Movies and TV

Wondering what to watch? Don’t miss our coverage of the latest movies and shows playing in theaters or streaming in your living room, including the latest reviews from noted critic Richard Roeper.

‘Oppenheimer’ director Christopher Nolan, ‘Poor Things’ star Emma Stone and ‘The Holdovers’ actor Paul Giamatti also win awards from the group.
Timothée Chalamet underwhelms in a scattershot origin story that mixes too many ingredients into its chocolate-covered plot.
Documentary shines spotlight on instrumental talents who added to classic tracks by James Taylor, Carole King, Joni Mitchell and other greats.
It’s a strong list of contenders despite a few odd choices about ‘The Bear,’ ‘Jury Duty’ and ‘May December.’
Awards are attempting to come back from scandal, will announce winners on TV in January.
End the year in style with dance beats, comedy or a night of musical nostalgia.
O’Neal’s son, Patrick, confirmed his father’s death with a post on social media Friday.
A messy report takes the shine off the popular reality TV show.
El actor mexicano da vida al ídolo inmortal de México en la serie ‘Se llamaba Pedro Infante’.
Comeback follows ‘overwhelming’ fan response after the obsessive-compulsive character returned for a PSA about COVID-19.
Pierce Brosnan has a wry sense of humor in slick and violent piece of pulp entertainment.
Convincing 1964 period piece stars Anne Hathaway, Thomasin McKenzie as unlikely new friends.
A Doja Cat tour stop, Cirque du Soleil’s holiday show and several ‘Nutcracker’ productions are among the entertainment highlights of the week ahead.
A troubled boy enters a dimension teeming with bizarre creatures in the animator’s elegant and beautiful adventure.
After nearly four months, the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists approved a three-year pact with 78% voting in favor.
Smashing Pumpkins leader to appear live with his wife, Chloe Mendel, at Highland Park tea shop.
While moving at times, Apple TV+ series never backs up the conspiracy theories it hints at.
There’s no defending the half-witted, scruffy-looking TV show that aired only once, but new movie gives the bomb some affection while putting it in context.
In addition to Yakity-Yak Talking Teeth, one of his more than 800 creations, Goldfarb also dreamed up the Bubble Gun, battery-powered Stomper vehicles and KerPlunk.
The self-directed and self-produced documentary and concert film is as much a work of art as the monolithic concert production itself.
The team needs to be reunited for posterity. Legions of Siskel and Ebert fans would all give this idea a big thumbs up, writes a lifelong Chicagoan and movie fan.