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Cast of ‘Dawn of The Planet of The Apes’ Talks Summer Blockbuster

In it’s opening weekend, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” trampled the competition and dominated the box office raking in $73 million.

07/14/2014

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Mark Wahlberg Reveals The Stunts He Wouldn’t Perform For ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’

Mark Wahlberg has long been a staple of the action genre and he’s at it again this Summer with the latest sequel to everyone’s favorite franchise, Transformers.

07/14/2014

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Best Summer Movies For Kids

Instead of panicking and sending your kids to nearest summer camp you can find, why not enjoy a few summer blockbusters?

06/16/2014

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5 Classic Moms In The Movies

Hollywood never gets bored with mothers. Over the years, they’ve glorified, vilified, and otherwise memorialized enough great mom characters to fill a book—and now, Richard Corliss has written just that with Mom in the Movies.

04/27/2014

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Visit 20 Exotic Movie Locations Around The World

Travel the world through the movies with VeryFirstTo’s exclusive tour of the world’s most famous movie locations – for $325,215.

01/24/2014

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Pick-A-Side: What’s Your Favorite School Movie?

From “The Breakfast Club” to “Mean Girls,” what’s the best school movie? You decide!

07/29/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Which 2013 Summer Movie Are You Excited To See?

05/27/2013

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Trio Sentenced For Ponzi Scheme Hatched In Prison

Three con men who met behind bars were headed back to prison for a $3.5 million Ponzi scheme involving comic books, movies and collectibles.

WBBM Newsradio–05/01/2013

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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

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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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Best Places For Film Buffs In Chicago

Love films and movies? Try going to some of the best places to see them in Chicago.

07/09/2012

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Survive This Economy: Saving On Snacks At The Movies

Going to the movies can be a shock to your pocket especially if you’re a fan of popcorn.

CBS 2–06/19/2012

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Summer Movie Blockbusters 2012

With summer fast approaching, we’ve rounded up the most promising blockbuster movies of the season. Get your popcorn ready.

05/14/2012

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Super Moms In The Movies

It’s hard enough to raise a kid these days. Check out these movie moms who also manage to save the world.

05/01/2012

The new Amazon tablet called the Kindle Fire is displayed on September 28, 2011 in New York City. The Fire, which will be priced at $199, is an expanded version of the company’s Kindle e-reader that has 8GB of storage and WiFi. The Fire gives users access to streaming video, as well as e-books, apps and music, and has a Web browser. In addition to the Fire, Bezos introduced four new Kindles including a Kindle touch model. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Consumers Flooded With Streaming Entertainment Options

Which streaming video service is the best one for you? CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker offers a breakdown on the cost and the services to help you pick which one is right for your own personal preference.

04/30/2012

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CIMMfest: Chicago Music & Movies Festival

Going back to the earliest days of cinema, when silents were accompanied by live-in theater musicians, music and film have been artistically complementary. The Chicago International Movies & Music Festival, now in its fourth year, honors the enduring relationship between the two art forms with four days & nights of film screenings, live performances, VJ/DJ sets, and several Q&A sessions with actors, directors and musicians, at various venues around Logan Square and Wicker Park. Here’s a selection of highlights from the lineup for this weekend’s CIMMfest.

04/12/2012

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Children No Longer Allowed Into “R” Rated Movies At Some Local Theatres

It’s an unprecedented move in the Chicago area. Starting Saturday, the Classic Cinema chain will no longer allow children under age six into “R” rated movies. This includes theatres in 13 locations, 100 screens.

03/03/2012

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Complete 2012 Oscars Coverage

Keep up with the Oscars, from the nominees to the red carpet to the podium. And the Oscar goes to…

02/23/2012

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Valentine’s Day And The Romance Movie Cliché

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’ve gathered the best (or worst, if you prefer) of the romance movie clichés.

01/29/2012

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