| Sep 9, 2013
Some six months before the Oscars, nomination forecasters have already asked “Short Term 12” star Brie Larson if she’s picked out her dress.
“I’ve already picked out my wedding dress,” the actress deadpans about the...
| Aug 12, 2013
In "Prince Avalanche," an artsy loner (Paul Rudd) and an immature doofus (Emile Hirsch) work together to repair roads in the middle of nowhere. Adapted from an Icelandic film, it's a slow and funny drama that director David Gordon Green says splits the...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Get a good look at the hard-charging soldiers of "Strike Back" (9 p.m. Aug. 9, Cinemax; 3.5 stars out of 4) enjoying some much-earned R&R early in the new season. It doesn't last long.
Counterterrorism operatives Sgt. Michael Stonebridge (Philip...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
If you read my column the other day about Bethlehem mayoral write-in candidate Jim Gregory, which mentioned his legal problems and his odd choice of companions in incendiary blogger Tricia Mezzacappa, you may have wondered whether I was exaggerating...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:16 AM
If you've been a fan of the Bears for long enough, you've probably walked the line between borderline-unrealistic positivity and soul-crushing negativity before the season starts. If you’re really ‘bout that life, you go through both during...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:20 PM
I’m getting civil unioned to my girlfriend soon, and I’m wondering, what’s the gay wedding invite etiquette? Do I invite people who don’t know I’m gay or who I know will be morally against it, just to be polite? On the one...
| Aug 6, 2013
When Write Club founder Ian Belknap was offered the opportunity to curate and host the free Live Lit on the Lake series as part of Chicago Park District's Theater on the Lake program, he immediately set three criteria: to balance the approach with both...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:32 PM
As America celebrates its 237th birthday over Fourth of July 2013, television networks will again have several programs of all types airing during the holiday, which falls on a Thursday this year but will perhaps carry over through the weekend for...
| Aug 6, 2013
While filming the highly anticipated big-screen adaptation of "Divergent" in Chicago, Miles Teller also attended two Rolling Stones shows, a Hawks playoff game, a Bulls playoff game and two Cubs games.
In the excellent coming-of-age film "The Spectacular...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:49 PM
The lineup for day three of Lollapalooza starts off strong with Palma Violets, Guards and Wild Belle kicking things off.
Festival organizers are reporting an official attendance of 100,000 people each day of the 3-day festival.
Greg Kot (GK), Bob...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Aaron Hernandez has “always been a great person” and will prove all the haters and [bleep] talkers wrong!”
So says Aaron Hernandez in what is reportedly a letter handwritten to an unidentified supporter. TMZ.com obtained the letter...