RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Movies

A collection of news and information related to Movies published by this site and its partners.

Top Movies Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Local "Skirt" Tale Left Out Of "Titanic"

    They called him ``Skirts'' behind his back and he had to build a high fence around his Kensington home to ward off curiosity seekers.     The local legend of William T. Sloper has prompted unabashed giggles and piqued the curiosity of area residents ever...
  • Royalty and the Red Carpet

    Royalty and the Red Carpet
    The year in weddings started with fevered speculation over the Duchess of Cambridge’s bridal gown for her April wedding day and ended with the gleeful fervor over Bella Swan’s stunning look as worn by Kristen Stewart in the movie, “...
  • PASSINGS: Ken Thorne, Ben Pesta

     PASSINGS: Ken Thorne, Ben Pesta
    Ken Thorne, 90, a television and film composer who won an Oscar for scoring the 1966 musical comedy "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," died of natural causes Wednesday at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, said his wife, Linda....
  • Film festival gala honors Kevin Kline

    Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Kline received the Career Achievement Award on June 28 at the 50th Chicago International Film Festival Summer Gala at the Four Seasons Hotel. More than 300 film lovers, friends and supporters enjoyed a lavish reception,...
  • Neal Justin: 'The Strain' is not for the squeamish

    Guillermo del Toro needs a hug. The acclaimed director has always had a dark side, but in such films as "Hellboy" and "Pan's Labyrinth," he showed off a playful imagination. Like a kindergartener diving into a jumbo box of magic markers, he brought a...
  • Around the remote: Television picks for the week of June 22-28

    DON'T MISS: "TRUE BLOOD" The sexy-scary gorefest this week launches its seventh and final season, and word has it that "nobody's safe." Of course, Sookie (Anna Paquin), our beloved leading lady, is accustomed to perilous situations by now, but she has...
  • SAG-AFTRA Board Approves New Movie-TV Contract, Triggering Ratification Vote

    SAG-AFTRA's national board has approved the tentative deal with production companies for a three-year master contract covering movie and primetime TV work. Saturday's action by the performers union board triggers a ratification vote by the 165,000 SAG-...
  • Film Review: 'And So It Goes'

    Somewhere, Billy Joel is cringing. While the title of Rob Reiner's "And So It Goes" seems intended as take-it-on-the-chin affirmation of life's inevitable detours and potholes, the movie itself feels like a surrender -- to the kind of geriatric...
  • Top 3 Pop: 'Sex Tape, Jason Mraz album, 'Married' sitcom

    'SEX TAPE' OPENS FRIDAY The comedic pairing of Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel is nothing new — and neither is their association with director Jake Kasdan, who directed the two in the 2011 film "Bad Teacher." Diaz and Segel reunite with Kasdan for...
  • Nancy Watrous, film archivist

     Nancy Watrous, film archivist
    Being executive director of Chicago Film Archives has its perks. Why, you could sit all day and watch the movies of Margaret Conneely (an amateur Chicago filmmaker who worked in the latter half of the 20th century). Not that Nancy Watrous has the time....
  • Variety Critics' Choice Director Daniel Wolfe on 'Catch Me Daddy' and Future Plans

    Of the ten up-and-coming European directors showcased in Variety's Critics' Choice selection at this year's Karlovy Vary Film Festival, only one can claim to have already directed Jake Gyllenhaal in a slasher film of sorts. That'd be Britain's Daniel...