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  • Christopher Nolan injects his sci-fi with soul

    Christopher Nolan injects his sci-fi with soul
    Near the end of Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar," as this vast science fiction blockbuster-to-be neared its third hour, the floodgates burst: My chin quivered (check), tear ducts filled (check), cheeks grew warmer (check). And yup, I cried. Sneaking a peek behind myself, film publicists cried too; turning farther, I spotted security guards (hired by Paramount Pictures to ensure I didn't bootleg the film) taking clandestine swipes at their own faces. I did not quite understand what had just happened on that (very large Imax) screen, but Nolan, once again, had accomplished something many of his studio contemporaries have not been able to muster:
  • Sighting: Michael Jackson's children visit Six Flags Great America

    Sighting: Michael Jackson's children visit Six Flags Great America
    Before honoring their late father at this week’s "Goin' Back to Indiana” celebration in Gary, Indiana, Michael Jackson’s children -- Prince, Paris and Blanket -- visited Six Flags Great America in Gurnee Monday. The children were...

    Olivia Wilde movie 'Relanxious' not filming in Chicago this summer, Pauly D appearing at Binny's, Landon Donovan dines at Tavernita

    Olivia Wilde movie 'Relanxious' not filming in Chicago this summer, Pauly D appearing at Binny's, Landon Donovan dines at Tavernita
    You could count on at least one high-profile Hollywood film shooting in the Chicago area the last few summers, from “Public Enemies” in 2008 and “A Nightmare on Elm Street” in 2009 to “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”...

    Posing the right stance for attractive photos

    Posing the right stance for attractive photos
    Dear Answer Angel Ellen: Why do most young women in photos put their hand on their hip? I don't get it. — Patti S. Dear Patti: I thought I knew the answer, but just to be sure, I called on a couple of experts. Portrait photographer Candace Casey...

    Six Flags' Drop of Doom opening delayed again

     
    "Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom" the ride which when opened will be the world's tallest and fastest drop ride has hit yet another snag and its opening has been delayed yet again. The ride the which will be attached to Kingda Ka roller coaster as originally...