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Divergent

Divergent (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 143 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
In a future world, people are segregated into different factions based on their personalities. Tris Prior is categorized as "Divergent" and warned that she will never fit into one of these groups. When Tris learns of a conspiracy to destroy all Divergents, she has to find out why being in that classification is so dangerous before it's too late.
Transformers: Age of Extinction

Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 165 minutes Release date: 06/26/2014
Autobots and Decepticons have all but vanished from the face of Earth after an epic battle that left a great city torn, but with the world saved. As humanity picks up the pieces, a shadowy group reveals itself in an attempt to control the direction of history while an ancient, powerful new menace sets Earth in its crosshairs. With help from a new group of humans, Optimus Prime and the Autobots...
Mean Girls

Mean Girls (2004)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 04/29/2004
Cady Heron is a cultural blank slate when she first sets foot on the grounds of North Shore High School in a small town outside of Chicago, Illinois. After living in Africa, Cady, now a junior, has no idea how "wild" things can be in civilization until she crosses paths with one of the meanest species of all, the "Queen Bee," who at this particular high school is the cool and calculating Regina...
Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 140 minutes Release date: 06/27/2011
The war on Cybertron between the Autobots and Decepticons appears lost. The leader of the Autobots, Sentinel Prime, attempts to launch the Ark from their planet, with technology that could have saved his kind. The Ark is attacked and crashes on Earth's moon in 1961, when President John F. Kennedy makes his famous promise to the nation to put a man on the moon. The 1969 NASA moon landing is...

Ricki and the Flash (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/25/2015
Ricki Rendazzo is a 54 year old rock star who sings with her band The Flash at a dive bar in The San Fernando Valley. She is dating her guitarist, Greg, but is afraid of commitment. She receives a call from her ex-husband, Pete Brummel, who informs her that her daughter Julie is having a difficult time after her husband Max left her for another woman. Ricki flies out to Chicago to comfort her...
What Women Want

What Women Want (2000)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 12/14/2000
Nick Marshall, a Chicago advertising executive, gets a whole new outlook on life when a fluke accident gives him the ability to read women's minds. At first, this "gift" provides Nick with way too much information, but he begins to realize that he can use it to good effect, especially when it comes to outwitting his new boss, Darcy Maguire. In spite of his best efforts to finesse Darcy, he soon...
Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Rated: R Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 02/13/1991
In this chilling film, based on the novel by Thomas Harris, a serial killer is terrorizing the Midwest and in an effort to catch him, the FBI sends agent Clarice Darling to interview a prisoner, psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter, who agrees to give insight into the mind of the on-the-loose criminal. A lingering classic filled with gore, mystery and suspense. Starring Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins...
Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 12/05/2013
Llewyn Davis is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles - some of them of his own making. Living at the mercy of both friends and strangers, scaring up what work he can find, Llewyn's misadventures take him from the baskethouses of the Village to an empty Chicago club - on...
Bridesmaids

Bridesmaids (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 05/12/2011
Thirtysomething Annie finds her life turned completely upside down when she takes on the maid of honor role in her best friend Lillian's wedding. In way over her head but determined to succeed, Annie leads a hodgepodge of bridesmaids on a wild ride down the road to the big event.

Unexpected (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 11/29/2014
When Samantha Abbott begins her final semester teaching science at a Chicago high school, she faces some unexpected news -- she is pregnant. Soon after, Samantha learns that one of her favorite students, Jasmine, has landed in a similar situation. Following, the two women embark on an unlikely friendship.
Tammy

Tammy (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 07/01/2014
Tammy is having a bad day. She's totaled her clunker car, gotten fired from her thankless job at a greasy burger joint, and instead of finding comfort at home, finds her husband getting comfortable with the neighbor in her own house. It's time to take her boom box and book it. The bad news is she's broke and without wheels. The worse news is her grandma, Pearl, is her only option-with a car, cash...
Finding Vivian Maier

Finding Vivian Maier (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 03/27/2014
Now considered one of the 20th century's greatest street photographers, Vivian Maier was a mysterious nanny who secretly took over 100,000 photographs never seen during her lifetime, but were hidden in storage lockers and discovered decades later. Maier's massive body of work came to light in 2007 when it was discovered at a local thrift auction house on Chicago's Northwest Side by amateur...
Dir: John Maloof
With: N/A

The Vivian Maier Mystery (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 50 minutes Release date: 12/16/2013
Vivian Maier was by all accounts an intensely private woman and a tough-as-nails nanny not given to flights of fancy. But when a young Chicago resident opens up an unclaimed storage space in 2007, he discovers that on her death Maier left behind a massive trove of obscure street photos taken secretly over the course of more than 20 years. Now Maier's extraordinary body of work is being compared to...
Dir: Jill Nicholls
With: N/A
Little Fockers

Little Fockers (2010)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 12/21/2010
The test of wills between Jack Byrnes and Greg Focker escalates to new heights. It has taken 10 years, two little Fockers with wife Pam and countless hurdles for Greg to finally get "in" with his tightly wound father-in-law, Jack. After the cash-strapped dad takes a job moonlighting for a drug company, however, Jack's suspicions about his favorite male nurse come roaring back. When Greg and Pam's...
Returned

The Returned (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 02/13/2014
In a world where a deadly zombie virus has infected mankind, a single cure has been found. The cure, a treatment called the "Return Protein," stays the effects of the virus in its host. With daily injections, the "Returned" are able to live as though they were never bitten, despite the virus still coursing through their veins. When it is discovered that the protein stock is running low, chaos...

Hannibal Buress Live From Chicago (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 70 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Hannibal Buress is back on Comedy Central with his brand-new hour standup special, "Hannibal Buress Live From Chicago." Taped at The Vic Theater in his hometown of Chicago, IL, Hannibal's latest outing features more of the signature dry wit and cool delivery.
Dir: Marcus Raboy
With: N/A
My Big Fat Greek Wedding

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)

Rated: PG Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 04/18/2002
Toula Portokalos' family from the suburbs of Chicago promotes exactly three traditional values - "Marry a Greek boy, have Greek babies, and feed everyone." From an early age, she is mortified by their patriotic 'over-the-top' ways. When she falls in love with Ian, a WASPy non-Greek, Toula struggles to get her family to accept her eager fiance while she herself comes to terms with her heritage...
Halloween

Halloween (1978)

Rated: R Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 10/24/1978
Six year-old Michael Myers seems like such a nice boy until he stabs his teenage sister to death on Halloween night. After fifteen years locked up in a mental institution, Michael escapes, dons a creepy mask and launches a killing spree in his home town of Haddonfield. Only the boy's psychiatrist Dr. Loomis and beautiful young Laurie Strode stand in the way of an indestructible psychopath with...
Grand Piano

Grand Piano (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 02/05/2014
Tom Selznick, the most talented pianist of his generation, stopped performing in public because of his stage fright. Years after a catastrophic performance, he reappears in public in a long-awaited concert in Chicago. In a packed theater, in front of the expectant audience, Tom finds a message written on the score: "Play one wrong note and you die." Without leaving the piano, Tom must discover the...
Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 72 minutes Release date: 07/24/2014
Kelly, a budding novelist, her film director husband Jeff and their two-year-old son live a peaceful existence in Chicago. But when Jeff's irresponsible younger sister Jenny comes to live with them after a breakup, things start to change. Jenny begins a rocky relationship with a baby sitter-cum-pot dealer, and she and her friend Carson instigate an evolution in Kelly's life, as her career and her...
Bad Johnson

Bad Johnson (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 05/01/2014
A charismatic young Lothario wakes up one morning to find his life grotesquely transformed-his penis has left his body and metamorphosed into his ill-mannered, testosterone-inflamed alter ego.
Cheaper by the Dozen

Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)

Rated: PG Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 12/24/2003
In modern America, where the average family has 1.87 children, Tom Baker and wife Kate have decided that life is better--if not cheaper--by the dozen. The Bakers live in a small Illinois town where Tom coaches the local college football team. The family's day-to-day life is marked by equal parts love and chaos pet-frog-landing-in-the-breakfast eggs type of chaos. When Tom is offered his dream...
Life Itself

Life Itself (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 07/03/2014
Based on his bestselling memoir of the same name, this documentary explores the impact and legacy of Roger Ebert's life, from his Pulitzer Prize-winning film criticism at the Chicago Sun-Times to becoming one of the most influential cultural voices in America. Given unprecedented access to Roger and his wife Chaz during the final four months of his life, the filmmakers captured Roger's fighting...
Charlie Countryman

Charlie Countryman (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 11/14/2013
While traveling abroad, Charlie Countryman falls for Gabi, a Romanian beauty whose unreachable heart has its origins in Nigel, her violent, charismatic ex. As the darkness of Gabi's past increasingly envelops him, Charlie resolves to win her heart, or die trying.