Jun 28, 2013
New reviews and notable screenings in this week's issue
by J.R. Jones
Film, Summer Music Film Festival, Music Box Chicago, A Band Called Death, Greg Kot, Jim DeRogatis, Levon Helm, Ain't in It for My Health, Byzantium Neil Jordan, The Crying Game, Interview With the Vampire, Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner, My Dinner With Andre, As Cool as I Am, Claire Danes, Games Curtis Harrington, Night Tide, James Caan, Katherine Ross, Simone Signoret, The Heat movie, Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Men in Hope, 100 Bloody Acres, Unfinished Song, Vanessa Redgrave, Terence Stamp, White House Down, Roland Emmerich, The Day After Tomorrow, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, The Big Lebowski, Quentin Tarantino, Pulp Fiction, Billy Wilder, Some Like It Hot, Logan Theater Chicago, Francis Ford Coppola, The Cotton Club, Northbrook Public Library, My Dinner With Andre, Gene Siskel Film Center, Philip Kaufman, The Right Stuff, Paul Verhoeven, Total Recall, David Wain, Wet Hot American Summer, Landmark's Century Centre, Michael Curtiz, Yankee Doodle Dandy, Jane Addams Hull House, Vivian Maier, Black Cinema House, Radical Speculation, Chicago Filmmakers, Tied House Film Festival, film festivals, movies, Video
Aug 22, 2012
A new course surveys the director's career as his latest feature,
Django Unchained, nears release
by J.R. Jones
Film, Quentin Tarantino, RZA, Russell Crowe, The Man With the Iron Fists, Hostel movie, Eli Roth, Django Unchained, Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Leonardo DiCaprio, Django Corbucci, Sandy Fries, College of DuPage, Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill. film studies, movies
News & Features,
Aug 25, 2011
"Sam stealing Owsley Stanley's car seemed like just the next logical thing"
by Tim Kinsella
Feature, Tim Kinsella, Cap'n Jazz, Owls, Joan of Arc, Make Believe, car stealing, high school, AP classes, Bad Brains, Grateful Dead, stabbings, Nirvana, gym class, Pulp Fiction
Nov 29, 2010
Hollywood producer and Chicago native Michael Shamberg joins his comrades from the Vietnam-era radical video collective Raindance Corporation for their first-ever reunion Tuesday, Nov. 30 at Loyola University.
by Ed M. Koziarski
Lit & Lectures, Film, Free Shit, Swag, Books, Michael Shamberg, Raindance, corporation, reunion, Elizabeth Coffman, Loyola University, radical software, media activism, Republican, democrat, national, convention, City News Bureau, Time Magazine, Steven Soderbergh, Matt Damon, Contagion, Pulp Fiction, Erin Brockovich, New York, San Francisco, TVTV, Veins in the Gulf, Louisiana, wetlands
Dec 23, 2008
A farewell selection of favorite films from the last two decades.
Mar 6, 2007
New Yorker film critic David Denby knocked Taste of Cherry in 1998, recommends it in 2007, and continues to slight Alain Resnais.