Nov 11, 2011
New reviews and notable screenings in this week's issue.
by J.R. Jones
Film, Clint Eastwood, J. Edgar, J. Edgar Hoover, Reeling: The Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival, Cho Dependent, Margaret Cho, My Last Round, Bobby Fischer Against the World, HBO, Into the Abyss, Werner Herzog, Revenge of the Electric Car, Chris Paine, Who Killed the Electric Car?, The Women on the 6th Floor, Fabrice Luchini, Carmen Maura, Carol Reed, The Fallen Idol, Music Box, Lewis Milestone, The Front Page, Northbrook Public Library, Fritz Lang, Metropolis, Giorgio Moroder, Music Box, Sidney Lumet, Network movie, University of Chicago Doc Films, Herbert Brenon, Peter Pan, Music Box, Dennis Scott, Michelangelo Antonioni, Red Desert, Gene Siskel Film Center, Roman Polanski, Rosemary's Baby, Auditorium Theatre, Ang Lee, Brokeback Mountain, Found magazine, Found Footage Festival, Found vs. Found, film festivals, movies, weird shit, Video
Performing Arts Review,
Apr 21, 2011
Chicago’s an eight-newspaper town in Hecht and MacArthur's
The Front Page.
by Zac Thompson
Performing Arts Review, The Front Page, Chicago, newspapers, crime, comedy, Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur, Hildy Johnson, Nick Bowling, Collette Pollard, Terry Hamilton, P.J. Powers, TimeLine Theatre Company
Feb 22, 2010
The winter session of Facets Film School begins Monday 2/22 with weekly screenings and lectures on musicals of the 70s and 80s, screwball comedy star Carole Lombard, Billy Wilder's buddy comedies, and neorealism and its descendants.
by Ed M. Koziarski
Film, Saturday Night Fever, All That Jazz, Popeye, One From the Heart, Pennies From Heaven, Absolute Beginners, Twentieth Century, Hands Across the Table, The Princess Comes Across, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, To Be or Not to Be, Carole Lombard, Billy Wilder, neorealism, musical, Facets, Film School, Patrick Friel, Stephen Reginald, James Francis Flynn, Kate Balsley, Some Like It Hot, Irma La Douce, The Fortune Cookie, The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes, The Front Page, Buddy Buddy, The Bicycle Thief, Pather Panchali, Killer of Sheep, Taste of Cherry, Ratcatcher, Wendy and Lucy, Video
Jun 18, 2008
Journalism will survive, but the working journalists at a Chicago forum doubted that newspapers as we know them will.
by Michael Miner
News, News Bites, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Herald, Mark Brown, Bill Adee, Chicago Headline Club, Northern Illinois Newspaper Association, Tom McNamee, Monroe Anderson, EbonyJet, Eileen Brown, Dirk Johnson, Jim Slonoff, The Hinsdalean, The Front Page