Dispatches from the Sundance Film Festival are usually accompanied by descriptions of looming mountains, snowy premieres and frantic bus shuttles. This year’s Sundance, which took place entirely virtually due to the surge of COVID-19 caused by the omicron variant, meant less evocative screening circumstances: laptops, digital links and zooms. ButRead More →

LISLE, Illinois – Walking in a cold winter breeze in a local park takes on new meaning at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois. Multidisciplinary artist Daniel Popper’s “Human+Nature” exhibition features five sculptures connecting people and the world around them. This magnificent mother figure, titled “UMI”, stands as tall asRead More →

The jury also awarded two special mentions: to KELTI by Milica Tomović (Celts, Serbia 2021) For her ability to tell the story of a whole world through a single group of family and friends, in a house during an evening , and for the way she builds an ensemble filmRead More →

The Bafta Film Awards suspend the presentation of the non-competitive film Fellowship and Outstanding British Contribution to Film award at this year’s ceremony on March 13 following an industry-wide review of how the organization select recipients. Upcoming changes implemented in time for the 2023 Film Awards include the creation ofRead More →

6-8 freshman Nick Roper with another highlight reel dunk! #d3hoops pic.twitter.com/ylPQ6m4mDp — Bob Quillman (@IWUhoopscom) January 22, 2022 WAUKESHA, Wis. – The Illinois Wesleyan basketball team bolstered a slender halftime lead with a dominant second half on Saturday in a 72-54 win over the Illinois-Wisconsin University Conference against Carroll atRead More →

American singer Meat Loaf died on Thursday at the age of 74, a statement posted on his official Facebook page said on Friday. He was best known for his album “Bat Out of Hell”, which was one of the best-selling albums of all time. “Our hearts are broken to announceRead More →

The Department of Film, Television and Theater (FTT) will host the 33rd edition Notre Dame Student Film Festival this weekend at the Browning Cinema at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center (DPAC). The festival will showcase the work of 22 student filmmakers created in the Introduction to Film Production, Intermediate FilmRead More →

The 2022 Brand Film Awards US, presented by PRWeek US, Campaign US and MM+M, are open for submissions. The seventh annual celebration of brand storytelling – formerly known as Brand Film Festival New York – will showcase the year’s most artistic, creative and impactful films produced by and for brandsRead More →

A variety of entertainment offerings to warm us up on those cold winter days Through Byron Toben January 20, 2022 Well folks, we’re here in mid-January and live theater is still waiting for the times to change, but until they do, at least we’ve got several “streamers” to occupy ourRead More →

When the artist Pablo Wendel can no longer pay his electricity bill, he has a radical idea: why not produce the electricity himself? Years later, he and his partner, curator Helen Turner, brought that idea to life with E-Werk Luckenwalde, a 1910s coal-fired power plant transformed into a sustainable powerRead More →

BAFTA has revealed the long lists in all categories for its 2022 Film Awards. Scroll down to see them in full. These lists were compiled via the first round of BAFTA voting. The second round, which determines the nominations, opens on January 14 and ends on January 27. Nominations forRead More →

BAFTA has revealed the long lists in all categories for its 2022 Film Awards. Scroll down to see them in full. These lists were compiled via the first round of BAFTA voting. The second round, which determines the nominations, opens on January 14 and ends on January 27. Nominations forRead More →

A modern mural reminiscent of Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg. Photo: IMAGO / Klaus Martin Höfer Last Sunday, thousands marched to the graves of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht. The two founders of the Communist Party of Germany were murdered 103 years ago, but people still come out with redRead More →

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ will not be eligible for the BAFTA Film Awards after the film failed to meet the eligibility criteria, the awards body announced on Monday. The Sony superhero film and box office juggernaut was not uploaded to the BAFTA View online viewing platform before voting began andRead More →

Notre-Dame Student Film Festival The Department of Cinema, Television and Theater (FTT) of the University of Notre Dame presents the 33rd Annual Notre Dame Student Film Festival, at Browning Cinema at DeBartolo Performing Arts Center January 21-23. An annual launching pad for student filmmakers starting their careers in the film,Read More →

Chicago Winter Whiskey Tasting Festival 1Christmas Inn(Hubbard Inn)Christmas may be over, but the Christmas spirit officially lasts until the end of the first week of January; Christmas Inn is three floors of Christmas decorations, cocktails and kitsch ’60s decor. Pro tip: There’s a “Christmas Apocalypse” on the third floor.Until JanuaryRead More →

Any half-conscious observer knew that Hollywood’s film awards business was headed for a calculation as audiences for the Oscars and other ceremonies collapsed last year. Even I could see it coming from here in the cheap seats away from Union Station. But now, eight months later, this inevitable settling ofRead More →

EAST PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) – On New Years Eve, the Fon du Lac Police Department held the East Peoria Illinois (FOLEPI) Winter Wonderland Festival of Lights booth, donating all proceeds to East Peoria Karson Police Officer Klyber. Klyber was struck by a car while attending another crash, guarding against trafficRead More →

The three main characters of “Harry Potter” weren’t always happy with their early successes.Bild: www.imago-images.de / Warner Bros / Courtesy Everett Collection Twenty years ago the first part of the “Harry Potter” series came out. On the occasion of this anniversary, there will be a special “Harry Potter” “Harry PotterRead More →