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Money Doesn't Necessarily Lead to Votes

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 05.04.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

With news that GOP candidate Bruce Rauner donated $1 million more to his own campaign fund, making it now $6 million he has donated to his own campaign through this election cycle so far, we decided to take a look at five previous candidates in Illinois who attempted to run for office and were all very wealthy.

Sir Hamlet in Russia

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment
Mark DeCarlo

Sir Kenneth Branagh, "or simply Ken," spent weeks shooting and directing Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit in what sounds like a very intimidating location: M...

The MovieFilm Podcast: The Future of Indiana Jones, Plus Vera Farmiga on At Middleton

Zaki Hasan | Posted 03.29.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

We start things off in this episode of the MovieFilm show with my exclusive interview with Oscar nominated actress and current star of At Middleton,...

Zaki's Review: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Zaki Hasan | Posted 03.26.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

While Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is the latest manifestation of Hollywood's current vogue of restarting storied franchises from the ground up, the prev...

Jack Ryan Reboot Points Up Problems of Franchise Management

William Bradley | Posted 01.21.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

While Paramount says the next movie will be released in 50th anniversary year 2016, it still has no director attached and no release date. But why worry after seeing how well the Jack Ryan franchise is being handled?

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Has a Perfect Leading Man in Chris Pine

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 03.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

In Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Chris Pine is the fourth actor to take on the role of Jack Ryan. He follows in the footsteps of Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford and Ben Affleck. In many ways the best has been saved for last.

Is 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' Worth Your Money?

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Having clung to the Russians as go-to villains long after the Cold War thawed, the movies find themselves current again with their favorite arch-enemy...

Highly Anticipated Movie Gets Pushed To 2014

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 10.24.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — The first act of the Oscar season is playing out like an episode of "Survivor." Several anticipated films planned to be...

Money Can't Always Buy Success

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 12.07.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Illinois has never seen a candidate with wealth on Rauner's scale, but wealthy candidates in general have struggled in recent years

Keanu Reeves Is Ready To Fight

Posted 07.24.2013 | Entertainment

It's been a long time coming, but the trailer for "47 Ronin" is here at last. The Keanu Reeves fantasy-action vehicle has shuffled through several rel...

James Bond? Dallas? 'Reboots' My Foot!

Mark Juddery | Posted 03.24.2013 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

As 2012 drew to a close, people were talking (as usual) about the trends of the year's films and TV shows. The word "reboot" was oft mentioned -- wrongly, most of the time.

FIRST LOOK: Chris Pine IS Jack Ryan

Posted 09.01.2012 | Entertainment

Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford and Ben Affeck have already taken a stab at playing Jack Ryan, and now it's Chris Pine's turn. A first look photo of Pine ...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Sh-tkicker

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 08.23.2012 | Entertainment

At the end of "The Dark Knight Rises," (spoiler alert ahead) Joseph Gordon-Levitt's character has been given the keys to Batman's armory, which, as a ...

Keira Knightley Marries 'Jack Ryan'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.10.2012 | Entertainment

Keira Knightley has apparently beaten out Evangeline Lilly and Felicity Jones for the female lead in "Jack Ryan," Paramount's upcoming reboot of the J...

Keira Knightley, Felicity Jones & Evangeline Lilly Up For Jack Ryan Movie Reboot

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.02.2012 | Entertainment

Keira Knightley, Felicity Jones and Evangeline Lilly have something in common -- besides their hair color. The trio of actresses are apparently on the...

Will Kenneth Branagh Direct Jack Ryan?

Vulture | Claude Brodesser | Posted 05.27.2012 | Entertainment

Vulture hears that Paramount is now in negotiations with Kenneth Branagh to take over directing duties for 'Jack Ryan,' the studio's on-again/off-agai...

It's Official: Poseur Jesse James Is a Big Dumb Idiot

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steve Parker

Just ask Snoop, Dr. Dre or even me, for that matter -- you can take the boy outta Long Beach but you can't take Long Beach outta the boy. One of that town's fine sons has proven that adage once again.

The 12 Most Shocking Political Sex Scandals Of The Decade

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As 2009 ends, the Huffington Post is taking a look back at one of the recurring themes of the past decade -- embarrassing political sex scandals. Whic...

Aaron Schock, '80s Music Headline Chicago Young Republicans Party

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

You are not alone. That was the message for the estimated 700 Chicago Republicans who packed into the Cubby Bear in Wrigleyville Monday night for an ...

Barbie Designer Jack Ryan Exposed: New Book Details Sex Obsession

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Barbies just got a whole lot creepier thanks to revelations about the doll's designer Jack Ryan in Jerry Oppenheimer's new book "Toy Monster: The Big,...