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  • Prepare yourself for gawk-apalooza

    Prepare yourself for gawk-apalooza
    There isn't going to be a better time all year for star sightings in Chicago than this weekend. Lollapalooza will not only bring 100-plus acts to the city, but also draw dozens of celebrities who are just as excited as the rest of us to watch their...
  • 'Premium Rush' review: Ride, Joseph, ride!

    'Premium Rush' review: Ride, Joseph, ride!
    *** (out of four) The makers of “Premium Rush” could have cast Bow Wow as a bike messenger and Ray Liotta as a cop, and still delivered its package, generically and according to protocol. Thankfully, this snappy little action flick from...
  • Film review: Plot isn't the point in 'Premium Rush'

    Film review: Plot isn't the point in 'Premium Rush'
    Early on in “Premium Rush,” our hero — Wilee (Joseph-Gordon Levitt), the fastest bike messenger in New York — is accosted by a nicely dressed but thuggish man (Michael Shannon), who identifies himself as Forrest J. Ackerman...
  • "Premium Rush" y "Hit and Run"

    "Premium Rush" y "Hit and Run"
    Premium Rush * * * 1/2 Si el recién fallecido rey de la adrenalina Tony Scott hubiera visto Premium Rush, de seguro habría amado esta película y, quizás, hubiera querido dirigirla. De una mejor manera, claro está. No estoy sugiriendo que el filme sea...
  • Telluride Film Festival lineup: 'Hyde Park,' 'Iceman,' 'Argo'

    Telluride Film Festival lineup: 'Hyde Park,' 'Iceman,' 'Argo'
    Movie fans trekking to Telluride, Colo., for the resort town’s annual film festival this weekend are set to see some of the fall’s most anticipated performances, including Bill Murray as FDR in “Hyde Park on Hudson,” Michael...
  • Nelsan Ellis: 'True Blood' and true to school

    Nelsan Ellis: 'True Blood' and true to school
    Here's how things usually go in Chicago's off-Loop scene. Friends who studied theater together decide to form their own Chicago theater company. They do their shows, but they also tend to their own careers. If the group is talented, things go well and the...
  • Stars light up Broadway this season

    Stars light up Broadway this season
    As autumn turns the Manhattan air crisp and cool, Broadway is gearing up for another season. In the 2012-2013 lineup are new plays, star-driven revivals, lavish musicals and shows inspired by movies, books, TV shows and one very well-known comic strip....
  • Paul Rudd, Ed Asner, Michael Shannon are Broadway-bound in 'Grace'

    Paul Rudd, Ed Asner, Michael Shannon are Broadway-bound in 'Grace'
    Paul Rudd and Michael Shannon are teaming up for a Broadway production of "Grace," a play by Craig Wright that is expected to open Oct. 4 in New York. The production will also star 82-year-old Ed Asner, returning to Broadway for the first time in more...
  • A Red Orchid announces 2012-13 season, featuring Michael Shannon

    A Red Orchid Theatre has announced its 2012-13 slate, marking the Old Town theater company's 20th season of shows. The year begins in October with the world premiere of "The Opponent," penned by Brett Neveu, the writer with a long association with A...
  • 'Premium Rush'

    'Premium Rush'
    Being a bike messenger can be dangerous work, as the character played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt ("Inception") finds in this fast-paced action tale from director and co-writer David Koepp. The deliveryman's latest parcel contains something a corrupt cop...
  • Interview: It'll take Superman to pull Michael Shannon away from theater

    Interview: It'll take Superman to pull Michael Shannon away from theater
    What does Oscar-nominated actor and former Evanston Township High School student Michael Shannon plan on doing as the most high-profile film of his career, "Man of Steel" — which co-stars Russell Crowe, Amy Adams, Kevin Costner and, in the role of...