WBEZ | Michael Phillips http://www.wbez.org/tags/michael-phillips Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Michael Phillips: Why Go to the Movies? http://www.wbez.org/series/chicago-amplified/michael-phillips-why-go-movies-107086 <p><p>In an age when any blockbuster or indie film can be summoned up to your computer, TV or smart phone, are we witnessing the end of a favorite American pastime&mdash;going to the movies? On Thursday, April 25, <em>Chicago Tribune</em>&nbsp;film critic <strong>Michael Phillips</strong> explored film-industry trends, the impact of technology, and what it all means for Hollywood and the rest of us.</p><div>In addition to his work at the <em>Tribune</em>, Phillips was co-host of the long-running, nationally syndicated TV show &quot;At the Movies&quot; in its final season, after filling in for host Roger Ebert off and on since 2006. Phillips also covers movies for CLTV and can be heard most Fridays on WGN-AM. He guest-hosted the popular Filmspotting podcast (broadcast on WBEZ-91.5 FM), and has been a guest on a variety of programs including &quot;Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,&quot; &ldquo;Entourage,&quot; &quot;The View,&quot; &quot;Charlie Rose,&quot; BBC radio, MSNBC and Chicago&#39;s ABC-TV Channel 7.</div><div><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/EC-webstory_16.jpg" title="" /></div></div><p>Recorded live on April 25, 2013 at Elmhurst College.</p></p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 15:01:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/series/chicago-amplified/michael-phillips-why-go-movies-107086