| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The red-brick Winnetka Georgian featured in the 1990 Chris Columbus movie “Home Alone” was sold for $1.585 million, said Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, which had …...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 10:31 AM
Reporter Matthew Hay Brown took a break from covering military affairs and national security to review the Psychedelic Furs' show at Rams Head on Stage Monday night.
Is there anyone having more fun at a Psychedelic Furs show than frontman Richard...
| Oct 28, 2012
Post-punk glory comes to Miami in the form of the Psychedelic Furs, playing 8 p.m. Sunday at Grand Central. The band gained popularity for its John Hughes-era hits, including "Pretty in Pink" and "Heartbreak Beat." The Lemonheads will open. Tickets cost...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:19 AM
(With indefatigable recapper Amy Watts on the road this week, Diane Trap steps up to the plate in her stead.)
Cat Deeley is wearing a shiny mosaic dress, like an elegant '70s shower stall. The six remaining dancers open with a routine set to "Scream"...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 4:00 PM
It may be too obvious an intro, but filmmaker Todd Solondz — whose new film “Dark Horse” opens next week — could himself be considered a dark horse. His films have a strong following at festivals and in art houses, but they are too...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 3:28 PM
The conversation segued from book to book, ranging from Elizabeth Strout's “Olive Kitteridge” to the works of Philip Roth, over coffee in the Palmer House café. Molly Ringwald had come to Chicago late this spring to support 826CHI, a non-...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 11:06 AM
The North Shore house featured in John Hughes' 1990 movie “Home Alone” has been sold.
The red-brick, four-bedroom Georgian in Winnetka sold for $1.585 million, according to a news release from Coldwell banker Residential Brokerage.
| Dec 13, 2012
| 12:36 PM
About halfway through writing the script for "The Fitzgerald Family Christmas" (which opens at the Wilmette Theatre next week), Edward Burns says he found himself at a crossroad. "Do I want to make the big, crazy, funny, holly-jolly Christmas Irish family...
| Nov 22, 2012
My favorite Thanksgiving movie? "Dawn of the Dead," the 1978 George A. Romero follow-up to his zombie paean of a decade earlier, "Night of the Living Dead." Here's why.
So many films from so many countries have captured the essence of festive or...
| Sep 2, 2010
| 4:34 PM
I've been at early screenings for a lot of fall films, and in the process I've been trying to get a handle on the early fall box office and big award contenders.Â Â There may be an Oscar nomination or two in a few of the usual places (the “Wal...
| Sep 12, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Call Emma Stone âthe lucky one.â And not just because of her red-hot career. She burst on the movie scene as a no-nonsense, smoky-voiced object of desire in 2007âs âSuperbadâ and has been making movies, wall-to-wall and back-...