| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:56 PM
To spend time with the Gallaghers, of Chicago's South Side and Showtime's Sunday night lineup, is to enter a world of unrelenting near chaos. Almost every time the viewer blinks, an eye is blackened or love is made or fraud is committed.
The child abuse...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:26 PM
I've never been much of a fan of Frank Gallagher, the patriarch of the perpetually down-but-never-out Gallagher kids of Chicago's South Side on "Shameless" (8 p.m. CT Jan. 13, Showtime; 3 stars). But I love the show.
It's not that William H. Macy doesn't...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Aiming to be the next "Twilight," director Richard LaGravenese's ("P.S. I Love You") take on the best-seller by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl doesn't quite get there, but it still has striking visuals and a very strong supporting cast.
| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Hold off from getting too excited here because this most likely won't apply to you. The Free preview weekend is only being offered to 20 million people, more specifically — Time Warner Cable subscribers in New York and Los Angeles and nationwide...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Her husband's love of surfing is what led them to leave their jobs in the mid-2000s and embark on a year-long trip chasing the world's biggest waves.
But Angela and Jim O'Brien's vacation, somewhat serendipitously, led to a much-wanted career change....
| Jan 4, 2012
It would be easy to write the series "Shameless" off as another cable TV excuse to show nudity, alcoholism, rampant drug use, petty theft, unlicensed day care, home growing, purse emptying, fiscally motivated courting, foster child exploitation, credit...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:27 AM
Apps to know
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Acts coming to the Strand Capitol Theater
| Aug 23, 2012
| 7:54 AM
Chicago’s film scene is about to get a little more crowded.
“Shameless” -- the Showtime dramedy starring William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum --will shoot exterior scenes for its upcoming third season in the Chicago area Monday-August 31...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 2:36 PM
The cast of “Shameless” — including Emmy Rossum, Jeremy Allen White, Harry Hamlin, Shanola Hampton, Steve Howey and Zach McGowan — partied Thursday at The Underground while in town filming the third season of the Showtime dramedy....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:29 AM
"Falling Skies"will invade San Diego Comic Con on July 13, the latest TV series to announce a panel at the giant fan event July 11-15. Last year more than 100 TV shows were represented at SDCC, and this year's list is growing larger every day.
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:14 AM
You could count on at least one high-profile Hollywood film shooting in the Chicago area the last few summers, from “Public Enemies” in 2008 and “A Nightmare on Elm Street” in 2009 to “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”...