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Episode 28: Mad Max: Fury Road

This week we review Mad Max:Fury Road and debate if director George Miller deserves to be called a visionary mastermind. We also confirm that we follow the biological code and argue about how a book club is supposed to work. 165 more words


Jake Myer's "White Cop" Walks the Cult Movie Beat Starting Friday

by Legendary Lew

The new indie Chicago comedy White Cop debuts at The Music Box Theatre this Friday. If nothing else, there is one definite assurance about this movie: it’s the world’s first film funded from the proceeds of a volleyball coaching stipend. 152 more words


Keep the Faith

Art historian Heidi Holland (Elisabeth Moss) is a true believer.  Worse, she is “that unfortunate contradiction in terms: a serous good person.”  This means, among other things, that she is a feminist who is skeptical of the radical and divisive feminist politics in the ‘seventies but who maintains her integrity as she watches those same radicals shave their legs and sell out in the ‘eighties.   553 more words


birdday girl

I’m going to keep this kind of short because it’s my birthday today (WHAT) and apparently the weather is nice so I’m going to leave my house (I took the day off work) and do something. 574 more words


The Beyond at the Music Box Theatre

Later on this evening, I will be heading into Chicago for a midnight screening of Lucio Fulci’s The Beyond, thanks to not only the… 197 more words

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Review: The Heidi Chronicles

The other morning over coffee I chattered to my roommate about all the possible reasons I didn’t warm to The Heidi Chronicles. “Maybe I just don’t go for Broadway plays that much anymore. 712 more words


Weekend Action With Friday Night Concerts & THE DUDE @ The Music Box

Gonna be a cold one this weekend, but no worries.  We can handle it.  Friday night shows at a couple of the coziest spots in town make my weekend to-do list and who can resist a midnight screening of… 226 more words