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Wonder Woman Patty Jenkins directs strong female lead Gal Gadot with good action, writing, message plus humor from handsome hunk Chris Pine. One of the summer's biggest. Review
Baby Driver Kevin Spacey, Ansel Elgort, Jamie Foxx, Lily James, John Hamm in a music driven crime story of a getaway driver trying to go straight. Review
The Big Sick True story of Pakistan born, stand up comedian Kumail Nanjiani trying to win over Emily V. Gordon and her parents while she is in a coma. Heartfelt and hilarious. Review
War for the Planet of the Apes Apes battle humans in film of Biblical proportions. Andy Serkis, stunning as Caesar vs evil Colonel, Woody Harrelson. Who survives? Review & Video
A Ghost Story David Lowery writes/ directs haunting story of love, life & grief. Casey Affleck & Rooney Mara Not scary but could keep you up nights. Review and Video
A Ghost Story Director Lowery told us the how and why he made the movie. Find out where to buy sheets and the recipe for the vegan chocolate pie. Click for our video
Dunkirk Chris Nolan's massive depiction of the unlikely heroes who saved 300 thousand WWII soldiers evacuate. Mark Rylance, Harry Styles, Kenneth Branagh. Review
Girls Trip Slick chick trip flick stars gorgeous gals, Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith & Tiffany Haddish in raunchy/funny reunion exposing more than their friendship. Review
Atomic Blonde Charlize Theron is explosive as tough spy in violent times between East & West Berlin. Who can you trust? No one. With James McAvoy. Review
Detroit Katherine Biegelow shows racial violence to the max resulting in a terrifying night & film. Will make your blood boil. Still going on. Review
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power Directors A less clinical, more visual and emotional film showing former Vice President Al Gore's passion and warning about the climate crisis. Review
The Dark Tower Matthew McConaughey & Idris Elba in a battle between good and evil to keep the Dark Tower & the Universe from destruction. Review
Logan Lucky Steven Soderbergh directs Ocean's 11 meets the Coen Brothers in well-planned & filmed speedway heist. Will Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig get lucky? Review soon.
The Hitman's Bodyguard The best bodyguard ever is assigned to protect the cagiest assassin. Mayhem ensues with Ryan Reynoelds, Samuel L. Jackson, & Selma Hayak. Review soon.
Patti Cake$ Femaie hip hop rapper gets beat down trying to make her beats count in spite of her Mother and her neighbor hoods in New Jersey. Review soon
Menashe Touching story of an Orthodox Jewish man who lost his wife & has to get another to confirm to religious rules so he can get his young son back. Review soon.
Terminator 2: Judgement Day - restored in 3D
'Black Harvest Film Festival -Siskel Film Center-through 8/31
Noir City 9 Festival - The Music Box Theatre 8/25-8/31
Battle of the Sexes- Emma Stone, Steve Carell
Mother - Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem
Woodshock - Kirsten Dunst , Joe Cole