| Oct 4, 2012
*** (out of four)
A Disney movie preceded by commercials for new Disney Channel efforts “Girl vs. Monster” and “Dog with a Blog” doesn't suggest the studio’s overflowing with innovative ideas. Especially when the movie,...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:13 PM
It’s a film of opposites. Black and white. Good and evil. Fun and fright. But only one word comes to mind when summing it up: Magical.
Tim Burton’s creative genius has come back to life in his latest stop-motion Disney animated flick, “...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:32 AM
Tim Burton can make movies that are visually stunning. Unfortunately, they’re usually not very interesting films otherwise.
It’s nice to see that he went from doing all the remakes, to remaking his own story Frankenweenie. It was a short he...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 1:58 PM
"Finding Nemo" (G). Re-release of the animated Disney film in which a fish searches the ocean blue to find his missing son. With Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres and Alexander Gould. TownMall Cinemas (11:50* a.m.)
"Frankenweenie" (PG). In this...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 8:41 PM
"Argo" (R). In 1979, after Iranian revolutionaries storm the U.S. embassy in Tehran, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans trapped. With Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston and Alan Arkin. TownMall Cinemas (1:00,...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 11:48 AM
* *1/2 (B-)
Directed by Baltasar Kormakur
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Giovanni Ribisi, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster, J. K. Simmons, Lukas Haas, Caleb Landry Jones
Universal//Rated R//Action//109 minutes
Available on: DVD, Blu-ray
| Sep 7, 2012
Hollywood Palms Cinema - Naperville
Meet & Greet 6:30pm – 9:00pm
“Ed Wood” at 7:30pm and 9:00pm
Sept 8 & 9
The Hollywood Show
Hilton Rosemont Chicago O'...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 12:33 AM
Frankenweenie Is Alive!
Tim Burton is returning to animation with his latest macabre movie, "Frankenweenie." The last time the director embarked on a stop-motion project was 2005's "Corpse Bride," and like that film he's once again bringing the dead to...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:03 AM
NEW YORK -- Nora Ephron, the screenwriter and director whose sharp, edgy romantic comedies featuring strong women took her to the top ranks of a film industry mostly dominated by men, has died. She was 71.
Ephron died Tuesday surrounded by relatives at a...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 12:58 PM
"I took 'Star Trek' because I thought it might be a nice adjunct to my resume and I'd get to Broadway faster," said Nichelle "Lt. Uhura" Nichols, during a television press tour panel for the second season of the PBS series "Pioneers of Television,"...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 4:39 PM
In an unusual TV touch, Gaga will fix a Thanksgiving meal of deep-fried turkey and waffles with help from chef Art Smith. She is preparing the meal for family and friends. But songs form the main feast, and she will serve "Marry the Night," "You and I,"...