| Jul 18, 2012
| 2:13 PM
“The Dark Knight Rises” has already been a blessing for Pittsburgh and Newark, N.J., two non-traditional film locations that replaced Chicago as Gotham City in the third Christopher Nolan-directed Batman film.
The superhero movie, in...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Let us consider for a moment the Hollywood performance that never gets nominated for awards but can be just as indelible as any Oscar-winning role. I'm referring to the celebrity interview that goes viral.
Typically interviews that are done during a...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 7:31 AM
Lady Gaga has ordered fried chicken at Table Fifty-Two and deep dish pizza at Lou Malnati’s during past visits to Chicago, but the “Born This Way” singer opted for vegetarian-friendly restaurants during last week’s stay in the...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 7:01 AM
A Red Orchid Theatre’s staging of Sam Shepard's “Simpatico,” which is to star longtime collaborators Michael Shannon and Guy Van Swearingen, has been pushed back several weeks. Instead of beginning performances on June 13, the show now...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:55 AM
The sequel to “Man of Steel” will film just outside of Yorkville on Route 126 in February, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. That’s the same field where Clark Kent’s Smallville farm house was located in the...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Diversity, as San Diego anchorman Ron Burgundy explained nearly a decade ago, was an old wooden ship used during the Civil War. Which, of course, was way off. Ron, played by Will Ferrell in the 2004 comedy “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,&...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Anyone walking in off the street just to see General Zod up close is likely to be bemused and perhaps confounded by Sam Shepard's "Simpatico," a bizarre and byzantine drama even by Shepardian standards.
But for anyone who has watched Michael Shannon and...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:17 PM
It turns out even Superman loves Sunday Funday.
“Man of Steel” star Henry Cavill had lunch with MMA fighter and actress Gina Carano Sunday at Jack’s On Halsted in the Lakeview East neighborhood and returned later on that day for a...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:41 AM
The “Man of Steel” sequel known to fans as Batman vs. Superman is tentatively scheduled to film just outside of Yorkville on Route 126 in the fall, according to Illinois Film Office director Betsy Steinberg. The untitled movie stars Henry...
| Jul 23, 2014
After 75 years, it's hard for any story to add a new twist. But today, as part of the Batman […]...
| Jul 23, 2014
If you're planning to spend any time in downtown San Diego this weekend, keep an eye out for Homer Simpson's […]...