The limitations of human perception and human existence, and the longing to extend both, are at the center of the Block Museum’s latest exhibit, “The Heart’s Knowledge: Science and Empathy in the Art of Dario Robleto.”
Run to the Annual Festival of Films from Iran
In Amir Naderi’s The Runner, there’s a recurring motif where the young protagonist sprints toward the cargo ships he sees in the water and the planes that fly overhead the Iranian port city of Abadan, where he lives.
Review: Magic Mike’s Last Dance
Splitting the difference between the tightly structured drama of the original and the looser, feel-good energy of the sequel, Magic Mike’s Last Dance continues to embody the series’ central thesis that a lap dance has the power to change lives.
The Music Box cancels Actors, but the discourse continues
The Music Box Theatre found itself at the center of controversy in the local LGBTQ+ film space when it planned a February 2 screening of Actors by Betsey Brown.
Review: One Fine Morning
This movie is about everyday life, and it’s all the more transcendent for it.
Review: Unicorn Wars
The wilfully mean-spirited desecration feels at points like wallowing in unpleasantness for its own sake. But the film has a larger point than adolescent snickering.
Review: You People
The film is much more interested in social embarrassment cringe and gags than it is in any sort of close examination of how racism affects interracial couples.
Review: 80 for Brady
Not even a (criminally underproduced) Billy Porter musical number can fix this nonsense.
Inspired by Niobe Way’s nonfiction book Deep Secrets: Boys’ Friendships and the Crisis of Connection, this moving 2022 French drama from Lukas Dhont unfolds as a familiar tale of tragedy, guilt, and forgiveness.
Review: The Seven Faces of Jane
For the most part, despite its adventurous structure, The Seven Faces of Jane shows us features we’ve seen before.
Stereotype and cliche remain alive and well on the big screen.
Review: No Bears
Panahi’s latest film interrogates the limits of art, placing cinema and documentation under a critical eye.
Overall, Missing is just about as fun as a couple of hours flicking through Instagram or knocking out levels in Candy Crush.
What do you call a vampire movie with no teeth? Blood.
Paying homage to Black women in film
“What we wanted to emphasize with the programming is the real range of work and the impact and power of what these women were trying to do in telling Black women’s stories.”