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  • A HorrorFest In August? Yes, Halloween Has Come Early

    A HorrorFest In August? Yes, Halloween Has Come Early
    Rob Caprilozzi saw "Jaws" when he was a little kid and it scared him so much he refused to go swimming for a long time. "You could put me in a pool and I'd be positive there'd be a shark in there," Caprilozzi says. He saw "Alien" a few years later....
  • TV's new microaudiences are shaking up the business

    TV's new microaudiences are shaking up the business
    The business end of show business is made up of numbers. It's a thing of charts and tallies, receipts and ratings. There are counters on everything nowadays, toting up the hits, keeping track of followers. In television, which I write about, there are the...
  • Wanted: A summer film with a popcorn pedigree

    Wanted: A summer film with a popcorn pedigree
    It's not quite May, but I have officially begun my search for the perfect popcorn movie. That's what we call the big box-office bruisers that swagger through our summers because expectations are strangely both high — and low. A quick fix of fun...
  • Twelve directors and the movies that made them

    Twelve directors and the movies that made them
    Directorial acclaim never comes easy. When it hits, though, the results can be significant not only for the helmer but for cinema itself. We take a look back at the films that propelled some of today’s most celebrated directors to prominence....
  • Finding his voice with a tuba

    Finding his voice with a tuba
    Probably more than any other instrument in an orchestra, the tuba has the sound of authority — big, brassy, deep and imposing. For the young, struggling John Van Houten, that sound inspired the discipline he needed. The tuba instructor, who...
  • Inside Wes Anderson's eccentric aesthetic

    Inside Wes Anderson's eccentric aesthetic
    Wes Anderson came to Chicago at the beginning of the month to promote his new film, "The Grand Budapest Hotel." He arrived by train, stopping on his way from Los Angeles to New York, where he lives. He even had his own private train car. Now, you might...
  • 'Caddyshack' right on course as a low-budget laugher

    Originally published in the Chicago Tribune July 29, 1980 This latest "Son of Animal House" is set on a country club golf course. But the setting makes no difference; it's the proper mix of dirty jokes, slapstick, and juvenile humor that writer-director...
  • 20th Century Fox Dedicates Production Building to Richard D. Zanuck

    Twentieth Century Fox honored the late Richard D. Zanuck with a building dedication ceremony on Tuesday. "For those of us that work at Fox -- he was family," said Fox topper Jim Gianopulos. "He was an integral part of our legacy, he was like a pater...
  • Author offers peek at early Spielberg work

    Author offers peek at early Spielberg work
    In reflecting on the kingdom he created, Walt Disney once said, "It all started with a mouse." For filmmaker Steven Spielberg, it all started with a truck. That is the premise that drives "Steven Spielberg and Duel: The Making of a Film Career" by...
  • Coolio fighting sharks in 'Red Water' kicks off new feature, 'Netflix, what?'

    Coolio fighting sharks in 'Red Water' kicks off new feature, 'Netflix, what?'
    We've all had that moment: Scrolling through streaming options on Netflix, you see a movie featuring familiar faces that you've never heard of and can't help but blurt out, "What is that?" (In reality, this may or may not contain profanity.) In "Netflix,...
  • Berlin Film Review: 'History of Fear'

    In "Jaws," Steven Spielberg realized it was more frightening to withhold the shark than to show it. With "History of Fear," budding Argentine helmer Benjamin Naishtat takes that tactic one step further, delivering a tense sociological thriller in which he...