| Apr 4, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Haruki Murakami tends to stay out of the public eye. The author of the novels "1Q84," "The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle," the memoir "What I Talk About When I Talk About Running," and a dozen other books has not made a public appearance in his home country,...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Marvin Hamlisch, the stage and film composer who created the memorable songs for "A Chorus Line," has died at 68. The composer died on Monday in Los Angeles after collapsing from a brief illness, his family said in a statement.
One of the most...
| Nov 18, 2010
John Hawkes would prefer that you, dear reader, not get to know him too well.
Nothing personal, you understand. It's just that Hawkes, known for playing Sol Star in HBO's "Deadwood" and Bugsy in "The Perfect Storm" opposite George Clooney, believes...
| Dec 5, 2010
William Morrow: 280 pp., $26.99
Elmore Leonard's latest novel, his 44th, takes him beyond America's shores, way outside the criminal turfs — Detroit, Miami, Hollywood — he more or less owns, deep into...
| Apr 15, 2012
Throughout his 40-plus-year career, actor Michael Douglas personified the modern male in film, as a sensitive youth rebelling against authority, as a middle-aged man grappling with problems of marriage, career and changing times, and as an older adult,...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 11:14 AM
| Jan 19, 2012
Actress Gina Carano hopped on taped on the Dunkin Donuts Studio on the Run to talk about her starring role in the new action flick "Haywire."
Actress Gina Carano is a former mixed martial arts champion. Her father is a former Dallas Cowboys QB. And now,...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 11:08 PM
Director Steven Soderbergh did the highly overrated Contagion last year. And now with this release, he’s telling people he’s retiring from movies soon. I sure hope so, because these last two movies have really disappointed me.
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:23 PM
Nearly half of Steven Soderbergh's films could be characterized as thrillers or crime films. Within the Soderbergh spectrum, the new “Haywire” falls a lot closer to “The Limey” in terms of tone and focus than to the “Ocean's&...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 10:56 AM
Oscar-winning actor and producer Michael Douglas will receive the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s 12th Annual Monte Cristo Award in April 16.
Douglas is an alum of the Waterford theater center and has been active on its board over the years....
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:07 AM
He is Man on a Ledge. He is also Man Who Runs Through A Kitchen, Man Who Throws Grapefruit, and Man Who Is So Clearly Innocent There Is No Need For Us To Worry About Thinking Too Hard.
I was starting to get worried for a second. Here in Chicago, our...