The director discusses his new documentary The Great Buster showing this weekend at the Chicago International Film Festival.
Sketches from CIFF: a few thoughts on the nature of virtual reality
Discussed: virtual reality gaming, Entrepreneur, and Mr. Soul!
The shorter end of the Chicago International Film Festival: A talk with shorts programmer Sam Flancher
“When people come up to me after screenings to tell me that they loved one of the shorts but hated another, I feel like I’ve done my job well.”
There are Chicagoans in the 2018 Chicago International Film Festival!
A mostly complete local viewing guide
The 2016 Chicago International Film Festival, reviewed
Another year, another slate of prestige movies from all over the world
What to see at the 51st Chicago International Film Festival
Reviews of two dozen new features premiering locally
A half century of CIFF milestones, from Scorsese’s debut to Lee Daniels’s achievement award
The Reader digs through the Chicago International Film Festival’s archives to assemble a time line covering the fest’s 50 years.
Legacy: Beyond the yellow tape
Channel 11 presents Legacy, a Chicago story of tragedy and triumph.
The Absent Column documents the battle over Prentice Hospital—but you didn’t see it at CIFF
In a handsome short film, Northwestern graduate Nathan Eddy documents the university’s battle to destroy Bertrand Goldberg’s unique Prentice Hospital.
Our guide to the 49th Chicago International Film Festival
The 49th Chicago International Film Festival: Reviews of all the highlights from week one, plus four director spotlights
Where’s the love for filmmaker (and honorary Chicagoan) Hong Sang-soo?
Chicago’s still missing out on the films of acclaimed South Korean writer-director Hong Sang-soo.
This week’s issue
A quick tour of what’s new:
The Reader’s Guide to the 45th Chicago International Film Festival: Week One
Selected films making their Chicago premieres at the festival through Thursday, October 15
Attack campaigns used to work, honest
‘Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story’ is a look back at a time when Republicans could run a real attack campaign.
You Shoot mood of the day
Uninformed picks from the Chicago International Film Festival, plus YouShoot.