transparent" (Amazon) "Sherlock" (PBS) "Rectify" (Sundance TV) "Outlander"...
  • TV Picks: 'Homeland,' 'Mr. Magoo,' 'Doctor Who'

    TV Picks: 'Homeland,' 'Mr. Magoo,' 'Doctor Who'
    "Homeland." I know it's Christmas week, and we'll get to that in a minute, but the "Homeland" finale is this week, and after last week's stunning revelations, it's difficult to think of anything else. Revelation one: "Homeland" is still a great show....
  • 15 things to do with your kids: Dec. 22-28

    Monday, Dec. 22: WORLD'S LARGEST SNOW GLOBE Have you ever imagined what it would be like if downtown Chicago were contained inside a snow globe? The Adler Planetarium has. Through Jan. 4, following every screening of "Destination Solar System" or "Cosmic...
  • 6 health and fitness books to help turn back the clock in 2015

     6 health and fitness books to help turn back the clock in 2015
    Looking for some motivating words to get those New Year's resolutions going? All of these titles offer guidance, whether you want to work out more, eat smarter or simply be a happier, healthier person in 2015. "Older Faster Stronger: What Women...