The local programming group is also handling distribution for the sci-fi cult classic Liquid Sky.
The 2013 crime thriller, a prize winner at last year’s Sundance Film Festival, receives its Chicago premiere.
Noting a new documentary about the Masters of the Universe franchise
Weekly Top Five: Blaxploitation
The Portage and Patio theaters may be closing, but screenings go on for the Northwest Chicago Film Society.
How the discoloration of faded prints can add to a movie’s meaning.
John Cassavetes’s personal take on the crime film screens Friday and Sunday at the Patio Theater.
Miguel Gomes’s Portuguese drama embraces the early sound cinema of F.W. Murnau.
Previewing the local programming group’s upcoming screenings at the historic northwest-side theater
The director of The Warriors has become so alien to contemporary American cinema that his movies feel new again.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Previewing a late-night screening of the campy antidrug drama Death Drug
Chicago Cinema Society
Checking out the John Woo-produced Taiwanese action film playing (under the radar) at River East 21
Previewing this weekend’s midnight screening of the Japanese cult favorite