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  • There's Always A Sequel

    There's Always A Sequel
    "Who Killed The Electric Car?" might have ended with it's main character no longer among the living; but like Freddy, electric cars have risen from the dead. A new documentary, "Revenge of the Electric Car," directed by Chris Paine, opened last week...
  • Fandor's Fix gives female directors a vital platform

    Fandor's Fix gives female directors a vital platform
    Lynn Hershman Leeson, Lynne Sachs and Nina Menkes are American independent, experimental filmmakers who have been making movies for three decades. Their films have been showcased at international festivals, and they've won numerous awards. Which makes...
  • Three women in 'Hot Pursuit' of laughs -- and audience and respect

    Three women in 'Hot Pursuit' of laughs -- and audience and respect
    Behind Reese Witherspoon's back, Sofia Vergara was lowering her eyelids in a mock, come hither stare. "You can really tell what Sofia is passionate about," Witherspoon said, earnestly attempting to make a point about Vergara's strong personal brand....
  • 'Cars can't fly' (Yes, they can! See: 'Furious 7'!) and other falsehoods

    As chairman of the Movie Truth Police Council, I am pleased to announce an exciting new phase in our mission of combating movie misinformation. We will no longer limit ourselves to films based on true stories — historical dramas, biopics, Woody...
  • How 'Montage of Heck' takes viewers inside Kurt Cobain's troubled mind

    How 'Montage of Heck' takes viewers inside Kurt Cobain's troubled mind
    Brett Morgen was in a taxi last month in London when he received news he had to share. "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck," Morgen's powerful documentary about the late Nirvana frontman, had just opened in the U.K., and the director was scrolling through...
  • Graphic 'Hyena' is an old-school gangster tale

    Graphic 'Hyena' is an old-school gangster tale
    "Hyena" feels like a throwback to the tough-as-nails British gangster flicks of the 1970s: The unrepentant crooked cop at the film's center seems redeemable only relative to the merciless criminals who cross him and the weaselly colleagues who frame him....
  • Jack Black is game for anything -- except vanity

    Jack Black is game for anything -- except vanity
    Jack Black gets some of his best ideas in the middle of the night. In his younger days, he would often stay up until dawn, playing Scrabble over the Internet and letting his mind roam to strange places. Now that he's got kids — sons ages 6 and 8...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Key West flavors Visitors can taste their way through the history and flavors of Key West with Made in Key West Food Tours. The current food circuit is the Southernmost Food...
  • Sam Richardson making spirits bright on 'Veep'

    Sam Richardson making spirits bright on 'Veep'
    The last time Sam Richardson performed in Chicago, he was on the Second City Mainstage. Three years later, the exotic dancer he created for that show still stands out for its daring, with Richardson wearing nothing but a bright pink Speedo and a smile....
  • Chicago Critics Film Fest takes over the Music Box

     Chicago Critics Film Fest takes over the Music Box
    This weekend the Music Box Theatre, which feels festive even without a festival going on, showcases the third annual Chicago Critics Film Festival. The curators are local critics, chief among them Brian Tallerico of rogerebert.com, Erik Childress of...
  • Blackhawks fan fiction takes Toews off the ice

    Blackhawks fan fiction takes Toews off the ice
    The fantasy goes like this: Shaylin falls hard for a Chicago Blackhawk, and there's no going back to ordinary life! She had never dreamed she would meet a professional hockey player, let alone date a professional hockey player!! Now her world would...