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  • 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...
  • Urban Prep's Harry Potter benefit conjures surprise guest

    Urban Prep's Harry Potter benefit conjures surprise guest
    The advance screening of the latest Harry Potter film benefitted Urban Prep Academies and was a sellout at Imax Navy Pier Theatre. As 450 excited fans poured in, many in costume as wizards, Urban Prep founder Tim King was there in his official capacity as...
  • Young author group abuzz over @MayorEmanuel

    Young author group abuzz over @MayorEmanuel
    News spread quickly after Dan Sinker, the man behind the wildly popular Twitter account @MayorEmanuel, announced Young Chicago Authors as the charity of his choice to receive a $5,000 donation from Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel. “The festival director&...
  • Roger Ebert makes final 'At the Movies' cohost pick: Ignatiy Vishnevetsky

     
    Roger Ebert is back with "Roger Ebert Presents at the Movies," premiering Jan. 21. On Monday Roger Ebert announced Ignatiy Vishnevetsky will join Christy Lemire as the two new dueling "At the Movies" critics....
  • Roger Ebert returns with 'Roger Ebert presents At the Movies'

     
    Reviewing 'Roger Ebert presents at the Movies'...
  • Mayoral race predictions: Readers and would-be pundits disagree

     
    (updated Tuesday 10:10 p.m.) My survey of 16 local political commentators willing to make predictions showed 11 predicting an outright win for Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday, 5 predicting a run-off. In the comments area, however, 21 readers offered fairly...
  • And the CoS Crystal Ball goes to...

     
    How did our media pundits do predicting Tuesday's mayoral race? Not bad. Honorable mention to WLS AM's Bill Cameron for getting Rahm Emanuel's 55 percent share of the vote spot on, and to Chicago Magazine's Whet Moser for an excellent......
  • Piers Morgan, Keith Olbermann and others speak out about Glenn Beck's exit from his Fox News show

     
    Since Fox News and Glenn Beck announced on earlier Wednesday that Beck would be leaving his Fox show, Twitter's been all a-twitter about his exit, what it means and where he should end up. A few choice quips: Piers Morgan:......
  • Pop goes the Donald

     
    I call them "Jack-in-the-box" ledes, the opening paragraphs of an essay or article crafted so as to make the reader think the subject is a bit different than it actually is until....surprise! ... the writer reveals the truth with a......
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers begin their offseason

     
    --The Times' Mark Heisler presents a five-step plan on how the Lakers can address their offseason. --The Times' Broderick Turner looks at the possible candidates to replace Phil Jackson as the Lakers' coach. --The Times' Lisa Dillman reflects on Jackson's...
  • Roger Ebert’s memoir, ‘Life Itself’

     
    This book dropped on my desk Friday and I almost recoiled. A Roger Ebert memoir? What can you say about it? If it's trite, self-serving, and/or badly-written, who wants to beat up on the sick man? If it's great, who'll believe you? You're taking pity on...