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Film students work with Emmy-award winning cinematographer

Film students work with Emmy-award winning cinematographer

May 8, 2019

Video recording has never been easier or as accessible as it is today. Colin Watkinson, 2017 Emmy-award winner and 2018 nominee for his cinematography work in “The Handmaid’s Tale,” advises peo...

Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein get ‘Booksmart’ in new indie film

Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein get ‘Booksmart’ in new indie film

April 26, 2019

Amy and Molly have spent their high school careers studying nonstop to get into Ivy League schools. On the eve of graduation, they realize their peers got into the same schools even while having fu...

New exhibit highlights Hollywood film fashion, influence during ‘30s and ‘40s

New exhibit highlights Hollywood film fashion, influence during ‘30s and ‘40s

April 12, 2019

Even in black and white, old Hollywood films showcased garments’ lush textures, detailed cuts and simple silhouettes—the hallmarks of  ‘30s and ‘40s fashion. The Chicago History Museum,...

Student to star in self-written zombie apocalypse film

Student to star in self-written zombie apocalypse film

March 22, 2019

Grace Govostis’ summer vacation in Wisconsin will be a little different than most. Instead of a leisurely retreat in the dairy state, she will be immersed in the ruins of a zombie apocalypse. ...

Columbia community members celebrate film successes 

Columbia community members celebrate film successes 

February 23, 2019

Columbia is no stranger to success in the arts, and four members of the college community are currently celebrating the exposure and acclaim of their work in the film industry. Associate Professor in the Cinema and Television Arts Department Dan Rybicky’s documentary “Accident, M.D....

Columbia filmmakers raise $1,000 in 10 days for web series

Columbia filmmakers raise $1,000 in 10 days for web series

February 22, 2019

Junior cinema art and science major Corbin Eaton had an idea for a web series when he was in high school. It was not until he pitched the idea to sophomore cinema art and science major Grant Osum while ...

REVIEW: Strong women shine in ‘The Favourite’

REVIEW: Strong women shine in ‘The Favourite’

November 30, 2018

“The Favourite” is a quirky, historical drama set in 18th century England about Queen Anne’s rule while England is at war with the French. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, the film stars Emma Stone, Rache...

Chicago goes after big tobacco, e-cigarettes

Chicago goes after big tobacco, e-cigarettes

November 26, 2018

The ongoing battle between Chicago and big tobacco companies and e-cigarette distributors has intensified after a Nov. 12 announcement of a lawsuit against multiple retailers.City attorneys filed a lawsui...

film review: Whoville shines in modern twist on Dr. Seuss classic

film review: Whoville shines in modern twist on Dr. Seuss classic

November 11, 2018

In Ron Howard’s 2000 version of the Dr. Seuss classic, the Grinch is brought to life by Jim Carrey wearing green special effects makeup and a Santa suit.Carrey’s Grinch is sarcastic, mean and creepy. ...

Gubernatorial endorsement: Illinois needs a democratic governor

By Editorial Board

November 1, 2018

Filed under Editorial

Election day is here, with eager voters heading to the polls Nov. 6, and The Chronicle is proud to endorse Democratic candidate J.B. Pritzker for governor of Illinois. Eighty-seven percent of staff voted for Pritzker, 7 percent voted for Rauner and 7 percent voted for Jackson.Under current Gov. Bruce Rauner, Illinois has been in a poor financial state and went two years without a completed budget. In 2015, Rauner v...

Notable Native: Grace Hou

Notable Native: Grace Hou

By Kaci Watt

September 19, 2018

Filed under Notable Native

When Grace Hou started college at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she had her heart set on a career in journalism. She said she never expected to one day devote herself to social justice.Ho...

Music Box Theatre projects past to modern moviegoers

Music Box Theatre projects past to modern moviegoers

September 17, 2018

Since the Music Box Theatre opened its doors 89 years ago, film has changed immensely, but the historic venue continues to showcase many generations of film productions and technology.The theater, located at 3...

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