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Chicago!! Capone Wants To Tell You About His AMERICAN TEEN Contest!!

Hey everyone, Capone in Chicago here. First off, let me thank all of you who made Monday's IRON MAN screening such a fantastic event. I wasn't lying when I said before the film that this was going to be a busy summer in Chicago for AICN-related events. I've already got a couple of events booked for the coming weeks; a couple of promises from studios and distributors on upcoming releases later in the summer; and I know some of the talent that's coming to town in the next few months, and I'm going to do my best to put you guys in a room with these special guest so you can hurl your questions at them. Some of the films will be major releases, and some will be smaller offerings that I don't want to get lost in the Summer Movie shuffle. Next up for you folks in the Chicago area is one of the most talked about films at this year's Sundance and SXSW film festivals, the documentary AMERICAN TEEN, screening on the evening of Sunday, May 11 (please note that the screening is, indeed, taking place on a SUNDAY night). After the film, we'll have a Q&A with the film's director, Nanette Burnstein, where you can talk to her about all of the anxiety you feel over the state of America's youth. I'm seeing the film later in a couple of days, and all I know is that Quint couldn't stop gushing about one of the girls profiled in the film. I'm going into this one deliberately knowing as little as I can. Particularly with documentaries, I want to see how little advanced preparation I need to still enjoy the movie. For a chance to score a pass (good for you and a guest), send an e-mail to with your name, age, and a 50-words-or-less answer to the following question: What is your biggest regret concerning your high school experience? Was it something you did? Something you didn't do? Someone you did or didn't do? I'm not setting a deadline for this contest, but I've got about 100 seats to fill, so there should be enough to go around. If you win, you'll get a reply within a couple days of your entry. Hope to see you there.


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  • May 2, 2008, 8:11 a.m. CST


    by Ironash


  • May 2, 2008, 8:12 a.m. CST


    by Ironash

    this isn't another Iron Man review.

  • May 2, 2008, 8:33 a.m. CST

    New Teen Friend that like Colbert's

    by FlickaPoo

    ...Who Wants to be my New Black Friend? contest.........except, you know....illegal?

  • May 2, 2008, 10:57 a.m. CST

    I regret

    by Ironash

    the days I could legally bang a 17 year old

  • May 2, 2008, 11:57 a.m. CST

    Quint couldn't stop gushing?

    by CarmillaVonDoom

    about one of the girls in the film? Hopefully it is one of the teachers! Care to comment on this one Quint? ;^)

  • May 2, 2008, 2:30 p.m. CST

    The other big movie you saw...

    by lantern48

    Come on Capone, give a clue to what other movie it was that you mentioned in your review for Ironman. Thanks again for the tickets.

  • May 2, 2008, 10:15 p.m. CST

    I'm in chicago

    by Cpt. Arnoldo

    but this doesn't interest me. Here's hoping next time is something cooler!

  • May 2, 2008, 11:41 p.m. CST

    this played boston last week

    by johnnysunshine

    I saw this @ IFFBoston last weekend and it's really great. Check it out if you get the chance.

  • May 3, 2008, 8:26 a.m. CST

    Give it up with this movie all ready

    by rbatty024

    It looks like the antithesis of cool or good. I can turn on TV any day of the week and watch privileged white kids whine and bitch. I don't need to go to the theater.

  • May 3, 2008, 1:24 p.m. CST

    Capone must be an English teacher

    by ZeroCorpse

    He sure likes the essays.