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Local Filmmakers Taking Part In 48 Hour Film Project This Weekend

It usually takes several years and millions of dollars to write, shoot, edit and market a movie, but some Chicagoans will try to do all of that in just this coming weekend.

08/12/2015

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13 Books You’ll Want To Read Before They Hit The Big Screen

Grab some popcorn, dim the lights, and check out these eleven books before their hotly anticipated adaptations arrive at a theater near you.

07/22/2015

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7 Must See Summer Blockbuster Movies

Summer is coming up very soon and here are some blockbusters you must catch at your local theater.

06/09/2015

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Lifetime’s ‘Unauthorized Full House Story’ Cast Revealed

The Unauthorized Full House Story, set to air on Lifetime this summer, just got an authorized cast photo. And seriously, have mercy.

06/05/2015

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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

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Vin Diesel Says Oscars Weighted Against Action Films

Vin Diesel said Friday that the latest “Fast & Furious” film deserves a best picture Oscar but has two strikes against it when it comes to the Academy — it’s an action flick and it’s a sequel.

03/27/2015

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5 Crazy Moments in Oscar History

The Oscars are often a den of crazy, from rambling speeches and mangled names to some truly terrible host routines. But do you remember Sacheen Littlefeather? Or the streaker?

02/18/2015

Kristen Wiig and director Paul Feig attend the Premiere Of "Bridesmaids" (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

All-Female ‘Ghostbusters’ Cast Announced

The all-new, all-female “Ghostsbusters” are here.

01/27/2015

(L-R) Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Rosamund Pike, Ben Affleck, and David Fincher attend the Opening Night Gala Presentation and World Premiere of "Gone Girl" during the 52nd New York Film Festival at Alice Tully Hall on September 26, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Oscar Best Picture Snubs: 5 Films That Deserved a Nomination

With only eight films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Oscars, we point out five additional films that deserved a spot in this prestigious Academy Award category.

01/16/2015

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Moviegoers Line Up To See “The Interview”

It’s not the usual Christmas movie, but it’s all the buzz today as some Chicago area theaters are showing “The Interview.”

12/25/2014

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A Hollywood-Inspired Reading List

Books form the basis of countless Hollywood films and you’ll have no shortage of big screen adaptations to choose from during this year’s Oscar season and throughout 2015.

10/27/2014

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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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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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