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Jeff Goldblum explains chaos theory to Laura Dern. (Photo Credit: Jurassic Park/Universal Pictures)

Review: Please Admit That ‘Jurassic World’ Is No ‘Jurassic Park’… And Is Sorta Bad

Through awful dialog and plot points, the creators of Jurassic World treat the audience like they’re stupid. I don’t like being treated like I’m stupid, do you?

06/15/2015

Promotional portrait of American actor Jimmie Walker as he poses with a talking doll based on his character 'J. J.' from the television series 'Good Times,' . The doll features J. J.'s catchphrase, 'Dyn-O-Mite,' on its sweater. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Dyn-O-Mite! ’70s-Era Series ‘Good Times’ May Be Resurrected As A Film

“Good Times,” which aired on CBS, was about an African-American family living in a poor neighborhood in Chicago.

04/27/2015

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Top 7 Environmental & Eco-Friendly Films

In recent years, Hollywood has financed and developed more and more films that draw attention to the effects of humans on planet earth.

04/13/2015

Chicago Film Festival logo. (Credit: Chicago Film Festival.)

Chicago International Film Fest Celebrates Milestone

Before Sundance, before Toronto, there was Chicago. Recognized as the first international film festival in North America, this year marks its 50th anniversary.

10/07/2014

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Chicago Latino Film Festival: Get There Before It’s Over!

With such a great Latino community, it makes sense that Chicago would have a great Latino film festival. The 29th Chicago Latino Film Festival has started and features some of the best Spanish-speaking films in the world. So, you know, go check it out already!

04/17/2013

Shuli Eschel made a documentary about Maxwell Street.

Someone You Should Know: Filmmaker Shuli Eschel

Eschel’s documentary captures the history of the Maxwell Street Market. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.

11/30/2012

The McHenry Outdoor Theater hopes to convert from film to digital to stay open for business. (Facebook image)

McHenry Drive-In Holds Fundraisers To Convert To Digital, Avoid Closing

A suburban drive-in theater is trying to keep up with the times through fundraisers. WBBM Newsradio’s Lisa Fielding reports.

10/05/2012

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Best Indie Movie Theaters In Chicago

When it comes to independent movie theaters, get ready to look beyond the multiplex for historic and unique gems in Chicago.

08/27/2012

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Film Takes Straightforward Approach To Drug Abuse At Naperville School

A documentary from a Naperville teen takes a blunt look at drug use in her high school.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2012