Heather McAdams needs no introduction for longtime Reader readers, but I’ll try anyway. McAdams contributed cartoons and illustrations to the Reader for over 20 years, self-published and distributed an annual country music-themed calendar (filled with her original artwork and writing about country and rockabilly musicians) for approximately 30 years, ran the store Record Roundup in […]
Tag: Robert Mitchum
Nautical thrillers and mysteries set sail on FilmStruck this week
The streaming-cinema channel presents features by Antonioni, Arthur Penn, and Rene Clement.
Weekly Top Five: Films directed by actors
Notable films directed by actors
Weekly Top Five: The best of Cary Grant
Highlights from the filmography of actor Cary Grant
This winter at Doc Films: Mitchum, Wong, Coens, and more
Previewing the University of Chicago film society’s winter calendar
Reader’s Agenda, Wed 12/19: An “oddball holiday classic,” Kent McDill’s latest book, and The Nativity
What’s on the Agenda for Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Weekly Top Five: An ode to “the soul of film noir,” Robert Mitchum
Weekly Top Five: Robert Mitchum performances
Harold Pinter and the sound of silence
Harold Pinter’s screenplays deepen our understanding of his work.
This Week’s Movie Action
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
The mysterious case of the continental catastrophe . . .
Are scientists blaming the disappearance of the woolly mammoth and saber-toothed tiger on the explosion of a massive comet over North America 3,000 years ago? The Chicago Tribune says yes, but the New York Times tells a somewhat different story.