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Michael Shannon

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  • 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 […]...
  • 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...
  • A few words with ... Sarah Hyland, Paz de la Huerta and Melissa Gilbert

    Sarah Hyland of "Modern Family" on ABC Q: Your characters have to deal with high school. Did you go to school, or were you tutored on sets? A: I went to (Professional) Performing Arts School in (New York). It was a small school. We didn't have...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire: The Complete First Season'

    'Boardwalk Empire: The Complete First Season'
    HBO scored another immediate series success with this Prohibition-era drama, and its high pedigree - with Martin Scorsese as an executive producer and the director of the premiere, which earned him an Emmy - surely didn't hurt. Steve Buscemi is excellent...
  • Chicago Film Critics Association 2011 Awards

    Chicago Film Critics Association 2011 Awards
    CHICAGO FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION 2011 WINNERS BEST PICTURE(-) The Tree of Life BEST DIRECTOR(-) Terrence Malick--The Tree of Life BEST ACTOR(-) Michael Shannon--Take Shelter BEST ACTRESS(-) Michelle Williams--My Week with Marilyn BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR(-)...
  • REPORT: Russell Crowe to play Superman's father Jor-El in 'Man Of Steel'

    REPORT: Russell Crowe to play Superman's father Jor-El in 'Man Of Steel'
    It's the role Marlon Brando made famous in 1978's "Superman." Jor-El, the hero's father, has some pretty big shoes that need filling. "Man of Steel" producer Christopher Nolan and director Zach Snyder know that, and according to today's report from...