Chicago and the Movies

posted by Patrick Crowley on November 5, 2003 at 4:13 am

CHICAGO, IL — Monday’s issue of the USA Today took a look at all things cinematic in the Windy City. The profile includes a list of Chicago’s contributions to film history, prominent film festivals, famous movie moments, and a few of the city’s better known movie houses (like the Biograph and Gene Siskel Film Center).

What are your favorite Chicago movie moments? (Comment below.)

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Patrick Crowley
Patrick Crowley on November 5, 2003 at 4:21 am

Anything from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off — can’t believe they didn’t mention this one!

Patrick Crowley
Patrick Crowley on November 5, 2003 at 4:40 am

And, of course, another classic of the same era — Risky Business!

Patrick Crowley
Patrick Crowley on November 5, 2003 at 7:32 am

I also read the other day that the Wachowski brothers grew up in Chicago and have peppered Windy City references throughout the Matrix trilogy.

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