William Basinski has thrown himself headlong into the kind of “productive quarantine” that seems like a myth to most of us, and the spoils are abundant. Since March, when states across the U.S. began issuing stay-at-home orders, he has unveiled a collaboration with sound artist Richard Chartier and a new project called Sparkle Division. The […]
The Countering Violent Extremism program is meant to stop terrorism and hate crimes before they happen, but critics say it’s yet another excuse to spy on Muslims.
This adaptation of an Iraq war memoir by a “GI Joe Schmoe” is strangely lifeless.
Greetings from Logan Square, the Customer is Always Right, Pinocchio, and more of the best things to do in Chicago the week of 9/11-9/14.
A “queer as f**k riot grrrl musical” and Chicago Dance Crash’s latest story-length hip-hop showcase are among this week’s best bets.
It’s hard to engage with “Spies, Traitors, and Saboteurs,” now on display at the Chicago History Museum, when the exhibit is so erratically put together.
García Lorca gets transplanted to the Dust Bowl, and an off-Loop mainstay goes noir.
For a brief period domestic terrorists were dramatically credible.
Noting a program of short works by the experimental filmmaker, which screens this Friday
The Lord works in mysterious ways—or not.
Weekly Top Five: sci-films
Reconsidering The Village, M. Night Shyamalan’s maligned 2004 feature
De Tocqueville’s idea of religion’s place in America is analogous to my idea of the place of the monarchy in Britain
Before 9/11, we were warned.
The People Issue: Jamil Khoury, the artistic director and cofounder of Silk Road Rising