Heading into its second week, the Chicago International Film Fetsival offers some worthwhile destinations.
Despite some perplexing choices, the Chicago Film Festival is gaining ground as a guide to international cinema. But that’s just one opinion.
The 35th Chicago International Film Festival heads into its second week, and our critics have got it covered
With a respectable number of must-sees and one central location, the Chicago International Film Festival seems to be on the right track.
Week Two is Weak Too
Slashes in the Chicago International Film Festival cut too deep.
Critic John Simon comes to toen to defend the festival’s–and Linda Wertmuller’s–honor.
The Chicago International Film Festival is back for the 31st time, slipping a notch thanks to some questionable programming and the loss of a prime theater.
This Week at the Chicago Film Festival
The 30th Time’s the Charm for the Chicago International Film Festival
Week Two of the Chicago International Film Festival
The schedule looks good this year–but why is there so much of it? And why so little devoted to worthwhile films from the past?
The 28th Chicago International Film Festival moves into its top-heavy second week, with a disproportionate number of high points scheduled for this weekend. The first four features that I cited last week as my favorites among the festival selections I’d seen so far–Actress, Angel of Fire, Hyenas, and Reservoir Dogs–will all be showing simultaneously this […]
For anyone interested in keeping up with film, Chicago turns into New York City for six weeks every fall. The embarassment of riches is frustrating–and virtually guarantees that a lot of important work will get lost in the shuffle.
As the Chicago International Film Festival moves into its second week, there are still a lot of interesting and exciting movies to be seen. I feel compelled to note that none of the 16 features on this week’s program that I’m familiar with are as beautiful or as potent as Jean-Luc Godard’s Nouvelle vague–one of […]