Films by Hitchcock, Cukor, and Minnelli turn up on this list of classics from before the Stonewall era.
Tag: Marlon Brando
This week on Filmstruck: Anna Magnani
Filmstruck revisits the career of Italian actress Anna Magnani, a favorite of Roberto Rossellini, Jean Renoir, and Pier Paolo Pasolini.
79th Street rally takes aim at ending gun-violence surge and other Chicago news
Also, people obsessed with Ferris Bueller’s Day Off gather to celebrate its 30th anniversary.
Brando is back, plus more new reviews and notable screenings
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Marlon Brando’s troubled childhood—and parenthood—hit the silver screen
Listen to Me Marlon paints the legendary actor as a troubled son and neglectful father.
Now Playing: The Trip to Italy
Steve Coogan, Rob Bryson, and Michael Winterbottom reunite for a sequel to The Trip
Superman returns (again) in Man of Steel
With Man of Steel, the screenwriters of the “Dark Knight” trilogy take a crack at the original superhero.
Mass murderers embrace movie magic in The Act of Killing
Indonesian executioners take to the big screen in The Act of Killing.
Weekly Top Five: Demystifying cultural roots with spaghetti westerns
Weekly Top Five: Spaghetti westerns
The Reader’s Agenda: Wed 8/29
What’s on the Agenda for Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Film and Theater Historian John Willis Dies
John A. Willis, longtime editor of the Screen World and Theatre World books, succumbs to lung cancer at age 93.
Mr. Right For CPS
Ron Huberman has met the primary requirement for heading the Chicago Public Schools: he knows how to keep Mayor Daley happy.
A Dry White Season
First-rate agitprop about the ruthlessness with which South African apartheid is maintained, directed by Euzhan Palcy (Sugar Cane Alley), and adapted from Andre Brink’s novel by Palcy and Colin Welland. More powerful than either Cry Freedom or A World Apart, particularly in its depiction of violence, this film is like those predecessors in concentrating on […]