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08.10.2013 | | Posted at 08:35 AM
By David Luhrssen
  What’s the “best” film ever? It’s a futile game but fun to play, especially when the participants are filmmakers. In his book, The Best Film You’ve Never Seen (Chicago Review Press), Chicago Sun-Times editor Robert K. Elder puts a special spin on the “name your fave” game by asking directors to talk about the best film that never found an audience, the brilliant bombs, ...
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
“Shepherd Express? Is that a fast herd of sheep or something,” asks Dick Chudnow, who co-founded ComedySportz with Bob Orvis in 1984. Orvis recalls those early days: “We’d go out and people hadn’t even seen
10.08.2012 | | Posted at 08:44 AM
By David Luhrssen
  The Friday, Oct. 12 release of Argo will mark a new peak for Ben Affleck, a celebrity-cum-reviled Hollywood figure. Affleck became a joke as half of the tabloid couple Bennifer, especially after his sinkhole movie with JLo, Gigli (2003). Of course, his resume was also studded with wretched nonsense like Armageddon (1998) and disappointments such as Pearl Harbor (2001). With A...
Sunday, March 25, 2012

Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 6:30 p.m.

Outspoken filmmaker Kevin Smith inspires such devotion from his fans that he's made something of a second career out of talking about being Kevin Smith. The Clerks director's frequent Q&A appearances, where he geeks about his work..
Thursday, March 22, 2012
A whiff of the sinister ran through Delta Spirit's revival-spiked indie rock on the California group's 2010 full-length, History From Below, with songs like “9/11,” “Salt in the Wound” and “Devil Knows You're Dead” touching on...

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