| Jul 18, 2014
TV programmers remain fascinated with James Bond movies. They seem to be running pretty much continously, which gave me the idea for today's movie list. I decided to come up with the best 10 non-Bond movies featuring actors who played......
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:38 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences named its new board of governors Friday, a list that includes current academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, key Academy Museum fundraiser Annette Bening and five first-time governors.
The board of...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/events.
Thursday, Sept. 11
Antioch Farmers Market: Shop for fresh veggies,...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:28 AM
PHILADELPHIA — After residing in relative obscurity for decades, Philadelphia is finally emerging from the shadows of neighboring meccas New York City and Washington D.C. Sure, on the whole W.C. Fields would rather not be in Philadelphia —...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The pirates gather on a ragged beach and sail toward shipping lanes, scanning for freighters, the prey of their craft. Rifles drawn, scarves blowing, they troll East African waters, where the deeds of desperate men collide with the precarious rhythms of...
| May 28, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Nia Vardalos has said "I do" to a sequel to "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," her breakthrough 2002 romantic comedy about a woman trying to get her boisterous Aegean family to accept her non-Greek fiance, played by John Corbett.
Vardalos, who wrote and...
| Sep 25, 2014
A new trailer for “Jupiter Ascending” offers a glimpse of what promises to be a blockbuster sci-fi spectacle, with stars […]...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Whether you're a scholar or a truck driver, Donald Miller has a history book for you.
"I want you to be able to enjoy it," Miller said, "no matter who you are."
That's why a Miller book contains the evidence of mountains of research in hundreds of pages...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Think of it as the corset drama unlaced.
Directed by Amma Asante from a screenplay by Misan Sagay, the new film "Belle" features a breakthrough performance for actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw in the title role of Dido Elizabeth Belle. Born the illegitimate...
| May 4, 2014
| 4:30 AM
When director Marc Webb spoke to the big crowd at the premiere of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" here, he didn't open by saluting the cast or welcoming the colorfully dressed fans at the Ziegfeld Theatre.
Instead, he gave thanks — to New York.
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Raymond Wagner, a producer of films including "Petulia" and, later, "Turner and Hooch" and formerly a top executive at Universal Studios and MGM, died of natural causes March 12 in Westwood, Calif. He was 85.
Wagner oversaw TV pilots for Universal during...