Pawel Pawlikowski’s follow-up to Ida celebrates individualism and unfettered emotion.
Tag: Cold War
Reagan and Gorbachev meet cute atop a pile of nukes in Blind Date
Gaping conceptual hole aside, the Goodman Theatre staging is entertaining.
The Shape of Water is wondrous, but woefully narrow-minded
The visual achievement of Guillermo del Toro’s new fantasy can’t alleviate its reductive worldview.
The story behind the first vector arcade game in 30 years, now at Logan Arcade
How three unconventional hobbyists haphazardly created a new arcade game out of dormant technology.
George Klauba’s new exhibit recalls love in the time of revolution
A series of paintings look back on a brief affair in Cold War-era Cuba.
A new documentary, Merchants of Doubt, has a hero, and it’s the Tribune
Patricia Callahan and Sam Roe, reporters at the Trib, are two of the most gallant figures in a new documentary.
The Americans, a thriller? Not exactly
Bring your sense of humor to The Americans
Weekly Top Five: The Best of Nicholas Ray
Weekly Top Five: Nicholas Ray films
Without le Carré, would we have The Americans?
When spies had to choose—marriage or the cold war?
Weekly Top Five: “Film is like a battleground”—the best of Samuel Fuller
Weekly top five: Samuel Fuller films
All heil Dr. Strangelove
The screenplay of Dr. Strangelove, presented in a staged reading at Space
Meet the skull and crossbones
Stolen Seas dives deep into the economic waters of modern Somali pirates.
Give it up for George Kennan
A diary entry recalls a 1992 encounter between George Kennan and a theater company from Milwaukee
In the eye of the beholder
Street protesters’ complaints are falling on friendlier ears than they used to.
Cold War frenemies
Refighting the Cold War in Timeline’s A Walk in the Woods