| Nov 26, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Opening for a week at the Siskel Film Center in a fine-looking 50th anniversary digital restoration, the 1964 action lark "That Man From Rio" took its cheeky, chaotic cue from the James Bond franchise, as well as Stanley Donen's "Charade" and Alfred Hitchcock's "North by Northwest." It's also a popcorn picture that looked forward. Steven Spielberg credited director Philippe de Broca's globe-trotting treasure hunt for paving the way for "Raiders of the Lost Ark" and the other Indiana Jones movies.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"I TIPPED the steward five dollars to seat you here if you came in."
"Is that a proposition?"
"I never discuss love on an empty stomach."
"You've already eaten."
"But you haven't."
That was just a bit of the double-entendre-loaded exchanges between...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:56 AM
You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll say goodbye. A beloved sitcom's finale starts the TV week.
After nine seasons, Ted finally concludes his story on “How I Met Your Mother.”
He won’t have an audience to rival the “Friends”...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:00 AM
There is a scene that bookends "No Way Out," the 1987 espionage thriller starring Kevin Costner. He's a naval officer, a hero, being interrogated about the murder of the secretary of Defense's mistress. There are hints that he might be a double agent. You...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:32 PM
When we're young and we fall in love with an actor or actress on screen, the reasons are pretty clear. We like what we see. We want to be that quick-witted, that brave, that appealing, that thoughtful and kind, that droll under extreme circumstances....