Chicago’ dazzles audiences as film

Dan Eder

As Northwestern students, we are a privileged bunch. We live in a beautiful city, have a somewhat acceptable social scene and a few of us even possess a license to drink. But if you think for a second that life is better now than it was in the ’20s, see “Chicago.” You have no idea.

“Chicago,” along with “Moulin Rouge,” is part of a new resurgence of the musical in modern film. The film’s larger-than-life characters are comical, sensual and sensational, and leave the audience craving more. A lot more.

The movie centers around the arrest and trial of Roxie Hart (RenՀ