| Dec 27, 2012
Mike Golic Jr. has been growing the beard since training camp in August. It has gotten long. It has gotten bushy. You could hide the Notre Dame leprechaun in there. Heck, you could almost hide Golic's old man.
"I'm proud of what the beard has become,"...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 8:11 AM
Well, it's a masterpiece compared with "Little Fockers," the last movie featuring Barbra Streisand.
"The Guilt Trip" stars Streisand and Seth Rogen as kvetchy mother and nudnik son, in a rental car, causing each other no little tsuris, not to mention...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 4:45 PM
In the holiday category, CBS replays "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" at 8 p.m. Friday. "Yes, Virginia" follows at 9. NBC repeats "Blake Shelton's Not-So-Family Christmas" at 8 p.m. Friday. CBS delivers the movie "Elf" at 8 p.m. Saturday. And TCM will...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Updated Nov. 20, 2012, 4:07pm CT ‘Tis the season when people's minds start turning toward the holidays! And during this stretch from Thanksgiving to New Year's, and everything in between, besides eating, shopping and making merry, another thing that...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 10:52 AM
In “The Campaign” — released in August — Will Ferrell (often very funny) shared center stage with Zach Galifianakis (often entirely annoying). Even if Ferrell's not at his very best (which would be “Anchorman”), he's...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 7:33 AM
'Curb Your Enthusiasm" fans in Chicago, get ready for more Jeff Greene. Everyone else, get ready for more of native son Jeff Garlin.
The Second City alum is returning to Chicago Dec. 4-16 to do his new stand-up show, "Closer Than I Appear," at...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 8:25 AM
Today is the first day of the Chicago Humanities Festival and last day of Chicago Ideas Week. Not that it matters anymore when one annual celebration of creativity ends and another begins. Somewhere, every day of the year, morning, brunch and night, there...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:46 AM
It's certainly no coincidence for this often crude but amusing comedy to make its home video debut the week before the next U.S. presidential election.
Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis play rivals for a Southern congressional seat, with Ferrell the...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:13 AM
Beauty Is Embarrassing
Opens Sept. 28 at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
Wayne White says “fuck” a lot. He paints the word “fuck” a lot, too. White, the subject of the excellent and...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:06 PM
"2016 Obama's America" (PG). Documentary based on Dinesh D'Souza's book, "The Roots of Obama's Rage." TownMall Cinemas (1:15, 4:15, 7:15 p.m.)
"The Campaign" (R). In this political comedy, a multi-term congressman (Will Ferrell) commits a...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 1:05 AM
If you're looking for moonshine, the place to start is in the foothills of south central and southwest Virginia. As the new movie Lawless makes clear, 'shine was never a passing fancy among the folk there. It's a tradition that goes back...