| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:30 AM
"Remember, Red, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies." That line from "The Shawshank Redemption" perfectly describes the 1994 movie too.
Nowhere is that "good thing" more alive than in Mansfield, Ohio, home to...
| 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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Frank Darabont, creator of AMC's hit zombie series "The Walking Dead," is in talks to direct a follow-up to "Snow White and the Huntsman" — minus Snow White, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
The sequel to Universal's 2012 dark fantasy would...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman was honored with the Renaissance Award from the Gene Siskel Film Center (GSFC) at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago on June 7. The legendary actor participated in a question-and-answer session with his "Last Vegas"...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
Two activities in “The Maze Runner”—fighting to stay in a circle and considering climbing a very tall wall—reminded me of “American Gladiators,” which made me think of “American Ninja Warrior,...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:07 AM
"Forrest Gump" came out 20 years ago and it created something of a sensation. It won the Best Picture Oscar, and Tom Hanks won for Actor in a Leading Role.
That was an amazing year for American movies, and to tell you the truth, I would have preferred...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:05 AM
The cinematographers of "12 Years a Slave," "Captain Phillips," "The Grandmaster" and "Gravity" were among seven nominees announced Wednesday morning for the 27th American Society of Cinematographers Awards.
"Inside Llewyn Davis," "Nebraska" and...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Prolific character actor James Whitmore appeared in countless films ("The Asphalt Jungle," "The Shawshank Redemption") and TV series ("The Twilight Zone") in his six -decade career, earning Oscar nominations for 1949's "Battleground" and 1975's "Give...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:16 AM
As the Ravens packed their bags Sunday night in the locker room and took inventory of their season after a narrow loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, linebacker Terrell Suggs declared the defending Super Bowl champions were in a "state of emergency."
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:34 PM
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:48 AM
Tree's profile is growing more rapidly than even his name would suggest.
The 29-year-old Chicago rapper/producer earned a coveted slot at the Pitchfork Music Festival on the strength of his newest mixtape, "Sunday School II: When Church Lets Out," and...