How conservatives preempted rent control before the public was ready to talk about it.
Tag: Lee Daniels
Steppenwolf’s The Flick, BoHo Theatre’s Fugitive Songs, and 13 more new stage shows
Fifteen new reviews of stage shows including limited runs of Cabaret and the one-man show Sancho: An Act of Remembrance.
Fox’s Empire is a brand new ‘Lear’
The new FOX drama is damn entertaining.
A half century of CIFF milestones, from Scorsese’s debut to Lee Daniels’s achievement award
The Reader digs through the Chicago International Film Festival’s archives to assemble a time line covering the fest’s 50 years.
Ten recent movies that I wish had been directed by Lee Daniels
Daniels’s exuberance and weird integrity could have benefitted a good number of recent movies.
Why does John Turturro’s sex comedy make some viewers so angry?
Fading Gigolo and the threat of role-play
My favorite Chicago movie premieres of 2013, 20-11
The second in a multipart series on my favorite new movies of the year
Now on DVD: Alexis Bledel and Saoirse Ronan as the most adorable assassins you’ll ever meet
Violet & Daisy, the directorial debut of Precious screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher, is now available at Redbox.
The ‘Scope of Fleischer’s vision, and the rest of this week’s movies
A preview of new and notable films playing in Chicago from August 23 to 29
Aldrich rides again, and the rest of this week’s movies
A roundup of new and notable movies playing in Chicago between August 16 and 22.
Four evil eyes in Winchester ’73 and The Paperboy
Comparing two sets of violent eyes: James Stewart in Winchester ’73 and John Cusack in The Paperboy
A film festival audience goes to Paradise
Observations on the first Chicago screening of Austrian director Ulrich Seidl’s Paradise: Love
Aria going to Facets? and the rest of this week’s movies
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
The foul brown water of your love
Zac Efron, Nicole Kidman, and Matthew McConaughey star in Lee Daniels’s The Paperboy