| Nov 14, 2012
| 9:15 AM
They shop, they drink, they dine, they kvetch. They turn otherwise ordinary rooms into polished interiors, and then ... they go shopping again. They are the stars of “Million Dollar Decorators,” the Bravo reality series that started its second...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The following On Demand/DVD New Releases are available the week of Feb. 4-10: Alex Cross Tyler Perry takes over for Morgan Freeman as the detective from best-selling author James Patterson’s novels, once again hunting a sadistic serial killer....
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Celebrated novelist and children’s book author Neil Gaiman will return to the medium that launched his career: comics. Marvel announced ......
| Mar 15, 2013
| 7:02 AM
Stock up on coffee and adjust your sleep schedules SoCal movie fans, L.A.'s Nuart Theatre has some real springtime treats ......
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:53 AM
I look forward to January TV because one of my favorite shows, FX's "Justified," always premieres at the midseason. But the 2013 midseason schedule is special for another reason: "Cougar Town" begins its new life on TBS Jan. 8, the same night Season 4...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 12:26 PM
Two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington is no stranger to acting challenges, and he has one of his biggest yet in this compelling drama from director Robert Zemeckis ("Forrest Gump"). Inspired by experiences of screenwriter John Gatins, the film casts...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 10:52 AM
"Life of Pi," like the recent "Cloud Atlas," is adapted from a novel widely considered to be unfilmable. While in "Cloud Atlas" the issue was the book's multistory structure, in "Life of Pi" the problem is of a technical nature — the two main...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Where exactly to start?
Cesar Juarez has had such a full and interesting life that one might begin telling his story during any of the 64 years he has spent on this planet.
But let's start with the present, or, precisely, one recent late afternoon, as...
| Nov 1, 2012
Raised in the South Side neighborhood of Roseland, 61-year-old director Robert Zemeckis hasn’t achieved much as a filmmaker.
Oh, wait: He’s only made classics like “Back to the Future,” “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?” and...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:03 AM
“Pirates of the Caribbean 47/Johnny Depp stars as the robot pirate who loses his wife in a game of poker and tries to win her back with hilarious consequences.”
These are lyrics to “Robocop 4: [Bleep] Off Robocop” by Future of the...
| Nov 1, 2012
** (out of four)
Boy, motion-capture technology has come a long way. In “Flight,” that really looks like Denzel Washington.
Just kidding. For the first time since 2000’s “Cast Away,” Chicago-native director Robert...