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1974’s Top Ten Films

By Don Druker It’s not been the best of years for new films in Chicago —though I’ve seen worse. Yet it’s not been that bad a year for films generally. If we’ve had no unqualified masterpieces from fledgling directors or established figures, we’ve at least had some immensely promising first films, some satisfying works from […]

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1973’s Ten Best

It’s been a fairly conventional year for films in Chicago, as best as I can piece together from the generally remote north-eastern corridor. For all intents and purposes, my “Chicago” list is almost the same as my “New York” list, which I am afraid flatters neither city particularly, New York being unable to preen itself […]