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'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Watch 'The Lego Movie' July 11 in Plainfield

Watch 'The Lego Movie' July 11 in Plainfield

Head to Settlers' Park for the village's free 2014 Movie Series.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
How Did Plainfield Tattoo Artist Do On 'Ink Master' Finale?

How Did Plainfield Tattoo Artist Do On 'Ink Master' Finale?

Plainfield resident Scott Marshall, who works out of a Roselle tattoo studio, was vying for a $100,000 prize and the title of "Ink Master."
Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

"Bears," in theaters April 18, combines beautiful footage with a style and story accessible to children, making it a success for the whole family.
'Heaven is for Real' in Theaters Now

'Heaven is for Real' in Theaters Now

Get ready to see the real-life story about a boy who says he went to Heaven. Sponsored by Sony.
'Rio 2' TRAILER/REVIEW: This Superior Sequel Soars

'Rio 2' TRAILER/REVIEW: This Superior Sequel Soars

'Rio 2' opens in movie theaters this weekend.
Plainfield Battle of the Bands Looking for Contenders

Plainfield Battle of the Bands Looking for Contenders

Musicians wanted for charity show at Nevin's Brewing in Plainfield.
Biggest Loser Holds Chicago Casting Call

Biggest Loser Holds Chicago Casting Call

The show will be in the area April 19 and is seeking families and individuals who want to be on the weight loss show.
TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Captain America' Oh Beautiful!

TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Captain America' Oh Beautiful!

Film debuts in theaters this weekend; rated PG-13.
'Bad Words' Offers 'Cinematic Catharsis,' Plus an Interview with Jason Bateman

'Bad Words' Offers 'Cinematic Catharsis,' Plus an Interview with Jason Bateman

Leslie Combemale aka Cinema Siren gives the film 3 out of 5 stars.
TRAILER + REVIEW: In 'Noah,' Aronofsky Builds a Vessel of Fearless Filmmaking

TRAILER + REVIEW: In 'Noah,' Aronofsky Builds a Vessel of Fearless Filmmaking

Leslie Combemale aka Cinema Siren gives the film 3.5 out of 5 stars.
VIDEOS + REVIEW: 'Muppets Most Wanted' Is Furry Fun

VIDEOS + REVIEW: 'Muppets Most Wanted' Is Furry Fun

The Muppets are back! Cinema Siren gives the film 3.5 out of 5 stars.
TRAILER + REVIEW: Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

TRAILER + REVIEW: Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

Cinema Siren gives the film five stars.
TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' Best in Show or In the Dog House?

TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' Best in Show or In the Dog House?

The new 3D animated release feels like both lots of fun and a big disappointment, right in the same 92 minutes.
2014 Oscars Predictions and 10 Things You Might Not Know About Them

2014 Oscars Predictions and 10 Things You Might Not Know About Them

Cinema Siren makes predictions about the Oscars; the awards program airs Sunday night at 7 p.m. on ABC, hosted by Ellen Degeneres.
Tattoo Artist from Plainfield Competes on 'Ink Master'

Tattoo Artist from Plainfield Competes on 'Ink Master'

Season four of the Spike TV reality show premieres Tuesday night.
VIDEO/REVIEW: 'Pompeii' — Lava Is Coming

VIDEO/REVIEW: 'Pompeii' — Lava Is Coming

Watch the trailer and interviews by Leslie Combemale, with the director Paul W.S. Anderson and star Kit Harington from HBO's 'Game of Thrones.'