Events

Thousands of people lined up outside the Chicago Theatre Oct. 2 waiting with anticipation for Hasan Minhaj. The historical venue’s gleaming signage reads, “SOLD OUT.” The audience couldn’t be more diverse — multiple generations, different …

Film & TV

Venom is an odd character. In Marvel comics, he’s a sludge-like alien symbiote who crash lands on Earth and attaches to human hosts, such as Spider-Man and Eddie Brock. He first appeared in Sony’s “Spider-Man …

Film & TV

2021 is the year of movie musicals. The joyous “In the Heights” kicked off the resurgence in June followed by “Annette” and “Cinderella.” Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of “West Side Story” and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s directorial debut, …

Film & TV

After last year’s Zoom ceremony, the 73rd Emmy Awards will be held in-person at an outdoor venue in Los Angeles Sept. 19. It will be hosted by Cedric the Entertainer and will air at 7 …

Arts & Entertainment

“Loneliness has followed me my whole life, … There’s no escape. I’m God’s lonely man,” says Travis Bickle in a somber voice-over. Bickle commits awful acts in “Taxi Driver,” but even he finds a companion …

Film & TV

It can be argued that Phase One of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is the weakest slate the studio has released. “Iron Man” and “The Avengers” notwithstanding, the early movies were origin stories of now …

Film & TV

Could the expectations for “Candyman” be any higher? It’s a remake of a beloved 90s horror flick, directed by up-and-coming director Nia DaCosta and produced and written by Jordan Peele. This movie had the promise …

Film & TV

When “CODA” premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, it was immediately one of the best received movies of the event. It sparked a bidding war and Apple TV+ won the battle, spending a festival …