Remember when film criticism relied upon a simple “Thumbs up” or “Thumbs down”? This was an extraordinarily powerful way to gauge a movie’s quality and it was through this method that film critics and journalists ever since have adapted to their own ways of judging cinema. 550 more words
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Roger Ebert was and always will be a superstar. In the newly released documentary, “Life Itself”, director Steve James produces a well-rounded portrait of the driven, passionate, life-loving Ebert. 326 more words
How tragic another productive life taken. Please pray for the “Gunn” family.
In October 2013 we wrote a piece commenting on the decision of the Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel apologising on behalf of now-infamous Jon Burge, an ex-police commander and celebrated war veteran sentenced to four-years in prison for a campaign of racism and torture in 1970s’ and 1980s’ Chicago. 370 more words