The Rock and the gang show pleasure in polymorphism.
The new comic docudrama is now available to stream on Netflix.
An inspirational kids’ show and a not-be-missed Lyric Opera production are among this week’s best bets.
Matt Wilson has been reading Carl Sandburg for four decades, and his new album gives that love a playful and sophisticated form.
Plus: Jack Black drops in on Mikal Cronin at the Bottle, Marc Arcuri makes “disco grunge” as Orphan Schlitz, and more.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
A high school loser masterminds the ultimate class reunion in this throwback to Britain’s beloved Ealing comedies.
Jason Segel and Cameron Diaz star as a couple whose recorded lovemaking winds up on a shared drive.
Notable films that never made it to screen
Top five Richard Linklater films
Comparing Bernie, Magic Mike, Moonrise Kingdom, and Silver Linings Playbook in terms of style and themes
What’s on the Agenda for Monday, September 3, 2012
Jack Black stars in Richard Linklater’s Texas-set comedy Bernie
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
The long-shuttered Village North in Rogers Park reopens tonight as the New 400 Theater. Plus this week’s new movie reviews.