Five masterpieces from filmmakers whose work has pushed the cultural envelope
Wondrous second films from directors whose debut outings set the bar high
The Japanese master’s episodic 1970 feature about life in the Tokyo slums screens Sunday at Doc Films on 35-millimeter.
Filmstruck revisits the career of Italian actress Anna Magnani, a favorite of Roberto Rossellini, Jean Renoir, and Pier Paolo Pasolini.
Bernardo Bertolucci’s 1970 classic screens from 35-millimeter this Monday night.
In the a farcical comedy based on Boccaccio’s Decameron, Aubrey Plaza, Alison Brie, and Kate Micucci star as sisters with a new mister.
Highlights from Orson Welles’s acting career
The year in old movies
Jon Stewart’s Rosewater is less significant as a movie than as an act of atonement.
Considering how three very different films (all of which played recently in Chicago) employ hard-core imagery
Highlights from the filmography of Pier Paolo Pasolini
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Chicago is currently playing host to films by two great cinematic poets, Pier Paolo Pasolini and Jim Jarmusch; the works complement each other rather nicely.
Darren Aronofsky’s Noah is immersed in Judaic literature.
A roundup of new and notable movies screening in Chicago between 4/18 and 4/24