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(from left) Donald Sutherland, Brad Pitt and Sean Blakemore star in Ad Astra as their characters prepare to rover across the surface of the Moon.

‘Ad Astra’ transcends the genre of science fiction

By Parker Otto | September 22, 2019

After displaying his comedic side in “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood,” Brad Pitt once again leads a star-studded cast in the science fiction epic “Ad Astra.” The film is a breathtaking marvel of science fiction with a fantastic cast, brilliant...

This photo features the casts of three of the four shows in the franchise---Chicago P.D., Chicago Fire and Chicago Med. The full cast of newly released Chicago Justice is not pictured. 

My Chicago franchise obsession

By Melynda Lewis | March 24, 2017

I have an obsession with the Chicago series franchise. It features four great television shows on different days of the week based on the public services in Chicago such as police officers, firefighters, medical assistance and lawyers. The franchise got...