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  • 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,...
  • Record Store Day 2012: Ten essential releases to chase

     
    Record Store Day arrives in April 21, and with it a bunch of limited edition vinyl. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers ten highlights to seek out....
  • ‘View’ premiere features Jamie Lee Curtis, Dwyane Wade

     
    “The View” starts its 16th season Tuesday, and the ABC chatfest will feature actress Jamie Lee Curtis and Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade that day. They will be there to promote books. Curtis has written “My Brave Year of Firsts,”...
  • Thanksgiving TV specials 2012

     
    Updated Nov. 20, 2012, 4:23pm CT We've broken down the list of Thanksgiving TV marathons, as well as some upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas episodes of your favorite TV shows. Now, here is a look at some of the top standalone Thanksgiving TV specials...
  • John Hughes dies at 59; writer-director of '80s teen films

    John Hughes dies at 59; writer-director of '80s teen films
    John Hughes, the influential writer-director who captured the humor and angst of the teen experience, 1980s style, in hit movies such as "Sixteen Candles," "The Breakfast Club" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," died Thursday. He was 59. Hughes, who...
  • Director John Hughes dies of heart attack

  • Hughes was a master of light, right notes

    Hughes was a master of light, right notes
    Filmmaker John Hughes burned brightest in the '80s, when he defined teen angst in terms of the caste system of the suburban high school experience, a thread that others would pick up again and again. His films were talky, in a good way. Like the kids...
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