| Jun 18, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The Conviction trailer doesn't need the voice-over narration. Te visuals tell the story, perhaps the whole one. I'm already inspired. The narration sentimentalizes it. Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, finally a decent part for Minnie Driver, Clea Duvall,...
| Feb 14, 2010
In the name of love and fitness, here are five ideas that can make both your hearts beat faster.
Take a walk. Get fresh air, have time to talk and see a part of South Florida you haven't seen yet. One idea: The Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens, 4000...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 12:30 PM
Two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank always is good for an earnest performance, and she gives one of her best to date in the true story of Betty Anne Waters, who spent years putting herself through law school to try to free her wrongly incarcerated...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 4:27 AM
BEVERLY HILLS - The Facebook tale "The Social Network" won top honors Sunday at the Golden Globes with four prizes, including best drama and director, solidifying its prospects as an Academy Awards favorite.
Winning the dramatic lead-acting prizes were...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Hilary Swank is at her best in working-class, little-people roles, and she's found another one with "Conviction," the real-life story of Betty Anne Waters, who put herself through law school on an 18-year fight to clear her brother of a murder rap....
| Feb 3, 2011
| 7:48 PM
Director and producer Simon West has ample experience with hardcore action thrillers. "Black Hawk Down" and "Con Air" are among his many credits. He now tries his hand at directing a remake of "The Mechanic," an old Charles Bronson hitman tale. West...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 6:13 AM
NEVER LET ME GO (2010/C/Directed by Mark Romanek/Starring Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield, Keira Knightley, Charlotte Rampling/Fox/Rated R/Drama, Sci-Fi/104 minutes/Available on: DVD and Blu-ray):When a classroom of 12-year-olds learns they are clones who...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 1:18 PM
|| *** Barney’s Version
Directed by Richard J. Lewis. Written by Michael Konyves, based on the novel by Mordecai Richler. With Paul Giamatti, Rosamund Pike and Dustin Hoffman. (R) ||
| May 23, 2011
| 1:08 PM
Paul Giamatti ("John Adams") earned this comedy-drama - based on a Mordecai Richler novel - some extra attention by winning a Golden Globe for it. The honor was deserved, since he's excellent as a television producer understandably unhappy upon learning...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Starlight Children's Foundation Midwest 25th Anniversary Gala
Saturday, June 4
The Standard Club
320 S. Plymouth Court
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| Jun 9, 2011
| 5:51 AM
Kelsey Grammer had dinner with four guests at Le Colonial on Tuesday. The former "Frasier" star, who is filming Starz's "Boss" in Chicago, ordered lychee sangria, singha beer, chao tom, goi ga cuon and banh xao.
The Bulls' Derrick Rose had dinner at...