| Jun 13, 2013
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...
| Jul 20, 2013
Warner Bros. is about to bring together two of its most iconic heroes: Superman and Batman will unite in a […]...
| Jul 20, 2013
Superman and Batman will share the big screen for the first time, surprise guest Zack Snyder revealed to 6,500 fans […]...
| May 26, 2011
| 3:47 PM
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...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 3:27 PM
"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...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:28 AM
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...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:49 PM
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...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 11:31 AM
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...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:28 AM
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...
| Dec 19, 2011
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(-)...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 2:22 PM
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...