| Oct 24, 2011
| 4:30 PM
"Saturday Night Live" star and Northwestern alum Seth Meyers watched Sunday's Bears-Tampa Bay Buccaneers game at The Boundary in Ukrainian Village. Meyers was in town for Northwestern's homecoming.
Elsewhere around Ukrainian Village, punk band Social...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 2:51 PM
William H. Macy displays his utter bravery as an actor by starring as the less-than-redeeming head of a Chicago family in this risky Showtime adaptation of a British series.
His character is hard-drinking and unreliable, so his eldest daughter (Emmy...
| Sep 6, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
Knowing that Forest Whitaker and Evanston-raised Joan Cusack lend their voices to “Toys in the Attic” actually tells you almost nothing about the film. The stars sound unrecognizable in this Czech Republic-made, stop-...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:53 PM
We’ve seen these stories thousands of times, but ya know what? If you make them well, nobody will complain. That’s why this movie is getting great word of mouth and positive reviews.
The fact that the best-selling book was adapted for the...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 7:42 AM
The 2012 Emmy nominations are in the books and my first-blush reactions are mixed. Some surprises left me smiling while I was scratching my head about a few perennial nominations. And of course I have to bitch about them all. So here's a quick list of the...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 10:12 AM
Against the backdrop of roaring lions and tigers, the Women's Board of Lincoln Park Zoo hosted its 35th annual Zoo Ball July 13th. The rain didn't dampen the spirits of more than 1,100 black-tie clad guests as they mixed and mingled in three adjoining...
| Nov 30, 2010
Here''s an Image Movers animated (motion capture ) comedy, “Mars Needs Moms, that Disney is unleashing next year. I have to admit I laughed a couple of times at the trailer. Stupid laughs, but thereÂ you go. Very impressive love to this “...
| Dec 8, 2010
Fans of "Dexter'' who stick around following this Sunday's season finale will see the first 20 minutes of the first episode of "Shameless," a new Showtime comedy that will premiere Jan. 9 at 10 p.m. "Shameless" stars William H. Macy......
| Mar 7, 2011
Berkeley Breathed, Seth Green and Joan Cusack were on the red carpet for the "Mars Needs Moms" movie premiere in Hollywood. Berkeley Breathed, of "Bloom County" fame, wrote the book "Mars Needs Moms."...
| Mar 8, 2011
Amanda Seyfried and Gary Oldman premiered the "Red Riding Hood" movie on Monday in Hollywood. Amanda Seyfried's "Red Riding Hood" opens Friday....