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.
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.
“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.”
When Janet Fischer was a Chicago teen, she never expected that she’d have the rare privilege of being able to point to the exact spot where a seed from her family tree was planted.
This engrossing 2022 documentary chronicles the 50-year-and-counting collaboration between two literary lions: political biographer Robert Caro, who turned 87 on October 30, 2022, and his editor, Robert Gottlieb, who turned 91 on April 29, 2022.
The center of the film is Bale’s performance—a frozen surface which cracks open to reveal icy, rushing depths—and the cold New York landscape, with swirls of snow and bare tree limbs against the stark sky.
I haven’t read the 2012 Swedish book or 2015 film that this is based on, but I can’t imagine either could be half as tone-deaf.
This won’t pop up on any top ten lists by the end of the year, but for a genre film released in a month typically reserved as a dumping ground for studios, this is all you could hope for.
Living is the remake of Akira Kurosawa’s 1952 film, Ikiru, but director Oliver Hermanus and novelist Kazuo Ishiguro managed to gracefully reimagine this sentimental film.
Empire of Light is no sugary British rom-com.
The nation’s oldest and longest-running college film society is located right under our noses on Chicago’s south side at the University of Chicago.
Despite the increased spotlight on marginalized voices in the ever-evolving film landscape, criticism doesn’t particularly reflect that. The majority of film critics still tend to be straight, white males, unrepresentative of the world around them. The Call Sheet is a new magazine that aims to disrupt that.