| Jan 31, 2015
| 5:30 AM
Jeff Elliott dreamed of telling the story of his son's triumph over a life-threatening brain tumor on the silver screen. And in Christopher Eberts, an independent producer who had made films with Bruce Willis, John Travolta and Nicolas Cage, he believed...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:53 PM
What's a girl to do when, just hours before her long-awaited marriage, some other guy tries to strong arm her into wedlock!
Such is the slim dilemma driving the sassy, flashy new musical comedy, "Honeymoon in Vegas".
High-powered energy comes from the...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 5:00 PM
NEW YORK — Were you to honeymoon in today's Las Vegas, you'd find hip European DJs have replaced crooners and Elvis, and showgirls about as rare on the Strip as a winning hand. But “Honeymoon in Vegas,” the startlingly retro new Broadway...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 8:18 AM
A look at the 35th annual Razzie nominations:
— Worst picture: "Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas"; "Left Behind"; "The Legend of Hercules"; "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"; "Transformers: Age of Extinction."
— Worst actor: Nicolas Cage,...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 3:04 PM
The hubbub over hack-attacked Sony's release of "The Interview" was too big, too serious, too far-reaching to qualify for the Alewife Awards. Since 1996 these prizes, named after the stinky fish that used to wash up regularly on Chicago's beaches, have...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:00 AM
I don't know about you, but I like to plan. Forget those yearly planners. Those are for amateurs. Mine stretches out to the end of the decade. When my wife asks if I can do something about the ants swarming the kitchen, I open my book, flip through its...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 2:30 PM
As the film business gears up to honor the best films of the year at the Academy Awards, the worst are getting recognized, too.
The shortlist for the Razzies, which names the worst films of the year, has been obtained by awards site Gold Derby, listing...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 8:20 AM
It's time to start getting caught up with movies that have Oscar potential. One of the leading contenders hits stores this week.
"Boyhood," Grade A-: So much has been made about the lengthy process used to film this story of a boy's life from age 5-18....
| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:05 AM
What if Elvis Presley had lived?
In August 1977, the singer was found unconscious in his Graceland home and later pronounced dead at age 42. But what if the King of Rock 'n' Roll had in fact been saved by paramedics and had continued his musical career?...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:35 PM
If "Dying of the Light" becomes veteran writer-director Paul Schrader's last film — the "Taxi Driver" screenwriter recently announced he's devoting his energies to Web series — there will always be an asterisk next to it. That's because this...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Peter Fonda suited up and slung his leg over the LiveWire, a prototype electric superbike from Harley-Davidson.
In seconds, he was gone, shouting as he left, "I love it! This is fantastic!"
Making his first pass, he threw a smile and a thumbs-up, then...