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Chicago Humanities Film Festival

Presented as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival, whose theme this year is “The Climate of Concern,” this series runs 10/29-11/8 at Facets Cinematheque, 1517 W. Fullerton. Tickets are $9; for more information call 773-281-4114 or visit facets.org. Following are screenings through 11/1; for a complete schedule visit chicagoreader.com. monday29 The Omega Man The second […]

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Halloween movies

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein Bud and Lou as two delivery men with an oblong package for Frankenstein’s castle. As burlesque and later radio comics, Abbott and Costello found their metier in bizarre patter routines; they never got the hang of the kiddie slapstick Universal assigned to them, and their physical comedy is low, heavy, […]