FilmStruck celebrates Pride Month with a retrospective on queer British filmmaker Derek Jarman.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
The Reader digs through the Chicago International Film Festival’s archives to assemble a time line covering the fest’s 50 years.
Noting three upcoming revival screenings at the suburban library
Olivier Assayas’s Summer Hours lights up the European Union Film Festival. Also this week: Frederick Wiseman’s epic documentary State Legislature, the latest from Chop Shop director Rahmin Bahrani, and a Russian remake of Twelve Angry Men.
New films by Carlos Reygadas (Battle in Heaven), Francois Ozon (Under the Sand), Christian Petzold (Yella), Peter Greenaway (The Pillow Book), and Max Farberbock (Aimee & Jaguar).
The boldest and arguably the best of Peter Greenaway’s fiction features to date, this extremely odd and perverse conceptual piece certainly isn’t for every taste, although Sacha Vierny’s cinematography makes it so luscious that you may find yourself mesmerized in spite of yourself. The title refers to a European zoo; the curious plot involves two […]