Film & TV

“Father the Flame” is the documentary audiences never knew they needed to see.  Premiering Oct. 12 at the Chicago International Film Festival (CIFF), director Chad Terpstra and master pipemaker Lee Erck take viewers on a …

Film & TV

Drug addiction is in the spotlight this season as Hollywood prepares for the release of titles including “Beautiful Boy,” “A Star is Born” and “Ben Is Back.” Director Peter Hedges (“Pieces of April,” “Dan in …

Arts & Entertainment

In a coming of age story masterfully performed by Charlize Theron (“Atomic Blonde,” “Mad Max”), “Tully” depicts a fun-filled, yet dark tale of the beauty and struggle which accompanies raising a family and growing up. …

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Crazy antics, eerie mysteries and awkward villains are all showcased in Dan Gregor’s (“How I Met Your Mother,” “The Comedians”) new comedy-thriller, “Most Likely to Murder.” The film stars Adam Pally as Billy, a loser …

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On March 22, Carson Shanks, a player on Loyola’s men’s basketball team tweeted the link to a song titled “Band of Wolves,” along with the caption, “We have our own rap song, we win.” The …

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Despite the Chinese New Year occuring Feb. 16, Chicagoans had no problem waiting a week to witness the annual Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade. Dozens of marching bands, dance troupes and local businesses filed down …

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“Every Day,” a new film based on the acclaimed young adult novel by David Levithan, places an interesting twist on the cliche high school love story by interweaving romance with the supernatural.

Arts & Entertainment

The latest production out of Second City Studios, “Identity Heist,” premiered at Judy’s Beat Lounge (230 North Ave.) this week. Starring Meghan Babbe, the “Tonight Show” parody featured plenty of witty improv that had the small …