The film is a bit smart for its own good, twisting for the sake of twists and leaning too heavily on the use of exposition and flashbacks to reveal surprising information.
Unlike Tobe Hooper’s masterpiece, which has a point to make about economic desperation and cultural clash in 70s America, Ti West just wants to punish everyone involved in gory ways played for laughs.
Expanding creatively when society was intentionally isolating itself marks a bold progression for the artists, whose work is widely regarded for its taut intimacy.
“I think the Chicago gangland history is something [that] falls like the snow in Chicago.”
Robert Pattinson shuts all his haters up with a vulnerable and terrifying performance in Matt Reeves’s The Batman.
About 30 minutes into the film, the opening credits finally roll, and we’re off, taking a morbidly comedic turn towards the truly unsettling.
Director Kogonada’s sophomore film explores a subtly futuristic world where artificial intelligence is commonplace.
If a viewer can’t find something to catch their eye in this lineup, they’re not looking very hard.
“They have found their way to work within a system that’s designed to exclude them.”
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“Video Brain Blender” gave me an experience I couldn’t have replicated at home, and that’s exactly what I missed about going to the movies throughout the pandemic.
When the world, or the country, wants you dead and forgotten, making unforgettable living music is a kind of defiance. Every performer in Summer of Soul knows that. But no one puts it over with more force than Chicago’s Mahalia.
I generally avoided the Chicago Riverwalk even before the pandemic, but Footnotes gave me a genuinely great reason to spend a night gazing up at Merch Mart.