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  • McHenry County Planit 10: 4th Fridays at Starline, Woodstock Folk Fest fundraiser, theater and more

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. ...
    March 22, 2017 - 4:24 pm
  • The film is 'CHIPS' and 'CHiPs TV fans are poised to hate it

    Hardcore “CHiPs” fans hate it, and the real California Highway Patrol seems not quite sure what to make of it.
    March 22, 2017 - 4:19 pm
  • Review: So-so 'Power Rangers' reboot is cheesy, self-serious

    There’s a question every piece of intellectual property needs to ask itself before a new version is made: How seriously should we treat the source mat ...
    March 22, 2017 - 4:05 pm
  • Crystal Lake twin filmmakers create award-winning short, 'Don't Be Afraid'

    Already an award-winning filmmaking duo, Crystal Lake twins Adrian and Andrew Nuno are at it again.T ...
    March 22, 2017 - 4:12 pm
  • 'Saturday Night Live' to air live to all, not taped for some

    NEW YORK – After 42 seasons, "Saturday Night Live" is trying something new: airing live to everybody.
    March 16, 2017 - 1:36 pm
  • 'Beauty and the Beast' aims to enchant a new generation

    In 1991, Disney struck gold with “Beauty and the Beast.” The film enchanted audiences and critics alike, and raked in several hundred million dollars ...
    March 15, 2017 - 4:11 pm
  • McHenry County Planit 10: Raue's 'Any Other Name,' Shamrocked Woodstock Fest, St. Patrick's Day at Duke's and more

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    March 17, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Review: A 'Beauty and the Beast' with a new dimension

    The Disney “live-action” remakes, of which the new “Beauty and the Beast” is but one in an assembly line, are starting to resemble an iPhone software ...
    March 15, 2017 - 3:51 pm
  • Review: In 'Skull Island,' Kong gets drafted into Vietnam

    Not since Marlon Brando’s Colonel Kurtz in “Apocalypse Now” murmured of “the horror” has such a brooding beast lurked deep within a war-ravaged jungle ...
    March 8, 2017 - 4:22 pm
  • McHenry County Planit 10: MCC, high school theater, McHenry St. Pat's Parade, wine tasting and more

    March 10, 2017 - 1:14 am
  • McHenry County advocates cheer 'Beauty and the Beast' gay moment, as subtle as it is

    In the grand scheme, area advocates have bigger causes to focus on than the fallout of what’s being called a “subtle gay moment” in a Disney movie.
    March 9, 2017 - 12:52 am
  • Review: RSVP 'no' to 'Table 19'

    Stilted conversations. Empty niceties. Forced joy. That overwhelming sense it might have been better to just stay at home in sweats. It's that horrify ...
    March 2, 2017 - 9:03 am
  • 'Logan' is the Wolverine movie Hugh Jackman always deserved

    Few superhero performances are as beloved as Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine, which helped give birth to this current era of superhero movies back in 2000’s ...
    March 2, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • McHenry County Planit10: Irish House Party, Beer, Bacon & Bikes fest, Antique Appraisal Day & more

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    Feb. 23, 2017 - 4:19 pm
  • Review: In 'Get Out,' the two-faced horrors of racism

    Fifty years after Sidney Poitier upended the latent racial prejudices of his white date’s liberal family in “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” writer-dir ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
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