In his explicitness about one thing, it seems Almodóvar is reluctant to be less explicit about the others, unwilling to sacrifice shock in support of a larger, more heartrending awe.
In this Spanish drama by the Also Sisters, screening as part of the Chicago Underground Film Festival, a young man whose father was killed by a falling satellite keeps an eye on the sky.
As celluloid projection becomes a thing of the past, it’s increasingly rare to watch a movie out of order in the theater.
Year in review: J.R. Jones and Ben Sachs each pick their top ten.
Doc Films is back in action after the holiday break.