The Reader digs through the Chicago International Film Festival’s archives to assemble a time line covering the fest’s 50 years.
Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Steve James discusses his life in the Chicago suburbs and his new film on Roger Ebert, Life Itself.
A crew of cinephiles tracked down a rare print of Corn’s-a-Poppin’ and set about restoring Robert Altman’s 1955 musical comedy.
Independent filmmakers Carlos Jiménez Flores and Usama Alshaibi discuss depictions of race and ethnicity in popular media.
Year in review: J.R. Jones and Ben Sachs each pick their top ten.
People Issue 2013: We selected 19 Chicagoans to shed light on the city’s many moving parts.
Chicago International Film Festival: Tsai Ming-liang’s latest, Stray Dogs, follows in the tradition of Chaplin and Ozu.
Chicago International Film Festival: Italian horror master Dario Argento, in person
Chicago International Film Festival: John McNaughton returns to the cinema with The Harvest.
Chicago International Film Festival: We Own the Night director James Gray presents The Immigrant.
The 49th Chicago International Film Festival: Reviews of all the highlights from week one, plus four director spotlights
A veteran Siskel & Ebert producer remembers the real Roger Ebert.
On April 18, two artists debut Twohundredfiftysix-
colors, a full-length film made entirely of GIFs.
A conversation about the great western director John Ford with Red Lion bartender Joe Heinen
Our favorite films of the year