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  • `Home Alone' house in Winnetka sells for nearly $1.6M

    `Home Alone' house in Winnetka sells for nearly $1.6M
    The North Shore house featured in John Hughes' 1990 movie “Home Alone” has been sold. The red-brick, four-bedroom Georgian in Winnetka sold for $1.585 million, according to a news release from Coldwell banker Residential Brokerage. The house...
  • Hot Property outtakes: 'Under the Tuscan Sun,' 'Home Alone' houses

    Hot Property outtakes: 'Under the Tuscan Sun,' 'Home Alone' houses
    A couple of homes that have a place in cinematic history have been on the market lately. The Italian estate featured in the 2003 film "Under the Tuscan Sun" is for sale at about $12.531 million U.S. Newly renovated and furnished, the gated and walled...
  • Review: Psychedelic Furs at Rams Head on Stage March 19

    Review: Psychedelic Furs at Rams Head on Stage March 19
    Reporter Matthew Hay Brown took a break from covering military affairs and national security to review the Psychedelic Furs' show at Rams Head on Stage Monday night. Is there anyone having more fun at a Psychedelic Furs show than frontman Richard...
  • I *heart* John Hughes Night

     
    Head over to Little Fish Huge Pond on Friday for its “I *heart* John Hughes Night“ costume party....
  • At Music Box: John Waters, Harry Shearer, and the Breakfast Club

     
    What's your pleasure, movie mavens? Ruby slippers? Dung-loving directors? Foil-wrapped zucchini smugglers? Or simple 80′s nostalgia? In the next two weekends, Music Box Theatre (3733 N. Southport) has it all. On June 11, schlockmeister legend John...
  • In rotation: Part Time's 'What Would You Say?'

     
    A series in Sunday Calendar about what Times writers & contributors are listening to right now... Alternate ending to John Hughes’ “Pretty in Pink”: Instead of crashing the prom in her homemade dress, Molly Ringwald shuts her bedroom...
  • Ferris Bueller at 25 — Where’s the reunion?

     
    There's a new anniversary BluRay edition of “Ferris Bueller's Day Off,” the perfect excuse to introduce the tweens to the teen oeuvre of John Hughes with a minimum of sexual come-ons (Noooo “Sixteen Candles”) and an acceptable...
  • Chicago United Film Fest tonight at Music Box

     
    Lots of good flicks in Lakeview this weekend, but if you're in the mood for something a little different, check out the 2011 Chicago United Film Festival, opening tonight at Music Box Theatre (3733 N. Southport). According to Music Box's website, the...
  • Jon Cryer gets one star (maybe 'Two and a Half') on Walk of Fame

     
    Jon Cryer has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Jon Cryer got his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, thanking Charlie Sheen as well as Chuck Lorre for doing what needed to be done when Sheen was in crisis. On hand were...
  • Around Town: 'Last Picture Show' and Duncan Jones

     
    A 40th anniversary reunion screening of “The Last Picture Show,” a tribute to the vintage TV series “Insight” and a personal appearance by filmmaker Duncan Jones with screenings of his two films, “Moon” and “...
  • Newcomer Erica Dasher fashions her 1st starring role in ABC Family’s “Jane By Design”

     
    As a young upstart suddenly thrust into the limelight in her dream profession, Erica Dasher can very much relate to her character in Jane By Design. Prior to nabbing the lead role of Jane Quimby in the ABC Family series, which premieres at 9 tonight,...