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  • ‘Iron Man,’ ‘Star Trek,’ ‘Man of Steel’: 13 must-see movies in 2013

     
    With “The Avengers,” “The Dark Knight Rises,” “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” and more sci-fi and fantasy films, 2012 was ......
  • The gang's all here in 'The Avengers' ✭✭✭

    The gang's all here in 'The Avengers' ✭✭✭
    The culmination of everything ever written, produced or imagined in the known universe, or something like that,"The Avengers"bunches together Iron Man, Captain America, The Hulk, Thor, the leather-clad assassin Black Widow, the lethal archer Hawkeye and...
  • TV review: 'Wallander' returns with 3 brutal, beautiful tales

    TV review: 'Wallander' returns with 3 brutal, beautiful tales
    The new season of the detective series "Wallander" opens with a shocking murder, but the real stunner involves Kenneth Branagh's character Kurt Wallander: He actually smiles. In "An Event in Autumn" (8 p.m. Sunday, WTTW; 3.5 stars), the first of three...
  • Kenneth Branagh, Zaha Hadid receiving titles from Queen Elizabeth

    Kenneth Branagh, Zaha Hadid receiving titles from Queen Elizabeth
    That's "Sir" Kenneth Branagh and "Dame" Zaha Hadid, to you. The birthday honors for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II were announced recently, and among those receiving titles will be actor-director Branagh, a Shakespearean veteran of stage and screen, and...
  • 'The Master' offers a cinematic world unlike any other

    'The Master' offers a cinematic world unlike any other
    Already open in New York and Los Angeles and going into general release Friday, writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson's strange, audacious drama "The Master" evokes a feverish state of mind more than a conventional movie, though its story can be...
  • A spare, articulate take on 'Hamlet'

    A spare, articulate take on 'Hamlet'
    Peter Brook once said that, in essence, everything in regard to "Hamlet" has been done before. The Moody Dane has been young and impetuous, or middle-aged and worn out. Every Oedipal twist in the tale has been tweaked and skewered. Every concept —...
  • Opening ceremony jolly good show

    Opening ceremony jolly good show
    LONDON — In one of thousands of pubs across London, where surely tears mixed with laughter Friday night, they might say I was gobsmacked by the Olympic opening ceremony. In a more proper English teahouse, they might say I quite fancied that. All...
  • Music Box festival celebrates 70mm projection

    Music Box festival celebrates 70mm projection
    It's how a lot of us got hooked on movies in the first place. When I was 8 or 9 I saw "2001: A Space Odyssey" in 70 mm in Milwaukee with my mother. My memory's fuzzy on the particulars but I recall asking so many questions about the obelisk on the drive...
  • ‘My Week With Marilyn’: Jen Lindley forever

     
    I always preferred Jen to Joey. “Hmm,” I observed as I watched “Dawson's Creek” like the angsty 90′s teen I was. “The blonde girl's way more interesting a character than the brunette who's always scowling and whining.&#...
  • Oscar predictions: We call the four acting races

     
    Oscars 2012: The Envelope's Gold Standard columnist Glenn Whipp predicts the Oscar winners in the four acting categories....
  • Oscars 2012: Kenneth Branagh on some great expectations

     
    Kenneth Branagh knows all too well the burden that comes with playing multiple Oscar-winner Laurence Olivier -- and then earning an Oscar nomination for that work....