Maps to the Stars
David Cronenberg's film of Bruce Wagner's Hollywood satire-nightmare turns ludicrous situations into operatic tragedy.
Peter Sobczynski is a contributor to eFilmcritic.com and Magill's Cinema Annual and can be heard weekly on the nationally syndicated "Mancow's Morning Madhouse" radio show.
His work has also been seen in such places as the Daily Herald, playboy.com and NYFA.org and he has contributed to the upcoming book "World Film Locations: Chicago."
He saw his first movie ("Dumbo") at the age of three and hasn't stopped talking about them since. His favorite film is "Buckaroo Banzai," his favorite director is Brian De Palma and his favorite actors are Dick Miller and Nastassja Kinski.
A conversation with "Dear White People" writer/director Justin Simien at the 2014 Chicago International Film Festival.
A recap of the awards winners of the 2014 Chicago International Film Festival.
An appreciation of "1941" and interview with Bob Gale.
A tribute to Isabelle Huppert as the 2014 Chicago International Film Festival plans to do the same this weekend.
A preview of the 2014 Chicago International Film Festival.
Lord Richard Attenborough, legendary director and actor, has passed away at the age of 91.
An appreciation of the life and work of the legendary producer Menahem Golan.