Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
A remarkable tale of immigrant success, wrapped around a crime story.
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A preview of the 5th Chicago Critics Film Festival, which runs from May 12-18 at the Music Box Theater.
25 films we can't wait to check out during the summer movie season.
A review of FX's fantastic new Marvel property, "Legion."
Alison Brie, Dave Franco, Kate Micucci and Molly Shannon talk about their new movie, the 14th century convent sex comedy "The Little Hours."
A report on three of the first competition films from this year's Sundance, all falling just short of effective.
A review of two opening night films from Sundance 2017.
Premieres, Midnights, Special Events and more have been announced for next month's Sundance Film Festival.
The competition titles for Sundance 2017 have been announced.
An interview with writer/director Jeff Baena about his indie blockbuster "Joshy."
A preview of the 2016 version of the Chicago film lovers' event, including more than two dozen Chicago premieres.
A preview of dozens of films coming out this summer.
Reviews from Sundance 2016 of US Dramatic Main Competition titles "Tallulah," "The Intervention" and "Joshy."
An FFC on recent comments by Michael Eisner.
What should be nominated for Emmys this year? Let us guide the way.
Picks for the best of the 2013-14 television season, in the form of a Dream Emmy ballot.
Alyssa Rosenberg considers the women on the big screen and the small screen in the past year.
"The To Do List" may not be a film of great substance, but this comedy about a young girl’s strange, semi-erotic journey from untouched maiden to minx accomplishes something both rare and significant for a teen movie: it places a female character in the central role as unapologetic sexual aggressor.
Marie writes: If I have a favorite festival, it's SXSW and which is actually a convergence of film, music and emerging technologies. However it's the festival's penchant for screening "quirky" Indie movies which really sets my heart pounding and in anticipation of seeing the next Wes Anderson or Charlie Kaufman. So from now until March, I'll be tracking down the best with the zeal of a Jack Russell terrier! Especially since learning that Joss Whedon's modern B/W take on Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" is set to screen at SXSW 2013 in advance of its June 21st US release date; they'll cut an official trailer soon, rubbing hands together!
Marie writes: Intrepid club member Sandy Kahn has found another Hollywood auction and it's packed with stuff! From early publicity stills (some nudes) to famous movie props, costumes, signed scripts, storyboards, posters and memorabilia...
Marie writes: kudos to club member Sandy Kahn for finding this - as I'd never heard of the Bregenz Festival before, despite the spectacular staging of Puccini's opera Tosca and which appeared briefly in the Bond film Quantum of Solace; but then I slept through most of it. I'm not surprised I've no memory of an Opera floating on a lake. Lake Constance to be exact, which borders Germany, Switzerland and Austria near the Alps...
Tosca by Puccini | 2007-2008 - Photograph by BENNO HAGLEITNER(click to enlarge)
Marie writes: yet again, we have intrepid club member Sandy Kahn to thank for the following find. She sent me some links devoted to automata and how I ultimately discovered the amazing work of artist Keith Newstead...