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  • Local filmmakers honored at Siskel's Oscar viewing party

    Local filmmakers honored at Siskel's Oscar viewing party
    Swirling searchlights lit up the sky in front of the Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for its 12th annual Academy Awards viewing party on Feb. 22. Themed "Hollywood on State: A Red Carpet Celebration," this year's event attracted 270 guests and was co-chaired by GSFC advisory board members Michelle Cucchiaro and David Martin.
  • Oscars 2015: Everything isn't awesome

    Oscars 2015: Everything isn't awesome
    How do you summarize an Oscar ceremony in which normally appealing host Neil Patrick Harris let smarminess make weak jokes even less funny, where several important issues (race relations, wage inequality, suicide, Alzheimer's, ALS) were addressed...

    Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne says he was 'weirdly not that nervous'

    Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne says he was 'weirdly not that nervous'
    Fresh off his Oscar win for playing Stephen Hawking in “The Theory of Everything,” Eddie Redmayne reflected on the pressure that he and his cast mates felt playing people who are still alive. “Our responsibility to tell their story...

    Oscars 2015: 'Imitation Game' writer urges kids to 'stay weird'

    Oscars 2015: 'Imitation Game' writer urges kids to 'stay weird'
    One of the most touching acceptance speeches at the 2015 Academy Awards came from adapted screenplay winner Graham Moore, who took his 45 seconds on stage to encourage kids to “stay weird, stay different.” “When I was 16 years old, I...

    Oscars: Best, worst moments

    Oscars: Best, worst moments
    The best moments in the long Academy Awards telecast had nothing to do with host Neil Patrick Harris, who had a very off night. The night's biggest surprise was Lady Gaga's heartfelt tribute to "The Sound of Music," which received a loving endorsement...