| Nov 10, 2011
| 9:15 AM
The bad news for the cast of “Twilight” is that filming of the series has wrapped, and the actors likely will never reprise their most famous roles to date. The good news? They no longer have to wear those ridiculous wigs again.
| Nov 16, 2011
Michael Fassbender, 'Shame' and 'A Dangerous Method'
You likely first saw Michael Fassbender as the cheeky Lt. Archie Cox in "Inglorious Basterds" or as Erik Lehnsherr/Magneto in this summer's "X-Men: First Class." But it's the latter part of this year...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 2:59 PM
It was a notable year for Chicago's film and TV industry, both for projects that came — and those that didn't. First, the good news. The city was home to four television series in 2012. That is an unprecedented number.
TV, however, is a fickle...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 1:57 PM
On Wednesday, three Senate leaders condemned Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" for its "grossly inaccurate" portrayal of the events leading to the killing of Osama Bin Laden.
But the controversy only seemed to make the well-reviewed picture even more...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 1:20 PM
The backlash in Washington over "Zero Dark Thirty" didn't reach the box office, as Kathryn Bigelow's CIA thriller got off to an excellent start in limited release.
Playing in five theaters, the film about the hunt for Osama bin Laden grossed $410,000...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Sort of the pregnancy version of such recent all-star comedies as "New Year's Eve" and "Valentine's Day," director Kirk Jones' ("Waking Ned Devine") compendium of several couples' birth-awaiting stories - inspired by the Heidi Murkoff best-seller - offers...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Robert Pattinson is slowly reemerging from a heartbreak hole this week, with appearances that will include a stop at the New York Stock Exchange to ring the opening bell.
The heartthrob recently vanished from public view, and for good reason. Tabloids...
| Aug 15, 2012
Obviously, the world will never be the same again.
Kristen Stewart and her “Twilight” co-star Robert Pattinson. K-Stew and R-Pattz. Stroganoff and Puffinson (unofficial nicknames). Call 'em what you want; they appear to be done. That’ll...
| Aug 15, 2012
(originally published March 15, 2010)
No, Kristen Stewart did not actually urinate on a guitar while playing Joan Jett in “The Runaways.” It just looks like it in the movie.
She did, however, sing and play guitar, and she does a pretty...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Robert Pattinson may still be better at selling tabloids than movie tickets.
The "Twilight" star's latest film, "Cosmopolis," opened in limited release this weekend and took in $72,327, according to an estimate from distributor Entertainment One Films....
| Aug 23, 2012
| 8:09 AM
Sleek and forbidding, David Cronenberg's adaptation of the Don DeLillo novel "Cosmopolis" presents the most whopping paradox in the cinema year 2012.
It is a picture, like any picture made by a true craftsman, that improves considerably on a second...