Sean Stangland

Senior Copy Editor
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Hired as an intern fresh out of Eastern Illinois University in 2001, Sean became a full-time member of the night copy desk in 2002.

As Senior Copy Editor, his duties include Page 1 design, inside page design and managing the website.

Sean also writes a weekly pop culture column, Widescreen, for the Time out! section. He's a movie buff and a Blackhawks fan, and visits Disneyland and Walt Disney World as often as possible.

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Your mission: See Tom Cruise’s lesser-known films

Jul 28 2015 | 11:24 am - Confession: I am a huge Tom Cruise fan. To paraphrase Neil Simon’s “The Sunshine Boys” when talking about the divisive actor: As a movie star, nobody can touch him. As a human being, nobody wants to touch him.

Chicago Blackhawks come back to Blu-ray

Jul 23 2015 | 2:17 pm - Chicago Blackhawks fans didn't get a championship Blu-ray in 2013, but the NHL is correcting that mistake this year.

‘Ex Machina’: One of 2015’s best comes home

Jul 14 2015 | 6:51 pm - One of the year’s most enthralling big-screen experiences comes home with the release of “Ex Machina,” a sci-fi stunner from the writer of “28 Days Later” and “Sunshine.”

'OITNB' gives us hope after a dark TV season

Jul 09 2015 | 3:50 pm - TV viewers looking for hope and happiness in 2015 have to go to prison — er, Netflix's "Orange is the New Black."

Essential extended editions of your favorite movies

Jul 02 2015 | 7:12 pm - With longer versions of "Furious 7" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past" headed to home video, Sean Stangland picks the best extended edition Blu-rays and DVDs available.

‘Ted 2’ is here now, and his voice will be in August

Jun 22 2015 | 2:07 pm - You may remember that “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane, whose foul-mouthed teddy bear comedy “Ted 2” hits theaters Friday, hosted the Oscars in 2013. Many were surprised that MacFarlane can carry a tune, and...

Dr. Ian Malcolm and the essential Jeff Goldblum performances

Jun 10 2015 | 6:32 pm - We’re all excited about erstwhile Star-Lord Chris Pratt dealing with dinos in “Jurassic World” this weekend, but we’d be even more excited if Dr. Ian Malcolm was along for the ride.

A new iconic benchmark for ‘Game of Thrones’

Jun 03 2015 | 8:50 pm - HBO's "Game of Thrones," a series that built its reputation on exciting, controversial moments, topped itself again last Sunday — and it needed to.

Manson, Lecter make a monster mashup on NBC

May 26 2015 | 12:32 pm - David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, who will reunite next year for Fox’s revival of “The X-Files,” come together on Thursdays this summer on NBC with two shows about infamous criminals: "Aquarius" is on Charles Manson's trail, and...

At its height, Letterman’s ‘Late Show’ was one of TV’s most exciting

May 19 2015 | 4:54 pm - “Late Show With David Letterman” premiered on Aug. 30, 1993, the night before I began my freshman year at Wheeling High School. I can thank Dave, Paul, Biff and Co. for ensuring a life of insomnia. “Late Show” on CBS was...

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