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  • Around Town: Celebrate Easter with Jimmy Stewart and Harvey

     
    The American Cinematheque's Aero Theatre is going rabid for rabbits Easter Sunday -- just don't expect the Easter Bunny. The "hare"-raising evening begins with 1950's "Harvey," starring Jimmy Stewart in his Oscar-nominated performance as Elwood P. Dowd, a...
  • Around Town: Happy 85th to Grauman's Chinese Theatre

     
    One of Hollywood' most venerable movie palaces, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, is celebrating its 85th birthday this year. And as part of the theater's celebrations, the Chinese is offering a "25 Cent Movie Mondays" series. The first movie screening this...
  • David Kehr's Collection of Chicago Reader Reviews Are From a Bygone Era

    David Kehr's Collection of Chicago Reader Reviews Are From a Bygone Era
    The title of this selection of film critic David Kehr's reviews for the Chicago Reader from 1974 to 1986 is a bit misleading. When, exactly, did films matter? It seems they mattered when what was said about them mattered, in “a period that saw the...
  • 'Downton Abbey' a classy, addictive soap opera

    "Downton Abbey," a four-part, six-hour miniseries premiering Sunday, Jan. 9, on PBS' "Masterpiece Classic" (check local listings), is a fascinating hybrid, an instantly addictive, don't-bogart-the-popcorn soap opera draped in all the deluxe trappings of...
  • Director, game on at IMG Academies, Steve Shenbaum, discusses Jay Cutler and how he can avoid criticism

    Director, game on at IMG Academies, Steve Shenbaum, discusses Jay Cutler and how he can avoid criticism
    Education/Accreditations: •Graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Theater and Performance •Studied and trained at the British American Drama Academy in Oxford, England Experience: Featured in Sports Illustrated, Sporting News, New York...
  • Dr Steve Talks With Lynda Carter

    Dr Steve Talks With Lynda Carter
    For info about Lynda, click HERE. To purchase her CD, click HERE.   About Lynda: Performed in a band during high school called 'Just Us', which consisted of a marimba, a congo drum, an acoustic guitar, and a stand-up bass played by another girl....
  • DVD Review: One of Stanley Kubrick's best gets better

    Stanley Kubrick's third feature was his first great film and remains to this day my favorite Kubrick movie (with the possible exception of “Dr. Strangelove”). It also captures the very essence of the film noir worldview, with only “...
  • Police story charts a slide downhill for a rogue cop in 'Rampart' ✭✭✭ 1/2

    Police story charts a slide downhill for a rogue cop in 'Rampart' ✭✭✭ 1/2
    "Rampart" patrols some familiar streets, but this jarringly intimate study of a dirty Los Angeles cop sliding, crazily, down the drain has a distinctive new-cliche smell, pungent and alive. The story, which is more about observation than propulsion, suits...
  • 'Life Itself': Ebert autobiography a charming remembrance

    'Life Itself': Ebert autobiography a charming remembrance
    In his easygoing, candid and altogether charming autobiography, or, as he calls it, "Life Itself: A Memoir," Roger Ebert fails to mention me: The nights he and I had many drinks on the porch of his house on Dickens Street and elsewhere, the favorable in-...
  • Closing Comments: Dome Sweet Dome

    Closing Comments: Dome Sweet Dome
    It's nothing but open space, and we should use it!! What I propose is a Texas size, world class indoor zip line park. I envision different lines at different heights that go from one side to the other and take you to different looking foliage..maybe even...
  • At the intersection of grief and destiny

    At the intersection of grief and destiny
    Red Hook Road A Novel Ayelet Waldman Doubleday: 344 pp., $25.95 Ayelet Waldman is a worrier. Because she is the mother of four children, ages 7 to 16, that shouldn't be surprising. Her last book, "Bad Mother," a work of nonfiction, outlined many of...