The Reader caught up with Kerman to talk about what connects South Side and Bust Down, being reasonable in an insane world, and working with Freddie Gibbs.
If you love Nicolas Cage, you’ll love this film—and who doesn’t love Nicolas Cage?!
If this all sounds like a fanciful shaggy dog story, it certainly plays like one, but it’s based on a factual story (in proof number infinity that truth is stranger than fiction).
At its foundation, Dealing with Dad is a sentimental and gentle saga about overcoming the past.
The movie is clever, playing with heist movie tropes while also presenting a dynamic, interesting, and funny tableau of animation.
Waterman is a vigorously beautiful and deeply rich exploration of one of America’s most overlooked heroes.
While perhaps the best Fantastic Beasts film, The Secrets of Dumbledore remains a dour movie with lots to say but not enough imagination or understanding to say it well.
Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s latest is more elusive and even more enveloping than his other beguiling films.
If we need a movie starring Mark Wahlberg and Mel Gibson about problematic men finding a redemption arc, this is certainly that movie.
Ambulance is a Michael Bay film to its core, an engine revved nearly beyond its limits.
The documentary from British writer-director Andrea Arnold conveys something similar to the splendor that radiates from the best of silent cinema.
If it were just a ride in a theme park, Morbius would be fun enough. But it is not.
The scary story uses succinct dialogue, a serene setting, and a striking score to create a poetic take on life, death, and the in-between
She hasn’t let the hurdles of the industry stop her from creating.
The long-running porn festival HUMP! Fest (organized by Chicago Reader sex columnist Dan Savage) made its way to the Music Box last weekend after being canceled last year.