FilmStruck spotlights director David Lean, whose early Dickens adaptations and later epics shouldn’t obscure his more intimate dramas from the 1950s.
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This Week on Filmstruck: Films about Hard Times
Filmstruck presents a series of films dealing with Hard Times.
Luke Skywalker still has lessons to learn in Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Writer-director Rian Johnson honors the franchise’s long history of pedagogy.
Escape From the Battle for the Conquest of the Dawn of the Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and the rest of this week’s screenings
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
The latest from Steve James, and the rest of this week’s movies
A roundup of new and notable movies playing in Chicago between July 4 and 10
Spouses at odds, a ghostly guardian, a trip to the hospital, and the rest of this week’s movies
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
Video Drone: Keaton and Kovacs
A new installment of Shout! Factory’s Ernie Kovacs revival includes his TV collaboration with silent genius Buster Keaton
British Film Noir at Music Box
Two film noir classics by British director Carol Reed screen all week at Music Box.
Madam, I’m Adam
In this week’s issue, Cliff Doerksen reviews Max Mayer’s romantic comedy Adam, with Hugh Dancy as a young man who suffers from Asperger’s syndrome and Rose Byrne as the young woman who finds him attractive. “Like many films of its genre,” Cliff writes, “it’s less interesting as a movie than as a map of gender […]