re: Twentieth Century
Feb 24, 2012
New reviews and notable screenings in this week's issue.
by J.R. Jones
Film, Frederick Wiseman, Crazy Horse, Oren Moverman, Rampart movie, Woody Harrelson, Chico & Rita, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, Hell and Back Again, An Evening With Don Hertzfeldt, It's Such a Beautiful Day, My Way Home, Bill Douglas, On the Ice, Thin Ice, Greg Kinnear, Billy Crudup, Laure Prouvost, Don Siegel, Charley Varrick, University of Chicago Doc Films, Otto Preminger, Daisy Kenyon, Northbrook Public Library, Robert Bresson, Diary of a Country Priest, Lancelot du Lac, Gene Siskel Film Center, Spike Lee, Do the Right Thing, Music Box, Mikio Naruse, Her Lonely Lane, Jean-Luc Godard, In Praise of Love, Howard Hawks, Twentieth Century, Portage theater, Northwest Chicago Film Society, Instituto Cervantes, Flamenco School, The Spanish Room, University of Chicago Film Studies Center, Andrew McCall, Peace on Earth Film Festival, Chicago Cultural Center, movies, Video
Dec 20, 2011
A preview of Northwest Chicago Film Society's winter calendar
by Ben Sachs
Film, Northwest Chicago Film Society, repertory programming, Portage Theater, Too Late Blues, John Cassavetes, Reds, Warren Beatty, Jean-Luc Godard, Histoire(s) du cinema, WPA Federal Theater, One-Third of a Nation, Edward Dmytryk, Give Us This Day, Christ in Concrete, House Un-American Activities, Preston Sturges, Sullivan's Travels, Gregory LaCava, So's Your Old Man, W.C. Fields, Twentieth Century, Howard Hawks, Anthony Mann, Man of the West, Jonathan Rosenbaum, Cecil B. DeMiille, Ten Commandments, Angel (1937), Marlene Dietrich, Ernst Lubitsch, Billy Wilder, The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes, Margaret, Brasher Doubloon, John Brahm, Otto Preminger, Centennial Summer, Max Ophuls, Liebelei, exile, Cine-File, Michael Castelle
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