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  • A Christmas Carol still teaching us lessons

    A Christmas Carol still  teaching us lessons
    Jim Carrey deserves permanent coal in his stocking for starring in two movies that trashed Christmas classics. In 2000, he portrayed the "Grinch" in Ron Howard's bloated and awful version of the Dr. Seuss tale. In 2009, he was Scrooge (as well as too many other characters) in Robert Zemeckis' bloated and awful "A Christmas Carol."
  • 'Birdman' dominates the Critics' Choice Movie Awards nominations

    Director Alejandro G. Inarritu's  "Birdman" dominated the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.'s Critics' Choice Movie Awards nominations Monday morning, scoring 13 nods, including picture, acting ensemble, actor for Michael Keaton, supporting actor for Edward...

    Fire guts century-old South Loop firehouse converted into restaurant

    Fire guts century-old South Loop firehouse converted into restaurant
    Chicago firefighters were tasked with an emotional assignment in the South Loop on Wednesday: trying to save a historic former fire station from being destroyed in an extra-alarm fire. “It’s a little heartbreaking,” said Deputy District...

    DVD Review: Winning Capra classic gets Criterion treatment

    DVD Review: Winning Capra classic gets Criterion treatment
    Thanks to the popularity of “Mr. Deeds Goes to Town,” “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” and “It's a Wonderful Life,” few viewers remember that filmmaker Frank Capra arose from what was then a “minor” studio,...

    Brendan Gleeson's road to 'Calvary' may lead to Oscar

     Brendan Gleeson's road to 'Calvary' may lead to Oscar
    Brendan Gleeson, an actor often more known by his face than his name, is earning some of the best reviews of his life with his latest film, "Calvary," in which he stars as the unlikely and unafraid Catholic priest Father James, who ministers to a small...