| Apr 20, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The stars of comic books, television and movies will be in town this weekend during the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2), to be held at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Among the comic celebs will be award-winning writer Brian Azzarello, known...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:00 AM
It's not quite May, but I have officially begun my search for the perfect popcorn movie. That's what we call the big box-office bruisers that swagger through our summers because expectations are strangely both high — and low. A quick fix of fun...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Oscar's big night is always filled with surprises and great moments -- here are our favorites:
Hattie McDaniel, Best Supporting Actress, "Gone With the Wind"
Newsreel clips show that she was visibly moved in a historic win.
Charlie Chaplin, Honorary...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:00 AM
By overwhelming critical consensus, 2013 was a banner year for movies. End-of-the-year lists, that dependable fruitcake of entertainment journalism, arrived with festive unanimity. It was a "tremendous" (the Atlantic's Christopher Orr), "amazing" (the New...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:19 PM
There’s no tribute more fitting — or eerie — than a well-known actor who dies, then materializes months or years later on the movie screen. It happened to James Dean in “Rebel Without a Cause.” Ditto for Heath Ledger in...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
I have a theory for what is causing "Man of Steel's" faster-than-expected slide at the box office: Jor-El.
Around the fifth time Russell Crowe materializes as Jor, the long-dead father of Clark Kent, a.k.a. Kal-El, a.k.a. Superman, I wanted to scream....
| Mar 19, 2013
When Oscar winner Ben Kingsley signed on to play the Mandarin in “Iron Man 3,” he joined a legion of ......
| Feb 5, 2013
From “The Dark Knight” to “Doctor Who,” the cult favorite comedy “Community” has paid homage to dozens of genre franchises. ......
| Aug 23, 2013
Batman fans aren't exactly applauding the news that Ben Affleck will be the next actor to portray Bruce Wayne on […]...
| Jun 2, 2013
The diary Heath Ledger kept during the production of Christopher Nolan's acclaimed 2008 film “The Dark Knight” is the subject […]...