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  • 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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  • The teens of John Hughes' movies. Where are they now?

    The teens of John Hughes' movies. Where are they now?
  • John Hughes' sartorial cinema

    John Hughes' sartorial cinema
  • Classic and rare films at Cinecon

    Classic and rare films at Cinecon
    Movie buffs, prepare to feast upon a banquet of classic and rare films, celebrity guests and memorabilia marts at the 45th annual Cinecon film festival, which kicks off tonight and runs through Monday at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Among the...
  • Northbrook: This place is on a roll

    Northbrook: This place is on a roll
    On a clear day, you can see the skyline of Chicago -- all the way from Northbrook, 25 miles away. That's because this northern suburb has a lofty hill with panoramic views in all directions. The peak is covered with the metro area's top golf course -- in...
  • Book review: 'Talking to Girls About Duran Duran' by Rob Sheffield

    Book review: 'Talking to Girls About Duran Duran' by Rob Sheffield
    Talking to Girls About Duran Duran One Young Man's Quest for True Love and a Cooler Haircut Rob Sheffield Dutton: 274 pp., $25.95 I hate the '80s. I'm not saying I hate the days of my youth, but I hate burnished nostalgia for an era in which I just...
  • Graduation day for 'Greek,' star Jacob Zachar

    Graduation day for 'Greek,' star Jacob Zachar
    Not to sound like a bad college graduation speaker, but a world of opportunities awaits Chicago native Jacob Zachar. Playing geeky fraternity pledge/member Rusty Cartwright in “Greek” is the 24-year-old’s biggest role, one that he began...