The Lion King
The movie is never less interesting than when it's trying to be the original Lion King, and never more compelling than when it's carving out…
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A tribute to the legendary B-movie writer and director, Larry Cohen.
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An article about the July 14th gala honoring Chicago International Film Festival founder and CEO Michael Kutza.
An article about the retirement of Cinema/Chicago founder and CEO Michael Kutza.
A look back at this past week's TCM Classic Film Festival, including the special guests and screenings.
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A special look at a new Blu-ray label.
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Dan Callahan pays tribute to the late art-house goddess.
The screenings of "Hysteria," "The Handmaiden" and "Elle" at Ebertfest 2017.
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A report from the TCM Classic Film Festival's special "Remembering Robert" panel, which paid tribute to the late Robert Osborne.
A review of FX's new mini-series, "Feud: Bette & Joan."
An appreciation of Richard Schickel, Time magazine film critic and prolific film director and book author.
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A tribute to the late Debbie Reynolds.
Some of our favorite performances of 2016.
The staff reveals their individual picks for the best films of 2016.
Why Viggo Mortensen is off the grid; How Netflix became Hollywood's frenemy; Ted Kotcheff on "First Blood"; Insomnia and philosophy; Bruce Dern at 80.
The year to date in cinema as seen by our contributors.
An essay on the legacy of actress Joan Crawford.
Roger's Favorites: actress Whoopi Goldberg.