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  • Bert V. Royal puts witty words in Emma Stone’s mouth in “Easy A”

     
    “Easy A”  is one of the best reviewed comedies of the year, a movie that hasn’t done too badly at the box office either — $43 million and counting. It’s the sort of smart, sassy teen picture that inspires critics to enthu...
  • Film critics on 'Morning Glory': Hollywood has a bad case of Knock Off Fever

     
    When my 12-year-old asked me last week if he could see "Due Date," I told him I'd be happy to take him one night, but only after he'd prepped himself for the experience by watching "Planes, Trains and Automobiles." As......
  • Fox News' holiday shocker: Angelina Jolie hates Thanksgiving

     
    If there is an afterlife, I hope that I can be reborn as a headline writer for Fox News, where everyone seems to have a riotiously good time mocking or misrepresenting anything that is ever said -- or even imagined......
  • 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...
  • Talk about the devil dancing: Nancy Grace gets ABC's 'Stars' for being bad

    Talk about the devil dancing: Nancy Grace gets ABC's 'Stars' for being bad
    I am too tired to go crazy about this. And there really are so many hugely more important things going on the world practically every day. But ... I cannot let the addition of HLN host Nancy Grace to the lineup of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" pass...
  • 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...