Stony Island at the Gene Siskel Film Center: Filmmaker Andrew Davis to Present Lost 1978 Chicago Musical and First Film, a Making the Band Time Capsule

This Friday, November 17, at the Gene Siskel Film Center (8pm; tickets here), Chicago-born filmmaker and Hollywood director Andrew Davis returns to present his fledgling 1978 film Stony Island—his first as a director, shot on period Chicago’s gritty streets as a guerrilla endeavor of…

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The (11) Best Movies of 2014

2014 wasn’t what you might call a great year in film, though it was a respectable one of solid enough pictures, if only a few truly inspired much passion. And while most of the below won’t be taking home Academy Awards in February, my…

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