The Reader digs through the Chicago International Film Festival’s archives to assemble a time line covering the fest’s 50 years.
An Academy Award-winning effects artist reflects on his four-decade career and the current state of the industry.
Weekly Top Five: sci-films
A movie about plant life in deep space
J.R. Jones on The Tree of Life, his third-favorite film of 2011.
Terrence Malick’s new movie, The Tree of Life, made news last month for the prolonged boos it drew after its world premiere at the Cannes film festival, boos that were eventually turned back by sustained applause from the film’s champions. The polar reaction isn’t too surprising, given the multitudes Malick tries to contain in one […]