| Feb 16, 2015
| 8:17 AM
No, it wasn’t the Oscars, but it sure felt that way.
NBC celebrated the 40th anniversary of “Saturday Night Live” Sunday night with a live special that was as long (3½ hours) and as stuffed with montages as an Academy Awards broadcast....
| Feb 17, 2015
| 5:00 PM
Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Spike Lee are the latest celebrities to be added to the star-studded lineup of the TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood March 26-29.
Hoffman will participate in an extended discussion with Alec...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 10:12 AM
Actors Alec Baldwin, Alfre Woodard and hip-hop composer Ali Shaheed Muhammad will take the stage of the Black Ensemble Theater to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Louder Than A Bomb, the annual youth poetry festival put on by Young Chicago Authors, it...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Long before Hollywood became obsessed with superheroes, the studios looked to the publishing world for content and inspiration. That turned out to be the case this year when a number of books — novels and nonfiction — got turned into...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:00 PM
3 stars (out of four)
Moments of devastating, intense emotion shouldn’t be accentuated with strings. Life doesn’t have a score, and trauma is not an opportunity for violins to show off. This is obvious.
While it’s nowhere near as...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 8:34 PM
Julianne Moore has won the Golden Globe for actress in a motion picture drama for her performance in “Still Alice.”
"Oh my goodness, oh my goodness!," said Moore, 54, as she received the award Sunday night during a ceremony at the...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:22 AM
After winning almost every major acting award this season so far, Julianne Moore is all but guaranteed an Oscar for her role in "Still Alice" – and for very good reason. The title character is a middle-aged wife, mother and linguistics professor who...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 3:15 PM
"Saturday Night Live" plans to celebrate its 40th anniversary this month, with NBC confirming a long list of participants during the Super Bowl. The massive reunion special will air on Feb. 15.
The biggest surprise is Eddie Murphy's planned attendance....
| Jan 29, 2015
| 4:02 PM
It's only January, but you can already see what may be the worst big-budget movie of 2015 at a theater near you. "Mortdecai" is a pitiful attempt to reprise the near-dead genre of British madcap farce. It's based on a series of comic thriller novels...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 1:45 PM
Alec Baldwin is writing a memoir, and, yes, it will be candid.
The award-winning actor has a deal with Harper for "Nevertheless," scheduled for the fall of 2016. Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, told The Associated Press on Thursday...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Actor Alec Baldwin is writing a memoir to be published in 2016 by Harper. The book, titled "Nevertheless," promises a candid look inside the mind of the sometimes controversial figure.
According to the Associated Press, "the book will cover everything...