The film builds its case piece by shattering piece, inspiring levels of shock and outrage that stun the viewer, leaving one shaken and disturbed before…
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.
An in-depth preview of the upcoming 70mm film festival occurring at Chicago's Music Box Theatre from February 19 to March 10.
A celebration of actresses Jane Birkin and Charlotte Gainsbourg in anticipation of an upcoming series at the Film Society of Lincoln Center in NYC.
An interview with Richard Dreyfuss in celebration of the 25th anniversary of "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead."
A celebration of the great actress Charlotte Rampling, currently seen in "45 Years" and soon a retrospective at New York City's IFC Center.
An obituary for the late Oscar-winning cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond.
A celebration of the late Robert Loggia.
A celebration of Wim Wenders' 1991 epic "Until the End of the World," of which a new 295-minute cut will be screening at the Gene Siskel Film Center on November 20 and 21.
A book review of "Gilliamesque: A Pre-Posthumous Memoir."
An essay on David Cronenberg's "The Brood."
A look back at the Brian De Palma film "Dressed to Kill," celebrating its 35th anniversary with a new Criterion release.