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Whether it’s thanks to podcasts, streaming series, or Stranger Things, the world of Dungeons & Dragons is being demystified for those who thought it was all cumbersome rules and statistics. There’s also been a conscious effort from Wizards Of The Coast, which acquired TSR in the late ’90s, to fling open the door for…

Chicago, fight for justice with Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri for free

Director Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri stars Frances McDormand as a woman who goes to war with a local police department over its inability to solve the rape and murder of her teenage daughter. The A.V. Club’s own A.A. Dowd says her performance is “heartbreaking, but also wildly,…

Chicago, swoop in for a chance to see Lady Bird early and for free

In her solo directorial debut Lady Bird, mumblecore pioneer Greta Gerwig delivers a coming-of-age story that soars above its peers. Brooklyn’s Saoirse Ronan stars as the eponymous Lady Bird, a rebellious teen who’s itching to get out of Sacramento, a city she mocks as the “Midwest of California” (ouch, we say from our…

Chicago and Indianapolis, please don't ghost our invite to see Friend Request early and for free

It’s been a few years—specifically, the two years since Unfriended made surprisingly great suspense out of Skype static and haunted Chatroulette—since we had a good “evil internet” movie. Luckily, German import Friend Request is here to fill that void, telling the story of a social young college student who attracts…

Chicago, follow the Man in Black to The Dark Tower early and for free

The film adaptation of Stephen King’s sprawling The Dark Tower series that’s been 10 years in the making is finally almost here, abbreviated 95-minute running time and all. And whether you’re a fan who’s dying to know how the movie differs from the books or are just curious about the final product of this long and…

Chicago, see John Boyega in Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit early and for free

It’s been five years since Zero Dark Thirty director Kathryn Bigelow last inflicted a national tummyache on America with one of her tense, politically resonant thrillers. The director’s latest film doesn’t sound like it’ll let up on the gut-churning pressure, either: Detroit sees Bigelow turn her camera on the title…