| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:25 PM
This Friday at 4 p.m. at the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, screenwriter and playwright Tony Kushner will pay a visit to one of his favorite Chicago haunts.
In the spirit of the movie “Lincoln,” which Kushner wrote and which revels in the...
| Feb 28, 2013
* (out of four)
Anna Faris stars in “Little Bo Peep: Wolf Exploder.” That sounds like a classic tale revision that would pick the right tone and actually deliver some fun.
Until that movie actually exists, we’re left with “Jack...
| Aug 20, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
Earning the coveted and easily attained praise "better than `Twilight,'" "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" thrives not on the presence of awesome but the absence of terrible. Though the film has welcome, mild stabs at humor, I...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:48 PM
If you say the name three times, will it appear? "Beetlejuice 2" doesn't roll off the tongue quite as easily as plain old "Beetlejuice," but momentum appears to be gaining for the movie just the same.
Tim Burton and Michael Keaton both are reportedly...
| Dec 30, 2012
For fans of fantastic entertainment, it was a bountiful year at the box office. The highest-grossing movies of 2012 starred ......
| Jan 11, 2013
Angsty teenage love may be as old as Shakespeare and the Bronte sisters, but with the star-crossed lover motif getting ......
| Feb 15, 2013
It was only Wednesday, but sitting at a small table in the restaurant at the Chateau Marmont, Tim Burton looked ......
| Oct 29, 2013
Prolific composer Danny Elfman is celebrating his years-long cinematic partnership with Tim Burton in a unique way this week: Beginning […]...
| Jun 12, 2013
Guys Choice Awards 2013 is the biggest boys’ night out in Hollywood for Spike’s annual tribute to manliness in sports, music, TV and movies. The biggest boys’ night out is back in Hollywood for Spike’s annual tribute to manliness...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 1:18 PM
The title tells it like it is ... at least in the case of this Tim Burton-produced fantasy, about as big a revision of history as there could be. The story traces the supposed pursuits of one of America's most legendary presidents (played by Benjamin...