Archive for June, 2017

Walt Disney’s Bambi: Anniversary Edition

Walt Disney’s Bambi: Anniversary Edition

| June 5, 2017

Most folks, I imagine, are familiar with Disney Studios’ fifth feature film about the deer Prince Bambi– a coming-of-age story told through a series of alternatingly hilarious and heart-warming vignettes. Released in 1942, it’s a film many of us grew up with. When I was a kid, you either owned it on VHS or could […]

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Brain Damage

Brain Damage

| June 4, 2017

Most of us have fond memories of the name Elmer. Whether it be the glue that you can use to make fake skin, or the cartoon hunter (Fudd) who’s always on the lookout for the waskily wabbitt, Bugs Bunny. But there’s a third, underappreciated Elmer out there. This Elmer is not as fun or funny […]

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Meet Horror Icons Linnea Quigley, Mark Patton & Ari Lehman in Chicago (Saturday, June 10)

Meet Horror Icons Linnea Quigley, Mark Patton & Ari Lehman in Chicago (Saturday, June 10)

| June 4, 2017

This Saturday, June 10th, at the Patio Theater (6008 W. Irving Park Rd, Chicago) for Summer Scares and meet three bona fide horror icons! Linnea Quigley will appear at the event alongside screenings of  Return of the Living Dead, Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers and Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama. Mark Patton (Jesse from Nightmare on […]

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In The Morning

In The Morning

| June 4, 2017

In The Morning is a film that was created as a result of a successful crowdfunding campaign, and in addition to being available on streaming platforms, its director has been taking it on the road in screenings across the nation. The next screening is set for June 8 in Washington, D.C. In The Morning is […]

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Early Women Filmmakers: An International Anthology

Early Women Filmmakers: An International Anthology

| June 1, 2017

Debates over women’s roles in media are being hotly debated right now. Online the animosity is so intense that some women have been scared out of their fields entirely. Why? Because, to some, this or that industry is by definition a boys’ club. No place for women or their perspectives. No place for diversity or […]

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