Posts tagged Wilmette Theater
MEDIA APPEARANCE: Guest post on Wilmette Patch

My recent website article promoting the Wilmette Theatre's upcoming "Science on Screen" series was picked up as a guest post on the local Wilmette-Kenilworth Patch website.  My thanks go out to Jonah Meadows for approaching me for the shared use.  It's always nice to see your name in a by-line.

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SPECIAL: The Wilmette Theatre hosts the upcoming SCIENCE ON SCREEN series

Partnering with The Field Museum of Chicago, The Wilmette Theatre will present SCIENCE ON SCREEN series, a creative screening program matching classic, cult, and documentary films with scientists from the worlds of science technology and medicine offering related scientific information and leading lively discussion. The theme of the first season will be the study of the environment, evolution and protecting wildlife, particularly endangered species.

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MOVIE REVIEW: The American Side

There's room for film noir that can inhabit real places and plausible people while still having all the necessary ingredients to make them as cool as the genre demands.  With a deep homage to noir coupled with a big dose of 1970's-esque conspiracy thrillers, director Jenna Ricker, in her second feature film, presents "The American Side" starring her Greg Stuhr and a notable ensemble cast.  Using upstate New York, Ricker has created a living and breathing seedy side out a wholesome American city and tourist destination.  As a film, "The American Side" is satisfying and a constantly engaging throwback detective story that surpasses its glitzy and more expensive Hollywood peer "The Nice Guys."

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