Del Toro saddles up with stop-motion animation legend Mark Gustafson to present some of the year’s most stunning visuals but also goes a step further by adding some weighty thoughts on war, death, and family to the beloved Carlo Collodi fairy tale.
The composer’s film deviates from the standard sci-fi film adaptation by dropping excessive special effects currently oversaturating the genre. Instead, Jóhansson redesigns the classic sci-fi story as a prose poem, delivered as a transmission to us: the first humans.
Writer-director Joanna Hogg’s artistic choices formulate something that isn’t easily explained and is fathomable only in the viewing of it.
Walking the red carpet, breaking VIP barriers, and searching for Bill Murray
In two new films, Olivier Assayas and Joanna Hogg withhold information to poke and provoke viewers.
Luca Guadagnino’s remake takes too much pleasure in the destruction of women.
FilmStruck celebrates Pride Month with a retrospective on queer British filmmaker Derek Jarman.
Bong Joon-ho, creator of The Host and Snowpiercer, bypasses theatrical exhibition for Netflix.
New reviews and notable screenings in this weekl’s issue
Given how many superb movies play Chicago every year, it’s a struggle to limit a list of favorites to just ten—or even 30.
Our top picks for fall movies: Young Charlton Heston in a Chicago-shot Julius Caesar, Jon Stewart’s directorial debut, and more
An arty pop gem from the Del-Byzanteens
Moviegoers will check in to The Grand Budapest Hotel, but they should check out The Missing Picture.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
The fashion in “I Am Love” is the antithesis of Sex and the City style.