The film’s playful parody of the genre is delightfully in tune with the legendary musician’s own work.
The Phantom of the Open is a biopic of a refreshingly under-told story of an amateur player that let nothing stop him from etching his name into golf history.
It’s a welcome addition to the biopic genre, buoyed by a career-defining performance from Will Smith.
Julia is well-crafted, despite not offering much in terms of inventive or unique documentary storytelling.
Spencer is as accessible as it is ambitious.
The fast-paced feature is a satisfying blend of history and action.
Two new Netflix releases show remarkable lapses in their directors’ good sense.
Five literary biopics whose visual style lives up to the words.
Or the lack thereof
Enjoy Ann Hui’s Golden Era, for it will not be with us for long.
Noting new and notable films screening in Chicago from 3/28 to 4/3
Lifetime’s biopic Ring of Fire doesn’t quite do June Carter Cash justice
A roundup of new and notable movies playing in Chicago between August 16 and 22.
Noting new and notable movies playing in Chicago between August 9 and 15
Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar celebrates the 20th anniversary of Serge Gainsbourg’s death Wednesday 3/2 with a program of TV appearances, Scopitone films, music and specialty cocktails.