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 – AnnaLynne McCord is the sort of actress whose face begs to be photographed. The camera can remain on her for an indefinite amount of time and manage to capture endless fascinating nuances. As someone who has never watched an episode of the rebooted “90210” series, I hadn’t seen McCord in anything until Richard Bates Jr.’s “Excision.” Now I consider myself a fan.
CHICAGO – The main problem with “I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell,” based on Tucker Max’s memoir about a hard partying, devil-may-care womanizer, is that the screenwriter (Max himself) didn’t have the cojones to go all the way.
CHICAGO – In our latest comedy edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 35 admit-two passes up for grabs to the Chicago screening of the new film “I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell” based on a true story and the best-selling book by Tucker Max!
Exclusive Photo: ‘Zack and Miri Make a Porno’ Director Kevin Smith at Chicago International Film FestivalSubmitted by HollywoodChicago.com on October 23, 2008 - 9:17pm
CHICAGO – HollywoodChicago.com captured a photo of “Zack and Miri Make a Porno” director Kevin Smith at an audience Q&A on Oct. 21, 2008 as part of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival. The film stars Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Traci Lords and Justin Long.
CHICAGO – In our latest edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 50 admit-two passes up for grabs to the hilarious Chicago screening of “Zack and Miri Make a Porno,” which stars Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Traci Lords and Justin Long from director Kevin Smith.