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  • 'Breakfast Club': How a talky teen film became a classic

    'Breakfast Club': How a talky teen film became a classic
    I was in 7th grade when "The Breakfast Club" opened in theaters, and I distinctly remember thinking the movie was totally right about everything. I wasn't in high school yet (and that was surely one of movie's allures; a peek in a world I would soon...
  • Barrett Foa Of 'NCIS' In 'Music Man' At UConn

    When the time comes to make a movie about Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who disclosed the agency's vast global and domestic surveillance (and you know that will happen some day soon), think of Barrett Foa. After all,...
  • Pivotal passages: A look at coming-of-age movies of the past

    Pivotal passages: A look at coming-of-age movies of the past
    Every generation, it seems, has its own favorite coming-of-age movies. And though tastes change, as does the definition of "coming of age" — including everyone from preteens to young adults in their 20s — these five films are among the ones...
  • 'The Spectacular Now' and other films coming of (a new) age

    'The Spectacular Now' and other films coming of (a new) age
    Director James Ponsoldt was 16 when he first saw Lloyd Dobler stand on Diane Court's front lawn and declare his love for the blue-eyed beauty who was both out of his class and out of his league. With the help of Peter Gabriel's lyrics and John Cusack's...
  • A long, strange trip

    A long, strange trip
    When he answers the phone on a Tuesday morning, Psychedelic Furs co-founder Tim Butler says he is busy doing an activity that befits a rock great. "I'm just kicking back, doing some gardening in the lovely state of Kentucky. Really rock 'n' roll, right?...
  • Has David O. Russell gone all soft and cuddly?

    Has David O. Russell gone all soft and cuddly?
    Toward the end of "American Hustle," the new film from comedy-drama laureate David O. Russell, a man describes his hard-won epiphany. "The art of survival," says the character, a con man played with toupee-ish shiftiness by Christian Bale, "is a story...
  • MOVIES

    MOVIES
    "Ferris Bueller's Day Off": On Wednesday at Broward and Palm Beach movie theaters, in an effort to fuel the ... anyone? Anyone? ... fandom over one of the greatest John Hughes movies, is screening ... anyone? Anyone? ... Matthew Broderick? "Danke Schoen"?...
  • Thanksgiving 2013 TV programming

     
    Thanksgiving 2013 in the United States is as late as it can be this year — Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Leading up to that date, and over Thanksgiving 2013 weekend, as always, there will be plenty of TV programming related to the holiday (and even the...
  • James Spader as Ultron: ‘Avengers’ star Tom Hiddleston approves [poll]

     
    This morning's news that James Spader will play the titular villain in Marvel's “Avengers: Age of Ultron” has the Internet […]...
  • Best Bets for Friday, Sept. 16, 2011: Atmosphere and OMD

    Best Bets for Friday, Sept. 16, 2011: Atmosphere and OMD
    ATMOSPHERE This year has been a good one for middle-aged white rappers. In May, the Beastie Boys releasedHot Sauce¿ Committee Part Two, the group’s eighth album, and best since 1994’s Ill Communication. That it sat on a shelf for two years...
  • 'Home Alone' house in Winnetka for sale for $2.4M

    'Home Alone' house in Winnetka for sale for $2.4M
    The red-brick Winnetka Georgian so bravely defended by Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone is being put up for sale Thursday for $2.4 million.   Homeowners John and Cynthia Abendshien, empty-nesters who purchased the home in late 1988 for $875,000,...