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.
This movie is about everyday life, and it’s all the more transcendent for it.
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.
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.
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.
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.