| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:39 AM
The past few years have been tough on drive-in movie theater owners, who have been forced to chuck their 35 mm projectors in favor of newer digital models if they want to continue to feature the latest releases. The switch-over costs money — money...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:30 PM
| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Jul 22, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Some actors have faces that are known everywhere. Once seen, never forgotten.
Boris Karloff earned one of those faces by playing the original Frankenstein, but he had a sizable 75-film career, mostly as a bad guy, behind him before he took on that role....
| Jul 20, 2013
| 1:52 PM
While the San Diego Convention Center hosts the fanboys and hit-girls of Comic-Con during the day, in the evening the […]...
| Jul 17, 2013
Guillermo del Toro is a human dream catcher, a fanboy's fanboy. At 48, the Mexico-born filmmaker is the subject of so much wishful thinking that if he were to actually make all of the upcoming movies that entertainment websites have linked to him, he...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:12 AM
“Fatale,” which has trailed the mesmerizing, unaging femme Josephine on her run from supernatural evil through 1950s San Francisco, 1970s […]...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:13 PM
The big-budget "World War Z" (directed by Marc Forster from Max Brooks's novel) is first and foremost an old-fashioned zombie movie. It makes no rotting bones about it. In the 45 years since George A. Romero's "Night of the Living Dead" — whose...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
If you're a movie studio with money to burn, summer is bonfire time.
Almost every week there's a new $200-million-plus production — Warner Bros.' "Man of Steel" and Paramount's "World War Z" are the next budget-busters — and it costs...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Australian director James Wan and actor-screenwriter Leigh Whannell have found plenty of good box-office fortune in the horror genre. Their […]...
| May 25, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Jim Christopulous and his son Luke, 5, were geared up Saturday for the Universal Monster Classics film festival at the Portage Theater, a vintage movie house that has been regaling Chicago cinema buffs since it opened in 1920.
With Luke dressed in a T-...