This week, Eight Forty-Eight reviewed two films with very different views of American life in the early 21st century.Martha Marcy May Marlene is set in rural upstate New York and Connecticut and involves a tug of war between different family situations.The o
That blessed day has arrived: According to fashionista etiquette, folks can only start rocking the white jeans come Memorial Day Weekend. But regardless of the outfit, the first long weekend of summer is a good time to hit the road.So what options are open to urbanites?
Filmmaker Judd Apatow has a knack for making pretty much anything funny. A 40-Year-Old Virgin, an unexpected pregnancy in Knocked Up. Now he’s lent his name, as producer, to the hilarity that ensues when you’re a member of a wedding party.
Top story: Today is a big one for Chicago politics. It's the first City Council meeting since the April runoffs. So what's on the agenda? Um...um....wait...um....nothin'? Affordable housing? No. Pushed off. Food trucks? No. That's old. Cleaning horse urine? Already done.
As we wrap up the work-week, let's look back at the big media story. Robert Feder is going to....Time Out Chicago. Time Out wins the rumor derby for the top media columnist in Chicago, after he left our little blog network.