| Jul 13, 2011
| 10:44 AM
Fairy tales get sent up again in this less-than-inspired animated sequel, sending Red (voice of Hayden Panettiere) - better known as Red Riding Hood - on a mission to rescue Hansel and Gretel (voices of Bill Hader and Amy Poehler), who have been...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:37 AM
It was another good morning at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce.
The network's flagship drama "Mad Men" stayed an award darling, racking up an impressive 19 Primetime Emmy nominations. Leading the way were stars Jon Hamm and Elizabeth Moss, both nominated in...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 5:44 PM
When "Shameless" star Jeremy Allen White describes the Season 1 scene in which his character peed on his father, you have to wonder if the actor is sensitive—or demented.
"It's kind of beautiful when the father steps out of the stream of urine...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 6:17 PM
When you're being considered for your first major role and it's to play a sex-addicted teen, you might have to do embarrassing things while auditioning.
Laura Slade Wiggins, who plays Karen Jackson on Showtime's "Shameless," learned that first hand....
| Apr 8, 2008
| 5:07 PM
The Walt Disney Studios previewed 10 animated movies on Monday that it will release during the next four years, including further installments in the "Toy Story" and "Cars" series and two new fairy tales.
With the exception of "Wall.E," a robot love...
| Nov 17, 2009
| 5:58 PM
Jodi Picoult's novel, about a youngster conceived to help cure her sister's leukemia, becomes a sincerely acted film with an especially fine performance by Abigail Breslin as the younger sibling. The girl develops second thoughts about her intended role,...