Beyond, Event, Event, Games & Tech, Suburbs and exurbs

Preview: A Choose Your Own Adventure Guide to Fan Expo Chicago 2022

What you once knew as Wizard World is now under the banner of Fan Expo, and this year’s first major Chicago area convention kicks off in just one day! Fan […]

Marielle Bokor /
Game, Games & Tech, Review

Review: Cuphead—The Delicious Last Course Serves Up a Heaping Helping of New Cuphead

Cuphead was a phenomenon when it released, both because of its unique (for a video game) art style, and its insane difficulty. I’ve never played such a visually appealing side […]

Antal Bokor /
Beyond, Event, Event, Games & Tech, Preview

PREVIEW: Episode III, C2E2 2020: A Choose Your Own Adventure Guide to Sunday

Here we are, already facing the final curtain. We’ve had a lot of fun so far,  haven’t we? As we promised, there’s been a little something for every kind of […]

Marielle Bokor /
Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Despite Impressive Visuals, Ruben Brandt, Collector Misses the Mark

Ruben Brandt

The widely acclaimed Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse received praise for a lot of very valid reasons: inclusive representation, excellent writing, a stellar voice cast, and more. Most noteworthy, and likely one […]

Lisa Trifone /
Beyond, Museums

Review: The Science Behind Pixar at MSI is a Wonderful, Hands-On Must See

It’s opening weekend for Incredibles 2, the highly anticipated sequel to Pixar’s amazing tale of a family of superheroes trying to get by in a world that doesn’t want them. Our film critic […]

Marielle Bokor /
Fashion, Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Stop Motion Animation Wows in Anderson’s Touch-and-Go Isle of Dogs

Isle of Dogs

In a similar way that writer/director Wes Anderson’s previous feature, The Grand Budapest Hotel, seemed to spring forth from his current obsessions with filmmaker Ernst Lubitsch and the writings of  […]

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