Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is quite possibly Marvel’s best film yet, a perfect storm of charismatic actors; breathtakingly well-shot kung fu; fun, often hilarious, action scenes; and an engaging story. Simu Liu (Kim’s Convenience) plays the lead role of Shang-Chi, a prodigal son estranged from his 1,000-year-old father Wenwu, played by […]
In 2019, Theatre Y presented The Camino Project, an engaging five-hour miniature pilgrimage through Bucktown and Humboldt Park featuring experiential pieces intermingling dance, theater, and performance art. The adventure culminated in a group meal with audience members and actors breaking bread. It was a delightful experience and an ambitious endeavor having actors guiding guests through […]
After the disaster that was the 2016 Suicide Squad, the recent incarnation of The Suicide Squad, directed by James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy), is a delicious heap-of-dismembered-bodies worth of improvement. It’s not quite Deadpool in terms of intelligent self-aware humor, but it is still a ferociously funny film and far and away DC’s best […]
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Florian Zeller’s drama is a brilliant exploration of dementia, pain, and vulnerability.
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Jiayan “Jenny” Shi’s documentary honors Yingying Zhang as a person, not a victim.
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Steve James’s docuseries authentically captures the people and places that define the city.