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The Best Films of the 2010s

Our staff choices for the best films from 2010 through 2019.


Olivia Colman Leads Netflix's The Crown in Fascinating Third Season

A review of the third season of The Crown, which premieres on Netflix on November 17.

Festivals & Awards

Chicago Journalists Association Upholds Journalistic Excellence at its 80th Anniversary Awards Dinner on November 15th

An article on the Chicago Journalists Association's 80th Anniversary Awards Dinner to be held Friday, November 15th, where Cheryl Burton will get the Lifetime Achievement Award and other awards for journalistic excellence will be given.


Hulu Comedy Dollface Not as Clever as It Thinks

A review of the Hulu series Dollface, which premieres November 15.


Disney Plus Launches with Star Wars Spin-off The Mandalorian

A review of the new Star Wars spin-off, The Mandalorian.

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Short Films in Focus: Sometimes, I Think About Dying

An interview with the director of Sometimes, I Think About Dying and a presentation of the short film.


Two Sides of the Same Coin: Trey Edward Shults, Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Taylor Russell on Waves

An interview with writer/director Trey Edward Shults and actors Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Taylor Russell about their new film, "Waves."

Far Flungers

Not defending the Marvel Cinematic Universe

A Far Flung Correspondent weighs in on the MCU controversy.


Disney Plus Launches with Original Shows in the Shadow of Its Massive Library

A preview of the original shows on Disney Plus.


Thumbnails 11/8/19

In praise of "The Garden Left Behind"; Epic Tarantino panel; Power of "Modern Love"; Why films about the past should embrace horror; Greatness of "The Irishman."


Quake at the Wonder of Godzilla with Phenomenal Criterion Box Set

A feature review of the new box set from Criterion of the Showa Era Godzilla films.


Serenity Now: Paul Harrill on Light from Light

An interview with writer/director Paul Harrill about his supernatural story of loss, Light from Light.