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  • 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...
  • Movie meals: He's always Abe Froman to me

    Movie meals: He's always Abe Froman to me
    "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" turns 25 this week. For those who don't remember the 1986 John Hughes movie, it's about a day in the life of Grace (Edie McClurg), the loyal and life-affirming secretary to the harried principal of a suburban Chicago high...
  • Why did 'Date Night's' Tina Fey and Steve Carell go from great TV to a bad movie?

     
    Going to the movies always involves a little disappointment, since what is promised is rarely what is delivered. But in terms of depressing experiences, it would be hard to top going to see Tina Fey and Steve Carell, the stars......
  • Dede Allen, one of the great film editors, 19-2010

     
    The late Dede Allen cut The Hustler and Serpico and Reds and Wonder Boys and Bonnie and Clyde. She is credited with re-inventing cinema editing. Look at her credits. I started to post a bit of her cutting in The Breakfast Club, a lat-career credit. But no...
  • Imagine that: Dede Allen, Hollywood's greatest film editor, died Oscarless

     
    When I read the obituaries earlier this week paying tribute to Dede Allen, who died Saturday at 86 after pretty much revolutionizing the art of film editing, I got to wondering -- how many Oscars did she win in her......
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: The Kentucky Derby on NBC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 2 - 8 in PDF format This week's TV Movies THEY'RE OFF! Dublin trains for the 136th Run for the Roses. Coverage begins with a special at 11 a.m.......
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: “Rookie Blue” on ABC.

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 1 - 7 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here COLLARED: Richard Denison, left, and Gregory Smith in the new episode......
  • The Phenom films of the Fall? Here are a few that fit that bill.

     
    I've been at early screenings for a lot of fall films, and in the process I've been trying to get a handle on the early fall box office and big award contenders.   There may be an Oscar nomination or two in a few of the usual places (the “Wal...
  • Emma Stone says cool parents make for cool kids

     
    Call Emma Stone “the lucky one.” And not just because of her red-hot career. She burst on the movie scene as a no-nonsense, smoky-voiced object of desire in 2007’s “Superbad” and has been making movies, wall-to-wall and back-...
  • Movie Review: Easy A

     
    The ghost of John Hughes smiles upon “Easy A,” a film that freely and giddily borrows from and pays tribute to Hughes' famous Holy Trinity of '80s teen angst comedies. Like those films — “Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club”...