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  • Movie review: 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' is a sweet take on a teen weeper

    Touching and wise, cute and occasionally cloying, "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" is a dramedy that taps into both real teen angst and behavior, and our fantasies of what we hope teens are thinking and feeling and doing.
  • Don't celebrate spoiled, snarky, smirking Ferris Bueller

    Don't celebrate spoiled, snarky, smirking Ferris Bueller
    Three full decades later, I'm still hoping Ferris Bueller gets caught. And gets the punishment he so richly deserves. Headlines this week duly noted that the titular character in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" ditched school and committed grand theft auto...

    Ferris Bueller took his day off 30 years ago today

    Ferris Bueller took his day off 30 years ago today
    Thirty years ago today, Ferris Bueller borrowed a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder, caught a foul ball at a Cubs game and sang "Twist and Shout" while on a float during the Von Steuben Day Parade in his famous Chicago day off. Baseball blogger...

    'Barely Lethal' kicks teen angst over the head with weak spy tale

    At one point in "Barely Lethal," a perky teenage special ops agent played by "True Grit's" Hailee Steinfeld binge-watches "Mean Girls," "Clueless," some John Hughes movies and other titles from the teen canon in a kind of anthropological study of high...

    Greg Sestero of 'The Room' discusses making 'the Citizen Kane of bad movies' at the Carroll Arts Center

    Greg Sestero of 'The Room' discusses making 'the Citizen Kane of bad movies' at the Carroll Arts Center
    In 2003, the film "The Room" unseated "Plan 9 from Outer Space" as many bad-movie aficionados' choice for the worst movie ever made, supported by publications like Vice, The Guardian and Entertainment Weekly, which described the bizarre melodrama as...