| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Brad Pitt is back on the World War II battlefield in "Fury," writer-director David Ayer's upcoming action-drama about a tank crew in Nazi Germany, and Sony has unveiled the first footage from the film, which you can watch above.
Set in 1945, during...
| May 11, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Does the future of fashion run through the studio back lot?
Fox Consumer Products, the licensing and merchandising arm of Twentieth Century Fox, thinks it might. The folks who made it possible to purchase "The Simpsons" skateboards, "Avatar" pinball...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Open Road Films will distribute "Tupac," a movie about the late rapper and actor Tupac Shakur to be directed by John Singleton ("Boyz N the Hood," "2 Fast 2 Furious"), the studio announced Wednesday.
Written by Singleton with Jeremy Haft and Ed Gonzalez...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Naper Nights Summer Concert Series opens Friday bringing live music and local grub to historic Naper Settlement.
"By having an outdoor concert series, the community is able to experience great music, food, cold drinks and company under the open sky,"...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:30 AM
This summer Harley-Davidson announced a new line of motorcycles and a plan to take the company in a new direction. The 2014 Street Glide Special is an example of the road ahead.
This is an all-new variation on the 100-year-old American manufacturer&...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:37 PM
A long-gestating movie about the late rapper Tupac Shakur is closer to fruition, with Morgan Creek Productions and Emmet Furla Films announcing Thursday that they plan to co-finance and co-produce the film.
Shakur's mother, Afeni Shakur, will...
| May 30, 2013
| 3:24 AM
Here's a question we never thought we'd pose: Do you want to meet a porn star on Las Olas Boulevard?
In case you missed it, Exxxotica 2013, the traveling porn convention that began at the Miami Beach Convention Center in 2006, has moved north to Fort...
| May 31, 2013
| 1:49 AM
Moving the Exxxotica trade show, with its bevy of porn stars, sex toys and nightclub afterparties, from South Beach to Fort Lauderdale may seem counterintuitive. But take it from an old hand at porn and Fort Lauderdale: It's nothing to be afraid of....
| Jan 14, 2013
Yes, Common has played a criminal before. But “Luv,” which offers the South Side native his largest big-screen leading role to date, isn’t exactly “Smokin’ Aces” or “Street Kings.”
In the Baltimore-set...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — Forest Whitaker tends to talk about his work with a mystical flourish. Movie roles, he says, have helped him achieve transcendence, learn the value of quiet and appreciate fear.
Yet the star of Lee Daniels' "The Butler" is...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 12:16 PM
A DuPage County judge today upheld the firing of a West Chicago police shift commander who invited almost all the on-duty members of his overnight shift into the police station to watch full-length feature movies on consecutive nights in 2009.