Pawel Pawlikowski’s follow-up to Ida celebrates individualism and unfettered emotion.
Given how many superb movies play Chicago every year, it’s a struggle to limit a list of favorites to just ten—or even 30.
The best films of the year, according to J.R. Jones and Ben Sachs
Reviews of films screening at the fest’s 26h edition.
Highlights from Polish film history
Considering the power of film images that appear taller than they are wide
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, May 28
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
In Ida, an innocent girl raised in a convent comes face-to-face with evil.
More than 60 new features make their Chicago premieres through March at the European Union Film Festival.
Anthony Coleman reframes the post-ragtime proto-jazz of Jelly Roll Morton, one-of-a-kind mongrel folkie Michael Hurley cuts an album with Ida, and Tompkins Square collects three discs of off-the-grid black gospel.