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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‘Westworld’ finale had a huge surprise waiting for theory-happy fans

Dec 08 2016 | 4:06 pm - Fans of HBO’s “Westworld” had their theories about the show confirmed in the season finale, but former Barrington resident Jonathan Nolan and his writers had a huge surprise waiting for everyone.

On the eve of ‘Assassin’s Creed,’ a look at the few decent video game movies

Nov 29 2016 | 2:32 pm - Any list of the best movies adapted from video games is likely to be short. But as he awaits the release of “Assassin’s Creed,” Sean Stangland says a few are worth a look.

Gift guide: Vintage video games, TV classics

Nov 23 2016 | 9:00 pm - Gift ideas for the gamer, film buff and couch potato in your life.

The best show of the fall season? The Cubs

Nov 14 2016 | 12:20 pm - The best, most exciting show of the fall TV season — the Cubs’ World Series victory — is coming to Blu-ray in December.

See ‘Doctor Strange’ star before he was famous

Nov 02 2016 | 5:35 pm - Benedict Cumberbatch’s 10-year journey from buzzworthy actor with a distinct name to bona fide, top-line movie star culminates this weekend with the release of “Doctor Strange,” but he had a five-year career on British TV before...

Widescreen nominates a new Halloween classic: 'Crimson Peak'

Oct 26 2016 | 5:03 pm - Widescreen columnist Sean Stangland nominates a new Halloween classic: "Crimson Peak," the 2015 gothic romance by writer-director Guillermo Del Toro.

‘Black Mirror,’ ‘Westworld’ make for provocative sci-fi TV

Oct 19 2016 | 5:44 pm - Science-fiction fans are enjoying an exciting fall on network and cable outlets with “Timeless” and “Westworld,” and Friday brings Netflix subscribers the season’s biggest thrill: “Black Mirror.”

NBC thriller ‘Timeless’ is appointment television

Sep 28 2016 | 8:32 am - The pilot episode of NBC’s time-travel thriller “Timeless” is an efficient entertainment machine that should lead to a season of appointment television.

De Niro classic to be re-released; co-star spins must-hear tales

Sep 14 2016 | 10:15 am - A Robert De Niro classic gets a shiny re-release, and one of his co-stars spins Hollywood tales on Marc Maron’s podcast.

'He-Man' hits suburbia in Fox's jokey 'Son of Zorn'

Sep 07 2016 | 5:38 pm - The new Fox comedy “Son of Zorn” blends animation and live-action in a fish-out-of-water story, but the first episode is long on jokes and short on character.

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