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  • Four changes to fix 'Home Alone' for today

    Four changes to fix 'Home Alone' for today
    It's been 24 years since the Wet Bandits first were caught — if not red-handed — then torched, wounded, fractured and likely suffering brain damage from blunt-force trauma and arrested at a north suburban home by police wearing patches with...
  • Weekend preview: Ho, ho, ho, Flo, Flo, Flo

    Weekend preview: Ho, ho, ho, Flo, Flo, Flo
    The eclectic boogaloo of the holiday season finds its rhythm this weekend, in events big and small, red and white, wet and dry. The evolution of Flagler Village into a hub of residential activity continues on Friday with the downtown Fort Lauderdale...
  • Charlie Sheen will reprise an '80s role for 'The Goldbergs'

    Charlie Sheen will reprise an '80s role for 'The Goldbergs'
    Charlie Sheen is going back to one of his most memorable roles. But though there's been a lot of speculation over a possible return to "Two and a Half Men," that's not the one he's looking at. While many people know the role, the character never even...
  • 25 titles added to National Film Registry

    25 titles added to National Film Registry
    Steven Spielberg's 1998 World War II epic, "Saving Private Ryan," Joel and Ethan Coen's cult comedy "The Big Lebowski" and the 1976 drama "Please Don't Bury Me Alive!" — considered by historians to be the first Chicano feature film — are among...
  • Reel additions: Films playing at local theaters

    Reel additions: Films playing at local theaters
    After Hours Film Society Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland Ave., Downers Grove, 630-534-4528, afterhoursfilmsociety.com *"We Are the Best" (Sweden; Lukas Moodysson, 2013) Three girls in 1980s Sweden form a rock band. 7:30 p.m. Monday BACinema...
  • Blackhawks' Toews lists Lakeshore East condo

    Blackhawks' Toews lists Lakeshore East condo
    Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews has placed his three-bedroom Lakeshore East condominium unit on the market for $2.25 million and is said to be on the hunt for larger home. Blackhawks fans shouldn't worry about his future with the team. Given...
  • Why originality is overrated when it comes to TV -- and business

    Why originality is overrated when it comes to TV -- and business
    I've probably said it before, but originality is overrated. Which is why the most valuable tool in any enterprise's development arsenal just may be a feather duster, to make presentable something it already has and consumers already know. This is true...
  • 'Uncle Buck' Tries TV Again, This Time at ABC

    The 1989 John Candy comedy "Uncle Buck" may be making a second trip to the small screen. ABC is developing a new spin on the comedy written by Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley for Universal TV. Prolific film producer Will Packer ("No Good Deed") is exec...
  • 'Red Band Society' takes its cues from 'The Breakfast Club,' 'My So-Called Life'

    'Red Band Society' takes its cues from 'The Breakfast Club,' 'My So-Called Life'
    It's easy to view Fox's "Red Band Society" as a tearjerker given its premise -- it centers on a group of teenagers with serious illnesses who form unlikely bonds while living in a pediatric ward of a Los Angeles hospital. But don't be surprised if the...
  • The Biblioracle on the elite's unending allure

    The Biblioracle on the elite's unending allure
    If Wikipedia is correct — and why wouldn't a website that anyone in the world can log onto and change its content be correct? — only .5 percent of school-age children attend boarding schools. If that's the case, how can there be so many...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Hitchcock' on HBO

    Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Hitchcock' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 22 - 28, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   The Ellen DeGeneres Show The Tonight Show...