Five great films by Canadian indie Guy Maddin, whose latest, The Green Fog, screens this week at Gene Siskel Film Center.
Clips from movies shot in San Francisco are edited into a dreamlike reimagining of Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Here are the nuggets wisdom and trivia we gleaned from the Chicago Humanities Festival.
The long-running horror marathon the Massacre relocates to the Patio Theater.
Top Ten Films of 2012
Best of 2012 Countdown: Action/suspense
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s Reader
Heartwarming family movies deserve more respect. A fancy prize will bring it
The upcoming South Side Projections event featuring Jack Smith’s avant-garde classic, Flaming Creatures
Chris Hefner’s surreal Super 8 tribute to early talkies “The Pink Hotel” screens tonight in a free DVD release party at Lincoln Hall.
Another two weeks of film festival roulette.
Brand Upon the Brain! director Guy Maddin looks to poet John Ashbery as both friend and collaborator.
The better half of Grindhouse might not be the one you’d expect.
Only in release a week, already Grindhouse has been written off as a failure. Will producer Harvey Weinstein ever live it down?