At a keynote that was part of a retrospective at BAMcinématek, the director largely reflected on his hometown roots.
J.R. Jones and Ben Sachs name the best movies of 2015.
What our obsession with Star Wars says about our culture
Things are tough all over in the 27th edition of the long-running fest.
In Radical Grace, premiering at the fest, documentary filmmaker Rebecca Parrish profiles three nuns deeply involved in social justice work.
Reviews of two dozen new features premiering locally
Two idiosyncratic coming-of-age movies premiere at this year’s festival.
Cast a Dark Shadow and Corridor of Mirrors, both playing at Gene Siskel Film Center this week, tap into human lust and greed.
Best theatrical couple Best test of the structural soundness of audience members’ backsides Best theatrical mob action Best advice from an artistic director Best new off-Loop combo for dinner and […]
An excerpt from J.R. Jones’s new book, The Lives of Robert Ryan
More than a hundred shorts and features screen through Sunday at the Chicago Underground Film Festival.
The best films of the year, according to J.R. Jones and Ben Sachs
A pair of new biographies, considered together, show that the legendary funny men weren’t so unalike after all.
“I think of the contemporary publishing world as the Wild West. This is a new terrain, a new territory.”
With two employees and vault in Pilsen, the CFA has been rescuing celluloid for a decade.