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See the 80’s Cult Slasher Sleepaway Camp with star Felissa Rose in Person (Oct. 14 – Chicago)

See the 80’s Cult Slasher Sleepaway Camp with star Felissa Rose in Person (Oct. 14 – Chicago)

| October 11, 2017

Sleepaway Camp is one of the most beloved slasher films of the 80’s, boasting one of the greatest endings in the history of horror cinema.  Felissa Rose, a young teenager when she played the role of Angela in Sleepaway Camp, is known as one of the most charming and friendly folks on the horror convention circuit. This Saturday, Oct. […]

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Chasing the Blues

Chasing the Blues

| October 10, 2017

Fulton Market Films announces the world premiere of Chasing the Blues, the latest production from the Chicago-based studio, at the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival (October 12-26, 2017). Co-written and directed by Scott Smith (Being Bucky), the music-centric dramedy follows two rival record collectors (Grant Rosenmeyer, Money Monster, The Royal Tenenbaums and Ronald L. Connor, […]

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Gary Michael Schultz brings Vincent N Roxxy to Chicago (Sept. 29th, Davis Theater)

Gary Michael Schultz brings Vincent N Roxxy to Chicago (Sept. 29th, Davis Theater)

| September 27, 2017

This Friday, Sept. 29th, Chicago Native, Gary Michael Schultz is bringing his thrilling new indie feature, Vincent N Roxxy, to Chicago for the Premiere of the Tribeca Film Festival sensation, starring Emile Hirsch and Zoe Kravitz in her break out role. Vincent N Roxxy is a gleeful Bonnie and Clyde meets Tarantino meets Grindhouse style lovers in […]

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Gary Sherman Brings Death Line (aka Raw Meat) Reconstruction to Chicago (Sept. 29, Davis Theater)

Gary Sherman Brings Death Line (aka Raw Meat) Reconstruction to Chicago (Sept. 29, Davis Theater)

| September 25, 2017

Gary Sherman, director of Dead & Buried, Poltergeist III, and Vice Squad, is bringing Death Line (aka Raw Meat) to Chicago for the 45th Anniversary of the lovingly reconstructed Death Line to give Chicago fans their first chance to see Sherman’s original cut of the film in beautiful color with a fantastic soundtrack. Death Line is screening […]

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SHOT

SHOT

| September 21, 2017

“Every day 90 people are killed by gun violence. 200 more are shot and hospitalized.” A gripping drama about three lives irrevocably changed when a gun is accidentally fired on a busy Los Angeles street, SHOT is a visceral roller coaster ride unflinchingly exploring the consequences of gun violence in America. SHOT begins as sound mixer […]

Phantom of the Opera with Live Organ by Jay Warren (Sept. 22nd – Davis Theater)

Phantom of the Opera with Live Organ by Jay Warren (Sept. 22nd – Davis Theater)

| September 13, 2017

If you’ve never seen a silent film projected while someone plays live organ to the flicking images above, you are truly missing a magical experience. On September 22nd, 2017, Jay Warren will be playing organ accompaniment to one of the most beloved and terrifying of all silent films: The Phantom of the Opera (1925) at the Davis Theater, 4614 […]

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An Interview with Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau

An Interview with Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau

| September 7, 2017

A couple years ago I was cleaning out my father’s basement office at our home in Omaha, Nebraska. My father had been an avid deer hunter and the walls of the room were covered in antlers and paintings depicting a variety of impressive bucks either standing majestically atop a mountain or pensively gazing into a […]

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An interview with William Oldroyd

An interview with William Oldroyd

| July 18, 2017

The continued issues surrounding the subordination of women in society are compellingly explored in director William Oldroyd’s feature debut Lady Macbeth. Based on the 1865 Russian novella by Nikolai Leskov, the story follows Katherine (Florence Pugh) who has entered into a marriage with a man named Alexander (Paul Hilton). The heir to a mining company, […]

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A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story

| July 14, 2017

David Lowery’s 2013 feature Ain’t Them Bodies Saints earned its fair share of comparisons to Terrence Malick, and Disney’s choice to have Lowery helm the Pete’s Dragon remake seemed odd on the surface. It seemed even more strange given Lowery’s other film work as an editor on Amy Seimetz’s Sun Don’t Shine (2012), Shane Carruth’s […]

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Hearing is Believing

Hearing is Believing

| June 15, 2017

Rachel Flowers: a musical prodigy. She is a pianist, flautist, guitarist, singer, composer, among other things. She’s this amazing young woman at the center of the film Hearing is Believing, directed by Lorenzo DeStefano. There are some great moments in this film but what it lacks is arguably the most important aspect of being a […]

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