If the Gene Siskel FIlm Center’s screening of The Magic Flute has you longing for more opera films, here are five that hit the high notes.
Great heist movies from 1955 to 2005 (that don’t have “Ocean” in the title and aren’t directed by Quentin Tarantino).
Highlights from British film history
The best of film noir
Noir City: Chicago 6 brings a week of international film noir rarities to the Music Box.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, November 6
Weekly Top Five: Palme d’Or winners
Joseph Losey takes another crack at the Fritz Lang classic M.
Robert Aldrich’s Ulzana’s Raid sets the moral conflicts of the Vietnam War in the Arizona desert.
A summary of movies playing in Chicago from July 26 to August 1
In Gunman’s Walk, Phil Karlson presents a progressive vision for westerns.
Previewing the University of Chicago film society’s winter calendar
Harold Pinter’s screenplays deepen our understanding of his work.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.