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Renée Zellweger

 Bridget Jones’s Diary (R) A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.  Jerry Maguire (R) When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is … Continue reading

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Pearson (USA) Rated NR

An attorney enters the complex world of Chicago politics. Starring Gina Torres, Bethany Joy Lenz, and Simon Kassianides. This show is boring. It’s supposed to be interesting with smart dialogue, but it lacks charisma. Gina Torres is an excellent actor, … Continue reading

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ER (NBC) Rated TV-14

This series follows the lives, loves, and losses of the doctors and nurses at Chicago’s County General Hospital. Starring Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, and Laura Cerón. This show starts off great and as real as it could with the depiction … Continue reading

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Rampage (2018) Rated PG-13

Three different species are infected with a pathogen that changes their biology; a primatologist and geneticist team together to stop them from destroying Chicago. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, and Malin Akerman. This is the stupidest film I have seen this year. It’s … Continue reading

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The Murder Castle (2017) Rated TV-14

 In 1893, Chicago prepares for the World’s Fair. Unbeknownst to the tourists, there is a serial killer in town who disguises his murder castle as a hotel. Starring   Shawn Parr, Hugh Scully This is an intriguing show which incorporates both reenactments … Continue reading

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Chicago Justice (NBC) Rated TV-14

The State Attorney’s team of prosecutors and investigators navigates politics and controversy while pursuing justice. Starring Philip Winchester, Jon Seda, Joelle Carter, Monica Barbaro, Carl Weathers. Chicago Justice is another series from Dick Wolf based in Chicago. This show, like … Continue reading

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Boss (Starz) Rated TV-MA

The Mayor of Chicago is diagnosed with dementia and struggles with keeping his grip on the city. Starring Kelsey Grammer, Connie Nielsen, Hannah Ware, Jeff Hephner, Kathleen Robertson, Troy Garity, Rotimi. Although this is a TV show, it plays like … Continue reading

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Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade (2012) Rated TV-G

A parade coordinator for the Chicago Thanksgiving Day parade tries to convince a finance consultant that the parade is about more than money. Starring Autumn Reeser, Antonio Cupo, April Telek. The actors are what make this Hallmark movie work.  Reeser … Continue reading

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Nothing Like the Holidays (2008) Rated PG-13

A Puerto Rican family living in Chicago may be having their Christmas together. Starring Alfred Molina, Elizabeth Peña, Freddy Rodríguez, John Leguizamo, Debra Messing. This movie was a loud mess. I think the filmmakers were going for the stereotypical Puerto … Continue reading

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Chicago Fire (NBC) Rated TV-14

A story that follows Chicago firefighters in their personal and professional lives. Starring Jesse Spencer, Monica Raymund, Yuri Sardarov, Eamonn Walker, Christian Stolte I was not impressed with the first episode of this show. It is a typically Dick Wolf … Continue reading

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