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  • Chicago Film Fest lineup announced

    Chicago Film Fest lineup announced

    A drama starring Sarah Silverman, a documentary about two of the 20th century's most influential directors and the winner of this year's Palme d'Or at Cannes are among the official selections for the 51st Chicago International Film Festival.

  • Loved 'Frances Ha'? You'll hate 'Mistress America'

    Loved 'Frances Ha'? You'll hate 'Mistress America'

    The entertaining, life-in-a-holding-pattern wisdom of “Frances Ha” curdles into something abrasive and phony in “Mistress America,” the third collaboration between star/co-writer Greta Gerwig and co-writer/co-director Noah Baumbach (“Greenberg,” this year's great “While We're Young”). What is he...

  • 'Digging for Fire' brings old ideas, new style to Swanberg's work

    'Digging for Fire' brings old ideas, new style to Swanberg's work

    When several of the year’s movies have disappeared from my memory altogether, “Digging for Fire” is one I’ll still want to think about.

  • Ethan Hawke almost saves 'Ten Thousand Saints'

    Ethan Hawke almost saves 'Ten Thousand Saints'

    Ethan Hawke is so funny in “Ten Thousand Saints” that he nearly keeps the movie afloat, even though it’s the kind of adaptation of a novel that reminds you why certain novels don’t translate naturally to the big screen.

  • Melissa McCarthy doesn't appreciate 'plus size' label

    Melissa McCarthy doesn't appreciate 'plus size' label

    Melissa McCarthy's new fashion line is being called "plus size" but that's not a term the Plainfield native appreciates.

  • 'The Witch' trailer crackles with colonial horror

    'The Witch' trailer crackles with colonial horror

    The much-buzzed about Sundance horror flick "The Witch" by Robert Eggers finally has an angst-riddled trailer. Filled with unsettling pauses, vanishing babies and troublesome goats, this frontier horror film meditates on the terror of the unknown wilderness in 1630, and the haunting things that...

  • 'Victor Frankenstein' trailer, now with more bromance between Victor and Igor

    'Victor Frankenstein' trailer, now with more bromance between Victor and Igor

    Daniel Radcliffe and James McAvoy are starring in a movie adaptation of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" that seemingly has very little to do with Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein." But the fabled monster story has been adapted and re-adapted so many times, what's wrong with a steampunky bromance version...

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