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  • 'Star Wars' Cinematographer Gilbert Taylor Dies at 99

    Veteran British cinematographer Gilbert Taylor, who shot "Star Wars" for director George Lucas after shooting black and white classics such as Richard Lester's 1964 Beatles film "A Hard Day's Night," Stanley Kubrick's "Dr. Strangelove" and Roman Polanski'...
  • 'Star Wars' cinematographer Gilbert Taylor dies

    'Star Wars' cinematographer Gilbert Taylor dies
    Veteran British cinematographer Gilbert Taylor, whose b&w cinematography on such classics as Richard Lester's 1964 Beatles film "A Hard Day's Night," Stanley Kubrick's "Dr. Strangelove" and Roman Polanski's "Repulsion" rank him as one of Britain's most...
  • TV Picks: 'Hollow Crown,' Emmys, 'Michael J. Fox,' returning faves

    TV Picks: 'Hollow Crown,' Emmys, 'Michael J. Fox,' returning faves
    "The Hollow Crown" (PBS, Fridays). Here is my man Shakespeare back again, and not a moment too soon -- the best man, to steal a line from the writer himself, "either for tragedy, comedy, history, pastoral, pastoral-comical, historical-pastoral, tragical-...
  • Tom Hiddleston returns to Shakespearean roots in 'The Hollow Crown'

     Tom Hiddleston returns to Shakespearean roots in 'The Hollow Crown'
    Tom Hiddleston feels most alive when he's performing Shakespeare. "I don't know why I do," said the 32-year-old British actor, whose recent video with Cookie Monster on the importance of waiting was an Internet sensation. "But it does reconnect me...
  • The customer is ... seldom heard

    The flight attendant smiles. "Something to drink?" "Water, please," I say. She asks the next guy over. Then she turns to me again. "Did you say orange juice?" she asks. The ticket woman smiles. "Which movie?" "'Men in Black,'" I say. She nods....
  • Lovecraft slowly shedding cult status

    Lovecraft slowly shedding cult status
    Earlier this month the pre-Halloween episode of “The Simpsons” opened with an elaborate three-minute segment directed by Guillermo del Toro, in which Bart joyfully skateboards up the tentacle of a gruesome, towering creature, its eight eyes...
  • 'Batman: Arkham Origins' succeeds as art, but fails as cinema

    'Batman: Arkham Origins' succeeds as art, but fails as cinema
    For a brief moment during the opening sequence in the new Batman video game I felt genuine excitement for this, the third game in the "Arkham" series from Warner Bros. Interactive. Watching a younger Bruce Wayne suit up as a fledgling Dark Knight and...
  • Will 'Thor' hammer the U.S. box office?

    "WOULD YOU rather have a real drink?" "Uh, sure. A screwdriver." "Fine. Go get him a screwdriver." That was an exchange at the special screening of "Thor: The Dark World" the other night at The Crosby Hotel. (The bar was only serving water and popcorn....
  • Netflix bulks up with Marvel superheroes

    Netflix is bulking up its programming with a roster of new Marvel superheroes. The online movie and television service struck a deal with Walt Disney Co. to develop original live-action TV series based on four of Marvel's lesser-known comic book...
  • 'Thor' hammers home same points ★★ 1/2

    'Thor' hammers home same points ★&#9733 1/2
    "Thor: The Dark World" is the eighth movie in its particular franchise. So if anyone asks you what it has in common with "Blondie Goes Latin" and "Bomba and the Jungle Girl" you'll know the answer. The franchise at hand goes by the name of the Marvel...
  • Simeon All Access | Q and A with Quron Davis

    Simeon All Access | Q and A with Quron Davis
    Quron Davis is a work in progress. Simeon's tallest player at 6-foot-9, Davis doesn't play a lot of meaningful minutes, but his potential is such that he earned a Division I scholarship. He'll play for Chicago State next season for Simeon graduate...