| Oct 13, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Ah, to be 40 years younger! Larry David has just put the kibosh on Jennifer Lawrence's crush on him.
The "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "Seinfeld" mastermind has responded to the Oscar-winner's declaration of stirrings "below the belt," comments that were...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 10:54 AM
After Hours Film Society
Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland Ave., Downers Grove, 630-534-4528, afterhoursfilmsociety.com
"Love Is Strange" 3 1/2 stars (U.S.; Ira Sachs, 2014) "Love Is Strange" begins with Ben and George, readying themselves in their...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Geoffrey Holder, a dancer, choreographer, an actor (famously in the James Bond film "Live and Let Die") and a two-time Tony winner for "The Wiz" who was famous for his deep voice and hearty, enthusiastic laugh, died of complications from pneumonia on...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:12 AM
It's my least favorite episode: "Most Memorable Year." Let's see what the 17-year-old has to say. Which of the presumably 12-13 of them that she can remember will she pick? I also hate the shameless manipulation -- you will cry, and you will like it....
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:42 AM
"The Hero of Color City" is a computer-animated cartoon that looked good enough on paper to attract the voice talents of Owen Wilson, Craig Ferguson, Christina Ricci, Rosie Perez and Sean Astin, among others.
Five credited screenwriters later, it...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz has been named this year's "sexiest woman alive" by Esquire, the men's lifestyle magazine said on Monday.
The 40-year-old follows last year's winner, American actress Scarlett Johansson, to earn the honor chosen by Esquire...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:23 AM
LOS ÁNGELES — La actriz española Penélope Cruz ha sido nombrada este año por Esquire como la "mujer viva más sexy del mundo", informó la revista sobre estilo de vida masculino.
La española de 40 años sucede a la ganadora del año pasado, la...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
We've been deluged with dozens of variations of "Birdman Soars" headlines in the last couple of days, as Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's ambitious tale of a onetime comic book movie star's quest for reinvention opened to great business last weekend,...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Playwright Ayad Akhtar has seen his Pulitzer Prize winning play "Disgraced" open in productions around the country and around the world. But the show's opening on Broadway Oct. 23 was still a bigger deal.
Literally bigger. "We'd never done it for me than...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 10:58 AM
"Night of the Living Dead" (1i968) plays at The American Theatre, 125 E. Mellen Street, Hampton, at 7 p.m. Thursday as part of the Phoebus Film Series. Here is a piece I wrote about this classic horror flick as part of a series of movie essays.
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:00 AM
There was the TV telecast that millions watched. And then there were backstage and red carpet moments at the Tony Awards that you might have missed — like James Monroe Iglehart revealing his plans to celebrate his win for featured actor, musical for...