Five films that successfully temper heavy social analysis with laughs.
Five very long film masterpieces.
The latest feature by filmmaker João Pedro Rodrigues opens Friday at the Music Box.
More than 60 new features make their Chicago premieres at the festival’s 20th edition.
Rediscovering the Twilight Zone-esque Catholic television series Insight, which ran from 1960 to 1983
Some recommended movies from Old Movies to Watch Now, in which Reader film capsules guide what you should watch online.
Weekly Top Five: Palme d’Or winners
Noting the increased presence of anal sex jokes in the movies of 2013
French comedian Pierre Etaix makes a comeback at Gene Siskel Film Center
Top Five Debut Films
Considering the radical silliness of three American comedies playing in Chicago this week
New reviews and notable films in this week’s Chicago Reader.
Achy Obejas reviews Aguijon II Theatre Company’s 1991 adaptation of Carlos Fuentes’s story “Orquídeas a la Luz de la Luna.”