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  • Indie Spirit Awards boost 'Birdman,' 'Boyhood'

    Indie Spirit Awards boost 'Birdman,' 'Boyhood'
    Nominations for the 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards were announced Tuesday. And with them arrived the usual grumbling from some quarters that the movies leading the way -- "Birdman," "Boyhood," "Selma" and "Nightcrawler" -- lacked true indie cred and that the whole slate was just a warm-up for the Oscars.
  • From little films, big laughs grow

    From little films, big laughs grow
    It's taken a few years for the Chicago Comedy Film Festival to find its footing. Back for its fourth year this weekend, the lineup is noticeably stronger. As always, the focus is on small indie comedies. I got a look at three. 'The Yank' (8 p.m....

    Lucas Museum gives most detailed version yet of its vision

    Lucas Museum gives most detailed version yet of its vision
    Pledging to "challenge the way people think about museums," the coming Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will feature "popular art from illustration to comics, an insider’s perspective on the cinematic creative process, and the boundless potential of...

    'Weekend' a home movie of sorts for Thomas Dolby

    'Weekend' a home movie of sorts for Thomas Dolby
    The world of moneyed Northern California liberals — a specific genus of the 1 percent all its own — is satirized from within in the seriocomic indie "Last Weekend" (at the Siskel Film Center through Oct. 9). It is Labor Day weekend and as...

    Chaz Ebert's mission goes on

    Chaz Ebert's mission goes on
    Roger Ebert has been gone for nine months and doesn't appear to have slowed down much. His website, RogerEbert.com, is growing its readership, reports his wife of 20 years, Chaz Ebert, while it employs dozens of film critics and writers, mostly as...