The most blockbuster of all the blockbusters.
What this film seems to suggest is that the experience of being LeRoy was as profound a journey of self-discovery for Savannah Knoop as it…
Roger Ebert on James Ivory's "Howards End".
"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…
by Chaz Ebert
Emerging female filmmakers present their short films directed in the (Chicago Housing Authority) CHA/DePaul University spring Documentary Film Premiere scheduled for Sunday, April 28th. They…
An article celebrating the historic Chicago mayoral runoff between two African-American women, Toni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot.
by Matt Zoller Seitz
Potentially another "Dog Day Afternoon." Too bad about the execution.
by Scout Tafoya
A video essay that celebrates Lilly and Lana Wachowki's 2015 film, Jupiter Ascending.
by Seongyong Cho
A Far Flung Correspondent looks at Cristian Mungiu's award-winning film.
American Splendor is an under-appreciated gem which deserves more attention.
Festivals & Awards
by Nick Allen
Reviews of two biographical documentaries that premiered last night at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival.
Balder and Dash
by Nick Allen
A look ahead at the 2019 summer movie season, starring ten of our most anticipated films.
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A review of the newest Netflix YA horror series starring Uma Thurman and Tony Goldwyn.