March 28, 1997
Chicago's Art Institute Has School for Independent Film Makers
Chicago -- John Petrakis knows why the Hollywood studios get such a bad rap. As a part-time film critic for the Chicago Tribune, he spends much of his time seeing movies that he hates.
Take Chris Farley's Beverly Hills Ninja, which, Mr. Petrakis wrote,"isn't unbearable, say, like an Adam Sandler movie, but is certainly uninspiring." Or Rodney Dangerfield's Meet Wally Sparks, which he called"a broken-down minivan of a story."
"There is an utter lack of