| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:36 PM
One thing people love to do in the summertime is watch movies outdoors. And it kind of makes sense, right? I mean, who wants to be cooped up in a dark, quiet movie theater watching a movie, when you can be sitting outside in the heat, trying to hear a...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Here's what to watch or skip on TV during the week of Oct. 21 to Oct. 27.
Monday, Oct. 21
CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story
8 p.m. Monday, VH1
The 1990s-era hip-hop trio gets its own biopic starring Chicago area native Keke Palmer.
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| May 31, 2013
| 7:46 AM
I was in 7th grade when "The Breakfast Club" opened in theaters, and I distinctly remember thinking the movie was totally right about everything. I wasn't in high school yet (and that was surely one of movie's allures; a peek in a world I would soon...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:15 PM
If you’ve been on the Web or social media the past 24 hours, you no doubt have caught some of the arguments about the Writers Guild list of the 101 best TV shows of all time. “The Wire” should be higher! “Seinfeld” over...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Director James Ponsoldt was 16 when he first saw Lloyd Dobler stand on Diane Court's front lawn and declare his love for the blue-eyed beauty who was both out of his class and out of his league. With the help of Peter Gabriel's lyrics and John Cusack's...
| Jan 23, 2014
Dwyane Wade, a Chicago native and major part of three Miami Heat NBA championship teams, has sold his four-bedroom town house in Chicago's River West neighborhood for $1.66 million.
Wade, 32, recently became engaged to actress Gabrielle Union. He also...
| Nov 25, 2013
NEW YORK — Jefferson Mays, the extraordinary American actor at the core of the very witty new musical "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder" cut his teeth doing the plays of August Strindberg with Anne Bogart. He was great in "Miss Julie" years...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Swinging one leg and the rest of his body out over thousands of Wrigley Field fans while nervous handlers in the broadcast booth gasped, actor Cuba Gooding Jr. howled "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" with abandon before revving up the crowd further with a...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:51 PM
"Ferris Bueller's Day Off": On Wednesday at Broward and Palm Beach movie theaters, in an effort to fuel the ... anyone? Anyone? ... fandom over one of the greatest John Hughes movies, is screening ... anyone? Anyone? ... Matthew Broderick? "Danke Schoen"?...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 1:46 PM
"Ferris Bueller's Day Off" turns 25 this week. For those who don't remember the 1986 John Hughes movie, it's about a day in the life of Grace (Edie McClurg), the loyal and life-affirming secretary to the harried principal of a suburban Chicago high...