CHICAGO – It is the simple, timeless stories that work best when they are mounted again on Broadway, and the musical “Pippin” stays true to that assertion. Taking the concepts and the songs from a play that debuted in 1972, and featuring one of those original cast members in a key role, the National Touring revival of “Pippin” is being performed in Chicago at the Cadillac Theatre until August 9th, 2015.
CHICAGO – The anchoring presence of actress Patricia Clarkson has been familiar to movie audiences for the last three decades. From her debut role as Elliott Ness’s wife in “The Untouchables,” to her role currently as a just-divorced New Yorker in “Learning to Drive,” Clarkson brings depth and character to all of her roles.
CHICAGO – Chicago native Simeon Rice is well-known in the world of sports. Where the Super Bowl champion and future Hall of Famer isn’t known, though, is in Hollywood. He’s now hoping to cross over. HollywoodChicago.com recently sat down with Rice to talk about his directorial debut.
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CHICAGO – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 10 pairs of guaranteed anytime movie tickets up for grabs to the new electronic music film “We Are Your Friends” starring Zac Efron and Emily Ratajkowski! Pick your own theatre and time!
CHICAGO – The presence of Sir Ben Kingsley – yes, he was knighted in his native Britain – is the first thing that commands a room. The regal and precise actor, who was awarded an Best Actor Oscar for his definitive performance in “Gandhi,” is back portraying a native of India in his latest film, “Learning to Drive.”
CHICAGO – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 15 pairs of guaranteed anytime movie tickets up for grabs to the new horror/thriller “Unsullied” from NFL superstar, Super Bowl champion and future Hall of Famer Simeon Rice! Pick your own theatre and time throughout Chicago/land!
CHICAGO – There is a circumstantial and frank presentation of abortion in the new Paul Weitz film “Grandma,” and it probably could not have resulted the way it did if the story wasn’t anchored by the great Lily Tomlin. She portrays the title character, helping her granddaughter get to the procedure.
HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 40 Pairs of Passes to ‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’ With Dylan O’BrienSubmitted by HollywoodChicago.com on August 27, 2015 - 2:44pm
CHICAGO – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 40 pairs of advance-screening movie passes up for grabs to the highly anticipated new film “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials” starring Dylan O’Brien!
CHICAGO – In a very unstable world, and in a sense that these problems are international, we all can be stuck in war at any time – there is no way to get away from it. “No Escape” takes this notion to the extreme, with an American family – led by Owen Wilson – caught in a war zone.
CHICAGO – Imagine having only a two-day period to shoot, edit and score a short film. That’s the challenge behind the 48 Hour Film Project. This year’s Chicago edition of this competition concludes on Aug. 27, 2015 at the Logan Theatre when it will screen the best of the competition and present awards.