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  • 'Furious 7' holds on to box office; The 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' looms

    NEW YORK — "Furious 7" enjoyed a victory lap over the weekend, becoming only the third film ever to make $1 billion internationally and leading the do ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • New York company taps Cary fashion designer for 4-look line

    CARY – Some people don’t see things in black and white. Ian Hargrove, on the other hand, sees nothing but possibilities in those colors.
    April 26, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Kerth: Springtime always gives me that warm, slithery feeling

    When I was a kid, the best part of springtime was the snakes.Once the snow had melted and the nights ...
    April 24, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  • Speaker shares mother's role in Women's Army Corps in WWII at McHenry County Historical Society

    There was a time when women’s career options practically were nonexistent. In the early 20th century ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Atwater: Stay informed about potential abuse of new synthetic drugs

    Synthetic drugs – drugs that are similar in a molecular way to common drugs – such as amphetamines, methamphetamines and cocaine have been around for ...
    April 24, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  • 'Little Boy': Movie a murky vision of theology

    The best thing that can be said about "Little Boy" is that it has a Norman Rockwell sensibility. Those aren't my words; the description comes courtesy ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:25 am
  • 'The Age of Adaline': A pretty man falls in love with an old flame

    Arrested development is having a moment. HBO's "Girls," Noah Baumbach's "While We're Young" and "Adult Beginners," opening Friday, are but a few examp ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Planit 10: Things to do April 23 to April 30

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. 1.) “A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE” WHEN: April 24-2 ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Mark Hamill said he was 'suspicious' of J.J. Abrams on new 'Star Wars' trilogy

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — Mark Hamill knew he had to say yes when George Lucas told him about the plans to move forward with a new "Star Wars" trilogy.
    April 22, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • Crystal Lake student artwork featured at Lakeside's 'First Friday'

    Lakeside Legacy Arts Park will feature an array of artistic works from Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 as part of its “First Friday” event ...
    April 22, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Summer movie season full of sequels, expected to break records

    "I'll be back," the line Arnold Schwarzenegger first uttered more than 30 years ago in that indelible manly monotone, belongs to the Terminator, of co ...
    April 22, 2015 - 3:36 pm
  • 'MacSith,' light saber workshop bring 'Star Wars' universe to McHenry

    Become a Jedi, you can. A light saber demonstration and workshop will accompany two April 25 present ...
    April 22, 2015 - 5:12 pm
  • 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens': What we know about new movie amid secrecy

    Eight months before its release, not a lot is known about “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Director J.J. Abrams has sworn everyone involved with the fi ...
    April 22, 2015 - 3:33 pm
  • McHenry County 'Star Wars' fans expect 'The Force Awakens' to have feel of old trilogy

    Fans never forget their first "Star Wars" experience. "I saw the movie at the Park Lane Theater in P ...
    April 22, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Algonquin native makes 'Star Wars' Funny or Die video

    Independent filmmaker and actor Kurt Larson wanted to celebrate the preposterous “Star Wars” fan he is.
    April 22, 2015 - 10:53 pm
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