| Jul 2, 2014
We went to see "This Is Our Youth" at the Steppenwolf Theater Company last night. It stars Michael Cera, Tavi Gevinson and Kieran Culkin, and I wondered, despite Chris Jones' positive review, whether we weren't in for a bit of......
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Sit tight, "Arrested Development" fans. More is likely on the way. At least if Netflix has its way.
The online streaming company's chief content officer, Ted Sarandos, recently told USA Today that a new season of "Arrested Development" was a "positive"...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Somehow, they found their way back to each other: The cast of "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" has reunited for brunch.
Alexis Bledel, Blake Lively, America Ferrera and Amber Tamblyn got together earlier this week for a quick bite, according to...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Netflix is showing Judd Apatow some "Love."
The online streaming service has ordered two seasons of "Love," a half-hour comedy created and written by Apatow, Lesley Arfin and Paul Rust.
The series follows a couple, played by Rust and Gillian...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
Of the few truths depicted in the bland, R-rated family comedy “This is Where I Leave You”—other than “emotions are hard” and “man, emotions are hard!”—two are that Adam Driver (“...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 3:30 PM
NEW YORK — In its home base of Chicago, the Steppenwolf Theatre Company's studiolike production of Kenneth Lonergan's closely observed and emotionally potent “This Is Our Youth” was an intimate, immersive affair. With the audience seated...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Steppenwolf's revival of "This Is Our Youth," Kenneth Lonergan's 1996 play about disaffected rich kids in the Reagan era, might be re-titled (or marketed as) "These Are Your Parents." These post-adolescent slackers living on Manhattan's Upper West Side in...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 10:33 PM
Spike Jonze and Jonah Hill would seem an unlikely duo to make one fall back in love with the bi-annual dog and pony show known as New York Fashion Week – an arcane, mostly outmoded ritual showcasing the possible wardrobe choices of six months hence....
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:51 PM
If you want to look back on 2013, then look no further than this one drawing that sums up the year in one take.
"Here's to 2013" was drawn by freelance illustrator Mario Zucca for content marketing firm Beutler Ink. It depicts almost 90 events that...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:27 AM
The Producers Guild of America, a leading bellwether for the best picture Oscar, announced on Thursday the 10 films whose producers are nominated for the group's annual award: "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle," "Blue Jasmine," "Captain Phillips,"...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Conan O'Brien, Betty White and Lisa Kudrow will be featured at USC's School of Cinematic Arts' Comedy@SCA Festival this Saturday and Sunday at USC.
The second annual festival is part of the film school's Comedy@SCA initiative, an interdisciplinary...