A stellar high school comedy with an A+ cast, a brilliant script loaded with witty dialogue, eye-catching cinematography, swift editing, and a danceable soundtrack.
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An interview with Alex Thompson and Kelly O'Sullivan, director and writer/star, respectively, of the CCFF-opening Saint Frances.
Austin Pendleton and Ann Whitney on "Calumet"; Keeping up with Hugh Grant; Score-only version of "The Last Jedi"; David and Lauren Hogg's new book; Problem with seeking the best for your kids.
A review of the first six episodes of Hulu's second season of "The Handmaid's Tale."
The latest and greatest on Blu-ray and streaming services, including "Princess Cyd," "Election," 'Twin Peaks," and more!
Matt writes: The twentieth anniversary of Ebertfest, the film festival co-founded by Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Roger Ebert and his wife Chaz Ebert at the University of Illinois, College of Media, is slated to run from Wednesday, April 18th, through Sunday, April 22nd, next year. Passes for the festival are now on sale at the official sites of Ebertfest and its main venue, The Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., Champaign, Illinois.
An interview with Stephen Cone, writer/director of "Princess Cyd."
An article on the winners of the 2017 Chicago International Film Festival.
Highlights of CIFF 2017; Frances McDormand's Difficult Women; Interview with Sananda Maitreya; Denis Villeneuve on "Blade Runner 2049"; Crimes of Harvey Weinstein.
A list of films and special events to check out when attending this year's Chicago International Film Festival.
A report on two excellent films from this past weekend's BAM from Stephen Cone and Jim McKay.
Bobbi Jene Smith on "Bobbi Jene"; Influence of Bentonville Film Festival; Are Midnight Movies Dead?; Diving into "Henry Gamble's Birthday Party"; In praise of "Certain Women."
An interview with Azazel Jacobs, writer/director of "The Lovers."
An interview with Nanfu Wang, director of "I Am Another You" and "Hooligan Sparrow," at Hot Docs 2017.
Stephen Cone on "Personal Shopper"; Jack C. Newell on "Open Tables"; Not-so-secret life of Terrence Malick; Studio Ghibli's girl power; Éric Rohmer's battle of the sexes.
Issue doc aesthetics; Amy S. Weber on "A Girl Like Her"; The original underclass; Sheriff of Babylon captivates war vet; Why "Point Break" still delivers.
Rooney Mara regrets "Pan"; U.S. military paper brands hijabs "passive terrorism"; Lena Dunham on Kesha; How Louis CK saved cinema; Harrison Ford's best non-Lucas films.
An interview with writer/director/editor Stephen Cone about "Henry Gamble's Birthday Party."
A report on the winners of the 2015 Chicago International Film Festival.
How women get a raw deal in Hollywood; The end of The Dissolve; Millennial poverty and its roots; Misplaced nostalgia for "The Graduate"; Tom Hanks at his finest.
Director and cast of "Henry Gamble's Birthday Party"; Genius of Ornette Coleman; Richard Brody on "Heaven Knows What"; Critics flunk "Ferris Bueller"; "Inside Out" director Pete Docter.
Ten underrated female performances from 2014 worthy of Oscar consideration.
YouTube vs. indie labels; 10 greatest movies never made; Coppola on cinema's future; Here's your flair; Chatting with Carl Sagan's widow.