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  • The punks and the godfathers

    The punks and the godfathers
    Post-punk glory comes to Miami in the form of the Psychedelic Furs, playing 8 p.m. Sunday at Grand Central. The band gained popularity for its John Hughes-era hits, including "Pretty in Pink" and "Heartbreak Beat." The Lemonheads will open. Tickets cost...
  • Film review: A win for the 'Dark Horse'

    Film review: A win for the 'Dark Horse'
    It may be too obvious an intro, but filmmaker Todd Solondz — whose new film “Dark Horse” opens next week — could himself be considered a dark horse. His films have a strong following at festivals and in art houses, but they are too...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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,...