Oscar-nominated filmmaker Spike Lee has defended his choice to make a movie about violence in Chicago titled "Chiraq."

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he told film director Spike Lee that he's not happy the working title of Lee's upcoming motion picture is "Chiraq."

The Chicago suburb where Harold Ramis filmed the movie "Groundhog Day" plans to honor the late director.

Movie museum creates disturbance in the force

Jun 25, 2014

Some aldermen are raising concerns about building a George Lucas movie museum along Chicago’s Lakefront.  

A piece of Hollywood is coming to Illinois. Director Steven Spielberg is sending props and sets from the movie “Lincoln” to be part of a new exhibit at Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. IPR’s Brian Mackey has more.