I Feel Pretty
It’s an unbridled display of enthusiasm. We’re laughing with her, not at her. If only the rest of the film had such complete confidence.
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.
A tribute to the late Oscar-winning filmmaker, Milos Forman.
On the Criterion edition of the 1930 film "King of Jazz."
A tribute to Isao Takahata, co-founder of Studio Ghibli and a master of animation.
The latest Asian Pop-Up Cinema will run March 13 - May 16 and present nine new films, covering U.S., Midwest and Chicago premieres.
61 films from all 28 EU nations will screen this month at the Chicago European Union Film Festival.
The RogerEbert.com pick for the Oscar for Best Documentary.
A review and appreciation of Joe Dante's Matinee, on Special Edition blu-ray this week.
The star and director of "The Ballad of Lefty Brown" talk about their revisionist Western.
The winners for the 2017 Chicago Film Critics Association.
An eye-opening look at how both the Olympics and cinema would evolve over the course of a century.