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  • Cliff Martinez scores a strange success with 'Drive'

    Cliff Martinez scores a strange success with 'Drive'
    The cristal baschet is one of the most beautiful musical instruments you will ever see, made of vibrating, tuned steel, fiberglass amplification cones and wire "whiskers" that shimmy when fingers rub the glass-rod keyboard. Film composer Cliff Martinez'...
  • Participant Media hopes more filmgoers will get its messages

    Participant Media hopes more filmgoers will get its messages
    In "Snitch," a thriller set in the dangerous drug world, Dwayne Johnson plays a father who goes to work as a drug informant to free his jailed son. The PG-13 film from Participant Media features a street fight, a car chase and a gun battle — high-...
  • Is this Chicago's best bathroom?

    Is this Chicago's best bathroom?
    Dining editor Lisa Arnett may have reviewed the ground-breaking restaurant "Next" and movie reviewer Matt Pais might get RedEye's first look at "The Hobbit," but, dear readers, this reporter lucked into the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the...
  • Review: 'World War Z' gets a rise from the undead

     Review: 'World War Z' gets a rise from the undead
    Birds do it. Bees do it. Even educated fleas do it. And as it turns out, zombies do it as well. They swarm. And when they're done swarming, they swarm all over again. That unstoppably manic movement is the most unexpected part of "World War Z" as well...
  • Reel Critics: As zombie films go, an A for 'Z'

    Reel Critics: As zombie films go, an A for 'Z'
    Director Marc Forster has done the impossible. He's made an exciting and thoughtful zombie movie for grown-ups. "World War Z" is not the creepfest of the undead you might expect. It really plays out as a medical thriller in the mold of "The Andromeda...
  • Animal safety representative monitors their welfare during filming of movies, TV

     Animal safety representative monitors their welfare during filming of movies, TV
    When he's on a film set, Ken Gold sees himself as the sole advocate for the health and welfare of one part of the cast that can't speak for itself: the animals. Gold, who is based in Chicago, has worked for the past 11 years as an American Humane...
  • Steven Soderbergh's 'Side Effects' hinges on medicine and murder ★★★

    Steven Soderbergh's 'Side Effects' hinges on medicine and murder ★★★
    A sly one, "Side Effects" is a movie in which the main character's pharmacological state of mind is never entirely certain. In such a role it's critical to have someone who can keep an audience guessing as to the state of that mind, moment to moment....
  • Skrillex to co-score Harmony Korine's 'Spring Breakers'

    Skrillex to co-score Harmony Korine's 'Spring Breakers'
    Its Chicago release date (March 22) is a little more than a month away, but Harmony Korine's upcoming "Spring Breakers" movie has laid some serious groundwork to becoming the greatest film of the year/generation/all-time? If you haven't heard, the...
  • Movie Projector: 'Contagion' will prove deadly for 'The Help'

     
    At the box office this weekend, "Contagion" is expected to be the No. 1 film. "Warrior," about MMA fighting, will have a soft opening while "Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star" and "Creature" are expected to flop....
  • Can 'Contagion' catch?

     
    I haven't seen the new Steven Soderbergh movie, "Contagion," although I must say the commercials are pretty effective. It is fiction; we're all clear on that. But the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (whose headquarters were employed in the...
  • Box Office: No. 1 'Contagion' kills off 'Warrior,' other new releases [Updated]

     
    "Contagion" knocked "The Help" out of the No. 1 spot at the box office this weekend. "Warrior," "Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star" and "Creature," the three other new films that opened this weekend, only sold a modest number of tickets....