A wild whirlwind of a mess, without any coherence, without even a guiding principle.
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 legendary Anna Karina.
A tribute to the Oscar nominated character actor, Danny Aiello.
Peter Sobczynski on our pick for the 5th best film of the 2010s, Paul Thomas Anderson's Phantom Thread.
A chat with Michael Shannon on the long road The Current War took to theaters.
A tribute to Robert Evans.
A report on two of the closing films of CIFF.
An interview with Francois Ozon.
An extensive preview of the films being shown at the 55th annual Chicago International Film Festival.
A tribute to Robert Forster.
An article about The Fugitive returning to Chicago's Music Box Theatre for the venue's 90th anniversary.