| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When the 2013 Oscars opened in February, host Seth MacFarlane declared that the show had a theme. The Academy Awards, MacFarlane said, would be celebrating the marriage of film and music. Though such a thesis may have been obscured by the ensuing song-...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Pop phenomenon Lady Gaga, rapper Eminem and indie rock darling Arcade Fire are among the mainstream acts to headline the inaugural YouTube Music Awards.
YouTube will host its first live-streamed music awards show Nov. 3 to honor top performers and...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:07 AM
NEW YORK -- It’s no illusion: Spike Jonze’s “Her” will make its premiere at the New York Film Festival.
The movie about a man (Joaquin Phoenix) who falls in love -- sort of -- with a digital replica of a woman will close the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:28 AM
After an absence of four years, the SouthSide Film Festival is bringing back its children’s film series with more than 60 children’s films, many of which have won awards. The free series includes six rotating blocks of children’s films...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Warner Bros. has posted the first trailer for Spike Jonze's "Her," starring Joaquin Phoenix as a lonely writer who manages to hit it off with his new computer operating system, voiced by Scarlett Johansson as an engaging voice program and virtual...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The New York Film Festival has set the world preem of "Her," the new Spike Jonze film starring Joaquin Phoenix, for its closing night gala screening in October.
The first feature from writer-director Jonze since "Where the Wild Things Are," "Her" stars...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Citing strong early reaction, Warner Bros. has positioned Spike Jonze's romantic drama "Her" as an awards contender by moving the romancer back a month to Dec. 18.
Studio, which had been planning a Nov. 20 launch, will start with a limited release in New...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:28 PM
What fabulous, cool weather we have had during the first part of this month. Whoever thought that those two words would ever describe August weather in our area, for crying out loud? I hope my words don't jinx the situation.
I have to keep pushing the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Come on, enough already! This humid weather makes me feel like I’m in the middle of a Mississippi summer — and that isn’t my cup of tea, even if you put sugar in it.
I’m already autumn dreaming and yearning for cool, crisp...
| Sep 10, 2013
Tucked into a small building behind the Charles B. Powers Public Works Facility on 183rd Street and 80th Avenue is a growing enterprise — Tinley Park Television.
The studio, held in a space formerly used by Tinley Park PAWS to house animals, is...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:40 PM
In a collaborative comic strip created with Art Spiegelman for The New Yorker, Connecticut's own Maurice Sendak once remarked, "Childhood is deep and rich. It's vital, mysterious, and profound. I remember my own childhood vividly…I knew terrible...