| 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.
| 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-...
| 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.
| 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,...
| Dec 9, 2010
One of the most fun "Tron: Legacy"-inspired apparel collaborations we've seen to date (and the folks at Disney Consumer Products must have worked overtime on leveraging "Legacy" -- we've seen a lot of stuff out there) is the capsule collection......
| Dec 13, 2010
The LA Film Critics named “The Social Network” best picture, but also showed love to “Carlos” and “Mother” “Animal Kingdom” and “A Prophet.” The New York Film Critics also honored “The...
| Dec 15, 2010
For much of his professional life, Bruce Boxleitner has lived with âTRON.â The actor has been a staple on many a long-running TV series, from âScarecrow and Mrs. Kingâ to âBabylon 5.â But that 1982 film, almost a flop...
| Dec 17, 2010
On deck at your local cinema this week: The Dude gets back in the game, a rom-com threesome, Justin Timberlake ruins his Oscar chances and a serious film about serious stuff you probably have to go see before the Oscars. Here's the lineup: "Tron: Legacy":...