Carol Danvers isn’t “Just a Girl”: she’s a tough, multifaceted woman.
But how does a complicated multigenerational tale with dramatic plot twists translate to the two-hour movie format?
Raoul Peck’s documentary I Am Not Your Negro looks at the writer who brought his own religious issues to the civil rights movement.
Samuel L. Jackson costars as George Washington Williams, a human rights champion turned into comic relief.
Chi-Raq is too full of distractions to address the city’s ongoing tragedy.
Kevin Costner stars as a CIA assassin in the farcical 3 Days to Kill.
As a radical account of American slavery, Django Unchained pales in comparison to Uncle Tom’s Cabin
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Rahm Emanuel’s pick to lead CPS is already causing an uproar from the Chicago Teachers Union. (Tribune/CNC) Senator Mark Kirk says utilizing the state’s natural gas resources could cut gas prices. (Fox Chicago News) The Sun-Times, the “little paper that could,” won a Pulitzer Prize yesterday for its reporting on violence in the city’s neighborhoods. […]
Lakeview Terrace plays the race card–or does it?
In this week’s issue, Trouble the Water and Lakeview Terrace.