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  • This weekend: Michael J. Fox on ‘The Good Wife’; wrenching ‘Downton Abbey’; SAG Awards salute Dick Van Dyke

     
    A few highlights this weekend: 1. Alicia (Julianna Margulies) weighs an offer to change jobs on “The Good Wife.” The episode, at 9 p.m. Sunday on CBS, brings back Michael J. Fox as shrewd Louis Canning. TheĀ stellar lineup of guest starsĀ ...
  • In Sunday's big events: Danica is still a real longshot, but Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence are faves

     
    Interesting day on Sunday. You've got NASCAR's biggest event in the afternoon and Hollywood's biggest event at night. From Las Vegas, RJ Bell of Pregame.com has got the odds on who's going to be the day's biggest winners, and if you believe in Danica, you...
  • Oscars 2013 winners: “Argo” takes home top prize

     
    Oscars 2013 winners will always enjoy their triumphs, despite the fact that they'll forever be associated with the year that Seth MacFarlane hosted. No, he didn't turn it into “Family Guy goes to the Oscars,” per se — although those...
  • Oscars 2013 date, time, TV channel, preview and more!

     
    Oscars 2013 date, time, TV channel, preview and more, with host Seth MacFarlane! The 85th Annual Academy Awards Sunday, Feb. 24 ABC, 7pm ET; Red Carpet coverage on E! starting at 5:30pm ET Family Guy funnyman Seth MacFarlane hosts this year's Oscar...
  • 'Get Smart' 86s box-office rivals

    'Get Smart' 86s box-office rivals
    Would you believe . . . $39.2 million? The old espionage spoof trick worked to push Steve Carell's "Get Smart," the big screen update of the 1960s spy sitcom, to the top of the box office over the weekend. Although reviews were mixed, the Warner Bros....
  • Movie review: Sunshine Cleaning -- 4 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: Sunshine Cleaning -- 4 out of 5 stars
    In high school, Rose Lorkowski wasn't just a cheerleader, she was head cheerleader. A redheaded looker, she dated the captain of the football team. But "cheerleading," she observes in a moment of sad self-awareness, is "not as marketable as you think."...
  • 'Sunshine Cleaning'

    'Sunshine Cleaning'
    Amy Adams ( "Julie & Julia") and Emily Blunt ("The Devil Wears Prada") make an engaging duo as sisters who take up a very specialized profession in director Christine Jeffs' seriocomic tale. Their business is to clean up crime scenes, and the literally...
  • 'The Private Lives of Pippa Lee'

    'The Private Lives of Pippa Lee'
    Perched uncomfortably between flat whimsy and Lifetime movie crescendos, the coming-of-middle-age comic drama "The Private Lives of Pippa Lee" is rough going. Writer-director Rebecca Miller, adapting her own novel about a 50-year-old people-pleasing...
  • Second City's first-rate legacy

    Second City's first-rate legacy
    It was born of University of Chicago nerds at the end of McCarthyism, back when cutting-edge comedy meant jokes about your mother-in-law. It fed on the slow Chicago burn of 1960s counterculture, even though the demons of drugs and alcohol took down more...
  • 2011 Summer movies list

    2011 Summer movies list
    May 6 The Beaver A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
  • 'Due Date'

    'Due Date'
    After showing gravitas in such recent projects as "Iron Man" and "Sherlock Holmes," Robert Downey Jr. goes for laughs again in this mildly amusing comedy from "The Hangover" director Todd Phillips. After getting booted off a plane and put on the no-fly...