| Dec 5, 2014
Ho, Ho, Ho(dor)! It's the time of year for geek-friendly holiday shopping. Whether you're shopping for fans of “Game of Thrones,” “Star […]...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- "Mad Men" star Jon Hamm, "Game of Thrones" thesp Oona Chaplin and Rafe Spall will co-star in the "Black Mirror" feature-length special due to air on U.K. free-to-air channel Channel 4 this Christmas.
The special, which has three interwoven...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 3:17 PM
If you're expecting "Marco Polo," Netflix's apparent attempt to create an epic as expansive and thrilling as "Game of Thrones," to hold you over until that HBO series returns in the spring, it might disappoint you. If you accept it on its own rather...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 12:39 PM
You haven't really heard the theme song to 'Game of Thrones' --HBO's popular fantasy series based on George R. R. Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire'-- until you've heard it performed by the Florida State University Marching Chiefs at Doak Campbell...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:56 PM
Lop off your fingers, the new "Star Wars" lightsaber will. Know this, every Jedi knight should.
Happily, I can't write this entire column using a Yoda Speak Generator. So in simple Chicagoese, I'll tell you this: My experts insist that if you use that...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:59 AM
HBO's "Silicon Valley" and Amazon's "Transparent" were among the newbie standouts in this year's TV nominees for the Writers Guild Awards.
Both shows earned noms for comedy series as well as for new series. "Transparent" made it a trifecta with a nom for...
| Nov 26, 2014
The first teaser video for the fifth season of “Game of Thrones” is out, but don't get too excited. The […]...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Rebecca Ferguson is remarkably good as Dinah, daughter of Leah and Jacob in Lifetime's two-part adaptation of "The Red Tent," Anita Diamant's feminist revisiting of the Old Testament. And that is no small feat.
Whether you believe it to be truth,...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 1:06 PM
The feature films "American Sniper," "Boyhood" and "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" and the TV series "Fargo" and "Mad Men" were among the recipients Monday of the American Film Institute's AFI Awards 2014 for outstanding film and...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Winter is coming, but for large swaths of the country, winter is already here. With bad weather already affecting many, people are probably beginning to scan through their streaming-TV options, looking for something to binge on through the blizzards....
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Critics' favorites "Boyhood" and "Birdman" are among the top contenders in nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Ensembles from both films will compete with the casts of "The Theory of Everything," "The Imitation Game" and "The Grand...