Movies

Michael Kutza Receives a Lifetime Achievement Award

Inspiring some of the most significant directors, writers, and actors of independent films since the age of 22, Michael Kutza recently received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Chicago International Film Fest Summer Gala at Loews Chicago Hotel. With appearances by Kathleen Turner, Chaz Ebert, and Terrance Howard (among others) …

Ethan Hawke Receives the Renaissance Award from the Gene Siskel Film Center

We spoke with Director, Writer, Actor Ethan Hawke who was in Chicago to receive the Gene Siskel Film Center Renaissance Award at a gala in his honor at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago. The accomplished artist has acted in over 74 films, in addition to being a published author, writer, and director.  …

Oscars 2018 in Pictures

March 4, 2018 The 90th Academy Awards surely did not disappoint, from getting ready for the events to wearing the gown that Mark Roscoe designed (especially for me!), the Red Carpets, seeing my friends, the parties, particularly Vanity Fair and Sir Elton John’s Viewing Party where $6.2M was raised for …

Fashion From The Oscars 2018 Red Carpet

The Red Carpet for the 2018 Oscars was full of fashionable men and women. Allison Williams kicked off the fashion parade in a glimmering sheer dress adorned with jewels. This style of dress has been a big hit at European fashion shows. She was praised for wearing a dress that …

A Rundown of Sundance Film Festival 2018

At the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, fans can expect a phenomenal experience. The rundown of celebrity attendees at this year’s event is nothing short of spectacular. Despite the fact that it is awards season in Hollywood, many celebrities are taking a break from the Red Carpet to get a glimpse …

Chicago’s Fabulous 53rd Film Festival

Overflowing with a history of 5,190 films in consideration from 95 countries, the 53rd Annual Chicago International Film Festival kicked off on October 12th at the AMC River East 21 movie theater. As the evening commenced on opening night, the stars of “Marshall” filled the red carpet, myself and I …

SXSW Announces Programming for 2018 Season

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals has launched its 2018 season.

Showcasing Talent from Around the World at the 70th Cannes Film Festival

The 70th Cannes Film Festival wrapped up on May 28th after 12 days of screenings, lectures, panel discussions, awards and celebrations. This year’s fest was the 9th to feature a jury competition, whereby documentaries of 25 minutes or less along with short films are accepted and examined by a panel of judges. …

Music Producer Legend Clive Davis Honored at 16th Tribeca Film Festival

Fifteen short years ago Robert De Niro, Craig Hatkoff, and Jane Rosenthal founded the Tribeca Film Festival as a response to the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center, to restore the unique vitality which they noticed was missing in the lower Manhattan neighborhood of Tribeca.  Radio City Music Hall …

I ON THE OSCARS: All About The 89th Academy Awards

It was back in 1927 that one of Hollywood’s most influential movie-makers, Louis B. Mayer, decided to create a group that would organize in benefit of the film industry. It’s 2017, and tonight we just celebrated the 89th inception of Mayer’s idea known as the Academy Awards. This was one of the most …