| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:58 AM
It’s here: The one weekend a year when the top parties in the world aren’t taking place in Los Angeles, New York, Paris or Rio de Janeiro, but right in our very own backyard. Lollapalooza weekend is your opportunity to mingle with...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
| May 31, 2013
| 10:30 AM
| May 21, 2013
| 6:30 PM
| Aug 23, 2012
| 7:28 AM
PARANORMAN (2012/B/Directed by Chris Butler, Sam Fell/Voices of Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Tucker Albrizzi, Casey Affleck, Leslie Mann, Jeff Garlin, Elaine Stritch, Jodelle Ferland, John Goodman, Alex Borstein, Bernard...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:49 AM
"ParaNorman" is one of those animated kids' movies that's filled with dark, deathly subject matter. At various points we see ghosts, corpses, zombies and all manner of gruesome stuff in between.
Yet, there's no mistaking that this qualifies as family...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:15 AM
I hated Coraline. It was well-received by critics and audiences, even grabbing an Oscar nomination.
I wasn’t looking forward to LAIKA, the animation company that made it, reteaming with Focus Features. It’s their second stop-motion...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 6:06 AM
It’s hard to predict all of the celebrities who will attend Lollapalooza this year. Unlike a major sporting event in Chicago, the stars in the Lollapalooza crowd aren’t just actors, musicians and athletes with local ties. They’re often...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 7:52 AM
The Lollapalooza sightings have begun.
“Community” actress Alison Brie and rumored boyfriend and “21 Jump Street” actor Dave Franco had dinner Thursday at RPM Italian. Franco, brother of James Franco, took in the Lollapalooza...
| Aug 16, 2012
***1/2 (out of four)
Eleven-year-old Norman (voiced by Kodi Smit-McPhee) did not ask for the ability to see and communicate with ghosts. Why would he? This young horror film fan surely would have seen “The Sixth Sense” and known that Haley...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:34 PM
“It's got so much heart,” my wife insists,” as we and the kids sit through “How to Train Your Dragon” again, this time on DVD, this past weekend. I was an outlier in my review of this one. It earned plenty of raves. Bu t I...