Survive’s retro horror-synth score for Stranger Things means they benefit from Pitchfork’s courtship of the prestige-television audience.
A new feature from the SNL crew brings back the bad old days of Porky’s
In Steppenwolf’s This Is Our Youth, Kenneth Lonergan’s ugly-sweet play has affinities with an old black-and-white movie.
The second in a multipart series on my favorite new movies of the year
Notes on the accomplished psychological thriller Magic Magic, which comes out on DVD after being denied a theatrical release
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Michael Cera searches for a hallucinogenic plant in Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus.
In This Is the End, Seth Rogen and pals go surfing on the Lake of Fire.
Frodo’s floor-clearing DJ set, Costner on a cart, and more celeb sightings at the fest. Plus: Kesha checks out Disappears, Paleo moves to the Chi, and Mahjongg’s Hunter Husar goes solo
In this week’s issue, Cliff Doerksen reviews Max Mayer’s romantic comedy Adam, with Hugh Dancy as a young man who suffers from Asperger’s syndrome and Rose Byrne as the young woman who finds him attractive. “Like many films of its genre,” Cliff writes, “it’s less interesting as a movie than as a map of gender […]
The long-shuttered Village North in Rogers Park reopens tonight as the New 400 Theater. Plus this week’s new movie reviews.
Three movies about music lift spirits at the 33rd Toronto International Film Festival.