Oct 11, 2013
New reviews and notable screenings in this week's issue
By J.R. Jones
Opening, Film, James Gray, Two Lovers, We Own the Night, Chicago Theater, Joaquin Phoenix, The Immigrant, Dario Argento, John McNaughton, Tsai Ming-liang, The Massacre, Patio Theater Chicago, A.C.O.D., Adam Scott, Captain Phillips, Tom Hanks, Ghost Anthology: A History of Argentine Experimental Film, The Summit, We Are What We Are, When Comedy Went to School, Tim Burton, Beetlejuice, Logan Theater Chicago, Arthur Penn, Bonnie and Clyde, Gene Siskel Film Center, Jean Renoir, Boudu Saved From Drowning, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Dust in the Wind, Buster Keaton, The General, D.W. Griffith Intolerance, Music Box Chicago, Olivier Assayas, Irma Vep, Wes Craven, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Darren Aronofsky Pi, The Royal Tenenbaums, John Malman, John Ford: Poet in the Desert, John Ford Film Festival, film festivals, movies, Audio, Video
Dec 19, 2011
Our year-end review continues with Mia Hansen-Love's
Goodbye, First Love.
By Ben Sachs
Film, Mia Hansen-Love, Goodbye First Love, Olivier Assayas, Carlos, Irma Vep, demonlover, Best of 2011, Chicago International Film Festival, J.R. Jones, Ben Sachs
Mar 28, 2009
Olivier Assayas's Summer Hours lights up the European Union Film Festival. Also this week: Frederick Wiseman's epic documentary State Legislature, the latest from Chop Shop director Rahmin Bahrani, and a Russian remake of Twelve Angry Men.
By J.R. Jones
Film, Movies, Film Festivals, Gene Siskel Film Center, European films, Olivier Assayas, Frederick Wiseman, European Union Film Festival, Peter Greenaway, Nightwatching, Summer Hours, Charles Berling, Juliette Binoche, Jeremie Renier, Musee d'Orsay, Irma Vep, Demonlover, Boarding Gate, Goodbye Solo, Rahmin Bahrani, 12, Nikita Mikhalkov, Frederick Wiseman State Legislature