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"i'm so beautiful" - divine (1984)

I love everything about movies.  I am fascinated by how movies are made.  I am entertained by watching movies.  I am enlightened by reading about movies.  1,007 more words

Madness at the Music Box

Chicago’s own Music Box Theatre has started to announce some titles for their 12th annual 24-hour marathon which takes place on October 15th, starting at noon and running through to noon on Sunday the 16th. 512 more words

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Kyle Cubr of Cine-File reviews the documentary "Almost Holy"

In Mariupol, Ukraine, Gennadiy Mokhnenko (self-dubbed  ‘Crocodile Gennadiy’) runs Pilgrim, a rehabilitation center built to help drug-addicted children who live on the street or in neglected households. 217 more words

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Ben Sachs turns back the clock to critique "Bad News Bears" and "Private Property" on Cine-File


It’s hard to believe that Walter Matthau was the third choice (after Steve McQueen and Warren Beatty) to play Coach Morris Buttermaker—he makes the character so irreducibly Matthau-esque that you can’t imagine anyone else in the part. 370 more words

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Cult Film Begotten at Music Box...With Director!

Back in the early ’90s, back when VHS tape trading and the grey market were in full swing, a movie would surface from the underground that would start to make a buzz. 178 more words

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Frizzi to Score The Beyond Live at Music Box

Last year when Italian composer Fabio Frizzi made a small American tour, playing themes from some of the amazing films that he had scored over the years, to say I was bummed I didn’t make it to one of them is an understatement. 195 more words

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The Chicago French Film Festival 2016

The 6th annual Chicago French Film Festival opens on Friday, July 22nd and will run through Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at The Music Box Theatre. Co-presented by The Consulate General of France in Chicago and Alliance Francaise, this is where you will find the latest in French cinema. 3,429 more words