State News
2:38 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

Spike Lee says film about Chicago violence is 'not a joke'

Spike Lee

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

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State News
4:48 pm
Wed April 15, 2015

Emanuel tells Spike Lee he doesn't name 'Chiraq' for film

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."

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State News
10:59 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Chicago suburb to honor Harold Ramis during Groundhog Days

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

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State News
8:32 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Movie museum creates disturbance in the force

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

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3:36 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Steven Spielberg gives props to Springfield, literally.

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.
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