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Musical Montage: Michael McDonald “Sweet Freedom”

November 23, 2020

When buddy cops Gregory Hines and Billy Crystal are forced into taking a vacation following the sloppy bust of a drug dealer in Chicago, the pair head to Key West, Florida and relax to the dulcet tones of Michael McDonald’s “Sweet Freedom”, with the pair also appearing in the music video for the song.

Musical Montage: The Blues Brothers

June 22, 2020

Celebrating its 40th-anniversary this past weekend, John Landis’ cult classic The Blues Brothers is jam-packed with music not only from the titular duo of Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi but legens like Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Cab Calloway, James Brown and John Lee Hooker.

Review: Widows

November 20, 2018

When their husbands are killed in a heist gone wrong, a group of widows is forced to pull a heist of their own to get out of debt from a ruthless crime boss in the new crime thriller Widows, although it’s not quite the movie that the trailers promised.

Review: Rampage

April 17, 2018

After the video game inspired (and hilarious and fun) Jumanji: Welcome the Jungle, the first Rock movie of 2018 is an adaptation of the 1986 arcade classic Rampage as three creatures, including The Rock’s gorilla buddy George, are infected by a genetic editing pathogen and converge on Chicago, destroying everything in their path.

Review: Death Wish

March 2, 2018

Bruce Willis steps into the shoes of Charles Bronson for the long delayed remake of Death Wish, as Dr. Paul Kersey takes the law into his own hands on the streets of Chicago after his family is violently attacked in their home.