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  • New Rush hospital designed to treat infectious threats

    New Rush hospital designed to treat infectious threats
    A visitor would expect to see the latest weapons in the battle against heart disease or cancer at the new Rush University Medical Center. But the hospital — which will give the public a sneak preview Dec. 10 — is also stocked with an...
  • 10 things you might not know about epidemics

    10 things you might not know about epidemics
    Fear of epidemics is spreading from movie theater to movie theater, with "Contagion" all over the screen. But real-life epidemics have been reported recently as well — measles in Somalia, dengue fever in Pakistan, encephalitis in India. Here are...
  • Carroll movie times for Sept. 25

    now playing "Abduction" (PG-13). A teen (Taylor Lautner) discovers the people who raised him aren't his real parents, a revelation that triggers several events and leaves him running for his life. TownMall Cinemas (1:30, 4:30, 7:30 p.m.) "Contagion"...
  • 'Piano Rats' by Franki Elliot

    'Piano Rats' by Franki Elliot
    I used to enjoy poetry. I'd go to spoken word events nonstop, attend theater performances such as HBO's "Def Poetry" tour and read poetry books. Then there came a time when I was bored out of my mind with poems about drugs, suicide, bad relationships...
  • 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...
  • 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....