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'Svengoolie' horror host Rich Koz gets a Halloween tribute

Koz gets a deserved MeTV tribute throughout October dubbed “Svengoolie’s Halloween BOOnanza." The salute includes a “documentary-slash-entertainment program” that details his career and follows him to horror conventions.

'Svengoolie' horror host Rich Koz gets a Halloween tribute
Film & Television

Barack Obama wins Emmy for narrating national parks series

Obama won the best narrator Emmy for his work on the Netflix documentary series, “Our Great National Parks.” Barack Obama is the second president to have an Emmy. Dwight D. Eisenhower was given a special Emmy Award in 1956.

Barack Obama wins Emmy for narrating national parks series
Crime

Chicago production of FX's "Justified: City Primeval" halted due to rolling gun battle

The Chicago production on FX’s revival of "Justified: City Primeval" has been halted after two cars engaged in a rolling gun battle broke through the production's barricades early Thursday morning. A 19-year-old female not involved in the production was wounded.

Chicago production of FX's "Justified: City Primeval" halted due to rolling gun battle
Film & Television

94th Academy Awards: Nominations

No streaming service has ever won best picture, but half of the 10 nominees were released by streamers.

94th Academy Awards: Nominations
Film & Television

David Fincher's 'The Killer,' starring Michael Fassbender, coming to Hotel Baker in St. Charles

There's no word yet if either of the two stars or Fincher will be filming scenes in St. Charles but the production team that will be there is reportedly substantial.

David Fincher's 'The Killer,' starring Michael Fassbender, coming to Hotel Baker in St. Charles
Film & Television

Happening Now: The 57th Chicago International Film Festival

This year's festival is running from October 13-24, 2021 and has scheduled 80 features and 60 shorts playing at several locations across the city.

Happening Now: The 57th Chicago International Film Festival
Film & Television

93rd Academy Awards: Full List of Nominations

The full list of nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards. We'll update with the selected winners after the show.

93rd Academy Awards: Full List of Nominations
Film & Television

The Chicago Journal's Guide to Chicago Movies

Welcome to the Chicago Journal's running master list of Chicago movies.

The Chicago Journal's Guide to Chicago Movies
Film & Television

92nd Academy Awards: Full List of Nominations & Winners

The full list of nominations and winners at the 92nd Academy Awards.

92nd Academy Awards: Full List of Nominations & Winners