| 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 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...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:28 AM
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This week's TV Movies
Warren Beatty, Joe Montana and others...
| 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 30, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Right down to the brute functionality of its title, "The Smurfs 2" may be the platonic ideal of a major studio sequel — no markedly better or worse than the first and with just enough difference to lay claim to being something new. Just as with...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:14 AM
After the coffee. Before remembering to smile. Well, it's worth a shot!
The Skinny: Are the Dodgers ever going to lose? Serves me right for turning the game off when the Mets were up 4-0 and watching "Scarface" on AMC. Thursday's headlines include a...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:39 PM
French filmmaker Luc Besson has long been among the world's finest purveyors of classy trash, making movies that are a combination of glossy style and gritty action. From his own films as director such as "La Femme Nikita" and "The Professional" to more...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:30 AM
There's a new way to get movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks for free on the Internet. And no, it's not piracy -- it's through public libraries.
Hoopla Digital, a Netflix-like service for library card holders, on Wednesday announced agreements with ...