| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:20 PM
The parallels between Evel Knievel and Johnny Knoxville are hard to miss, from their willingness to break bones to their talent in marketing them.
It’s one reason why Knoxville agreed to produce and star in “Being Evel,” Oscar-winner...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Finally! A scientific explanation for Johnny Knoxville — he of “Jackass” fame — and the fans who keep him at his dangerous and moronic antics: Male Idiot Theory.
New research has rigorously tested Male Idiot Theory, which...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Shanghai New Media Culture has boarded as co-financier on the now in-production Jackie Chan action adventure vehicle "Skiptrace."
At the AFM Alex Walton's new outfit Bloom is handling international sales, which were previously represented by Exclusive...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:16 PM
To find the latest performance piece by the rising experimental dance company Khecari — "rhymes with 'treachery,'" explains founder Jonathan Meyer — go to West Rogers Park on the Far North Side. Specifically, Indian Boundary Park on Lunt...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:48 PM
The 2014 Teen Choice Awards, celebrating the year’s achievements in film, TV, music, fashion and sports on the millennial generation’s list, are just around the corner.
Movie-wise, the hottest things include action comedy “22 Jump...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Jennifer Aniston, Miley Cyrus, Melissa McCarthy, Dave Grohl, Sandra Bullock, 50 Cent and Gwen Stefani were among the many celebrities who gathered to send off late night host Chelsea Handler on her final E! talk show.
Handler, who is moving to Netflix,...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 9:52 AM
This week, two major women in television step away from their showcases.
Chelsea Handler closes "Chelsea Lately" after seven years with a one-hour series finale at 11 p.m. Tuesday on E! Jennifer Aniston and Sandra Bullock are among the announced stars....
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:39 AM
The "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" franchise earns a Michael Bay-produced 3-D reboot that spares no expense in special effects and spares no decibels in the volume that is the soundtrack to all their new mayhem.
These digitally animated supersize...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The new "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie is such a ridiculous guilty pleasure it will make even non-fans of the animated TV series cheer "Cowabunga." Many groupies were wary about this film reboot when it was first announced, but all the bad buzz...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:22 PM
The new adaptation of the comic book "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," directed by Jonathan Liebesman, often feels like some sort of corporate seminar in brand management. There is something half-hearted about the entire film, as if those behind it were...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 6:30 PM
This year's Teen Choice Awards will kick off Sunday night at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles at 5p.m. PT/8 a.m. ET, announcing winners based on the votes of teenagers in categories such as movies, television and music.
The show was originally set to...