The Farewell Party
High drama and lowbrow, morbid humor get stitched together in this successful tragicomedy about terminal patients and assisted suicide. Works better than expected.
On the wealth of new books and materials about Orson Welles on his 100th birthday.
A special on Newton Minow, father of RogerEbert.com film critic Nell Minow, airing on WTTW.
Good Pitch Chicago welcomes filmmakers at its second event on Tuesday, May 5th.
A piece on the history of cocaine use in silent cinema.
A review of "In the Company of Legends" by Joan Kramer and David Heeley.
An excerpt from the new book on Orson Welles by F.X. Feeney.
Glenn Kenny reports from the Chiller Expo.
A look at the Kickstarter campaign for "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution."
A preview of dozens of films being released this Summer.
Digging into the catalog of Joss Whedon to chart how the director of Avengers: Age of Ultron got here.