12 horror-free Halloween films for these scary-enough times
The world is scary enough these days without a horror marathon for Halloween. So if you prefer something campy or cute, with just a dash of spooky, here are 12 streaming suggestions.
Book review: A brilliant glimpse of every lightsaber that mattersThe new book "Star Wars: The Lightsaber Collection" is a visual-heavy testament to the importance of lightsabers in the Star Wars universe, offering readers a chance to get to know the history of each unique weapon.
Album review: Seventeen offers fleeting distraction with new EPIs it a "Homerun" for Seventeen? With special album ";(Semicolon)," Seventeen offers some comfort pop.
'Promesa': Video game? Interactive art? Why not both?"Promesa" is a short, experimental work deeply informed by revered Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky (1932-1986), much of whose work is structured around evocative environments meant to draw one into a contemplative mood.
'A shutdown now would be a death sentence': Some restaurants plan to defy closure order'We are Americans. We R free and open,' reads the sign for Ki's restaurant in Glendale Heights. It is one of the bars and restaurants in DuPage and Kane counties planning to stay open despite the governor's closure order.
Crystal Lake's Ian Sugrue looks to his past with Eastern Leaves solo project debutEmbracing where one has been can sometimes be a key to success. Ian Sugrue's solo project Eastern Leaves traffics in nostalgia and formative influences on its debut album, "Reach."
Netflix's 'Over the Moon' charts new course, but gets lost in orbitA 12-year-old girl blasts off to an imaginary kingdom in the new Netflix movie musical "Over the Moon," starring the voice talents of Cathy Ang and Libertyville's Phillipa Soo.
Owner hopes Stompin' Grounds Cafe will become a community hangout in Lake ZurichStompin' Grounds Cafe, which offers healthy food and drink options, opened Thursday in downtown Lake Zurich.
Sound check: Kevin Farris takes fans 'Higher' with new single releaseSinger-songwriter Kevin Farris explores melancholy disconnection with a new single; celebrate the late Tom Petty's birthday with a virtual music festival.
Dining events: City Works, Old Town Pour House expand comfort food optionsCity Works and Old Town Pour House recently added hearty dishes to its expanded menu and Made In Italy in Glen Ellyn is now offering more curbside family meal deals.
Inventive time-travel thriller 'Synchronic' compromised by conventionsParamedics (Anthony Mackie and Jamie Dornan) link a series of inexplicable deaths to a drug with time-travel side effects in the film thriller "Synchronic."
Through the Film Magnifier: Chubby Checker, Harrison Ford, Astronaut Jim Lovell and Dance Fever contestants
Images; Through the Film Magnifier: Carlton Fisk, The Kingston Trio, Dudley Moore, a beard contest and more