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 – “Jackass 3” features more male genitalia and bodily fluids than most pornos. The boys have become bizarrely obsessed with their penises and, well, crap. And while the movie features some definite laughs, there are a surprising number of bits that either fall flat as comedy or seem designed to shock more than entertain. This big fan of Johnny Knoxville and the gang (I’ve seen every episode and the first two movies) just didn’t find the third installment as funny as I had hoped it would be — even in nauseating 3D.
CHICAGO – In our latest edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 10 pairs of Converse shoes up for grabs for the release of “Jackass 3D” with Johnny Knoxville!
CHICAGO – One man inadvertently taking a painful fall is tragic, several men doing it is “Jackass 3D.” The storied Jackass franchise, which began as TV show on MTV, has expanded into an empire, with breakout performers and a film trilogy. Johnny Knoxville is the face of Jackass, Jeff Tremaine is the director.
CHICAGO – In our latest documentary/action/comedy edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 50 admit-two passes up for grabs to the advance Chicago screening of the new 3D film “Jackass 3D” starring Johnny Knoxville!