Doled out the day before the Academy Awards, the Spirits honor independent film, selecting from nominees with budgets under $20 million.
RELIGION ROUNDUP: Two recent film documentaries focus on religious figures with deep ties to Chicago — Cardinal Francis George and Mother Cabrini.
William Goldman summed up the mystery of making a box office hit by declaring “Nobody knows anything.”
The anthology’s stories range from comedic (James Franco facing the noose) to the tragic (Liam Neeson promoting an unusual touring act.)
Make big plans! From theater and dance to music and outdoor fun, here’s a look at cool things to see and do throughout the Chicago area.
The poignant period piece, both drama and farce, stars a solid Hugh Jackman as the charismatic but cocky senator done in by a sex scandal in 1988.
The winning chemistry of Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali fuels the bonding, bickering and racial understanding in a turquoise Cadillac.
The lectures and melodrama don’t blend well with the broad comedy.
From “MST3K” live on stage to a new take on a holiday classic to a ‘Magnificent’ celebration, there’s so much to check out this weekend in Chicago.
For the first time since 1993, Joel Hodgson will revive his character and don the familiar red jump suit.
The California-born MacGregor began as a dancer in New York before shifting to acting, studying under legendary teacher Sanford Meisner.
The series will include 10 episodes and will hold auditions in the U.S., including the hometowns of the judges: New York, Atlanta and Chicago.
Led by the artistry of Steve McQueen and the purity of star Viola Davis, gifted cast flourishes in a Chicago that’s romanticized but still feels real.
The ceremony lends itself to both silly and solemn moments.
“Saturday Night Live” cast member Pete Davidson has apologized for mocking the appearance of a veteran who lost an eye in Afghanistan.