Posts in category "James Franco"

11 Top Movies To See This Summer

11 Top Movies To See This Summer
The summer season which used to begin on Memorial Day has gotten earlier than ever as “Thor” and its 66 million dollar weekend proves. Now that’s I’ve seen most of the trailers, and done some due diligence with the entertainment magazines and the movie websites, here is a list of eleven of what appear to... Read more »

Movie Review - Your Highness

The evil wizard Leezar.
One critic wrote of “Your Highness,” “What if you wrote a comedy and nobody laughed?”  Granted, there were only half a dozen others in the theater, but they were laughing along with me.  He also wrote “McBride is dull. Franco does his best to invoke ridiculous overacting.”  Some people just don’t get it.  That’s the... Read more »

Live Chat - Oscars Preview

Get the lowdown from BoothReviews editor Steven Leventhal and special guest co-host Julie Hammerle of Hammervision, another ChicagoNow blog dedicated to movies/television. <a href=”” >Live Chat – 2011 Oscars Preview</a>

And the Oscar Nominations Go To.....

And the Oscar Nominations Go To.....
Colin Firth nominated for Best Actor in “The King’s Speech” The King’s Speech, a film about the efforts of England’s King George VI to overcome his speech impediment rally his country on the eve of World Ward II,  led the pack with twelve nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor for Colin Firth, Best Supporting Actor... Read more »

The Top Eleven Movies of 2010

The Top Eleven Movies of 2010
by David Schuster and Steven Leventhal The calendar year still has a few weeks left and there are some movies that are either just opening or still to come, but we have compiled your list of best flicks (up to now) for 2010. Just opening or about to open are: The Tourist, The Fighter, Rabbit... Read more »

Movie Review - 127 Hours with James Franco

by David Schuster James Franco in “127 Hours” I’ll tell you right up front that “127 Hours” is not for the squeamish. This is a true story and if you’re familiar with it you know what I’m talking about. The whole movie builds to the point where the main character has to do what is... Read more »
  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Advertisement:
  • Subscribe Via Email

    Enter your email address:

    Delivered by FeedBurner

  • Recent posts

  • Monthly Archives

  • Categories

  • Latest on ChicagoNow

  • Advertisement:
  • Fresh Chicago News