This sci-fi multiverse film is too full of white Christian self-pity.
Hayao Miyazaki’s latest isn’t perfect, but it’s full of the magic that viewers have come to expect.
Nearly two decades later, The Nomi Song still bangs.
Natalie Portman and Julianne Moore star in this electrifying slow-burn film about fame, trauma, and sensationalized scandals.
Despite its solid love story, this Finnish film fails to hit the high standard set by its director’s past credits.
This surrealist horror-comedy starring Nicolas Cage is (mostly) a delight.
Action fans and John Wick franchise devotees might be satisfied, but the miniseries structure limits the true potential of The Continental.
The final season of this Netflix hit series isn’t the best, but it’s totally necessary.
Fall Theater & Arts Preview
Chicago’s LGBTQ+ international film festival celebrates its 41st year with stories of found family, gay disco, bigoted parasitic worms, and more.
Celebrating Chicago’s cultural past and present at the Fine Arts Building
A seasonal preview of LGBTQ+ theater
Our picks for must-see exhibitions
An index of the Chicago Reader‘s long reviews from 1971 to now.
An Open Window: Black Female Directors Across the Diaspora at Doc Films
The New 400 Theaters
Highs & Lows at the Music Box Theatre