| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Already on her third headlining tour, 21-year-old Demi Lovato took the BB&T stage by storm Tuesday Feb. 25 to promote her self-titled fourth studio album, DEMI. Opening acts were The X Factor finalists Fifth Harmony and winners of its UK counterpart,...
| Jun 23, 2013
Baseball, football, wrestling
ACT: 34. GPA: 4.88/4.0.
Athletics: All-Suburban Christian Blue football 2012, baseball 2012-13. 138-pound regional runner-up, wrestling 2013.
Academics: IHSA All-State Academic 2012-13,...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Actor Nick Nolte has put a Malibu compound up for sale that has seen a galaxy of stars come through its arched entryway.
Besides Nolte, other notables to have owned the house include comedian Tommy Chong, Don Felder of the Eagles and music producer...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Aussie import "Wish You Were Here" offers a distinctive, highly effective take on the vacation-from-hell thriller. First-time director Kieran Darcy-Smith, working from a powerful script he wrote with wife — and the film's co-star —...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
When the Academy Award nominations are announced, there are often surprises, sometimes including an underdog or two that may have burrowed their way into a finalist slot. It's rare, however, to find nominees who haven't been significantly promoted to...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 6:01 PM
Keep your eyes on Tom Hardy. Before the Brit starred in films like "Inception" or this year's "Warrior," he scorched the small screen as thuggish Freddie Jackson in the 2009 British miniseries "The Take" (8 p.m. Friday, Encore; 3.5 stars).
| Sep 7, 2011
| 10:00 PM
***1/2 (out of four)
How’s this for timing? High school physics teacher/ex-UFC fighter Brendan Conlon (Joel Edgerton) desperately needs money or he, his wife (Jennifer Morrison) and their two daughters will lose their house. Brendan’s...
| Sep 9, 2011
"Warrior" is too much of a good thing. A family drama set in the ultraviolent world of mixed martial arts, it shows promise but finally hits things so hard, both literally and metaphorically, that it's hard not to feel pummeled yourself by the time it's...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 7:00 AM
A film centering on the world of the raw and brutal form of competitive fighting known as mixed martial arts would hardly make this reviewer rush to the cinema. But director Gavin O’Connor’s new film, “Warrior,” much like last...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 8:59 AM
If "Warrior" predictably throws many of the same punches as the many boxing movies that came before it, there are just enough differences to make this movie seem both quirkier and more topical. Although it falls short of delivering a knockout punch, it is...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:44 PM
"Contagion" is the latest film about a deadly virus that threatens humankind. It borrows from movies like "Outbreak" and "The Andromeda Strain." But the basic concept goes all the way back to the real Black Death of the Middle Ages.
A healthy person...