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Dillon Francis gets bloody, zombified on big screen in new movie

Dillon Francis gets bloody, zombified on big screen in new movie

October 26, 2015

Dillon Francis, best-known as a musician and rapper, is getting his feet wet—and bloody—in the new Halloween thriller “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse” through Paramount Pictures.The flick...

Shakespeare-esque horror-comedy mix debuts on Goodman stage

Shakespeare-esque horror-comedy mix debuts on Goodman stage

October 5, 2015

There is no telling what is beneath the surface of a smile—there could be feathers or there could be teeth.That is the premise of horror-comedy play “Feathers and Teeth” which opened Sept. 19 at th...

Reeling Film Festival Reels in Viewers with Visions of Progress

Reeling Film Festival Reels in Viewers with Visions of Progress

September 21, 2015

The 33rd annual Reeling Film Festival opened on Sept. 17 at the Music Box Theater, 3733 N. Southport Ave., focusing on LGBT filmmakers and films. The week-long festival, which debuted in April 1981, show...

Pilsen residents call for greater disability access

Pilsen residents call for greater disability access

September 14, 2015

Shouts of “What do we want? Access! When do we want it? Now!” were heard in front of the office of Alderman Danny Solis (25th Ward) in Pilsen on Sept. 3 as residents protested for equal disability ac...

Millennials must take pride in their present and future

By Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2015

Some viewers of the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards found it funny when Kanye West dubbed himself part of the millennial generation. At 38, he’s not technically part of the 18–34 crew, but his attitudes might be more in line with this generation than many in the appropriate age group. A Sept. 3 Pew Research Center report revealed just 40 percent of millennials identify with the generational label. But why did West, who act...

Citywide Home Theater festival comes to Chicago

Citywide Home Theater festival comes to Chicago

By Katlyn Tolly

May 11, 2015

Homes across Chicago will become part of a citywide entertainment festival as they play host to film screenings and theater, dance and alternative performances.Part of the annual Chicago Home Theater F...

‘Ex Machina’ a masterful sci-fi film experience

‘Ex Machina’ a masterful sci-fi film experience

April 27, 2015

“Ex Machina” is the story of an artificial intelligence named Eva played by Alicia Vikander (“A Royal Affair,” “Seventh Son”), who was built by young genius Nathan Bateman, played by Oscar Isaac (...

Triple-Decker Hawaiian Grilled Cheese

Triple-Decker Hawaiian Grilled Cheese

April 20, 2015

Ingredients:3 slices sourdough bread1 poblano pepper1 can pineapple rings1 package applewood-smoked bacon1 packaged Canadian bacon4 ounces Gouda4 ounces Sharp cheddar4 ounces Monterey Jack cheese4 oun...

Exhibit brings University of Chicago out of closet

Exhibit brings University  of Chicago out of closet

By Arts & Culture Editor

April 6, 2015

The LGBTQ community of the University of Chicago—alumni, faculty and staff—collectively came out of the metaphorical closet to share the school’s long association with the struggle, activism and...

‘The Gunman’ shoots blanks

‘The Gunman’ shoots blanks

April 6, 2015

Hollywood’s strategy for the last several years has been to have older actors like Bruce Willis, Sylvester Stallone and Mel Gibson become parodies of themselves in recycled action romps. As the big actors ...

SFS aims to educate students on finances

SFS aims to educate students on finances

March 9, 2015

With new leadership, students may see some changes to the Office of Student Financial Services in the near future.Since starting at the college on Feb. 2, Cynthia Grunden, assistant vice president of S...

‘What We Do in the Shadows’ a bloody good watch

‘What We Do in the Shadows’ a bloody good watch

March 2, 2015

The inevitable string of vampire comedies has a long list of failures: Nicolas Cage’s ill-conceived “Vampire’s Kiss,” Eddie Murphy’s hack job “Vampire in Brooklyn,” the “Scary Movie” creat...

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