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Interview with A QUIET PASSION writer/director Terence Davies

Was it pure coincidence that I sat down with writer/director Terence Davies during National Poetry Month last month? Maybe. Probably not though, considering his latest film “A Quiet Passion” focuses on the life of American poet Emily Dickinson. 2,867 more words

5th Annual Juggernaut Film Festival

I gave up on being cool, long ago. But…I have had the good fortune to make the acquaintance of some terminally arctic sorts. For instance, the folks at Chicago’s Otherworld Theatre Company are pretty fantastic, frequently bringing science fiction, fantasy and the underbelly of mysteriously dark worlds to life on the stages of the Midwest. 159 more words


Cult Movie Screenings

Next weekend at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago, Odd Obsession Movies with another midnight screening. This time it will be Richard Stanley’s Hardware (1990), coming from Stanley’s own personal 35mm print. 172 more words

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Kyle Cubr reviews "A Man Called Ove" on Cine-File Chicago

The grumpy, old curmudgeon is a tried and true character anti-hero archetype that has seen it’s fair share of memorable performances over the years. From the despicable Mr. 175 more words


Horrors at the Music Box

Chicagoland horror fans have two new flicks coming to the Music Box Theatre in February, ones that have been making quite a rumble in the horror world! 244 more words

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BoardingHouse Midnight Screening

Back in the early ’80s, when I worked at a movie theater, we had a strange movie playing there that looked very grainy for some reason. 211 more words

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2016 Year in Review - Part 5: Some Highlights

Even though this year had plenty of downer moments, there were quite a few highlights that I think are worth mentioning. I know it is easy to remember the bad stuff that happens in our daily lives that I think we tend to forget all the good things, no matter how simple or small they might be. 1,073 more words

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