| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Invitations were sent to 271 individuals to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Thursday. They gain entry to the academy by earning an Oscar nomination, by getting two members to pen recommendations or by receiving an endorsement...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
***1/2 (out of four)
Though it sounds like a metal band, “Snowpiercer” is a riveting sci-fi adventure only a few steps down from “Dark City” or “Children of Men.” It pummels forward like the train on which the action...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Survival, when the odds are desperate, breeds a certain mania, a kill or be killed ethos that we've seen played out in countless post-apocalyptic movies. By their very nature, these are dark, depressing, violent affairs beset by plagues, pestilence and...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:00 AM
He has been referred to as Korea's version of Quentin Tarantino, with Quentin Tarantino himself recently likening him to Steven Spielberg. Now, with the ambitious sci-fi action film "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho makes his English-language debut and a bid...
| Nov 24, 2013
This post has been corrected, as detailed below. Fox Mulder and Dana Scully are back with the FBI, and as […]...
| Jul 8, 2013
On Demand DVD New Releases July 8-14 Admission Tina Fey stars as a college-admissions officer at Princeton whose seemingly orderly life is thrown into chaos when she meets an alternative-school kid who just might be the son she gave up for adoption...
| Jul 9, 2013
When the film version of Stephenie Meyer’s — author of the Twilight series — bestseller The Host was being developed, producer Nick Wechsler knew that many in the film industry thought it would be difficult, if not impossible, to make...
| Jan 23, 2014
In 1982, French writers Jacques Lob and Benjamin Legrand, and artist Jean-Marc Rochette collaborated on “Le Transperceneige,” a science-fiction graphic novel about the last […]...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Midway through my conversation with Imagine Dragons lead singer Dan Reynolds and his wife, Aja Volkman, in Nellcote's private dining area last week, Volkman — whose band, Nico Vega, opened for Imagine Dragons earlier that night at the House of Blues...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 2:34 PM
David Otunga had little time to order food Friday during lunchtime at Howells & Hood in the Tribune Tower — not with his hectic press tour running late and a live TV appearance up next — so the Elgin native and WWE Superstar settled for just a...
| Mar 26, 2013
Because their movie “The Host” comes from “Twilight” author Stephenie Meyer, Max Irons and Jake Abel have received plenty of questions about Team Edward and Team Jacob.
The new film’s story, however, isn’t as basic as,...