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  • ‘Man of Steel’: Zack Snyder tries reconstruction for Superman

     
    “Man of Steel” began its ascent toward pop-culture immortality during fall 2010 inside a pressurized cabin in the skies between […]...
  • “Man of Steel” sold out? Here’s where to watch other Superman adaptations on TV this week

     
    Man of Steel, the latest big-screen adaptation of Superman, looks to be one of summer 2013′s box-office hits, and it should certainly be the top performer when all is said and done following its weekend premiere starting June 14 (in the U.S.). But...
  • Boardwalk Empire Season 4 episode 2 recap: Resignation

     
    “A servant is not greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who dispatched him.” With such pointed scriptural citation does Jeffrey Wright bring his mesmerizing presence to ¬†HBO's Boardwalk Empire Season 4, playing Dr....
  • Man of Steel review: Mind-numbing action scenes sink Superman reboot

     
    Despite being the prototypical superhero, Superman hasn't often translated well to film. Yeah, we can all agree that Richard Donner's Superman pretty much invented the modern comic-book movie, and Superman II was a fine follow-up. But since then it's been...
  • Comic-Con 2013: ‘Superman & Batman’ movie will follow ‘Man of Steel’

     
    Warner Bros. is about to bring together two of its most iconic heroes: Superman and Batman will unite in a […]...
  • Superman and Batman will unite on film, Warner confirms at Comic-Con

     
    Superman and Batman will share the big screen for the first time, surprise guest Zack Snyder revealed to 6,500 fans […]...
  • 2010 in review: Attack of the movies!

    Like everybody else right now, I could write a top 10 list of the best films of 2010, and if I did, it would be filled with a bunch of pretentious art-house films nobody saw, ’cause that’s how I roll. But for this feature, I’d much...
  • Chicago Live liveblog: Bikes, Mayor Emanuel, and singer Chris Walz

    Chicago Live liveblog: Bikes, Mayor Emanuel, and singer Chris Walz
    Should we liveblog Chicago Live! tonight? Yes we should. Mayor Emanuel's on, we're talking transportation, music, comedy and Chicago life. At our weekly news variety show with The Second City, our guests include the Old Town School of Folk Music's...
  • The Chicago actor's dilemma: Love Chicago but leave it

    The Chicago actor's dilemma: Love Chicago but leave it
    "No actor should be in Chicago 'cause they wanta make money," a character says in "The Last Duck," a new play that includes a brief but pointed look at our Second City complex. "It's more about art," the guy says. "You know, whatever that means. Or you...
  • 'Take Shelter'

    'Take Shelter'
    Thanks to such movies as "The Help," "The Tree of Life" and "The Debt," actress Jessica Chastain seems to have been everywhere lately. She's also showcased by this Cannes Film Festival-honored drama about a family unsettled by the behavior of the husband...
  • Stars turn out for Chicago Film Critics Awards

    Stars turn out  for Chicago Film Critics Awards
    The Chicago Film Critics Awards returned to the Broadway Playhouse at the Water Tower Jan. 7. This salute to Hollywood's best included Comedy Awards, conceived by Sharee Pemberton who produced the show along with film critic and Chicago Film Critics...