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  • Save the Seats 2014: We've got your ticket for New Year's Eve

    Save the Seats 2014: We've got your ticket for New Year's Eve
    This is our annual “Save the Seats” for New Year's Eve, which the Chicago Tribune offers up every year on the last Friday in December before the big night of the ball drop, the citywide champagne toast, the midnight “Auld Lang Syne&...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ANNIE 2 1/2 stars. Ho-hum remake, and update, of the movie musical about a plucky orphan and the moneyed patriarch whose icy heart is toasted like campfire marshmallows once he lets the girl into his life. Beasts of the Southern Wild's Quvenzhane Wallis...
  • 'Interview' fallout no laughing matter in comedy world

    'Interview' fallout no laughing matter in comedy world
    In the early 1990s, writer-director Jim Abrahams was making a big studio comedy about a mission to kill a foreign dictator — and not just any foreign dictator, one the United States had recently gone to war against: Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein....
  • Many of 2014's best TV shows weren't on cable or networks

    This is the year I became a dedicated streamer. This is the year Netflix and Amazon truly became a force to be reckoned with and embraced. It's not that these companies are radically changing what qualifies as great entertainment. Almost all of their...
  • Al Jazeera America Marks Anniversary of Egypt Arrests with 'Journalism Is Not a Crime' Special

    Al Jazeera America will mark the one-year anniversary of the arrest of three Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt with an hourlong special, "Journalism Is Not a Crime," set to air Dec. 29. Australian correspondent Peter Greste, Canadian-Egyptian bureau...
  • 'Colbert Report' whacks Grim Reaper

    'Colbert Report' whacks Grim Reaper
    To conclude "The Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert found immortality, which is an original way to end a 9-year-old TV series. He managed this feat by shooting to death Grimmy (the Grim Reaper) during a chess game. "I just killed death. That means I am...
  • Final 'Colbert Report': Colbert confers self immortality, sings 'We'll Meet Again'

    Final 'Colbert Report': Colbert confers self immortality, sings 'We'll Meet Again'
    So, apparently, there might be more of “Stephen Colbert,” the fictional wing-nut talk show host portrayed so winningly by Stephen Colbert during nine-plus years of “The Colbert Report” on Comedy Central. What else are we to make of...
  • Stephen Colbert conquers death in 'Colbert Report' finale, prepares for next step

    Stephen Colbert conquers death in 'Colbert Report' finale, prepares for next step
    Many wondered if Stephen Colbert, after playing a bloviating conservative for 1,447 episodes of his "Colbert Report," might finally break character and just speak as Stephen Colbert, human being, in Thursday's final episode. He did not. Spoiler Alert:...
  • 'The Colbert Report' finale: Some joking, some singing, some Alex Trebek

    To celebrate the end, he first turned his show over to the president, then went head to head with a dragon. He sold nine years of tchotchkes at a yard sale, then raffled off his desk and fireplace for charity. And for his final show, he murdered death,...
  • 'Interview' mess strange, surreal and troubling

    Kim Jong-un's head will not explode on Christmas Day, after all. At least not on movie screens in North America, or anywhere else in the world. On Wednesday, Sony Pictures pulled its Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy, "The Interview" about a pair of...
  • Robert Lloyd's best TV shows of 2014

    Robert Lloyd's best TV shows of 2014
    Here is Robert Lloyd’s look at the best of 2014 in television. "Broad City" (Comedy Central). Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's glassy-eyed aspirational comedy of friendship and survival feels like the future. "Jane the Virgin" (CW). A delicate...