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Michael Phillips

Michael Phillips is the Chicago Tribune's film critic, covering everything from “Godzilla” to the latest in Turkish cinema. He has appeared on Turner Classic Movies, “CBS Saturday Morning,” “Charlie Rose” and the long-running nationally syndicated program “At the Movies.” He joined the Tribune in 2002 as theater critic, a post he previously held at the Los Angeles Times; the San Diego Union-Tribune; the St. Paul Pioneer Press; and the Dallas Times-Herald. He appears regularly on the Chicago Public Radio show “Filmspotting,” and lives in Logan Square on Chicago's Northwest Side with his wife, Heidi Stevens, and their three children.
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Jodie Foster patches the wounded in lively future-crime saga 'Hotel Artemis'

Apart from a few exteriors and some flashbacks, the pungent, eccentric “Hotel Artemis” confines its story to a single night, 10 years in the future, inside a beautiful ruin of a downtown Los Angeles hotel.

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Miles Teller steps up in boxing drama 'Bleed for This'

No flatfoot, no knockout, writer-director Ben Younger's 'Bleed for This' wins on points.

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