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  • Film Review: Kevin Kline captures Errol Flynn's waning years

    Film Review: Kevin Kline captures Errol Flynn's waning years
    In the wonderful comedy “My Favorite Year,” Peter O'Toole played Alan Swann, a character plainly based on screen icon Errol Flynn. Confronted with the realization that his upcoming TV appearance is going out live — ergo, no retakes...
  • Different Heroes For Everyone

    What is a hero? One online dictionary describes a hero this way: a man of distinguished courage or ability, admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. But the idea of admiration brings the subjective into the equation. What I admire, you may not....
  • SaikouCon returns to Lehigh Valley as anime remains hot

    Have you ever wondered if you had the voice of a hero? Or wondered if maybe, just maybe, you'd look really good in a full body spandex suit … with a mask? Find out this at weekend at SaikouCon 2014, an anime convention devoted to Japanese...
  • 3 Chicago actors cast in 'Wire' creator's newest project for HBO

    3 Chicago actors cast in 'Wire' creator's newest project for HBO
    A trio of actors with deep Chicago ties have been added to the cast of the HBO mini-series "Show Me a Hero," the latest project from David Simon. Longtime TV actor Jim Belushi, Steppenwolf co-founder Terry Kinney and Lakeview native and Columbia College...
  • What It Takes To Be A Hero

    I just read Colin McEnroe's column on Robin Willliams and Phillip Seymour Hoffman [Aug. 17, Opinion, "Why Grieve Them? Robin Williams And Philip Seymour Hoffman Are Heroes"]. I realize Mr. McEnroe has been a longtime contributor to the newspaper, yet I...
  • James Foley and other heroic journalists in war zones

    James Foley and other heroic journalists in war zones
    To the editor: The execution of American photojournalist James Foley by Islamic State militants is an evil, despicable act and a harrowing reminder of the heroism of our war-zone journalists. ("Militants blame U.S. for their apparent beheading of U.S....
  • McEnroe Missed Mark On 'Heroes'

    Colin McEnroe's Aug. 17 column "Why Grieve Them? Robin Williams And Philip Seymour Hoffman Are Heroes"] reveals how Colin is a work in progress and needs to understand better the definition of "hero." Indeed, the nun featured in the same edition of The...
  • Williams Indeed A Hero

    Regarding the letter "Williams, Hoffman Not Heroes" by Bryan Chapman, and others criticizing columnist Colin McEnroe over his Aug. 17 article, "Why Grieve Them? Robin Williams And Philip Seymour Hoffman Are Heroes": They are missing a point. Mr. McEnroe...
  • Toronto Film Festival Adds Sandler's 'Cobbler,' Wiig's 'Welcome to Me,' Schwarzenegger's 'Maggie' and More

    The Toronto International Film Festival added more than 100 features to its 2014 slate today, with pics starring Dustin Hoffman, Kristen Wiig, Benicio del Toro, Diane Keaton, John Travolta, Keira Knightley, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Connelly and Arnold...
  • Lev Grossman's 'The Magician's Land' closes the book

    Lev Grossman's 'The Magician's Land' closes the book
    There is a certain type of novel that seems to have been written especially for readers who have read a lot of books. These books are written by authors who elevate story above all other concerns and offer an immersion into (sometimes literal) other...
  • ‘Divergent': Shailene Woodley, Theo James promise emotional ‘Insurgent’

     
    Shailene Woodley kicked off 2014 with the Sundance Film Festival premiere of “White Bird in a Blizzard,” the Gregg Araki […]...