| Jul 19, 2011
| 4:43 PM
The relentless sunlight made the dirt ridge along the hill a ghostly white, a washed-out doppelganger of its former self. The once-inviting ochre causeway that led us up and away from the Griffith Park carousel now only served as a mirror of the sun&...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:45 AM
How did the Cubs’ Kerry Wood spend the night before his team’s season opener against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field?
By decorating cupcakes.
Wood — all 6-foot-5 of him — squeezed the cream cheese frosting out of a...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 12:13 PM
An excellent ensemble cast depicts the impact of the economic crisis on one financial firm in writer-director J.C. Chandor's smart and superb drama, which might hit too close to home for some.
Jeremy Irons plays the head of an investment bank suddenly on...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:40 AM
"American Horror Story" returns in October with a tweak to the title. It will be called "American Horror Story: Asylum," FX and producer Ryan Murphy announced Wednesday.
That's a fitting title since the series will be set in an insane asylum run by...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:27 PM
If you like your horror dark—and I'm talking pitch black—strap yourself into your straight jacket for the new season of "American Horror Story." "Asylum" (9 p.m. CT Oct. 17, FX; 3 stars out of 4), as the new season is sub-titled, is just as...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 8:00 PM
“Patients committed here suffer not only diseases of the mind, but also of the body.” – Dr. Arthur Arden.
Welcome to 1964, where Jessica Lange is no longer Constance Langdon, but Sister Jude, a badass nun with a Boston accent running...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 8:41 AM
Fans of "Stargate Universe" will see a familiar face when Syfy's new series "Defiance" airs in April; Brian J. Smith is set to guest star in an episode.
Smith, who played Lt. Matthew Scott in "SGU," portrays NASA hero Gordon McClintock in the series...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:52 AM
What was the best way to cure someone of ungodliness and demonic activities in the 1960s?
If you guessed "burn them," you're wrong. That was more 1450s-1700s. If you guessed a good-old fashioned exorcism, you're right! (I don't have any prizes, so you'll...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 4:30 PM
If you followed Kelsey Grammer’s time in the Chicago area filming Season 2 of cable network Starz’s “Boss,” you likely know the five-time Emmy-winning actor had his wife’s name tattooed on his hip in April at Insight...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 8:22 PM
The Tonys live...
8:22 p.m.: "Kinky Boots" was named best new musical, bringing its awards haul to six, the most of any production at the 67th annual Tony Awards. The musical, based on the 2005 British movie about a drag queen who saves a shoe factory,...