Jones does her best with what she has to work with, and the movie may still strike an emotional chord with viewers if they don’t look too closely.
Aaron Sorkin’s gonna Sorkin, even when he’s working off someone else’s material. In his new adaptation of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, now in a short touring stop with Broadway in Chicago, the creator of A Few Good Men, The American President, and The West Wing goes back to the courtyard drama/political grandstanding that […]
Some of the choicest repertory cinema in the Chicagoland area screens in 35-millimeter at the NPL.
With her second book, Harper Lee may have finally put her foot down.
Go Set a Watchman isn’t a sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird, it’s an early draft—and it shows.
The Mockingbird Next Door, Marja Mills’s book on Harper Lee, sings a sweet, empty song.
Did you know Joel Daly and Mary Mikva are also actors?
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Tim Roth stars in Broken, a British drama about three fragile families.
Writer-director Carl Franklin takes a refreshingly old-fashioned approach in adapting Rudolfo Anaya’s acclaimed young adult novel
How a good Hollywood filmmaker uses a close-up of a child’s face
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.