RICHARD ROEPER: In this sort-of sequel, the performances are uniformly good, especially Eva Green as a complex, colorful villain.
“This is my new chapter of rebirth,” says the Sugarland singer.
Here is a look at some crowd pleasers. Suggestions include the ticket on-sale for Linkin Park’s August concert at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park.
Revue at Theater at the Center sounds terrific but falters whenever the music stops and the attempts at dialogue begin.
You feel worse about ripping some films than others. If it’s exploitative dreck or cynical torture porn or a brainless sequel, you just fire away, grateful for the opportunity to vent and to warn movie-lovers to stay away.
This is not the case with “Son …
Here is a look at music events. Suggestions include gigs at Blue Chip Casino’s Rocks Lounge in Michigan City, the Venue at Horseshoe Hammond, Majestic Star Casino & Hotel’s Lakeshore Lounge in Gary, and Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville.
“Sex and the City” star comes to Chicago to tout her footwear partnership with the CEO of Manolo Blahnik.
Local “Jeopardy” champ says Arthur Chu is definitely not “an evil genius.”
The trophy for Steve McQueen’s brutal, unshrinking historical drama “12 Years a Slave” marks the first best picture Oscar-winning film directed by a black filmmaker.
Jimmy Buffett’s This One’s for You Tour 2014 is set for June in Tinley Park. Find out more and watch videos from the musical artist on FYI on FMBA at blogs.southtownstar.com/fmba.
I love “action books” — books that have the reader interact in some way other that just the story. Kids need multi-sensory activities to really draw them in. Yet, the physical nature of a book can make that difficult. The easiest way is with the …
Here is a look at some crowd pleasers. Suggestions include the BACinema screening of “Philomena” at the Beverly Arts Center in Chicago.
Bob Craig’s arts column includes Memorial Opera House’s “Anything Goes” in Valparaiso and auditions for Crown Point Community Theatre, 4th Street Theater in Chesterton, Genesius Guild in Hammond, Gary Shakespeare Company and Towle Theater in Hammond.
Here is a look at music events. Suggestions include several gigs at Blue Chip Casino’s Rocks Lounge in Michigan City.
Located in Frankfort’s historic district, the Pickwick Society Tearoom, Gifts & Antiques is an eclectic mix of past and present, of treats and treasures, a place to sit and chat for a spell while you sip the popular ginger peach white tea, enjoy a seasonal …
Robbed while deliverying milk in Gary, the singer-songwriter changed his outlook and put music first.