re: Ivan the Terrible
May 23, 2014
Notes on features by James Gray and Jerzy Kawalerowicz, both playing in Chicago this week
Jan 30, 2012
Ivan the Terrible vs. Everything Is Terrible!
By Ben Sachs
Film, Sergei Eisenstein, Everything Is Terrible!, DoggieWoggiez PoochieWoochiez, Ivan the Terrible, Battleship Potemkin, October, Strike, Starship Troopers, Paul Verhoeven, camp, montage
Jan 27, 2012
New reviews and notable screenings in this week's issue
By J.R. Jones
Film, A Separation, Asghar Farhadi, Fireworks Wednesday, Beautiful City, Dancing in the Dust, Albert Nobbs, Glenn Close, Amador movie, Best of the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011, Chicago Filmmakers, The Grey movie, Man on a Ledge, Sam Worthington, Ed Harris, Semper Fi, Marine Corps, Camp Lejeune, Tomboy movie, We Need to Talk About Kevin, Lynne Ramsay, The World of Z, Zbigniew Fiks, Michael Powell, Age of Consent, Doc Films, Robert Bresson, Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne, Gene Siskel Film Center, Delmer Daves, Dark Passage, Orson Welles, F for Fake, Block Museum of Art, Mikio Naruse, Flowing Mikio Naruse, Sylvain Chomet, The Illusionist, University of Chicago Film Studies Center, Sergei Eisenstein, Ivan the Terrible, Sergio Leone, Once Upon a Time in the West, W.C. Fields, So's Your Old Man, Gregory La Cava, Stage Door, Portage Theater, Northwest Chicago Film Society, Charley Chase, His Wooden Wedding, Leo McCarey, Jay Warren, movies, Video
Jul 10, 2009
Kathryn Bigelow's heart-stopping war movie is being showered with accolades, all deserved. Also this week: Bruno, the Chicago premiere of Godard's Made in U.S.A., and a brooding (what else?) documentary on Beethoven.
By J.R. Jones
Film, Movies, Sacha Baron Cohen, Orson Welles, Jean-Luc Godard, Gene Siskel Film Center, Iraq War, In Search of Mozart, Phil Grabsky, Doc Films, Fritz Lang, war movies, Kathryn Bigelow, Fred Camper, Bank of America Cinema, Bruno, The Hurt Locker, In Search of Beethoven, Ludwig van Beethoven, Made in U.S.A., 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her, Blood: The Last Vampire, Favorite Son, How Much Does the Trojan Horse Weigh?, I Love You, Beth Cooper, Loot Darius Marder, Chimes at Midnight, Sergei Eisentein, Ivan the Terrible, Facets Night School, Joseph von Sternberg, The Scarlet Empress, Scarlet Street