Day by Day
The 25th Chicago International Film Festival moves into its second full week with a fair number of worthwhile films, including what are probably the two best parts of Krzysztof Kieslowski’s Decalogue (the grim A Short Film About Killing and the exquisite A Short Film About Love), Maurizio Nichetti’s hilarious The Icicle Thief, several retrospective items, […]
The 24th Chicago International Film Festival, now into its final days, still has some 40-odd programs to go, reviews and descriptions of which can be found below. A few specifics: Screenings are at the Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln; the Three Penny, 2424 N. Lincoln; the Music Box, 3733 N. Southport; and Ida Noyes Hall on […]
The 24th Chicago International Film Festival, now into its top-heavy second week, is offering 60-odd programs this week, reviews and descriptions of which can be found below. It’s particularly pleasing that the festival has managed to squeeze in filmmakers as important as Jean-Luc Godard and Raul Ruiz this week (although the latter is represented only […]
The Chicago International Film Festival, now into its last days, will be holding repeat screenings of its prizewinning films at the Music Box Theatre (3733 N. Southport). Tickets are $6.50 ($5 for Cinema/Chicago members); they’re on sale at the theater box office and the film festival stores (1419 N. Wells, 1157 N. State). For further […]
What’s New This Week
A Multitude of Cinema
So Many Movies, So Little Time: Film festivals come in all shapes and sizes. Ours is relatively pluralistic and amorphous, for better and for worse.