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Harold Ramis – Comedy Genius Passes into Immortality

It is always sad when a part of your youth and childhood becomes just another lost part of pop culture. Today , perhaps one of the greatest comic geniuses of our generation , Harold Allen Ramis , passed away at … Continue reading

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You’ll Howl at “We’re The Millers”

Summer movies can be great entertainment. They allow patrons to cool off and be entertain at the same time.,If the move has fun characters and favorite stars its even better. “We’re the Millers” is a road picture involving a family … Continue reading

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Let’s Hear It For Canada!

July first is the day that Canada celebrates their independence. It is also called “Dominion” Day.  One thing that pop culture can be thankful for is the wealth of talent that has come from our Northern neighbors. Here is Chitownstarconnections … Continue reading

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From Straight to Gay..Actors who pushed the Limits

Everyone knows the names of the actors and actresses that are gay and play heterosexuals.  They include Neil Patrick Harris and Jim Parsons who portray men who lead straight lives.  But here at Chitownstarconnections , we pride our selves on … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Irish Actors and Actresses

In honor of St Patrick’s Day… here are our favorite actors and actresses of Irish descent We start off with a tv legend, Patrick Duffy on DALLAS . And here is something cool, his birthday is March 17..happy birthday bobby … Continue reading

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“Liberal Arts Brings it Home”

Last night, I was treated to the screening of a great indie. I was one of the fortunate few who attended the Chicago screening of the Sundance sensation, “Liberal Arts.”  The screening was part of a monthly networking event called … Continue reading

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Matzeltov! Happy Birthday Jeremy !

Today we salute and wish a happy birthday to Jeremy Samuel Piven.  Jeremy was born in New York but he is considered a Chicago boy.  His parents are Joyce and Byrne Piven who are the founders of the legendary Piven … Continue reading

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TED – “Beary” Good at being BAD!

      Seth MacFarlane has made his mark on pop culture .  Three of his creations are a part of the television scene. “Ted” is McFarlane’s first attempt at the big screen. He directs, writes and stars as “Ted” , the … Continue reading

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American Reunion

A film that defined the nineties “American Pie” was the story of five young men who were teetering on the brink of adulthood. The film made huge stars of most of the cast. The “Pie” series was so successful it … Continue reading

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Piven Celebrates Piven at Film Festival

Some of the best well known movies have had female directors at the helm.  This past weekend marked the world premiere of “Fully Loaded.” The film is Shira Piven’s directorial debut of a feature film.  It debuted in Evanston at … Continue reading

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