Robert De Niro Joins Barry Levinson’s Gangster Movie Wise Guys

Robert De Niro is picking up his finest suit and heading back into the world of crime in Warner Bros. Discovery’s upcoming gangster-based production, Wise Guys. The Hollywood Reporter announced that De Niro will be starring in the mobster flick under the direction of Barry Levinson. In a fun, full circle moment, author Nicholas Pileggi, […]

God’s Creatures Trailer Puts a Mother and Son’s Relationship to the Test

Ghosts of the past are colliding with nightmares of the present in a trailer for the Saela Davis and Anna Rose Holmer helmed God’s Creatures. The relationship between a mother and son is put to the ultimate test in this psychological drama that stars Academy Award nominee Emily Watson (Breaking the Waves), Primetime Emmy nominee […]

Blackhawks sign defenseman Jack Johnson to 1-year contract

Five players with the surname of Johnson played in the NHL last season. Three of them are now on the Blackhawks. The Hawks signed veteran defenseman Jack Johnson to a one-year contract with a $950,000 salary-cap hit Wednesday. The 35-year-old Indiana native will join forwards Tyler and Reese Johnson on the 2022-23 roster. It’ll be […]

Blank Trailer Teases a Dystopian Writer’s Retreat With No Escape

Writer’s block is a real-life nightmare, though the upcoming new film Blank makes the notion so much worse. Collider is excited to exclusively reveal the trailer for the film, which shows Rachel Shelley as an author struggling with writer’s block who goes to a high-tech resort to find some peace. At first glance, the writer’s […]

Wolf Lake buffalo, lakefront sturgeon, Chicago’s white squirrels, lack of steel shot & Stray Cast

Daniel Evans made my day last week when he sent a photo of a buffalo caught from the Indiana side of Wolf Lake. I’m easy to please, send me something out of the ordinary, at least by fishing standards. Say fish such as gar, freshwater drum, buffalo, redhorse, chubs or bowfin, the kind of fish […]

Shots fired after woman’s vehicle stolen while pumping gas in River North

CHICAGO — Shots erupted at a River North gas station Tuesday night after a woman’s vehicle was stolen while she was pumping gas. Just before 6:45 p.m., police said a 34-year-old woman was pumping gas with her driver’s side door open when a suspect approached. The woman was struck by the door and sustained a […]

High school football preview: The top 10 offensive linemen

The top two senior offensive lineman in the state are Notre Dame-bound Charles Jagusah of Rock Island Alleman and Alabama recruit Miles McVay of East St. Louis. But it’s a position group that’s loaded with Chicago-area talent as well. Here’s a look: 1. Christopher Terek, Glenbard West The Hilltoppers’ calling card is their run game […]

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