Stories by Gideon Resnick
Photo by Chrissy Lee / North by Northwestern Every summer, they think about Ricky Byrdsong. Each Father’s Day, thousands of ...
"A random stick on a random day, with the flies buzzing about."
"It’s all fun and games until someone ends up smoking crack. This is the life of Kate (played with equal parts grace, poise and intelligence by Mary Elizabeth Winstead) in Smashed."
NBN brings you up to speed on the highs and lows of this year's A&O Fall Blowout.
House at the End of the Street is a schlock ship Jennifer Lawrence can't save from sinking, one writer argues.
"Game of Thrones tapered off a little bit this week to catch up on all of the principle characters involved in the plot, and move the pieces closer to a climactic finale."
"The merciless degree to which writers Cohen, Alec Berg, David Mandel and Jeff Schaffer pummel the audience with depraved joke after joke makes the entire experience an endurance test."
One writer notes the striking similarities between former presidential hopeful Herman Cain and rapper Lil B.
"This week most of the characters saw their level of douchebaggery and egomania rise tenfold."
"The fervor surrounding this movie matched that of The Hunger Games, except instead of screaming 12-year-old Peeta fans, there were screaming 35-year-old Marvel geeks."
When an attractive blonde lady informs you that she is from 2054 and has answers about the future, it’s tough not to take heed of her words.
Actress and co-writer Brit Marling discusses the vision of director Zal Batmanglij (yes, Rostam's brother) and the film's unconventional marketing.
A preview of the newest claymation movie by the creators of Wallace & Gromit and Chicken Run. This time in 3D.
"For anyone requesting more shock value and disturbing moments in Game of Thrones, look no further than this episode."
This mediocre movie does little but leave viewers wanting more Kevin Hart in their lives.
Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon's newest film has audiences laughing and screaming — often simultaneously.
"Peter Dinklage continues to shine as Tyrion Lannister, mixing stone-faced will with clever wit."
"This season begins similarly to the last in that there are a lot of pieces being positioned, and the viewer is left waiting for them to move around."
Jesse Miller, the bass player for the electronic jam band Lotus discusses the band's new album, improvisation and Lotus’ show at Chicago’s own Congress Theater.
"Future Islands is a band that sounds fascinating and challenging on record, gently moving back in forth between rage, longing, hope and loss."