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Against All Odds: The Fight For a Black Middle Class with Bob Herbert (2017) Rated NR

  A documentary discusses the difficulty of African Americans in establishing and maintaining middle class status. Starring Bob Herbert. This film is brilliant as it dissects the issues that keep the African Americans from progressing to middle class. They look … Continue reading

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Next of Kin (1989) Rated R

A Chicago cop sets out to find his brother’s killer, and unbeknownst to him, another brother is also setting out to find the killer. Starring Patrick Swayze, Liam Neeson, and Adam Baldwin. This film is as cliché as possible. We have … Continue reading

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Chicago Med (NBC) Rated TV-14

Chicago’s skilled medical team saves lives while they figure out their own. Starring Nick Gehlfuss, Yaya DaCosta, and Torrey DeVitto. This show is just another run of the mill Medical show on TV. They try to bring medical scenarios to … Continue reading

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Shameless (Showtime) Rated TV-MA

A family in Chicago is no holds barred as they try to survive with an alcoholic father. Starring William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky, and Jeremy Allen White. This show is extremely well written. The characters make a strong loving unit … Continue reading

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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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