Five films that are more than epic
Thoughts on Portugal’s greatest filmmaker, who died last week at 106
The Reader digs through the Chicago International Film Festival’s archives to assemble a time line covering the fest’s 50 years.
Darren Aronofsky’s Noah is immersed in Judaic literature.
Highlights from the Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard section.
Previewing Saturday night’s midnight screening of The Cannibals (1988)
Thinking about movies where everyone speaks the same way in light of David Cronenberg’s faithful Don DeLillo adaptation
Our year-end review continues with Manoel de Oliveira’s The Strange Case of Angelica.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
FESTIVAL European Union Film Festival The 14th European Union Film Festival continues Friday through Thursday, March 25 through 31, at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State, 312-846-2800. Tickets are $10, $7 for students, and $5 for Film Center members. Following are selected films screening; for a full schedule see siskelfilmcenter.com. 9:06 Igor Sterk’s 2009 […]
Selected films making their Chicago premieres at the festival through Thursday, October 15
The axiomatic Portuguese director turns 100.
Why do critics hate Oliveira’s The Convent so much?
Portuguese filmmaker Manoel de Oliveira is the subject of a Film Center retrospective and a new Film Comment essay by Jonathan Rosenbaum.
Hou Hsiao-hsien swallows his visual cues … and gets away with it.