| Jan 16, 2015
| 12:00 PM
He knows that when he enters a room, his reputation precedes him. At age 74, with a long and legendary career behind him, he's well aware that he can easily intimidate people. They look at him and see Michael Corleone from "The Godfather," Sonny Wortzik...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 10:26 AM
The AMC network will be married to the mob this spring.
The network announced Saturday that it was making an eight-hour miniseries, "Making of the Mob: New York," on the roots of the five crime families that made up the American Mafia. Each one-hour...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 10:36 AM
Calendar of entertainment events in Highland Park and Deerfield for the week of Jan. 9-15:
Sting it to me
Chicago-based band The Stingers bring a unique blend of Blues and '60s pop to the Norton's Restaurant's Stage at 9:30 p.m. on Jan 10. This...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Call it the Mexican Spring. Over the weekend, I was riveted by the protests in Mexico City: the tens of thousands of people who had taken to the streets to demand answers from the government about the disappearance of 43 student activists in the...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 8:30 PM
In "The Humbling," one of his two new movies (along with "Manglehorn") having their North American premieres at the Toronto Film Festival, Al Pacino plays a legendary actor in career freefall. But talk to Pacino for a while about his characters and his...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Sometimes the week's preview is about warnings, and that's the case this week, which is heavy on reality.
1. "Partners," 9 p.m. Monday, FX
Sad to say, the channel of “Louie” has gone kerflooey. FX steps backward with the musty, mushy...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Variety had a guest shot in Sunday's episode of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" in a storyline involving our famous 1931 interview with Al Capone.
The June 30, 1931, edition of Variety featured the banner story "Capone Kids Gang Films," written by staff...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:28 AM
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This week's TV Movies
Warren Beatty, Joe Montana and others...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The California Film Commission has selected 26 film and television productions to receive a total of $100 million in tax credits meant to spur the state's showbiz economy.
There were a record 497 submissions and the winners were chosen in a lottery...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:15 AM
If you'd like a chance to chat with acting legend Al Pacino, you can do so but for one night only as he brings his one-man show to Las Vegas.
Pacino, who won an Oscar for his performance as a blind man in "Scent of a Woman," will appear Aug. 16 at the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:36 AM
As we travel through our moviegoing lives, time and distance can be marked by a dawning appreciation for the types of stories we didn't care about when we were younger.
I've written over the years about my childhood ambivalence regarding Westerns, in...