| Aug 20, 2012
A dozen managers sat around a rectangular table at the Wit hotel in the Loop, their attention fixed on a man in an Armani suit standing in the front of the room.
They waited quietly, the CTA Red Line train periodically rumbling by, until the tall,...
| Mar 17, 2013
If Disney's "Oz the Great and Powerful" continues to be a tornado at the ticket counter (opening weekend saw $80.3 million in domestic ticket sales, making it the most successful 2013 release to date), the inhabitants of the Emerald City aren't the only...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 3:01 PM
A nightly dance party created as a last-minute diversion to entertain idle hordes waiting for a wildly popular attraction at Disney California Adventure has turned into an ever-evolving mainstay that might just become an accidental institution.
| Apr 18, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Something's wrong. Tom Cruise, or, rather, Jack Harper, his character in the placid new science-fiction adventure "Oblivion," can't shake his dreams of a woman giving him the big eyes on the observation deck of the Empire State Building.
| Nov 18, 2010
| 9:52 PM
On Friday, Hurley will release its limited edition line for the Disney film "TRON: Legacy," to be sold at Pacific Sunwear stores throughout the U.S.
The "TRON"-inspired men's and women's collections by Costa Mesa-based Hurley incorporate the film's...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 7:17 PM
According to several published reports this past week, a visual-effects studio that has worked on recent Disney films such as "Tron: Legacy" and Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland" soon will move its operations from California to Port St. Lucie.
| Mar 10, 2011
| 5:41 AM
Gwyneth Paltrow proves herself an able singer (which she also has demonstrated on several award shows) in this drama of a troubled country music star on the road to redemption.
After a stay in rehab, she sets out to resume her career under the guidance...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 11:41 AM
Like "Avatar," "TRON: Legacy" takes us into a world of digital imagination, a dreamscape Netscape of blacks and blues and neon-lit "programs" and disc-duels for the teeming masses of bits and bytes.
It's a gorgeous sequel to 1982's "TRON," a video game...
| Dec 19, 2010
The merchandise collaborations for "Tron: Legacy," which opened in theaters Friday, may seem like they're all over the grid — with the movie's distinctive look and name turning up on everything from $30 backpacks to $15,000 hand-finished designer...
| Dec 22, 2010
There is a down-home comfort saturating "Country Strong," in that "somebody done somebody wrong song" way, that almost carries you through when its music-drenched melodrama gets predictable. Which is pretty much as soon as the fragile, still-in-rehab...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 9:31 AM
Love literally knows no bounds for the husband (Russell Crowe) of a murder suspect (Elizabeth Banks) when he decides to break her out of jail in this well-paced melodrama directed and co-written by Paul Haggis ("Crash").
The desperate spouse-on-the-...