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Chicago Tribune
Are movies about wildfires, tsunamis what audiences want to see now?never not sold. The real-world escapism of “Only the Brave” and the fantasylan
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
never not sold. The real-world escapism of “Only the Brave” and the fantasyland schlock of “Geostorm” don’t stand a chance against the man in the dress. Michael Phillips is a Tribune critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstr... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Only the Brave' review: Josh Brolin leads elite team into wildfiresdrama, and it feels real, reminding us that these are fine actors, giving their
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
drama, and it feels real, reminding us that these are fine actors, giving their all. And yes, you could say: bravely. Michael Phillips is a Tribune critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstribune “Only the Brave” — 3... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Only the Brave' review: Josh Brolin leads elite team into wildfiresdrama, and it feels real, reminding us that these are fine actors, giving their
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 hours ago
drama, and it feels real, reminding us that these are fine actors, giving their all. And yes, you could say: bravely. Michael Phillips is a Tribune critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstribune “Only the Brave” — 3... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Take 10: Pastor Michael Phillips of Kingdom Life Church shares his favorite thingsTake 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the
Baltimore Sun / Posted 14 hours ago
Take 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions dear to them. Michael Phillips founded and leads the 3,000-member Kingdom Life Church in West Baltimore. He worked to bring Green Street Academy to the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Professor Marston and the Wonder Women': One man's heroine habitdisarming film in a nutshell. These three nixed the squares, all right, and fig
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
disarming film in a nutshell. These three nixed the squares, all right, and figured out their very own design for living. Michael Phillips is a Tribune critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstribune “Professor Marston and the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Chavela' review: Ranchera singer with a voice like a 'tremendous canyon'will conduct a Q&A after a special preview screening of “Chavela” on Tuesday. G
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
will conduct a Q&A after a special preview screening of “Chavela” on Tuesday. Go to www.musicboxtheatre.com for details. Michael Phillips is a Tribune critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstribune.com Opens: Preview screening... Read more
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The Morning Call
Weinstein Co., mired in sex scandal, may be up for salestudio responsible for films like "Shakespeare in Love," and "Gangs of New York
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
studio responsible for films like "Shakespeare in Love," and "Gangs of New York." Check out the latest movie reviews from Michael Phillips and the Chicago Tribune. Check out reviews for all new music releases from Tribune music critic G... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Weinstein Co., mired in sex scandal, may be up for salestudio responsible for films like "Shakespeare in Love," and "Gangs of New York
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
studio responsible for films like "Shakespeare in Love," and "Gangs of New York." Check out the latest movie reviews from Michael Phillips and the Chicago Tribune. Check out reviews for all new music releases from Tribune music critic G... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Driver who killed 2 Naples women sentenced to life in prisonafter their loved ones were killed by a drunken driver in Hardee County, they s
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
after their loved ones were killed by a drunken driver in Hardee County, they saw that driver sentenced. Truck driver Michael Phillips will spend the rest of his life in prison for a decision he made back in 2011 — one that claimed the lives... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Driver who killed 2 Naples women sentenced to life in prisonafter their loved ones were killed by a drunken driver in Hardee County, they s
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 5 days ago
after their loved ones were killed by a drunken driver in Hardee County, they saw that driver sentenced. Truck driver Michael Phillips will spend the rest of his life in prison for a decision he made back in 2011 — one that claimed the lives... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Driver who killed 2 Naples women sentenced to life in prisonafter their loved ones were killed by a drunken driver in Hardee County, they s
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 days ago
after their loved ones were killed by a drunken driver in Hardee County, they saw that driver sentenced. Truck driver Michael Phillips will spend the rest of his life in prison for a decision he made back in 2011 — one that claimed the lives... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Driver that killed 2 Naples women sentenced to life in prisonafter their loved ones were killed by a drunken driver in Hardee County, they s
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 days ago
after their loved ones were killed by a drunken driver in Hardee County, they saw that driver sentenced. Truck driver Michael Phillips will spend the rest of his life in prison for a decision he made back in 2011 — one that claimed the lives... Read more
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News 8000
The psychology of gold and why it has that allureof the gods' In the book "Gold: Nature and Culture," art historian Rebecca Zor
News 8000 / Posted 6 days ago
of the gods' In the book "Gold: Nature and Culture," art historian Rebecca Zorach and filmmaker and critic Michael Phillips Jr. write that in the Andean region, "the sharp, eye-catching visual effects of shine, gleam, glint,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'The Meyerowitz Stories' review: Noah Baumbach's witty airing of grievancesrole is, by design, a narcissistic grump — but it’s Sandler who gives “The Meye
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
role is, by design, a narcissistic grump — but it’s Sandler who gives “The Meyerowitz Stories” their freshest chapters. Michael Phillips is a Tribune critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstribune “The Meyerowitz Stories (New... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'The Florida Project': Childhood, in a land stranger than paradiseis enough for these people to deal with, and it’s more than enough for one of t
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
is enough for these people to deal with, and it’s more than enough for one of the bright lights in American cinema. Michael Phillips is the Chicago Tribune film critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstribune “The Florida... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Marshall' review: Young Thurgood for the legal defensefor another two or three movies, but this one’s an engaging chapter in the earl
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
for another two or three movies, but this one’s an engaging chapter in the early morning hours of the civil rights era. Michael Phillips is a Tribune critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstribune MPAA rating: PG-13 (for... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Professor Marston and the Wonder Women': One man's heroine habitdisarming film in a nutshell. These three nixed the squares, all right, and fig
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
disarming film in a nutshell. These three nixed the squares, all right, and figured out their very own design for living. Michael Phillips is a Tribune critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstribune “Professor Marston and the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'The Florida Project': Childhood, in a land stranger than paradiseis enough for these people to deal with, and it’s more than enough for one of t
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
is enough for these people to deal with, and it’s more than enough for one of the bright lights in American cinema. Michael Phillips is the Chicago Tribune film critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstribune “The Florida... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Marshall' review: Young Thurgood for the legal defensefor another two or three movies, but this one’s an engaging chapter in the earl
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
for another two or three movies, but this one’s an engaging chapter in the early morning hours of the civil rights era. Michael Phillips is a Tribune critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstribune MPAA rating: PG-13 (for... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Powerful Man Behaves Badly — Again,' starring Harvey Weinsteinwith Weinstein, gets together with Rose McGowan, Mira Sorvino, Roseanna Arquett
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
with Weinstein, gets together with Rose McGowan, Mira Sorvino, Roseanna Arquette and all the others to write, produce and direct the movie. Michael Phillips is the Chicago Tribune film critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstri... Read more
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Hartford Courant
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' drops trailer during Monday Night Football halftimeonto Chicago's Soldier Field and pyrotechnics fired as the preview played onscr
Hartford Courant / Posted 9 days ago
onto Chicago's Soldier Field and pyrotechnics fired as the preview played onscreen. Check out the latest movie reviews from Michael Phillips and the Chicago Tribune. Check out reviews for all new music releases from Tribune music critic Gre... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' drops trailer during Monday Night Footballonto Chicago's Soldier Field and pyrotechnics fired as the preview played onscr
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
onto Chicago's Soldier Field and pyrotechnics fired as the preview played onscreen. Check out the latest movie reviews from Michael Phillips and the Chicago Tribune. Check out reviews for all new music releases from Tribune music critic Gre... Read more
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Daily Press
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' drops trailer during Monday Night Football halftimeonto Chicago's Soldier Field and pyrotechnics fired as the preview played onscr
Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
onto Chicago's Soldier Field and pyrotechnics fired as the preview played onscreen. Check out the latest movie reviews from Michael Phillips and the Chicago Tribune. Check out reviews for all new music releases from Tribune music critic Gre... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' drops trailer during Monday Night Football halftimeonto Chicago's Soldier Field and pyrotechnics fired as the preview played onscr
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
onto Chicago's Soldier Field and pyrotechnics fired as the preview played onscreen. Check out the latest movie reviews from Michael Phillips and the Chicago Tribune. Check out reviews for all new music releases from Tribune music critic Gre... Read more
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The Morning Call
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' drops trailer during Monday Night Football halftimeonto Chicago's Soldier Field and pyrotechnics fired as the preview played onscr
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
onto Chicago's Soldier Field and pyrotechnics fired as the preview played onscreen. Check out the latest movie reviews from Michael Phillips and the Chicago Tribune. Check out reviews for all new music releases from Tribune music critic Gre... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' drops trailer during Monday Night Football halftimeonto Chicago's Soldier Field and pyrotechnics fired as the preview played onscr
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
onto Chicago's Soldier Field and pyrotechnics fired as the preview played onscreen. Check out the latest movie reviews from Michael Phillips and the Chicago Tribune. Check out reviews for all new music releases from Tribune music critic Gre... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' drops trailer during Bears-Vikings halftimeonto Chicago's Soldier Field and pyrotechnics fired as the preview played onscr
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
onto Chicago's Soldier Field and pyrotechnics fired as the preview played onscreen. Check out the latest movie reviews from Michael Phillips and the Chicago Tribune. Check out reviews for all new music releases from Tribune music critic Gre... Read more
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Perth Now
Short bursts of activity part of a quiet revolutionhas been guided and supported by influential researchers, including WA Chief Sc
Perth Now / Posted 11 days ago
has been guided and supported by influential researchers, including WA Chief Scientist Peter Klinken and biostatistician Michael Phillips. She believes high-intensity interval training is the “drug” that can help people manage a raft of chronic... Read more
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Spalding Today
Former school teacher jailed for downloading indecent images of children at his Bourne homeand interviewed. He was asked questions about his Skype accounts and sexualised
Spalding Today / Posted 13 days ago
and interviewed. He was asked questions about his Skype accounts and sexualised chats over Skype and he made no comment.” Michael Phillips, in mitigation, said: “It is about as low he can get. My client is nearly 70 years old and of previous good... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
'Blade Runner 2049' review: Ryan Gosling stars in stylish, brooding upgrade of the '82 model“brilliantly imagined visual universe.” A moviegoer can forgive a lot in a movi
Baltimore Sun / Posted 14 days ago
“brilliantly imagined visual universe.” A moviegoer can forgive a lot in a movie, when the movie offers so much to see. Michael Phillips is aTribune critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstribune “Blade Runner 2049” — 3... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Lucky' review: Ode to Harry Dean Stantonand to the heart of “Lucky’s” concerns: When we come to the end, what will we r
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
and to the heart of “Lucky’s” concerns: When we come to the end, what will we remember? And how will the darkness fall? Michael Phillips is the Chicago Tribune film critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstribune No MPAA rating... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Blade Runner 2049' review: Ryan Gosling stars in stylish, brooding upgrade of the '82 model“brilliantly imagined visual universe.” A moviegoer can forgive a lot in a movi
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
“brilliantly imagined visual universe.” A moviegoer can forgive a lot in a movie, when the movie offers so much to see. Michael Phillips is aTribune critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstribune “Blade Runner 2049” — 3... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Mariah Carey is bringing holiday songs to the Chicago Theatreand “Merry Christmas II You” albums. drockett@chicagotribune.com @DarcelTribu
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
and “Merry Christmas II You” albums. drockett@chicagotribune.com @DarcelTribune Check out the latest movie reviews from Michael Phillips and the Chicago Tribune. Check out reviews for all new music releases from Tribune music critic G... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Cycling, soca for Beacon Cycling on Avenuetop international cycling, fans will also be treated to free entertainment cour
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
top international cycling, fans will also be treated to free entertainment courtesy soca artiste ‘Blaxx.’ Event promoter Michael Phillips said he is expecting an interesting event which features a gruelling 35-lap grind from the starting point in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Tom Petty: 10 songs you should know, but probably don'tthe official music video for "Swingin'" from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
the official music video for "Swingin'" from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Check out the latest movie reviews from Michael Phillips and the Chicago Tribune. Check out reviews for all new music releases from Tribune music crit... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sean Hannity to interview President Trump on Fox Newsand Trump's comments regarding NFL players taking a knee during the national an
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
and Trump's comments regarding NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem. Check out the latest movie reviews from Michael Phillips and the Chicago Tribune. Check out reviews for all new music releases from Tribune music critic Greg... Read more
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Variety
‘Blade Runner 2049’ Reviews: What the Critics Are Sayingmany new questions meant to tantalize, provoke and keep us up nights. Would you
Variety / Posted 20 days ago
many new questions meant to tantalize, provoke and keep us up nights. Would you have it any other way?” Chicago Tribune’s Michael Phillips: “Like the first one, ‘Blade Runner 2049’ doesn’t conform to usual action beats or audience expectations of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Blade Runner 2049' review: Ryan Gosling stars in stylish, brooding upgrade of the '82 modelbeen nominated for an Academy Award 13 times, finally receive a damn Oscar? Yes
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
been nominated for an Academy Award 13 times, finally receive a damn Oscar? Yes. I hope it’s yes. It should be “yes.” Michael Phillips is the Chicago Tribune film critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstribune “Blade Runner... Read more
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Manning River Times
Mid-year VCE exams to be axedknow what you are in for at the end of the year,'' he said. However, Ringwood
Manning River Times / Posted 20 days ago
know what you are in for at the end of the year,'' he said. However, Ringwood Secondary College principal Michael Phillips supported the changes because teachers would not have to suspend their teaching program to enable students... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'American Made' review: Tom Cruise plays a different kind of flyboyto any “based on a true story” affair for facts. It’s hard enough to get the ri
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
to any “based on a true story” affair for facts. It’s hard enough to get the right sort of dramatically convincing lies. Michael Phillips is the Chicago Tribune film critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstribune “American... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'It' zoomed past 'The Exorcist' as the biggest horror movie in history. Why?No. 2. I wonder: What sort of horror movie would it take to make a billion doll
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
No. 2. I wonder: What sort of horror movie would it take to make a billion dollars in today’s dollars? A movie roughly twice as scary as “It”? Or a real-world context roughly twice as threatening? Michael Phillips is the Chicago Tribune film cri... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
'Stronger' review: Jake Gyllenhaal leads a higher grade of inspirational true-life dramain “Stronger.” And it has been many months since anyone could say that about a
Baltimore Sun / Posted 27 days ago
in “Stronger.” And it has been many months since anyone could say that about a straight-ahead, meat-and-potatoes biopic. Michael Phillips is a Tribune critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstribune MPAA rating: R (for language... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Bridges back to defend Republic Day titleof Tobago from September 27. At a press conference at Mikes Bikes store on Ari
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 27 days ago
of Tobago from September 27. At a press conference at Mikes Bikes store on Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook yesterday, promoter Michael Phillips said the event is being held on the Diego Martin Highway for the first time this year, having changed venue... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Stronger' review: Jake Gyllenhaal leads a higher grade of inspirational true-life dramain “Stronger.” And it has been many months since anyone could say that about a
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
in “Stronger.” And it has been many months since anyone could say that about a straight-ahead, meat-and-potatoes biopic. Michael Phillips is a Tribune critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstribune MPAA rating: R (for language... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Stronger' review: Jake Gyllenhaal leads a higher grade of inspirational true-life dramain “Stronger.” And it has been many months since anyone could say that about a
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
in “Stronger.” And it has been many months since anyone could say that about a straight-ahead, meat-and-potatoes biopic. Michael Phillips is a Tribune critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillipstribune MPAA rating: R (for language... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Battle of the Sexes' review: Emma Stone scores as Billie Jean King in crowd-pleasing study in love matchesthe movie’s both fun and a mild disappointment, which may be the one value judg
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
the movie’s both fun and a mild disappointment, which may be the one value judgment King herself never heard from anyone. Michael Phillips is Tribune critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com “Battle of the Sexes” — 2.5 stars MPAA rating: PG-13... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago talent in front of and behind the camera on 'The Opposition with Jordan Klepper'Improvised Shakespeare at iO. nmetz@chicagotribune.com Twitter @Nina_Metz Ch
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
Improvised Shakespeare at iO. nmetz@chicagotribune.com Twitter @Nina_Metz Check out the latest movie reviews from Michael Phillips and the Chicago Tribune. Check out reviews for all new music releases from Tribune music cr... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Kingsman: Golden Circle' review: James Bond for idiotson Earth, judging by the minor players who show up to hassle our well-behaved B
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
on Earth, judging by the minor players who show up to hassle our well-behaved British heroes in a Kentucky honkytonk. Michael Phillips is a Chicago Tribune critic. mjphillips@chicagotribune.com Twitter @phillips “Kingsman: The Golden... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The Chicago film fest fetes Patrick Stewart($15) to the Patrick Stewart tribute go on sale to Cinema/Chicago members Sept.
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
($15) to the Patrick Stewart tribute go on sale to Cinema/Chicago members Sept. 20, and to the general public Oct. 22. For more information call 312-332-FILM or go to chicagofilmfestival.com. Michael Phillips is a Chicago... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Phillips pays tribute to Hadeedhis support to local cycling by funding the sixth edition of the Beacon on the
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 1 months ago
his support to local cycling by funding the sixth edition of the Beacon on the Avenue Cycle Classic on October 4. Michael Phillips, the promoter of this event paid tribute to Hadeed, yesterday for his over 20 years of contribution to the... Read more
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