Featured on Explore Art Magazine

By |2024-05-12T18:40:57+00:00May 12th, 2024|Art, Highlighted|

Jaime and I were recently featured artists in the esteemed Explore Art Magazine with Renee Rose regarding our latest art show. The interview was a hoot. Read Renee's commentary below and be sure to support her magazine, which is an important up-and-coming part of the Chicago art scene. [...]

Fragile Tension

By |2024-04-17T20:55:19+00:00April 17th, 2024|Art, Boojazz, Highlighted|

fragile tension A new series of paintings by Naperville artists Jaime and Michael Foster were on display at Water Street Studios in Batavia throughout the month of March in 2024. The name of this two-person show is Fragile Tension. Their work has been shown in galleries throughout the US and internationally. As the days grow [...]

Convenience Story Q&A with March Schilling

By |2024-04-17T20:41:01+00:00March 30th, 2023|Boojazz, Film, Highlighted, Video|

Here is a post-film Q&A with Mark Schilling, moderated by Chicago-based writer Michael Foster. Special thanks to Sophia Wong Boccio. Mark Schilling (born 1949)[1] is an American film critic, journalist, translator, and author based in Tokyo, Japan. He has written for The Japan Times, Variety, and Screen International. About the Movie [...]

Japanese Showcase at 2022’s Asian Pop-Up Cinema

By |2022-10-28T22:52:15+00:00September 19th, 2022|Boojazz, Film, Highlighted|

This weekend, there were four outstanding films presented for the Japanese Showcase at 2022's Asian Pop-Up Cinema, Season 15. It was a marvelous time, and there are many more films from South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and many other locations showing in the coming weeks. Highly recommended. Special shout out to Sophia Wong Boccio [...]

Four Shorts About Dogs… and 1920s Chicago

By |2022-10-28T22:52:25+00:00May 2nd, 2022|Film, Highlighted, Video|

A series of two-minute films about a good cop and his two dogs planning to take down Johnny the Matchstick Man in 1920s Chicago. This is what happens when his wife leaves to dog sit for a week and he's left to his own devices... Done as a fun little side project, these little [...]

Would Persona 5 Work as a Film Series? A Persona 5 Live-Action Movie Adaptation Synopsis

By |2022-10-28T22:52:44+00:00November 14th, 2020|Boojazz, Commentary, Film, Highlighted, Video|

An in-depth overview of how one of the greatest video games of this generation could be translated into a highly successful film trilogy. (First published on November 14th, 2020. The latest revision was in May of 2022.) The Harry Potter and Hunger Games films were groundbreaking epics that pushed the [...]

Life in Purgatory: A Short Film During Covid

By |2024-04-17T20:41:49+00:00May 3rd, 2020|Boojazz, Highlighted, Video|

This was really just supposed to be a two minute clip for the The Roger Corman Quarantine Film Festival but it turned into this whole thing. We shot it over a weekend, edited and reworked it some more... a few pick up shots here and there, and boom... a short film. A couple of [...]

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