| Dec 16, 2012
Deborah Nadoolman Landis has worked as a costume designer on more than 20 films over the last 40 years. Along the way, she has created several looks that have crossed into popular culture and become fashion trends. Here are a few anecdotes, in her own...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 3:19 PM
That's easily one of the most bizarre headlines I've ever written. Last week, I went to the University of Chicago to get my hands on a strange journal that arrived into the mailroom at their Admissions Office. It was addressed to a Henry Walton Jones Jr.,...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:59 AM
Fresh off his star turn as Indiana Jones, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is trying his hand at making parody videos.
No, he's not joining the throngs who've recast "Call Me Maybe." But he has reworked the popular and rather silly DirecTV "Don't...
| Aug 7, 2012
Gorilla Tango Burlesque gives WGN a little taste of their pop culture burlesque. Pop culture parodies included Star Wars, Mario Bros, Indiana Jones, and more. Shows run every week located in their Bucktown location.
Gorilla Tango INC.
| Aug 15, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Fans of the series made by producer George Lucas and director Steven Spielberg have been anticipating the movies' Blu-ray debuts, and the time has come. Harrison Ford plays the bullwhip-cracking archaeologist with a taste for finding the supposedly...
| Aug 23, 2012
Marvin W. Meyer, an expert on Gnosticism and ancient texts about Jesus outside the New Testament who challenged the traditional portrayal of Judas Iscariot as the ultimate biblical villain, has died. He was 64.
Meyer, whose book "The Gospel of Judas"...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Were you expecting Bill Compton to have a master plan? To be nice Bill all along and not some crazy vampire religious zealot?
It could have happened that way. But yeah, it didn't. The opposite happened.
When Eric and Sookie track him down in his Massive...
| Sep 1, 2012
As a lifelong admirer, consumer of your work and member of your workforce, now that the summer movie season is over, I feel it is my responsibility to make the following request: Please stop making Spider-Man movies!
| Sep 9, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Not even the Sexiest Man Alive could lure moviegoers to the box office this weekend.
On the the slowest weekend at the multiplex thus far this year, "The Words," a new film starring Bradley Cooper -- deemed by People magazine to be the most attractive...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 12:23 PM
Of the four Indiana Jones movies, none but “Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull” — which was released during the Blu-ray era — has ever appeared in hi-def. When the first DVD collection came out in 2003, the audio was first-rate,...
| Jun 17, 2012
To the casual passerby, there's nothing remarkable about the 120,000-square-foot former printing plant fronting a sun-baked stretch of Vanowen Street in North Hollywood. There's nothing to indicate that, just beyond the double doors, gangsters are earning...