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Joan Allen Back At Steppenwolf

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 11.19.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — More than two decades after she last acted on the Steppenwolf stage, Joan Allen has returned to the theater where she started her care...

48th Chicago International Film Festival Welcomes the World

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 12.18.2012 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

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The Good Wife's Julianna Margulies Celebrates Steppenwolf Theatre

Lonna Saunders | Posted 07.17.2012 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

The Good Wife's Julianna Margulies came to Chicago as the guest of honor at the third annual Steppenwolf Salutes Women in the Arts luncheon.

Be My Guest: 14 Unusual Golden Globe Dates

Posted 01.15.2012 | Celebrity

It's watched almost as much as the ceremony itself: the walk up the red carpet at any award show is sure fodder for fashion forecasting, outrageous qu...

Which Actors Are 'Bourne' Again?

Posted 09.26.2011 | Entertainment

A while back, when Jeremy Renner officially took the lead role in "The Bourne Legacy," the fourth installment of "The Bourne" series, screenwriter Ton...

Presidential Pictures: Top Movies About The Top Job

John Farr | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Given the sheer scale and complexity of the Presidency in modern times, it's no surprise that a host of great films have explored the nature of our country's highest office.

Jeff Bridges, and the Grizzling of the All-American Boy

John Farr | Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Perhaps his clean-cut, boyish image obscured my ability to recognize the astonishing talent he possessed from the start. Regardless, I could see it now: Jeff Bridges has always been a lot more than a pretty face.

Lifetime Paints a Picture of Georgia O'Keeffe

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Georgia O'Keefe presents an interesting story but not a triumphant one. The interweaving of Stieglitz and O'Keefe's lives keeps the plot moving but never touches the heart or even the mind of the viewer.

Best Movies By Farr: When Oscar Screws Up

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

2005 -- for Best Picture, give me Capote over Crash any ol' time. Another uninspiring year, I thought.

Mickey Rourke on Puppy Love

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Wendy Diamond

Mickey is one of the most passionate and articulate animal lovers I daresay I have ever met. He has said that his dogs have saved his life and helped him turn his career around.

Where Are All The Classy, Smart Female Stars Today? (Thank God - I Found One)

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Joan Allen is a quiet, steady, pre-possessing performer who combines her all-too-evident God-given skill with an understated style and allure, and also happens to make lots of extremely good pictures.

An Interview with Jessica Lange and Joan Allen

Anastasia Kousakis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Anastasia Kousakis

It's apparent that after working together on location in Utah and California during production, the on-screen chemistry is not just a result of their acting talent - they actually like each other.