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  • Review: 'The Casual Vacancy'

    Review: 'The Casual Vacancy'
    Wrestling J.K. Rowling's 500-page book into a three-hour miniseries flummoxes "The Casual Vacancy," a project made with considerable ambition and lyricism, yet which feels scattered and unfocused.
  • Provocative 'The Casual Vacancy' no ordinary jaunt to countryside

    Provocative 'The Casual Vacancy' no ordinary jaunt to countryside
    Those who live by the scone must be prepared to die by it as well. There's nothing many Americans (myself included) like more than a good wallow in the sylvan coziness of the British countryside. Murder mysteries, period dramas, fantasy epics, modern...

    Trailer for 'The Casual Vacancy,' based on J.K. Rowling novel, released

    Trailer for 'The Casual Vacancy,' based on J.K. Rowling novel, released
    The first trailer for the miniseries "The Casual Vacancy," based on a book by J.K. Rowling, hit the web Sunday. The series will premiere on BBC One in England on February 15, but no word on when it will be available in the U.S. But as A.V. Club...

    SAG Awards 2015: 'Birdman' yes, but 'Theory'? Cast nominations a puzzle

    These scenes began flashing through my mind just as the Screen Actors Guild Awards began announcing nominations for performance by a cast in a motion picture: "Birdman" — actors in constricted spaces using dressing rooms and winding corridors to...

    Reel additions: Films playing at local theaters

    Reel additions: Films playing at local theaters
    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...