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Our Favorite Academy Award Instagrams

You know this is all simply in celebration of the coolest and cutest moments that happened at an awards celebration that some readers may have actually not even watched. We respect that. This list is meant for those who watched the #Oscars and found these images as equally inspiring, powerful, …

CYSO's Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Allen Tinkham look out on the audience at the 70th Anniversary Celebration

The Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras’ Bond-themed 70th Anniversary Celebration Raises $365,000

There are few characters in cinema more iconic than the illustrious James Bond, and much credit for the longevity of the Bond franchise rightly belongs to the composers who crafted film scores that have earned recognition at the Academy Awards, Grammys, and on the Billboard charts. It is the popularity …

Sundance Film Festival 2017

We all love film festivals and there are many reasons for it, one of the most prominent of those reasons is the joy and happiness those film festivals bring alongside them. The perfect idea of a having a festival is to actually express yourself in different ways. The Sundance Film …

Our Favorite Instagrams from the 74th Annual Golden Globes

Last night was the 74th annual Golden Globes. In case you didn’t know, “the first awards presentation for distinguished achievements in the film industry granted by Hollywood Foreign Correspondents Association – the precursor of today’s Hollywood Foreign Press Association – took place in early 1944 with an informal ceremony at …

Carrie Fisher – Everything Everlasting

It would be a shame to limit your memory of the late Carrie Fisher to what you have seen or heard about her role as Princess Leia in the epic Star Wars series. She may be most known for this role, but her contribution to society reaches much further.

The Gotham Independent Film Awards 2016

New York seems a perfect location to open film awards season as host to the IFP Gotham Awards. The city seems to be a pivotal player in independent filmmaking. Tonight’s event, which honors these visual artists, includes the Gotham Tributes honoring Amy Adams, Ethan Hawke, Arnon Milchan and Oliver Stone. …

Hollywood Comes to Chicago: Cinespace Chicago Film Studios

A firm believer in Chicago’s slogan “Make no little plans,” Chicago Film Studios Founder Nikolaos Mirkopoulos brought his remarkable Toronto production co. to the Windy city about six years ago. Boasting 1.45 million square feet spread out across 65 acres, Cinespace studios’ facilities include 20 sound proof stages, ranging in …

Café Society’s Chicago Premier

The Chicago History Museum played host for the Chicago premier of Café Society, the latest film from four-time Oscar winner and prolific director and screenwriter Woody Allen (46 films and counting!). Hosted by Metropolitan Capital the event was in collaboration with Amazon Studios and Executive Producer Ron Chez, a venture capitalist …

Our Top Five Tribeca Film Festival Picks

The Tribeca Film Festival is underway, continuing through April 24, showcasing the newest in cinema from around the world. This year’s festival includes the Tribeca Festival Hub where attendees and spectators can experience interactive installations, virtual reality, and special discussions with some of the world’s best storytellers. It’s also the …

The Magic of Kris Kristofferson

“I always try to be as honest as I can in the songwriting, otherwise there’s no point in doing it…” – Kris Kristofferson Country music’s greatest stars gathered Wednesday night in Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena to pay tribute to one of the industry’s most beloved artists – Kris Kristofferson. The Life …