| Jul 14, 2011
| 4:13 AM
Welcome to the pack, "Game of Thrones" and "Parks and Recreation"!
Nominations for the 2011 Emmys were announced Thursday morning and a group of newbies are deservedly joining the pack of usual suspects. HBO's "Mildred Pierce" led overall noms with 21,...
| Jul 15, 2011
How do you argue with any master list that includes Jane Lynch, Kathy Bates, Margo Martindale, Melissa McCarthy, Martha Plimpton, Kelly MacDonald, Betty White, Kristen Wiig and Joan Cusack?
There were a number of surprises, both heartening and...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 4:05 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; unless otherwise noted)
Jaws (revival at the Charles; Saturday and Aug. 8 and 11)
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
The Bachelorette (season finale; 8 p.m. Monday; ABC)
Secret Mountain of Fort...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Elijah Wood is going to be a busy man Saturday night. The "Lord of the Rings" star will deejay at Debonair Social Club, the Fender magazine party at the Hard Rock Hotel and the Belve Music Lounge party at the W Chicago-City Center all in one night.
| Oct 18, 2011
| 8:20 AM
When Arielle Goodman was a child, she woke up every morning to the sounds of her mother's opera music floating through the house. Now, the 24-year old Chicago native and self-proclaimed Baltimore vagabond is making her own name as a performer. She has...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 10:47 AM
As the debut of her starring role in the much-anticipated "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" nears, Rooney Mara is first among equals in the ensemble cast of this boarding-school tale. Usually bookish, her character is prompted to experience more of life...
| May 16, 2012
| 10:10 AM
TBS and Just For Laughs have added comic Sarah Silverman to the Chicago festival line-up in June, along with dozens of other newly announced shows.
Silverman will host two shows at The Chicago Theatre on June 16, presenting some of her favorite comedians...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Actor John Corbett is known by millions of fans around the globe for his roles as Aiden in “Sex and The City” and Ian in My Big Fat Greek Wedding, but the good-hearted star is also famous for giving back to some important charitable causes....
| Jan 17, 2011
The silence in the room gave away that Ricky Gervais was going a little too far, hitting a little too close to home in swinging for the fences at last night's Golden Globes. Nervous titters over his rehab and jail jokes to introducer Robert Downey Jr.,...
| Jan 21, 2011
Yes, there's a gay cliche or two to be gleaned from this year's GLAAD Award nominations. And no, Liza didn't earn an honor for shaking her hip-replaced groove thing in “Sex and the City #2.” Some good films such as “The Kids are All...
| Mar 8, 2011
Tara convenes a meeting of the alters, but controlling them may be all in her mind....