The Favourite is simply awe-inspiring in the way it harbors serious themes and anxieties about womanhood underneath a deceptively feather-light surface.
Collin Souter has been reviewing films in Chicago for 14 years, most notably on WGN Radio where he has been a part of the movie review segment every week on The Nick Digilio Show. Additionally, he contributes to The Bad Mutha Film Show every month on WHPK. He has also written for eFilmcritic.com and Magill's Cinema Annual. Collin also serves as the Short Film Programmer and Programming Adviser for the Chicago Critics Film Festival. You can follow Collin's work as a filmmaker at Multihead Productions.
An interview with director James Siewert about "The Past Inside the Present" and a presentation of the short film.
An interview with director Sol Friedman about "Bacon & God's Wrath" and a presentation of the short film.
A look at this year's roster of Oscar-nominated shorts from all three categories.
An interview with writer/director Will Goss about "Alarm" and a presentation of the short film.
A critic spends an entire year watching Woody Allen films and reports on the experience.
An interview with director James P. Gannon about his short documentary, "The Christmas Light Killer," and a presentation of the film.
On how a sequel to "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" is frighteningly relevant today.
An interview with actor/director Danny DeVito about "Curmudgeons" and a presentation of the short film.
A presentation of the grizzly short "House of Straw" and an interview with the director, Kyle Bogart.
An interview with the director of "Voyagers" and a presentation of the short film.