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Michael Phillips

Michael Phillips is the film critic of the Chicago Tribune, and has written about film, television, theater and other subjects for the Tribune since he arrived from the Los Angeles Times in 2002. He’s a regular guest on “Filmspotting,” broadcast on Chicago Public Radio, and has hosted “The Film Score,” a celebration of great movie music, on WFMT-FM. He was born in Kenosha, Wisc., in the year of “The Hustler” and “Flower Drum Song.”
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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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