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Who Benefits From the Government Shutdown?

Tom Alderman | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics
Tom Alderman

By now you've no doubt read countless stories about the 800,000 furloughed federal employees and all the horrific possibilities from a government shutdown. This is NOT one of those stories.

Popcorn Preview: The Network

Leslie Sisman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: The Network (2013) Writer/Director: Eva Orner (Taxi to the Dark Side) Genre: Documentary | Mostly in English, some in Pashto with subtitles (97 ...

Popcorn Preview: Inequality for All

Leslie Sisman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Inequality for All (2013) Cast includes: Robert Reich Director: Jacob Kornbluth (The Best Thief in the World) Genre: Documentary (89 minutes)...

Popcorn Preview: Mademoiselle C

Leslie Sisman | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Mademoiselle C (2013) Cast includes: Carine Roitfeld, Tom Ford, Donatella Versace, Karl Lagerfeld Director: Fabien Constant (The Vogue Paris Fas...

Popcorn Preview: Enough Said

Leslie Sisman | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Enough Said (2013) Cast includes: Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Seinfeld), Toni Collette (The Sixth Sense), Catherine Keener (Capote), James Gandolfini (...

How to Make Any Caramel Corn in 5 Steps

Food52 | Posted 08.29.2013 | Taste
Food52

Take back caramel corn from the state fair

Popcorn Preview: Lee Daniels' The Butler

Leslie Sisman | Posted 10.21.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) Cast includes: Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland), David Banner (Street Kings), Mariah Carey (You Don't ...

Popcorn Preview: In a World...

Leslie Sisman | Posted 10.14.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: In a World... (2013) Cast includes: Lake Bell (What Happens in Vegas, Boston Legal), Rob Corddry (Warm Bodies), Ken Marino (Role Models), Demetr...

Popcorn Preview: Blue Jasmine

Leslie Sisman | Posted 09.29.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Blue Jasmine (2013) Cast includes: Cate Blanchett (Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Bandits), Alec Baldwin (30 Rock), Sally Hawkins (Made in Dagenham)...

Popcorn Preview: Gaslands Part II

Leslie Sisman | Posted 09.29.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Gasland Part II (2013) Director: Josh Fox (Gasland, The Sky Is Pink) Genre: Documentary (120 minutes) "We have a supply of natural gas that wil...

Popcorn Preview: Zipper

Leslie Sisman | Posted 09.29.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Zipper (2012) Director: Amy Nicholson (Muskrat Lovely) Genre: Documentary (77 minutes) "What those who wish to improve Coney Island can never a...

Popcorn Preview: The Way Way Back

Leslie Sisman | Posted 09.29.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: The Way Way Back (2013) Cast includes: Steve Carell (The 40 Year Old Virgin), Toni Collette (The Sixth Sense), Allison Janney (The West Wing), A...

Top 5 Tastes: Encased Meats, Chicago Eats

Leah Bhabha | Posted 09.21.2013 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

While the city's haute dining scene is poppin' off at the moment, on my latest trip to Chicago I largely stuck to tradition, vowing to return and take the gastro route on my next trip.

Popcorn Preview: Fruitvale Station

Leslie Sisman | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Fruitvale Station (2013) Cast includes: Michael B. Jordan (The Wire, Friday Night Lights), Melonie Diaz (Be Kind Rewind), Octavia Spencer (The H...

Popcorn Preview: The Hunt

Leslie Sisman | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: The Hunt (Jagten) (2012) Cast includes: Mads Mikkelsen (Casino Royale), Thomas Bo Larsen (Ambulance) Director: Thomas Vinterberg (It's All About...

Popcorn Preview: Terms and Conditions May Apply

Leslie Sisman | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Terms and Conditions May Apply (2013) Cast includes: Orson Scott Card, Raymond Kurzweil, Joe Lipari, Mark Zuckerberg Director: Cullen Hoback (Fr...

Popcorn Preview: Byzantium

Leslie Sisman | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Byzantium (2012) Cast includes: Saoirse Ronan (Hanna, The Lovely Bones), Gemma Arterton (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters), Warren Brown (The Dark...

Popcorn Preview: Unfinished Song

Leslie Sisman | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Unfinished Song (Song for Marion) (2012) Cast includes: Terence Stamp (The Limey), Vanessa Redgrave (Howards End), Gemma Arterton (Tamara Drewe)...

Popcorn Preview: A Hijacking

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: A Hijacking (2012) Cast includes: Pilou Asbaek (R), Søren Malling (A Royal Affair) Writer/Director: Tobias Lindholm (R, The Hunt) Genre: Drama...

Popcorn Preview: 20 Feet from Stardom

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: 20 Feet from Stardom (2013) Cast includes: Darlene Love, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill, Merry Clayton, Táta Vega, Mabel John, Gloria Jones, Claudia...

Popcorn Preview: Far Out Isn't Far Enough

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story (2012) Cast includes: Tomi Ungerer, Maurice Sendak, Jules Feiffer Writer/Director: Brad Bernste...

Popcorn Preview: The Bling Ring

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: The Bling Ring (2013) Cast includes: Katie Chang (A Birder's Guide to Everything), Israel Broussard (Flipped), Emma Watson (Harry Potter series)...

Popcorn Preview: Much Ado About Nothing

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.13.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Much Ado About Nothing (2012) Cast includes: Amy Acker (Catch Me If You Can), Alexis Denisof (Angel), Nathan Fillion (Castle), Clark Gregg (The ...

Popcorn Preview: Dirty Wars

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.10.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Dirty Wars (2013) Cast includes: Jeremy Scahill, journalist for The Nation Director: Rick Rowley (The Fourth World War) Genre: Documentary, base...

Popcorn Preview: Shadow Dancer

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Shadow Dancer (2012) Cast includes: Andrea Riseborough (W.E.), Clive Owen (Children of Men), Aidan Gillen (The Wire), Gillian Anderson (The X-Fi...