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Director Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk” portrays the evacuation and rescue of more than 300,000 stranded soldiers during WWII. (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures)

Three Chicago film critics sound off on the best—and worst—of summer movies.

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“Moonlight” director Barry Jenkins at the Academy Awards on Sunday. (Courtesy of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences)

Hollywood produced its biggest plot twist ever at the Academy Awards featuring a best picture winner with Chicago ties.

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Chicago Media Project has a hand in seven films debuting at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. (Vancouver Film School / Flickr)

Chicago Media Project co-founders Paula Froehle and Steve Cohen are on a mission to put Chicago on the map as the next impact media hub. 

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Geraldine Chaplin

The actor talks about making the classic film “Doctor Zhivago,” the Chicago International Film Festival, and her famous father, Charlie Chaplin.

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The 1960s Chicago filmmaker known as the Godfather of Gore died earlier this week. We look back on the work of this cult figure.

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Jeremy Geltzer

Jeremy Geltzer's new book "Dirty Words and Filthy Pictures" explores the film industry's relationship with the First Amendment and how the definition of obscenity has changed over the years.

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There was heated debate at a City Council committee meeting Monday on whether or not to strip Illinois Film tax credits from Spike Lee's forthcoming film Chi-Raq. Some say the title validates gang culture while others fumed that aldermen have far better things to do with their time. Is the title Chi-Raq here to stay? 

The Life and Career of an Oscar Winner

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Chicago native, comedian and Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams died at the age of 63. We take a look back at his life and career. 

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Meet the filmmaker behind The Empowerment Project: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things, a documentary about inspiring women. We also see the group of women involved with the film, their journey to make the movie. Watch The Empowerment Project trailer.

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Last year was a big year in film and award season is just around the corner. Joining us to talk about their picks for 2013 and contenders for award season’s biggest honors are Michael Phillips of the Chicago Tribune, Bill Stamets a freelancer for the Chicago Sun-Times and Newcity, and Jeanne Kaplan of Kaplan vs. Kaplan Film Critics. Watch film trailers.

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The director of The Exorcist talks with us about his classic scary film and his early days in Chicago.

Roger Ebert

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We read what some of you had to say about legendary film critic Roger Ebert in tonight's Viewer Feedback.

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Provocative filmmaker Oliver Stone discusses his 10-part documentary series on the history of the United States.

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The 2013 Oscar nominations are officially public. We talk with two film critics about the crowded field of contenders for Hollywood’s top prize.

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We revisit the set of an international, big budget action film shot here in Chicago.

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The crew on "Dhoom 3" is a mix of locals and Indians. About 60% of the crew came from India.

We take you on the set of an international, big budget action film being shot here in Chicago.