May 16, 2013 |
** (out of four) The hunted-in-the-woods thriller “Black Rock” would excite a lot more fans if Mark Duplass had finished writing the script. Instead, Duplass (the weak “Jeff, Who Lives At Home,” the fantastic “The Puffy Chair”) gives his director/star/"The League" co-star/wife Katie Aselton only bare bones to work with, leading to a 75-minute movie with characters who haven't been thought through at all. For no particular reason, Sarah (Kate Bosworth) invites both Lou (Lake Bell)
September 23, 2013 |
This is a tale of two sights. The Montrose station in North Center is a pretty standard Brown Line stop with wood platforms and large artwork in the stationhouse. But on the inbound platform to the Loop, riders have a nice view of a community garden. The outbound platform? Barbed wire that lines nearby buildings. Another potential sighting: Mayor Emanuel. This is his stop and staffers say he rides the train a couple times of week. Next up: Quincy in the Loop Want more? Discuss this article and others on RedEye's Facebook page .
March 6, 2012 |
What: The first single from the Philadelphia rockers' upcoming sophomore album "Love Sign. " The band's debut "Stuck on Nothing" was one of the most purely enjoyable records of 2010. Recommended if you like: Cowbell, singing along with choruses, and Bachman-Turner Overdrive's "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet. " It's impossible not to hear the similiarities. Does that get in the way of being thrilled for the band's ridiculously hummable, air guitar-worthy return? Not at all. Avoid if you hate: Fun, summer, driving with the...
January 11, 2012 |
I didn't think anything could make me as cranky as a Rob Schneider movie does. (OK, his buddy Adam Sandler's movies do too.) But more to the point: Now there's "Rob!" ( 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12, CBS; zero stars ) Schneider's confounding new sitcom that delivers some of the worst jokes put to paper about immigration, rape and many other racist and stereotypical behavior. And I swear I'm not going to play the "politically correct" card here. I'm just trying to say that this show is not funny--at all. Schneider stars a white, middle-aged, longtime...
January 11, 2012 |
"Bones" creator Hart Hanson and Fox used their successful series "Bones" to launch "The Finder," but it pales in comparison to that quirky, clever detective drama. Based on a series of novels by Richard Greener, "The Finder" ( 8 p.m. Thursday, Fox; 2 stars ) tells the story of Walter Sherman (Geoff Stults), a former military policeman who believes that the brain injury he suffered from an Iraqi booby trap has given him the uncanny ability to find anyone or anything--anywhere.
January 17, 2013 |
Review: Little Goat 820 W. Randolph St. 312-888-3455 Rating: 3.5 (out of 4) Heating up Stephanie Izard earned a loyal following when she brought home a "Top Chef" title in 2008. When her new restaurant Girl & the Goat opened in 2010 to rave reviews, she became even more adored. And now, with the opening of Little Goat, her spin on a classic East Coast diner, it seems fitting that the chef who had the whole city talking about pig face now is serving a smoked pork milkshake with a cherry on top. Opened last month in the West Loop, Little Goat has a lot going on....