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Blu-Ray Review: ‘Stolen’ Wastes Talented Cast on Melodrama

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CHICAGO – On paper, “Stolen” probably looked like the kind of competent thriller that could get once-rising star Josh Lucas back into the spotlight and prove to producers that “Mad Men” star Jon Hamm could carry a motion picture. Sadly, lackluster direction of what is essentially no more interesting than an extended episode of “Cold Case” squanders the talent of both men, a pair of actors who deserve better showcases.

TV Review: Promising Supernatural Thrills of ABC’s ‘The Gates’

CHICAGO – After years of simply giving up to cable networks like AMC, USA, and TNT, the broadcast networks are trying to reclaim summer viewers; none more aggressively than ABC with three new shows debuting this week — “Scoundrels,” “The Gates,” and “Rookie Blue.”

Blu-Ray Review: Prequel ‘Underworld: Rise of the Lycans’ With Michael Sheen

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CHICAGO – “Underworld: Rise of the Lycans” is easily one of the weirdest movies of 2009. It’s a werewolf movie that plays like a variation on “Gladiator” or “Spartacus” with the foundation of “Romeo & Juliet”. Solid work by the excellent Michael Sheen nearly redeems the film but an awful screenplay, dull design, and plodding direction sink this bizarre prequel.

Interview: Chicago ‘Underworld: Rise of the Lycans’ Writer Kevin Grevioux on Science-Based Vampires

CHICAGO – While Alfred Hitchcock and more recently M. Night Shyamalan have teetered between whether or not to write roles for themselves into their own scripts, there’s no tottering for Chicago-born Marvel Comics writer and “Underworld: Rise of the Lycans” character creator Kevin Grevioux.

Free Chicago Screenings to ‘Underworld: Rise of the Lycans,’ Autographed Posters With Star Kevin Grevioux

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CHICAGO – “Underworld: Rise of the Lycans” star Kevin Grevioux will be in Chicago on Jan. 19, 2009 to give away a limited amount of autographed posters for the film as well as admit-two passes to the movie. Want to know where and when to show up for this special event? Read on as HollywoodChicago.com dishes to you the scoop.

Slideshow: 5-Image Gallery For ‘Underworld: Rise of the Lycans’ With Rhona Mitra, Bill Nighy

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Rhona Mitra in Screen Gems Underworld: Rise of the Lycans.

CHICAGO – This 5-image slideshow contains official press images for Screen Gems’ “Underworld: Rise of the Lycans,” which stars Rhona Mitra, Bill Nighy, Michael Sheen, Kevin Grevioux, Steven Mackintosh, Tania Nolan, and Craig Parker from writers Danny McBride and Dirk Blackman & Howard McCain and director Patrick Tatopoulos. The film opens on Jan. 23, 2009.

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