Five films with turns in front of and behind the camera by Frank Zappa, Prince, Diana Ross, and more.
The masterpiece Life Without Principle and nine more greats screen from October through December.
The Gene Siskel Film Center begins a five-week retrospective of the director’s work this weekend.
Year in review: J.R. Jones and Ben Sachs each pick their top ten.
Drew Hunt’s favorite films of 2013
Noting new and notable movies playing in Chicago between August 9 and 15
In Johnnie To’s Drug War, the master of the violent showdown weaves a tapestry in code.
A review of the 2012 Disney short
Pang Ho-cheung’s Vulgaria raises the dirty joke to the level of art
Reconsidering the clownish antics of three works in light of the latest Trap Door Theatre production
The thriller we live in: notes on the Hong Kong master’s latest film
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Johnnie To’s Life Without Principle is a thriller about investment banking
Revisiting the Hong Kong master’s gangland saga in light of the U.S. presidential election
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s Reader