The recountal is tinged with documentary footage and nigh-experimental scintilla attempting to visualize the stuff of poetry that hint at this being something exceptional from a master’s intellect.
Unfortunately, what Juergens presents onscreen comes across more like a loose scrapbook or vlog than a film.
Mel Gibson is back with a biopic of the World War II hero who never fired a shot.
A roundup of new and notable movies playing in Chicago between January 10 and 16
The director of The Warriors has become so alien to contemporary American cinema that his movies feel new again.
Kathryn Bigelow’s heart-stopping war movie is being showered with accolades, all deserved. Also this week: Bruno, the Chicago premiere of Godard’s Made in U.S.A., and a brooding (what else?) documentary on Beethoven.
Is the American public too close to the war in Iraq, as a Trib teaser suggests? Or is it the opposite?