Apr 26, 2013
A summary of new releases and major revival screenings for the week of April 26 - May 2.
by Ben Sachs
On Video, Opening, Film, This week's movies, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, J.R. Jones, Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, 5 Broken Cameras, La Playa DC, Renoir, Gene Siskel Film Center, Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Chicago Palestinian Film Festival, Lords of Salem, Oblivion, Tom Cruise, Pain & Gain, Michael Bay, Rafea: Solar Mama, The Angels' Share, Ken Loach, Tom Gunning, Ken Jacobs, Chicago Reader, Doc Films, A Nos Amours, Maurice Pialat, Charles Burnett, My Brother's Wedding, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, John Ford, Northwest Chicago Film Society, Portage Theater, Music Box Theatre, Logan Theatre, The Glass Key, Gushing Prayer: A Fifteen-Year-Old Prostitute, Japanese underground cinema, Violeta Went to Heaven, Violeta Parra, Cleo From 5 to 7, Agnes Varda, The Seven Year Itch, Billy Wilder, Palestinian documentary, Desperate Living, John Waters, Mr. Arkadin, Orson Welles, The Godfather, Heart of Glass, Werner Herzog, Film Studies Center, University of Chicago, Blancanieves, Video
Mar 21, 2013
New films by Ulrich Seidl and Marco Bellochio screen this week.
Movie Sidebar, The 16th European Union Film Festival, Gene Siskel Film Center, Aliyah, Pio Marmai, Israel, Adele Haenel, Elie Wajeman, Al Pacino, Cedric Kahn, Red Lights, Beyond the Walls, Matila Malliarakis, Guillaume Gouix, David Lambert, Dormant Beauty, Marco Bellocchio, Alba Rohrwacher, Toni Servillo, Isabelle Huppert, Fists in the Pocket, Vincere, Devil in the Flesh, The Conviction, My Worst Nightmare, Anne Fontaine, Benoit Poelvoorde, Andre Dussollier, How I Killed My Father, Entre Ses Mains, The Girl From Monaco, Nicolas Mercier, Paradise: Hope, Ulrich Seidl, Paradise: Love, Renoir
Dec 7, 2012
I admit it: I think the past was better than now and Europe is better than here
by Sarah Nardi
Things I Love, Arts, Coffee Week, Variations on a Theme, art, coffee, impressionism, monet, manet, baudelaire, freud, mahler, wittgenstein, vienna seccession, midnight in paris, paris, vienna, godel, renoir, degas, josef hoffman, koloman moser, adolf loos
Mar 10, 2010
Don Argott's "The Art of the Steal" follows the controversy over the impending relocation of the phenomenal modern art collection at Philadelphia's Barnes Museum. It screens Wednesday 3/10 at Northwestern's Block Museum.
by Ed M. Koziarski
Film, Visual Art, Don Argott, Art of the Steal, Albert Barnes, Philadelphia, art, museum, Matisse, Cezanne, Northwestern, Block Museum, Landmark Century, Renoir, Video