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  • On Theater: Another 'Lincoln,' closer to home

    On Theater: Another 'Lincoln,' closer to home
    I'd like to use my space this week to talk about "Lincoln." No, not the Steven Spielberg blockbuster that may be front-and-center at Sunday's Oscar ceremonies, and not Bill O'Reilly's "Killing Lincoln," now on our television screens. This one is...
  • A screen's-eye view of Chicago

    Chicago has been involved in filmmaking since the technology's very beginnings in the early 1900s, when some of the world's first movie studios operated here. From those early days, when neighborhood kids would sneak onto the Selig Polyscope Co. lot at...
  • Kecoughtan's Greg Alexander is artistic, from his jumper to his drawing pad

    Kecoughtan's Greg Alexander is artistic, from his jumper to his drawing pad
    HAMPTON — It was the first day of conditioning drills, and everyone was intrigued by this long and lean transfer from somewhere in Michigan. He looked like a player, but did he have what it took? Kecoughtan coach Ivan Thomas takes it from here:...
  • 'Joe Turner's' actors share August Wilson's gift of gab

    'Joe Turner's' actors share August Wilson's gift of gab
    Among the pleasures of seeing an August Wilson play, it's often said, is just listening to the people talk. As Los Angeles Times theater critic Charles McNulty has noted, Wilson stocks his scripts with "natural raconteurs" and lets them soar in...
  • Squidbillies editor Lear Bunda to bring space-nerd sensibilities to Supercon

    Squidbillies editor Lear Bunda to bring space-nerd sensibilities to Supercon
    Among the cool people at Florida Supercon 2013 will be Lear Bunda. He lurks in the darkness, behind the scenes.á No, he is not Batman. He is one of the editors for popular Adult Swim shows “Squidbillies” and “Aqua Teen Hunger Force.&...
  • You’re killin’ me Smalls: The Sandlot LP Edition

     
    It’s Sunday afternoon and I’m lookin’ sporty. My fiancÚ, Kris, and I have walked a good five to six miles in search of an open tennis court (#fail) and we happen to pass through the Lincoln Park South Fields on our way home. Out of the...
  • An honorary Oscar for Oprah: Did April 1 come twice this year?

     
    Is there any reason why Oprah Winfrey should be getting an honorary Oscar?...
  • Oprah Winfrey getting Oscar, but it won’t be televised

     
    Winfrey was a supporting actress nominee for "The Color Purple" from 1985; Anjelica Huston won that year for "Prizzi's Honor." TV stardom could be the next stop for Huston, who is delightful as a determined Broadway producer in NBC's "Smash," which will...
  • Oprah gets an Oscar — uh, seriously?

     
    It seems a little odd that her O-Ness, Oprah Winfrey, should be included with James Earl Jones as recipient of the honorary awards at the upcoming Academy Awards. Her footprint on the big screen has been tiny — a nomination for “The Color...
  • Monster Mash: Lockout at Sotheby's; Oscar to James Earl Jones

     
    Sotheby's labor dispute; James Earl Jones honorary Oscar and National Endowment for the Humanities grants top the headlines in today's Monster Mash....
  • Can the new ‘Conan’ top the original?

     
    With the new “Conan the Barbarian” headed to theaters this month and the old one fresh to Bluray, I refreshed my memory of the John Milius guts and gore and Germanic accents classic last night to see if the new one has even a remote shot of...