CHICAGO – The issue of gender identity, especially for those who are born with a vagueness as to what to call themselves between/beyond boy and girl, has come front and center in the U.S., both with the legalization of gay marriage and the callous repudiation of identity by trying to pass laws dismissing it (the North Carolina “bathroom” laws). The performance companies of The Living Canvas and Nothing Without a Company is currently staging “[Trans]formation,” which presents gender identity art by six performers, who perform most of the play in the nude.
CHICAGO – For film lovers unable to attend international film festivals, “Paris, je t’aime” provided an irresistible glimpse at world cinema. Eighteen celebrated filmmakers were each recruited to make a short subject set in the City of Love, thus allowing audiences to view the same town from different cultural perspectives. Some shorts worked better than others, but the resounding majority of them were utterly captivating.
CHICAGO – In our latest romance/drama edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 35 admit-two passes up for grabs to the Chicago screening of the new film “New York, I Love You” from an eclectic group of some of today’s most imaginative filmmakers.
CHICAGO – Our wonderful DreamWorks contact just sent over the DVD and Blu-Ray details, along with the cover art, for the biggest movie of the year, “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen”. The Michael Bay blockbuster with Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, and Tyrese Gibson will land in exactly two months, on October 20th, 2009.
CHICAGO – If you’re seeking an extra (or single) reason to see the overwhelmingly poorly reviewed “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” this weekend, here’s one for you.
CHICAGO – There are often many reasons sequels should not be made. “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” is one of them. Seeking that “Allspark” exhilaration pumped into many of us from the original “Transformers,” moviegoers will flock to the sequel with anticipation.
CHICAGO – “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen”, opening June 24th, is the second film in the series based on the Hasbro toy/cartoon. Scott Farrar, whose long career has roots in the first “Star Wars”, supervised all the complex visual effects.
CHICAGO – This 30-image slideshow contains red carpet photos from the London premiere of “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen”. Celebrities in attendance include the sexy Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel, Michael Bay, Ramon Rodriguez, and Danielle Lloyd. The film opens on June 24th, 2009.
HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 20 Passes to ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen’ Screening in ChicagoSubmitted by HollywoodChicago.com on June 12, 2009 - 2:19am
CHICAGO – This 25-image slideshow contains red carpet photos from the Tokyo premiere of “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen”. Celebrities in attendance include Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel, Michael Bay, Ramon Rodriguez, and Isabel Lucas. The film opens on June 24th, 2009.