Film & TV

The shockingly gruesome scenes of body mutilation and sexual cult rituals are disturbing, but that’s not what “Midsommar” will be remembered for.  Released July 3, the highly anticipated daytime nightmare “Midsommar” is writer-director Ari Aster’s …

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“I’m Stu. How do you do?” are the first six words Uber driver Stu (Kumail Nanjiani) says to his passenger Vic (Dave Bautista) in “Stuber,” in theaters July 12. The harmless introduction sets off a …

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A few weeks ago I went to see “After,” the new Harry Styles-inspired teen drama starring the drop-dead gorgeous Hero Fiennes-Tiffin. (I’m sorry — but not that sorry — by reading these columns you also …

Film & TV

O’Shea Jackson Jr. makes a big entrance in the romantic-comedy, “Long Shot.” The movie follows an ex-journalist (Seth Rogen) who falls for a presidential candidate (Charlize Theron). Jackson plays Lance who’s a fun, over-the-top extrovert. …

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Actress Olivia Wilde wants to change the way female-led comedies are viewed — they’re just comedies. Making her directorial debut with the witty “Booksmart,” Wilde is doing her part to shift the conversation, enlisting Kaitlyn …

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With the blaze of summer sun comes a plethora of big-name movies hitting the box office. Here are the top 10 summer blockbusters to tide moviegoers over when the Chicago heat is too much to …

Arts & Entertainment

An unemployed journalist and a successful politician cross paths, and what could be an interesting story is instead another poorly written romantic comedy in “Long Shot.” Directed by Jonathan Levine (“50/50,” “Snatched”), the movie follows …

Film & TV

The Avengers, a group of superheroes based on Stan Lee’s Marvel comic series, assemble once again to defeat Thanos (Josh Brolin in “Avengers: Endgame.” “Avengers: Endgame,” released April 25, is the 22nd and final movie …