Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Despite Vibrant Visuals, Animated Duck Tale Migration Isn’t Much to Quack About

From Illumination, the animation studio that brought us the Despicable Me, Minions, and The Secret Life of Pets franchises, comes a slightly more accomplished tale of conquering your feelings and […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: In Resurrecting The Matrix, the Fourth Installment Feels Stale and Sadly Familiar

Matrix Resurrections

It’s astonishing that there are those criticizing how Spider-Man: No Way Home bends multiple Spider-Man universes in on themselves, but they don’t seem to have any issues with the latest […]

Steve Prokopy /
Events, Lit, Live Lit, Stages

Dialogs: Two Screenwriters Talk About Their New Novels—Utopia Avenue and Antkind

It was just serendipity that the Chicago Humanities Festival scheduled two screenwriters with hot new novels two weeks in a row for their livestream show. Well, serendipity and the fact […]

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