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0300502 (BC-BPI-CUSACK) After string failed romances Rob Gord(JOHN CUSACK) struggles with his self examinatilife s most baffling issue: love Touchstone

0300502 (BC-BPI-CUSACK) After a string of failed romances, Rob Gordon (JOHN CUSACK) struggles with his self examination of life s most baffling issue: love, in Touchstone Pictures biting romantic comedy, HIGH FIDELITY. The film is distributed by Buena Vista Pictures distribution. BPI DIGITAL PHOTO TOUCHSTONE PICTURES CR: MELISSA MOSELEY

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‘HIGH FIDELITY’

When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday

Where: The Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport

Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door

Info: musicboxtheatre.com

Updated: April 14, 2014 4:48PM



Music snobs of Chicago, unite!

WBEZ’s “Sound Opinions” screens John Cusack’s Chicago love story “High Fidelity” Thursday night. The adapted Nick Hornby novel has Rob Gordon (Cusack) as a man on a mission to recast his romantic relationships as breakup therapy, while making his best effort to torpedo his current coupling with Laura (Iben Hjejle). Rob’s Top Five lists are hotly contested by Barry (Jack Black) and Dick (Todd Louiso), a forum perfect for candid discussion from tastemakers Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot prior to showtime.

Here are the five best “High Fidelity” songs for the trip to the Music Box:

1. “Walking on Sunshine,” Katrina & the Waves

2. “Tread Water,” De La Soul

3. “Suspect Device,” Stiff Little Fingers

4. “Baby Got Going,” Liz Phair

5. “Jesus Doesn’t Want Me for a Sunbeam,” Eugene Kelly

Discuss.

“High Fidelity” screens at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport. Tickets are $10 in advance at musicboxtheatre.com.

—Meg Moore



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