| Dec 18, 2010
| 11:25 AM
| Dec 22, 2010
There is a down-home comfort saturating "Country Strong," in that "somebody done somebody wrong song" way, that almost carries you through when its music-drenched melodrama gets predictable. Which is pretty much as soon as the fragile, still-in-rehab...
| Jan 1, 2011
| 7:40 AM
5 - 8:30 a.m. Rob Hart in for Greg Jarrett
7:09 a.m. John Kass chats about Carol Moseley Braun, the Bears and how he spent his holidays.
7:39 a.m. Glen Kozlowski analyzes the Bears/Packers game.
8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Mike McConnell
12:30 - 3 p.m. John...
| Jan 1, 2011
| 9:33 AM
5 - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett
6:09 a.m. John Mullin, who covers the Bears for Comcast SportsNet, talks about Sunday's Noon kickoff at Soldier Field against Seattle.
6:21 a.m. Tribune political reporter Rick Pearson discusses the potential tax increase...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 1:00 AM
It didn't take long to find a bad movie in 2011. Gwyneth Paltrow and Tim McGraw star in “Country Strong,” and, well, it isn't so strong.
It's the Lindsay Lohan story, and for good measure, we'll throw in a guitar and some vocal talent. It...
| Jan 26, 2011
Industrial rockers, country songwriting veterans, India's soundtrack guru — the Oscar nominees in the music categories this year are as eclectic as an iPod on shuffle.
Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, nominated for original score for "The...
| Jan 30, 2011
The Coen brothers' "True Grit," which plays out over rural Arkansas and the Indian Territory of the 1870s, is the duo's highest-grossing film to date, and last week it became the second-most-nominated movie in this year's Oscar race.
Earlier in January,...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 1:08 PM
Jeff Bridges reprises his role from almost 30 years ago - and, thanks to digital effects, doesn't look a day older in certain scenes - in this dazzling sequel to the Disney fantasy, as his character's son (Garrett Hedlund, "Country Strong") plunges into...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 5:12 AM
After the solid success of the 'Country Strong' movie soundtrack, country music is once again hoping for big-screen visibility with the upcoming film, '16 South.' Described as a "modern day epic western," the movie features a leading role for Randy Travis...
| May 11, 2011
| 6:37 PM
This is one event that folks look forward to all year long. More than 650 citizens converged upon the Halecrest Swim and Tennis Club in Costa Mesa last week to sample "Wild and Crazy" tacos prepared by 28 local star chefs. It was the 18th annual Share Our...