Five films that consider the true meaning of the holiday.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Michael Shannon and Andrew Garfield star in this brutal examination of the subprime mortgage meltdown.
Iranian-American filmmaker Ramin Bahrani has emerged as our answer to the Dardenne brothers, a proven storyteller with a deep loyalty to the underclass. Man Push Cart (2005) told of a Pakistani rock singer reduced to peddling coffee and bagels on the streets of Manhattan; Chop Shop (2007) focused on two Puerto Rican siblings scavenging metal […]
Chicago filmmaker Melika Bass unveils her contribution to Sigur Ros’s “Valtari Mystery Film Experiment”
Two hip-hop film/music programs take place tonight.